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  • Lancelot and Guinevereby Lori J. Walters

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95

    Beginning with an introduction that examines the portrayal of the characters of Lancelot and Guinevere from their origins to the present day, this collection of 16 essays-five of which appear here for the first time-puts particular emphasis on the appearance of the two characters in medieval and modern literature. Besides several studies exploring... more...

  • Songs of a Friendby Barbara Hughes Fowler

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Portugal enjoyed one of the richest and most sophisticated cultures of the Middle Ages, in part because of its vibrant secular literature. One popular literary genre of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries was the cantigas de amigo , love songs in which male poets wrote from a female perspective. More than five hundred of these mysterious poems depicting... more...

  • Writing Wales, from the Renaissance to Romanticismby Stewart Mottram; Sarah Prescott

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Writing Wales explores representations of Wales in English and Welsh literatures written across a broad sweep of history, from the union of Wales with England in 1536 to the beginnings of its industrialization at the turn of the nineteenth century. The collection offers a timely contribution to the current devolutionary energies that are transforming... more...

  • Die frühmittelhochdeutsche Genesisby Akihiro Hamano

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    For the first time, this volume provides a synoptic presentation of the approx. 6000 verses of the Early Middle High German ?Genesis?. The texts are based on the three manuscript versions in Vienna, Klagenfurt, and Vorau, accompanied by color illustrations from the illustration cycle in the Klagenfurt manuscript ? which have been inserted... more...

  • Gattungsinterferenzenby Cora Dietl; Christoph Schanze; Friedrich Wolfzettel

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 98.00

    The Arthurian romance is often regarded as the prototype of medieval awareness of genre, and from the start, has interconnected with typical elements from other literary genres. Conversely, Arthurian elements and structures are not restricted to the Arthurian romance. The essays, which explore this thematic area in detailed case studies, focus on... more...

  • Studies in Medievalism XXVby Karl Fugelso; Joshua Davies; Sarah Salih

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 87.50

    Essays examining the complex intertwining and effect of medievalism on modernity - and vice versa. more...

  • Direct Speech in Beowulf and Other Old English Narrative Poemsby Elise Louviot

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 94.79

    A new examination of the little-studied phenomena of Direct Speech in Old English poetry. more...

  • Writing Fashion in Early Modern Italyby Eugenia Paulicelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The first comprehensive study on the role of Italian fashion and Italian literature, this book analyzes clothing and fashion as described and represented in literary texts and costume books in the Italy of the 16th and 17th centuries. Writing Fashion in Early Modern Italy emphasizes the centrality of Italian literature and culture for understanding... more...

  • The Epistemological Perspective of the Pearl-Poetby Piotr Spyra

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Original and engaging, this study presents the four anonymous poems found in the Cotton Nero MS - Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - as a composite text with a continuous narrative. While it is widely accepted that the poems attributed to the Pearl-Poet ought to be read together, this book demonstrates that instead of... more...

  • The Long Twelfth-Century View of the Anglo-Saxon Pastby Martin Brett; David A. Woodman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    Scholars have long been interested in the extent to which the Anglo-Saxon past can be understood using material written, and produced, in the twelfth century; and simultaneously in the continued importance (or otherwise) of the Anglo-Saxon past in the generations following the Norman Conquest of England. In order to better understand these issues,... more...