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- Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 109.38
Excerpts from texts (with translation) from the French of medieval England offer a guide to medieval literary theory. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 119.71
This study examines the reading of bodies in social (mediality) discourse in Old Norse-Icelandic and early Irish texts. The volume discusses a number of examples in their respective context through close readings. It shows that even in medieval texts, bodies can be consciously installed and read as much more than physical entities: they... more...
Die Redeszenen in Chrétiens 'Chevalier de la Charrete', in Ulrichs 'Lanzelet' und im 'Prosalancelot'De Gruyter 2016; US$ 87.04
This study focuses on analyzing the characters in the medieval Lancelot romances, taking the dialogue scenes as its primary point of access. It develops a methodology that combines narratological and pragmatic linguist procedures. Applying this method to the German and French Lancelot romances reveals that the comparative approach is an especially... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 97.93
The essays assembled in this volume illuminate various facets of Arthurian narrative. They compare narrative aspects of French and German Arthurian literature from the medieval period, address questions surrounding the réécriture ("rewriting") of Arthurian legend in the Late Middle Ages, and explore how the Arthurian tradition has "lived on" in... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 97.93
Languages belong to the fundamentals of human existence, and many more times than we might assume people actually speak two or more languages. Studying bi- and multilingualism in the Middle Ages and beyond sheds important light on basic sociolinguistic structures determining everyday life and culture in the premodern world. The question of linguistic... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available
In this groundbreaking collection, ten leading scholars explore the intersections between identity and Latin language and literature in Anglo-Saxon England. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 34.99
It is often said that the past is a foreign country where they do things differently, and perhaps no type of "doing" is more fascinating than sexual desires and behaviours. Our modern view of medievalsexuality is characterised by a polarising dichotomy between the swooning love-struck knights and ladies of romance on one hand, and the darkly imagined... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2016; Not Available
Arthurian Literature has established its position as the home for a great diversity of new research into Arthurian matters. It delivers fascinating material across genres, periods, and theoretical issues. TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 70.99
The mysterious and haunting Grail makes its first appearance in literature in Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval at the end of the twelfth century. But Chrétien never finished his poem, leaving an unresolved story and an incomplete picture of the Grail. It was, however, far too attractive an idea to leave. Not only did it inspire quite separate works;... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 174.14
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...