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  • The Irish Tradition in Old English Literatureby Charles D. Wright

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 52.00

    Charles Wright identifies the characteristic features of Irish Christian literature which influenced Anglo-Saxon vernacular authors. more...

  • Clerical Discourse and Lay Audience in Late Medieval Englandby Fiona Somerset

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    This 1998 book investigates the politics of vernacular translation in late medieval England, with particular attention to Langland, Trevisa and Wyclif. more...

  • Arbeiten an der Identitätby Eckart Conrad Lutz

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    This book deals with the spiritual identity of the nuns of the Heiningen Convent in Lower Saxony in the middle of the 15th century. It is based on a group of manuscripts written during the Windesheim reform of the convent which established the textual basis of spiritual care and the new liturgical practices. The novices? initiation liturgy and profession... more...

  • Studies in Medievalism XVIIIby Karl Fugelso

    Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 90.00

    Articles which survey and map out the increasingly significant discipline of medievalism; and explore its numerous aspects. more...

  • Peregrinatio in terram sanctamby Bernhard von Breydenbach; Isolde Mozer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 252.00

    The incunabulum Peregrinatio in terram sanctam by Bernhard von Breydenbach, which appeared in 1486, is the first printed and illustrated travelogue. It provides one of the most important sources for studying medieval contact between religions on the threshold of the Modern Age. Besides sketches in the form of diary entries, theological reflections... more...

  • Street Scenesby Sharon Aronson-Lehavi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Street Scenes  offers a theory of late medieval acting and performance through a fresh and original reading of the  Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge . The performance theory perspective employed here, along with the examination of actor/character dialectics, paves the way to understanding both religious theatre and the complexity of late medieval theatricalities. more...

  • Höfisches Erzählen von Gottby Susanne Knaeble

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    Religion is probably one of the most important themes in courtly narratives. The religious ideas in Parzival have often been studied, but not with respect to their narratological concept. This study seeks to explore how it is possible to refer to God at all in a medieval courtly text and to methodically elucidate the intersection of religion... more...

  • Friendship in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Ageby Albrecht Classen; Marilyn Sandidge

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    Although it seems that erotic love generally was the prevailing topic in the medieval world and the Early Modern Age, parallel to this the Ciceronian ideal of friendship also dominated the public discourse, as this collection of essays demonstrates. Following an extensive introduction, the individual contributions explore the functions and the character... more...

  • Rumelant von Sachsenby Holger Runow

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 147.00

    Rumelant of Saxony [Rumelant von Sachsen] was a traveling poet-minstrel of Sangsprüche in the second half of the 13th century and was one of the most typical and productive representatives of this genre. This is the first complete edition of his texts: Besides the many Sprüche it also contains three Minnelieder? little attention has been given to them... more...

  • A Companion to Alexander Literature in the Middle Agesby David Zuwiyya

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    Drawing on decades of research on Alexander literature from all over the world, this book is bound to become a medievalist's best companion. It studies Alexander romances from the East and the West in literary form and content. more...