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- De Gruyter 1999; US$ 140.00
The apparently vague and certainly hackneyed term 'structure' has become a terminally ubiquitous 'hardly perennial' in the research on Arthurian romance in verse and prose. Unlike orally derived epic poetry, early Arthurian romance already evolved an identity as an individually under-written, authorial, consciously fictional, and - in... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
norms, rules, and laws have determined the interaction of people throughout time, and yet transgressions have always occurred. Crime and subsequent punishments are fundamental issues identifying every society. The articles in this volume study medieval laws and documents reflecting on vices, crimes, and wrongdoings and thus give a profound... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 46.76
Reports of his death having been greatly exaggerated, the author has made a spectacular return in English studies. This is the first book devoted to medieval and early modern authorship, exploring continuities, discontinuities, and innovations in the two periods which literary histories and institutional practices too often keep apart. Canonical authors... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00
This Companion examines the lives of medieval women by focusing on the texts that emerged from and shaped their experience. more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 49.63
Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor untersucht den typischen Inhalt von Verlagsverträgen und die Übereinstimmung oder Diskrepanz zwischen Vertragsinhalt und Vertragsdurchführung bzw. Abwicklung von Vertragsstörungen. Die Arbeit gehört mit einer solchen Fragestellung in den Bereich der empirischen Rechtssoziologie. Ihr Ziel ist zunächst, Recht und Realität... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 1992; US$ 179.95
The powerful works contained in this study form an epic all their own - a literary triumph whose roots lie in the anxieties and aspirations of the societies which gave them birth. Included for study: Celtic fairy tales and nursery rhymes; Irish bardic literature; the Britano-Welsh material (the Mabinogion); the Germanic epic; Latin Christian verse;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Intended as "the other bookend" to Jessie Weston's work some eighty years earlier, this essay collection provides a careful overview of recent scholarship on possible overlap between Arthurian literature and Christianity. From Ritual to romance and Notes, taken together, bracket contemporary inquiry into the relationship (if any) between Jesus and... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 69.99
Ever since the first appearances of Superman and Batman in comic books of the late 1930s, superheroes have been a staple of the popular culture landscape. Though initially created for younger audiences, superhero characters have evolved over the years, becoming complex figures that appeal to more sophisticated readers. In Enter the Superheroes:... more...