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  • Shards of Loveby Marķa Rosa Menocal

    Duke University Press 1994; US$ 23.95

    With the Spanish conquest of Islamic Granada and the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, the year 1492 marks the exile from Europe of crucial strands of medieval culture. It also becomes a symbolic marker for the expulsion of a diversity in language and grammar that was disturbing to the Renaissance sensibility of purity and stability. In rewriting Columbus's... more...

  • Chester Brownby Dominick Grace; Eric Hoffman

    University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 100.00

    The early 1980s saw a revolution in mainstream comics--in subject matter, artistic integrity, and creators' rights--as new methods of publishing and distribution broadened the possibilities. Among those artists utilizing these new methods, Chester Brown (b. 1960) quickly developed a cult following due to the undeniable quality and originality of... more...

  • Drawing from Lifeby Jane Tolmie

    University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 150.00

    Autobiography has seen enormous expansions and challenges over the past decades. One of these expansions has been in comics, and it is an expansion that pushes back against any postmodern notion of the death of the author/subject, while also demanding new approaches from critics. Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art is a collection... more...

  • The Origins of Comicsby Thierry Smolderen; Bart Beaty; Nick Nguyen

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 125.00

    In The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay , Thierry Smolderen presents a cultural landscape whose narrative differs in many ways from those presented by other historians of the comic strip. Rather than beginning his inquiry with the popularly accepted "sequential art" definition of the comic strip, Smolderen instead wishes to... more...

  • The Refrain and the Rise of the Vernacular in Medieval French Music and Poetryby Jennifer Saltzstein

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00

    A survey of the use of the refrain in thirteenth and fourteenth-century French music and poetry, showing how it was skilfully deployed to assert the validity of the vernacular. more...

  • Castration and Culture in the Middle Agesby Larissa Tracy

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00

    Essays exploring medieval castration, as reflected in archaeology, law, historical record, and literary motifs. more...

  • Studies in Medievalism XXIIby Karl Fugelso

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    Essays on the post-modern reception and interpretation of the Middle Ages, with a particular focus on its relationship with business and finance. more...

  • The Discarded Imageby C. S. Lewis

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 15.99

    In The Discarded Image, C.S. Lewis paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. It describes the "image" discarded by later years as "the medieval synthesis itself, the whole organization of their theology, science and history into a single,... more...

  • The Discarded Imageby C. S. Lewis

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    In The Discarded Image, C.S. Lewis paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. It describes the "image" discarded by later years as "the medieval synthesis itself, the whole organization of their theology, science and history into a single,... more...

  • Torture and Brutality in Medieval Literatureby Larissa Tracy

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00

    A new look at the way in which medieval European literature depicts torture and brutality. more...