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  • The Vinland Sagasby PENGUIN GROUP (UK); Hermann Palsson; Magnus Magnusson

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 15.98

    One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus. Together, the direct, forceful twelfth-century Graenlendinga Saga and the more polished and scholarly Eirik's Saga, written some hundred years later, recount how Eirik the... more...

  • Danteby Peter Hainsworth; David Robey

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Hainsworth and David Robey take a different approach to Dante, by examining the main themes and issues that run through all of his work, ranging from autobiography, to understanding God and the order of the universe. In doing so, they highlight what has made Dante a vital point of reference for modern writers... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    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 is a special emphasis... more...

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    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 377.00

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  • 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...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Obgleich Dinge in vielen? speziell šlteren ? Texten eine exponierte, teilweise gar ?aktive? Rolle innehaben, werden sie narratologisch bislang kaum eigens beachtet. In der komparatistisch angelegten Untersuchung des Eneasromans, des Roman d?Eneas und der Aeneis wird der interpretatorische Mehrwert eines dezidierten Blicks auf die Dinge herausgestellt.... more...

  • Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 40by Reinhold F. Glei; Wolfgang Polleichtner; Nina Tomaszewski

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 89.99

    Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Volume 40 showcases a broad range of medieval scholarship, including six original articles and eight review notices. more...

  • Medieval Literature and Postcolonial Studiesby Lisa Lampert-Weissig

    Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 119.99

    This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to postcolonial medieval studies and examines the historical connections between postcolonial studies and medieval studies. Lisa Lampert-Weissig provides new readings of medieval texts including Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, Mandeville's Travels and Guillaume de Palerne, a romance about... more...