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  • A Concise Companion to Chaucerby Corinne Saunders

    Wiley 2008; US$ 79.95

    This concise companion provides a succinct introduction to Chaucer?s major works, the contexts in which he wrote, and to medieval thought more generally. Opens with a general introductory section discussing London life and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers. Subsequent sections focus on Chaucer?s major works ? the... more...

  • Lydgate Mattersby Lisa H. Cooper; Andrea Denny-Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This collection seeks to re-evaluate fifteenth-century English poetry in light of recent scholarly interest in the verse of popular poet John Lydgate and medieval material culture more broadly. more...

  • Translating Lifeby Shirley Chew; Alistair Stead

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 75.00

    This volume brings together eighteen substantial essays by distinguished scholars, critics and translators, and two interviews with eminent figures of British theatre, to explore the idea and practice of translation. The individual, but conceptually related, contributions examine topics from the Renaissance to the present in the context of apt exploration... more...

  • The Canterbury Tales in Modern Verseby Geoffrey Chaucer; Joseph Glaser

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 9.50

    Readers of this witty and fluent new translation of The Canterbury Tales should find themselves turning page after page: by recasting Chaucer's ten-syllable couplets into eight-syllable lines, Joseph Glaser achieves a lighter, more rapid cadence than other translators, a four-beat rhythm well-established in the English poetic tradition up to Chaucer's... more...

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knightby J. R. R. Tolkien; E. V. Gordon; Norman Davis

    Oxford University Press, UK 1967; US$ 54.99

    Three epic poems from 14th century England speak of life during the age of chivalry. Translated from medieval English. more...

  • The Portable Chaucerby Geoffrey Chaucer; Theodore Morrison

    Penguin Publishing Group 1977; US$ 20.00

    ?The most successful translations of Chaucer?s poetry that I have ever seen.?? Chicago Tribune more...

  • A Genealogy of Cyborgothicby Dr Dongshin Yi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    A Genealogy of the Cyborgothic imagines a new literary genre emerging from gothic literature and science fiction that will help to envision a cyborg-friendly, non-anthropocentric posthuman society. Dongshin Yi introduces mothering as an aesthetic and ethical practice that can enable a posthumanist relationship between human and non-human beings as... more...

  • Constructing Chaucerby Geoffrey W. Gust

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 120.00

    This book examines the scholarly construction of Geoffrey Chaucer in different historical eras, and challenges long-standing assumptions to enhance the theoretical dialogue on Chaucer's historical reception. more...

  • Transcultural English Studiesby Frank Schulze-Engler; Sissy Helff

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 135.80

    What is most strikingly new about the transcultural is its sudden ubiquity. Following in the wake of previous concepts in cultural and literary studies such as creolization, hybridity, and syncretism, and signalling a family relationship to terms such as transnationality, translocality, and transmigration, ‘transcultural’ terminology has... more...

  • Venus’ Owne Clerkby B.W. Lindeboom

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 140.00

    Venus’ Owne Clerk: Chaucer’s Debt to the “Confessio Amantis” will appeal to all those who value a bit of integration of Chaucer and Gower studies. It develops the unusual theme that the Canterbury Tales were signally influenced by John Gower’s Confessio Amantis , resulting in a set-up which is entirely different from the one... more...