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Anglo-Norman period. Early English. Middle

  • 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...

  • Chaucerby Geoffrey Chaucer; Steve Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This new addition to the Longman Critical Readers Series provides an overview of the various ways in which modern critical theory has influenced Chaucer Studies over the last fifteen years. There is still a sense in the academic world, and in the wider literary community, that Medieval Studies are generally impervious to many of the questions that... more...

  • Chaucer Name Dictionaryby Jacqueline de Weever

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Lesermodelle und Lesertheorienby Marcus Willand

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The theory and practice of literary studies has long been characterized by a virtually unnoticed asymmetry: the striking contrast between an intense effort to create a scientific foundation for the discipline and the equally striking paucity of efforts to systematically incorporate the reader models arising from these positions. This study attempts... more...

  • The Arthur of the Italiansby Regina Psaki; Gloria Allaire

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 130.00

    The Arthurian legend in medieval and Renaissance Italy is the focus of this new collaborative history. more...

  • Chaucer and Arrayby Laura F. Hodges

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    The use Chaucer made of costume rhetoric, and its function within his works, are examined here for the first time. The study explores Chaucer's knowledge of the conventional imagery of medieval literary genres, especially medieval romances and fabliaux , and his manipulation of rhetorical conventions through variations and omissions. In particular,... 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...

  • Malory and his European Contemporariesby Miriam Edlich-Muth

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    A reconsideration of Arthurian compilations in the late middle ages, looking at the complex ways in which they reshape their material for new audiences. more...

  • Jankyn's Book of Wikked Wyvesby Traugott Lawler; Ralph Hanna; Karl Young

    University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 89.95

    In volume 1 of Jankyn’s Book of Wikked Wyves (Georgia, 1997), Ralph Hanna and Traugott Lawler presented authoritative versions of three medieval texts invoked by Jankyn (fifth husband of the Wife of Bath) in The Canterbury Tales . In Jankyn’s Book , volume 2, Lawler and Hanna revisit one of those texts by way of presenting all the known contemporary... more...

  • Chaucer And His Englandby Coulton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 300.00

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