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  • Women Writing Latin: Medieval Modernby 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...

  • 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...

  • De l?homme ŕ l?universby Olivier Ribordy

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Reflecting the intellectual issues of the late Middle Ages, the works of Pierre D?Ailly (1350?1420) show marked interest in the global order that links mankind to the universe. This study reconstructs the reflections of the philosopher and theologian from Cambrai along two complementary axes ? microcosm and macrocosm. In this way, his writings about... 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...

  • Medieval Romance and Material Cultureby Nicholas Perkins

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    Studies of how the physical manifests itself in medieval romance - and medieval romances as objects themselves. more...

  • Italian Literature IIIby Gloria Allaire; Gloria Allaire

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 155.00

    First English translation (with facing text) of one of the earliest Tristan romances, providing new evidence for the development of the Arthurian legend in Italy. more...

  • The Complete Story of the Grailby Chrétien de Troyes; Nigel Bryant

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    The mysterious and haunting Grail makes its first appearance in literature in Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval at the end of the twelfth century. But Chrétien never finished his poem, leaving an unresolved story and an incomplete picture of the Grail. It was, however, far too attractive an idea to leave. Not only did it inspire quite separate works;... more...

  • War and Literatureby Laura Ashe; Ian Patterson

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 50.00

    Considerations of writing about war, in war, because of war, and against war, in a wide range of texts from the middle ages onwards. more...

  • Chaucer's Taleby Paul Strohm

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that he has today?far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer... more...

  • The Dating of Beowulfby Leonard Neidorf

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Examinations of the date of Beowulf have tremendous significance for Anglo-Saxon culture in general. more...