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  • 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...

  • A New Introduction to Chaucerby D. S. Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 112.95

    This new introduction to Chaucer has been radically rewritten since the previous edition which was published in 1984. The book is a controversial and modern restatement of some of the traditional views on Chaucer, and seeks to present a rounded introduction to his life, cultural setting and works. Professor Brewer takes into account recent literary... more...

  • Pearlby Jane Draycott; Bernard O'Donoghue

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 7.26

    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...

  • The Poetic Voices of John Gowerby Matthew W. Irvin

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    An examination of Gower's skilful deployment of personae in his works, showing the parallels between the way he treats love, and the way he treats politics. more...

  • Quantitative Analysis of Poetic Textsby Ioan-Iovitz Popescu; Mihaiela Lupea; Doina Tatar; Gabriel Altmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The book presents methods for the objective analysis of poetic language. Common objects of literary studies such as rhythm, semantic explications, interpretation and personal impressions are avoided. Only those properties of poetic texts are taken into account that could be quantified. For all methods both statistical tests, theoretical... more...

  • Reading the Allegorical Intertextby Judith Anderson

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 27.99

    Judith H. Anderson conceives the intertext as a relation between or among texts that encompasses both Kristevan intertextuality and traditional relationships of influence, imitation, allusion, and citation. Like the Internet, the intertext is a state, or place, of potential expressed in ways ranging from deliberate emulation to linguistic free play.... more...

  • Romances Of Chivalryby Ashen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

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

  • She, this in Blakby Thomas Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    She, This in Blak takes a fresh look at Chaucer's great Trojan romance, Troilus and Criseyde, in light of recent scholarship on late scholastic discourses on representation and causality as they pertain to human perception and judgment. This study also contributes to a growing literature on the impact of scholastic psychological theory upon contemporary... more...

  • Sir Bevis of Hampton in Literary Traditionby Jennifer Fellows; Ivana Djordjevic

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 90.00

    First comprehensive collection to be devoted to Sir Bevis, the most popular Middle English romance. 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...