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  • 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...

  • The Holy Portolano / Le Portulan sacréby Martin Rohde; Michele Bacci

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In the late Middle Ages, a trans-Mediterranean network of holy sites developed, linked to one another by sea routes. Due to their locations, they stood out as symbolic intersections between the sea, the land, and the heavens. The essays in this volume describe the specific sacred geography of the sanctuaries situated along medieval sea routes and examine... 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...

  • CliffsNotes on Chaucer's The Canterbury Talesby James L Roberts

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 5.99

    Join Chaucer's band of pilgrims on their journey in CliffsNotes on The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer's narrators represent a wide spectrum of society with various ranks and occupations. From the distinguished and noble Knight, to the pious abbess, the honorable Clerk, the rich landowner, the worldly and crude Wife, and on down the scale to the low,... more...

  • Borges the Unacknowledged Medievalistby M.J. Toswell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The Argentinian writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) was many things during his life, but what has gone largely unnoticed is that he was a medievalist, and his interest in Germanic medievalism was pervasive throughout his work. This study will consider the medieval elements in Borges creative work and shed new light on his poetry. more...