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  • Chaucer's Monk's Tale and Nun's Priest's Taleby Peter Goodall

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 117.00

    This annotated bibliography is a record of all editions, translations, and scholarship written on The Monk's Tale and the Nun's Priest's Tale in the twentieth century with a view to revisiting the former and creating a comprehensive scholarly view of the latter. more...

  • Through A Classical Eyeby Andrew Galloway; R.F. Yeager

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 82.00

    Contains first-rate essays that demonstrate a range of strategies for undertaking transcultural and transhistorical studies of the late medieval period, and examines medieval literature and culture where English, Italian, and Latin materials overlap. more...

  • Pride and Prodigiesby Andy Orchard

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 45.95

    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...

  • Early English Metreby Thomas A. Bredehoft

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 82.00

    Early English Metre presents a new perspective on early English verse and a new perspective on much of early English literary history. It is an essential addition to the literature on Old and Middle English and will be widely discussed amongst scholars in the field. more...

  • The Mirroure of the Worldeby Robert R. Raymo; Ruth E. Sternglantz; Elaine E. Whitaker

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 47.95

    Makes available for the first time the unique text in the fifteenth-century British manuscript, MS. Bodley 283, which is among the last and largest works in the tradition of lay religious instruction mandated by the Fourth Lateran Council. more...

  • Between earth and heavenby Johanna Kramer

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 100.00 US$ 86.00

    Examines the teaching of the theology of Christ's ascension in Anglo-Saxon literature, offering the only comprehensive examination of how patristic ascension theology is transmitted, adapted and taught to Anglo-Saxon audiences more...

  • Readings in Medieval Textualityby Cristina Maria Cervone; D. Vance Smith

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 87.50

    Essays on a variety of topics in late medieval literature, linked by an engagement with form. more...

  • Buchkultur im Mittelalterby Michael Stolz; Adrian Mettauer; Yvonne Dellsperger; André Schnyder

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 224.00

    This anthology describes the European book culture of premodern times with regard to the material publication of handwriting and early print, their contents and forms of use, as well as the preconceptions associated with them. The relationship to and differentiation from neighboring cultures, such as the Islamic world, are also taken into... more...

  • Platonicus amorby Achim Wurm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00

    This analysis of the historical understanding of Marsilio Ficino?s commentary on Plato?s Symposium sets it in relationship to the philosophical interpretation of Eros in Plato and Plotinus, while at the same time providing a multi-faceted description of the place of Ficino?s philosophy in the intellectual and spiritual development of the... more...

  • Riten, Gesten, Zeremonienby Edgar Bierende; Sven Bretfeld; Klaus Oschema

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Ritualised action ? the use of gestures and ceremonial processes ? were a central means of creating and expressing social order in pre-modern societies in particular. The present volume is divided into the three core areas of liturgy, law and politics and presents an interdisciplinary view of selected aspects of the arrangement and effect... more...