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  • Theatergeschichte des Mittelalters. Eine Einführungby Hans Rudolf Velten

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 350.00

    This volume offers an introduction to the history of drama in the Middle Ages. It presents an overview of the diverse performance forms (German and Latin) of the plays, sets them in their cultural context (rituals, symbolism, social function) and highlights their dissimilarities with contemporary and modern drama. It combines perspectives of philological... more...

  • Malory's Contemporary Audienceby Thomas H. Crofts

    Boydell & Brewer 2006; US$ 90.00

    New readings of the Morte Darthur place both book and author within the historical and cultural context of fifteenth-century England. more...

  • Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 38by Reinhold F. Glei; Wolfgang Polleichtner; Nina Tomaszewski

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 97.99

    Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Volume 38 showcases a broad range of medieval scholarship, including five original articles, one review article, and seven review notices. more...

  • 'The Dream' of Bernat Metge / Del Somni d'en Bernat Metgeby Bernat Metge; Antonio Cortijo Ocaña; Elisabeth Lagresa; Antonio Cortijo Ocaña

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    Lo Somni (The Dream) is a dream allegory divided into four chapters or books. It was written ca. 1399 and is considered Bernat Metge?s best work. It is extremely innovative within the context of Catalan (and Iberian Peninsular) literature of the 1300?s. It consists of a dialogue between Metge-the-character and several participants (in fact the book... more...

  • Guillaume de Mauchautby R. Barton Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    This is the first edition in more than a century and the first modern English translation of the crowning masterwork of Machaut's literary career. Based on his extensive discussion with returning crusaders, the poet recounts King Peter I of Cyprus's successful attack and capture of the Egyptian city of Alexandria in 1365. This volume features a full... more...

  • Revisiting the Poetic Eddaby Paul Acker; Carolyne Larrington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable shield-maiden; tragic Guðrún and her children; Attila the... more...

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

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 5.99

    Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Tales. Critical Commentaries. The Prologue. The Knight's Tale. The Miller's Prologue and Tale. The Reeve's Prologue and Tale. The Cook's Prologue and Tale. The Man of Law's Prologue and Tale. The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale. The Friar's Prologue and Tale. The Summoner's Prologue and Tale.... more...

  • Einleitung, Edition, Übersetzungby

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    The letters of Nikephoros Chumnos (ca.1260?1327) have not been duly recognized as sources documenting the social relations of the Byzantine elite and as literary works in their own right. This two-volume edition fills this void. It contributes substantially to our understanding of Byzantine literature and society during the early Palaiologan period... more...

  • Paläographie und Handschriftenkunde für Germanistenby Karin Schneider

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00

    This respected introductory work begins with an overview of script types, the historical evolution of writing, and the methods used in medieval German manuscriptology. Next, it illustrates the process of creating a codex. The final section describes how manuscripts were commissioned, previous ownership, and the later medieval history of... more...

  • Cultural Difference and Material Culture in Middle English Romanceby Dominique Battles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book explores how the cultural distinctions and conflicts between Anglo-Saxons and Normans originating with the Norman Conquest of 1066 prevailed well into the fourteenth century and are manifest in a significant number of Middle English romances including King Horn , Havelok the Dane , Sir Orfeo , Sir Gawain and the Green Knight , and others.... more...