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  • Authorities in the Middle Agesby Sini Kangas; Mia Korpiola; Tuija Ainonen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Authorities in the Middle Ages investigates the definition, establishment, and collapse of medieval authority from antiquity to the mid-fifteenth century. The interdisciplinary approach resonates with the multi-faceted field of medieval culture, its social structures, and various forms of communication, in various disciplines. There... more...

  • Tristan and Isoldeby Joan Tasker Grimbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    A substantial introduction traces the Tristan and Isolde legend from the twelfth century to the present, emphasizing literary versions, but also surveying the legend's sources and its appearance in the visual arts, music and film. The nineteen essays are a mix of new, new English, revised, and 'classic'. It contains an extensive bibliography. more...

  • William Langland's Piers Plowmanby Kathleen M. Hewett-Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Chaucer and the Jewsby Sheila Delany

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This edited collection explores the importance of the Jews in the English Christian imagination of the 14th and 15th centuries - long after their expulsion from Britain in 1290. more...

  • Women Writing Latinby Laurie J. Churchill; Phyllis R. Brown; Jane E. Jeffrey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume Two covers women's writing in Latin in the Middle Ages. more...

  • Women Writing Latinby Laurie J. Churchill; Phyllis R. Brown; Jane E. Jeffrey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume Three covers women's writing in Latin during the early modern period (1400-1700). more...

  • The Mark of the Beastby Debra Hassig

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the afterlife. more...

  • Medieval Christian Perceptions of Islamby John Victor Tolan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    For medieval Christians, Islam presented a series of disquieting challenges, and individual Christians portrayed Muslim culture in varied ways, according to their interests and prejudices. These fifteen original essays focus on unfamiliar texts that reflect the wide range of medieval Christianity's preoccupation with Islam, treating works from many... more...

  • Dante For Beginnersby Joe Lee

    For Beginners 2011; US$ 16.99

    Dante For Beginners  takes the reader on a trip starting in hell and ending in heaven. The reader gets a quick introduction to Dante and his times. Next, the reader meets a sweet lass named Beatrice and samples a bit of his other literary offerings, such as the great feast, the Convivio. But then it?s on to the big one, the Commedia, and a canto... more...

  • Sanctity As Literature In Late Medieval Britainby Eva von Contzen; Anke Bernau

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    This collection explores some of the many ways in which sanctity was closely intertwined with the development of literary strategies across a range of writings in late medieval Britain. Rather than looking for clues in religious practices in order to explain such changes, or reading literature for information about sanctity, these essays consider the... more...