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  • Die Farben der Herrschaftby Mareike Klein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Inszenierungen feudaladeliger Herrschaft, die in heldenepischen Texten des 12. und 13. Jahrhunderts ihren festen Platz haben, werden in dieser Studie erstmals systematisch mit Blick auf ihre Farb- und Glanzgestaltungen untersucht. Sprachliche Imaginationen von Farben und Glanz werden als kulturell erzeugte Konstrukte verstanden, die gesellschaftsrelevante... more...

  • The Arthurian Handbook, Second Editionby Norris J. Lacy; Geoffrey Ashe; Debra N. Mancoff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Everything you ever wanted to know about King Arthur and his knights is covered in this fascinating volume: the origins of the Grail legend, the Tristan and Isolde love story in opera and literature, Spielberg's use of Arthurian motifs in Star Wars , the depiction of Arthur in paintings, the presentation of Camelot on the Broadway stage, the twitting... more...

  • Myths & Legends Of The Middleby Guerber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Reading Comicsby Mila Bongco

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Beowulf and Other Storiesby Joe Allard; Richard North

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Beowulf & Other Stories was first conceived in the belief that the study of Old English – and its close cousins, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman – can be a genuine delight, covering a period as replete with wonder, creativity and magic as any other in literature. Now in a fully revised second edition, the collection of essays written by leading academics... more...

  • The Arthurian Legendby Margaret J. C. Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1938, this study explores the reception of the mythology of King Arthur by modern poets and playwrights. More specifically, the author explores the lineage of the legendary material since the first edition of Malory in 1485, exploring a vast range of artists who have made use of it: Spenser, Milton and Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson,... more...

  • Perceval and Gawain in Dark Mirrorsby Rupert T. Pickens

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    An innovative author of verse romance, Chretien de Troyes wrote in northern France between 1170 and 1190. Credited with the first Arthurian romance, he composed five works set in King Arthur's court, culminating with an unfinished masterpiece, the Conte del Graal (Story of the Grail). This text is the first to mention the banquet serving dish that... more...

  • Torture and Brutality in Medieval Literatureby Larissa Tracy

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2012; US$ 29.99

    An ugly subject, but one that needs to be treated thoroughly and comprehensively, with a discreet wit and no excessive relish. These needs are richly satisfied in Larissa Tracy's bold and important book. DEREK PEARSALL, Professor Emeritus, Harvard University. Torture - that most notorious aspect of medieval culture and society - has evolved into a... more...

  • Medieval Arthurian Literatureby Norris J. Lacy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The focus of this book is medieval vernacular literature in Western Europe. Chapters are written by experts in the area and present the current scholarship at the time this book was originally published in 1996. Each chapter has a bibliography of important works in that area as well. This is a thorough and reliable guide to trends in research on medieval... more...

  • The Intern's Manifestoby Matthew Cross

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 12.99

    You don't have to be mad to work here ... but it helps!' Being an intern in the modern world of corporate and creative offices is - without question - one of the most challenging, rewarding, enjoyable and frustrating jobs in the world. Young, talented and hard-working, interns and apprentices are the future of business, yet are often treated as cheap... more...