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Medieval. Old French

  • Manierismusby Bernhard Huss; Christian Wehr

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 66.75

    Jenseits der anhaltenden Kontroversen, die um den künstlerischen Manierismus geführt wurden, konvergieren die meisten Positionen immer wieder in einem entscheidenden Punkt: Das genuine Merkmal manieristischer Diskurse ist demnach die programmatische Missachtung tradierter ästhetischer Normen und Konventionen, oft auch der provokative Verstoß gegen... more...

  • The Châteauroux Version of the «Chanson de Roland»by Marjorie Moffat

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00

    Until now, there has been no critical text of the Châteauroux Roland, only transcripts. The present edition offers a lightly emended text with detailed footnotes evaluating variant readings and their implications. This preserves the intrinsic features of C and reveals its authority, but the evidence invalidates Segre?s thesis of the anteriority of... more...

  • Boccaccio's Fabliauxby Katherine A. Brown

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    Short works known for their humor and ribaldry, the fabliaux were comic or satirical tales told by wandering minstrels in medieval France. Although the fabliaux are widely acknowledged as inspiring Giovanni Boccaccio?s masterpiece, the Decameron , this theory has never been substantiated beyond perceived commonalities in length and theme. This new... more...

  • The Trojan Legend in Medieval Scottish Literatureby Emily Wingfield

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    First full-length treatment of the Trojan legend in medieval Scottish literature, showing the various uses for, and the ways in, which it was deployed. more...

  • On Art and Artistsby T. G. Rosenthal

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 35.99

    These critical essays on art and artists by T.G. Rosenthal, chosen by the author from his considerable output over more than fifty years of writing and reviewing, focus mainly on what has come to be known as ‘Modern British’ art - art from the 20th century. Rosenthal knew many of his subjects personally and some became friends: Michael Ayrton;... more...

  • Christian, Saracen and Genre in Medieval French Literatureby Lynn Tarte Ramey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book explores the historical and imaginary representation of the Saracen, or Muslim, in French writings from 1100 to 1500. more...

  • Marriage Fictions in Old French Secular Narratives, 1170-1250by Keith Nickolaus

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Marquis d?Argensby Julia Gasper

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    In The Marquis d?Argens: A Philosophical Life Julia Gasper analyzes the life and works of an influential Enlightenment writer and philosopher. Through meticulous research, Gasper provides the only comprehensive list of d?Argens? works and separates the realities of his life from the myths that have built up around him. more...

  • The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau - Completeby Jean Jacques Rousseau

    Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99

    When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its emotional honesty and frank treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then, it has had a more profound impact on European thought. Rousseau left posterity a model of the reflective life - the solitary, uncompromising individual, the enemy of... more...

  • Debating the Roman de la Roseby Christine McWebb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Around the year 1400, the poet Christine de Pizan initiated a public debate in France over the literary "truth" and merit of the Roman of the Rose, perhaps the most renowned work of the French Middle Ages. She argued against what she considered to be misrepresentations of female virtue and vice in the Rose. Her bold objections aroused the... more...