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  • Einleitung, Edition, Übersetzungby

    De Gruyter 2015; 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...

  • Handschrift ? Texttypologie - Literaturgeschichteby Franz-Josef Holznagel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    Smaller Middle High German rhyming couplets represent significant innovations in the literature of the 13th century. Part I of this book develops a model for their typological understanding, part II covers the history of its reception and part III describes the poetics of an important part of the corpus, the so-called secular and spiritual "orations".... more...

  • Peter of Auvergneby Christoph Flüeler; Lidia Lanza; Marco Toste

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Peter of Auvergne (?1304) is one of the most productive and most influential commentators of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Paris. This volume of conference proceedings represents the first examination of his life and work as a whole. A comparison with contemporaneous authors demonstrates that Peter presents a thoroughly distinctive line... more...

  • Guiron le Courtoisby Venceslas Bubenicek

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 363.00

    The 13th-century prose novel Guiron le Courtois tells the story of the fathers of the Arthurian heroes. The third branch of the work that is presented here illustrates the development from the previous texts, Meliadus and Guiron, and offers valuable insights into the narrative techniques and literary tastes of the period around 1240.Prepared and presentedby... more...

  • Editing, Performance, Textsby Jacqueline Jenkins; Julie Sanders

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The essays in this volume challenge current 'givens' in medieval and early modern research around periodization and editorial practice. They showcase cutting-edge research practices and approaches in textual editing, and in manuscript and performance studies to produce new ways of reading and working for students and scholars. more...

  • Reading Early Modern Womenby Helen Ostovich; Elizabeth Sauer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    This anthology assembles 144 primary texts and documents written by women between 1550 and 1700 and reveals a comprehensive view of the intellectual and literary lives of women in early modern England. The writings range from poetry to philosophical treatises, addressing a wide array of subjects. more...

  • East Anglian Englishby Jacek Fisiak OBE; Peter Trudgill

    Boydell & Brewer 2001; US$ 99.00

    Studies of the very earliest form of language which can be called English, and its later influence. more...

  • Strange Beautyby Alfred K. Siewers

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    concerns, arguing for a contemporary re-reading of the Otherworld trope in relation to physical experience. more...

  • Rumelant von Sachsenby Holger Runow

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 147.00

    Rumelant of Saxony [Rumelant von Sachsen] was a traveling poet-minstrel of Sangsprüche in the second half of the 13th century and was one of the most typical and productive representatives of this genre. This is the first complete edition of his texts: Besides the many Sprüche it also contains three Minnelieder? little attention has been given to them... more...

  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval Englandby Ian Mortimer

    Random House 2012; US$ 14.85

    The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there... Imagine you could travel back to the fourteenth century. What would you see, and hear, and smell? Where would you stay? What are you going to eat? And how are you going to test to see if you are going down with the plague? In The Time Traveller's Guide... more...