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  • The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. Iby Sarah M. Horral

    University of Ottawa Press 1978; US$ 16.99

    The medieval poem Cursor Mundi is a biblical verse account of the history of the world, offering a chronological overview of salvation history from Creation to Doomsday. Originating in northern England around the year 1300, the poem was frequently copied in the north before appearing in a southern version in substantially altered form. Although... more...

  • Imaginings of Time in Lydgate and Hoccleve's Verseby Karen Elaine Smyth

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    Through a series of close readings of selected short poems and Lydgate's Troy Book, Fall of Princes, and Siege of Thebes and of Hoccleve's Regiments of Princes and Series, Smyth looks at expressions of time and examples of the authors' negotiation of time consciousness, illustrating how both poets manipulate a range of cultural narratives of time in... more...

  • Comedy in Chaucer and Boccaccioby Carol Falvo Heffernan

    Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 90.00

    A comparison of Chaucer and Boccaccio sheds new light on both writers, indicating their mutual use of ancient comic literary traditions. more...

  • Geoffrey Chaucerby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    Fourteenth-century author, poet, and civil servant Geoffrey Chaucer is best known for "The Canterbury Tales," his major literary achievement. "The Canterbury Tales" is a collection of stories as told by fictional pilgrims on their way to the cathedral at Canterbury. The work is remarkable for its use of the English vernacular and... more...

  • Playing the Canterbury Talesby Andrew Higl

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    Playing the Canterbury Tales addresses the additions, continuations and reordering found in early copies of the Canterbury Tales. Using examples and theories from new media studies, Higl demonstrates that the Tales are best viewed as an 'interactive fiction.' Readers participated in the on-going creation and production of the tales by adding... more...

  • Ecofeminist Subjectivitiesby Lesley Kordecki

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book analyzes the interaction between gender and species in Chaucer's poetry and strives to understand his adaptation of medieval discourse through an ecofeminist lens.  Works that either speak of animals, or more pertinently those with animals speaking, offer fruitful results in the attempt to understand the medieval textual handling of the... more...

  • Chaucer and Religionby Helen Phillips

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    New essays on Chaucer's engagement with religion and the religious controversies of the fourteenth century. more...

  • John Gower, Trilingual Poetby Elisabeth Dutton; John Hines; R. F. Yeager

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    New essays demonstrate Gower's mastery of the three languages of medieval England, and provide a thorough exploration of the voices he used and the discourses in which he participated. more...

  • Of Sacred and Secular Desireby Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 25.00

    The fertile land of the five rivers (punj+ab in Persian) has persistently stirred the imagination of its peoples. Its story is the story of invasion. In 326 BCE Alexander the Great marched through the Hindu Kush, conquered the verdant plains now divided between India and Pakistan, and stamped Greek cultural and linguistic influence on the region. Over... more...

  • Chaucer on Love, Knowledge and Sightby Norman Klassen

    Boydell & Brewer 1996; US$ 90.00

    Medieval natural philosophy illuminates Chaucer's use of the motif of sight and the relationship between love and knowledge. more...