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  • The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. Vby Laurence M. Eldredge; Anne L. Klinck

    University of Ottawa Press 2000; 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...

  • Myths We Live Byby Colin Grant

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 11.99

    Colin Grant challenges the popular use of "myth" as a dismissive designation of the superstitions and falsehoods of "other" cultures. The author maintains that myths occupy a place in our present-day lives that is every bit as important to us as the divinities and heroes of classical antiquity were to the ancients. The myths themselves are in a constant... more...

  • The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. IIby Roger R. Fowler

    University of Ottawa Press 1990; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. IVby Peter H. J. Mous

    University of Ottawa Press 1997; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Chaucer, Ethics, and Genderby Alcuin Blamires

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 44.99

    This book makes a vigorous reassessment of the moral dimension in Chaucer's writings. For the Middle Ages, the study of human behaviour generally signified the study of the morality of attitudes, choices, and actions. Moreover, moral analysis was not gender neutral: it presupposed that certain virtues and certain failings were largely gender-specific.... more...

  • Chaucer and Petrarchby William T. Rossiter

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 90.00

    First full study of Chaucer's readings and translations of Petrarch suggests a far greater influence than has hitherto been accepted. more...

  • Troilus and Criseydeby Geoffrey Chaucer; Barry Windeatt

    Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99

    Chaucer's masterpiece and one of the greatest narrative poems in English, the story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde is renowned for its deep humanity and penetrating psychological insight.This new translation into modern English by a major Chaucerian scholar includes an index of the names relating to the Trojan War and an Index of Proverbs.... more...

  • Love Visionsby Geoffrey Chaucer; Brian Stone

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 23.98

    Spanning Chaucer's working life, these four poems build on the medieval convention of 'love visions' - poems inspired by dreams, woven into rich allegories about the rituals and emotions of courtly love. In The Book of the Duchess, the most traditional of the four, the dreamer meets a widower who has loved and lost the perfect lady, and The House of... more...

  • Thomas Matthews's Welsh Records in Parisby Dylan Rees; J. Gwynfor Jones

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    This book is the first republication since 1910 of this important work by Thomas Matthews. It contains a series of documents and background information which provide a fascinating glimpse into selected aspects of Wales’ rich medieval history. more...

  • Pearlby Jane Draycott; Bernard O'Donoghue

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 14.51

    In a dream landscape radiant with jewels, a father sees his lost daughter on the far bank of a river: ?my pearl, my girl?. One of the great treasures of the British Library, the fourteenth-century poem Pearl is a work of poetic brilliance. Its account of loss and consolation retains its force across six centuries. Jane Draycott in her new translation... more...