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  • De l?homme à 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 377.00

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  • Das wissensvermittelnde Schrifttum bis zum Ausgang des 14. Jahrhundertsby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00

    Volume 6 contains a rather extensive and very heterogeneous group of medieval texts: German pragmatic literature from the beginnings to the end of the 14th century, except for texts already included in volumes 1?3. For the first time, the texts in the different topic areas (medicine, law, texts of the artes liberales and artes mechanicae, etc.) are... more...

  • Merlin and Legendary Romanceby Carol Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    An indepth work on the origins of the Merlin of Arthurian legend, this book examines early texts, thirteenth century romances focusing particularly on Merlin as a character, rather than those where Merlin is a background cast member. The outline here starts with looking at the genre and the place of fantasy, moving on to consider the attitudes towards... more...

  • Word and Image in Arthurian Literatureby Keith Busby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Originally published in 1996, the articles in this book are revised, expanded papers from a session at the 17 th International Congress of the Arthurian Society held in 1993. The chapters cover Arthurian studies? directions at the time, showcasing analysis of varied aspects of visual representation and relation to literary themes. Close attention... more...

  • The Passing of Arthurby Christopher Baswell; William Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Originally published in 1988, this volume contains papers from, and commissioned after, "The Passing of Arthur", a conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies in November 1986. No Arthurian story is experienced without some foreknowledge of its end, which the text acknowledges through a complex range of methods. This collection takes this as its... more...

  • Studies in Medievalism XXIIIby Karl Fugelso

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Essays on the modern reception of the Middle Ages, built round the central theme of the ethics of medievalism. more...