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  • The Portable Chaucerby Geoffrey Chaucer; Theodore Morrison

    Penguin Group US 1977; US$ 18.00

    In the fourteenth century Geoffrey Chaucer, who served three kings as a customs official and special envoy, virtually invented English poetry. He did so by wedding the language of common speech to metrical verse, creating a medium that could accommodate tales of courtly romance, bawdy fabliaux , astute psychological portraiture, dramatic monologues,... more...

  • A Genealogy of Cyborgothicby Dongshin Yi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 119.95

    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$ 115.00

    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...

  • In Search of 'Kynde Knowynge'by Madeleine Kasten

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 72.80

    Readers today no longer relish sustained allegorical narratives the way they did in the Middle Ages, when the art of ‘other-speaking’ was as dominant in poetic discourse as it was elsewhere. Yet we live in an age which, following the postmodernist dictum that any sign can only refer to other signs, has declared all language liable to the... more...

  • Complete and Full with Numbersby John Macqueen

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 86.80

    This book presents a major re-examination of the works of the fifteenth-century Scottish poet, Robert Henryson. Encompassing the full range of the poet’s work, Professor John MacQueen opens up previously unexplored areas of both Henryson’s literary practice and his underlying moral and philosophical vision. MacQueen argues that numerology... more...

  • Interactions of Thought and Language in Old English Poetryby Peter Clemoes

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 79.00

    Radical reinterpretation of Old English poetry and its relation to Anglo-Saxon thought and society. more...

  • Chaucer's Legendary Good Womenby Florence Percival

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 47.00

    A comprehensive account of Chaucer's Legend of Good Women. more...

  • Old English Biblical Verseby Paul G. Remley

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 79.00

    An extended study of the Old Testament poems of the Junius collection as a group. more...