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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
As residents of fourteenth-century London, Geoffrey Chaucer, John Gower, and Thomas Hoccleve each day encountered aspects of commerce such as buying, selling, and worrying about being cheated. Many of Chaucer?s Canterbury Tales address how pervasive the market had become in personal relationships. Gower's writings include praises of the concept of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Playing the Canterbury Tales addresses the additions, continuations, and reordering of the Canterbury Tales found in the manuscripts and early printed editions of the Tales. Many modern editions present a specific set of tales in a specific order, and often leave out an entire corpus of continuations and additions. Andrew Higl makes a case for understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book studies the phenomena of monsters and marvels from the time of Pliny the Elder through the 14th century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 21.00
Der vorliegende Band weist auf die Existenz intensiver eurasischer Wirkungszusammenhänge bereits in der Zeit vor der europäischen Expansion hin. Er geht auf den Jahresvortrag 2015 Gibt es ein eurasisches Mittelalter? des Mittelalterzentrums der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zurück. Ziel der vorliegenden, erweiterten Abhandlung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor Book examines the historical and the fictionalized reception of Ovid?s poetry in the literature and books of Tudor England. It does so through the study of a particular set of Ovidian narratives-namely, those concerning the protean heroines of the Heroides and Metamorphoses. In the late medieval and Renaissance... more...
- Manchester University Press 2014; US$ 109.99
This book draws on the work of the British sculptor Antony Gormley alongside more traditional literary scholarship to argue for new relationships between Chaucer's poetry and works by others. Chaucer's playfulness with textual history and chronology anticipates how his own work is figured in later (and earlier) texts. Conventional models of source... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2003; Not Available
In this series of detailed studies, Andy Orchard demonstrates the changing range of Anglo-Saxon attitudes towards the monstrous by reconsidering the monsters of Beowulf against the background of early medieval and patristic teratology and with reference to specific Anglo-Saxon texts. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available
John M. Hill discerns a distinctive 'narrative pulse' arising out of the poem's many scenes of arrival and departure. He argues that such scenes, far from being fixed or 'type' scenes, are socially dramatic and a key to understanding the structural density of the poem. more...