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  • The Representations of the Overseas World in the De Bry Collection of Voyages (1590-1634)by Michiel van Groesen

    BRILL 2008; US$ 148.00

    This volume deals with the De Bry collection of voyages, one of the most monumental publications of Early Modern Europe. It analyzes the textual and iconographic changes the De Bry publishing family made to travel accounts describing Asia, Africa and America. more...

  • The Palaeotypography of the French Renaissance (2 vols)by Hendrik Vervliet

    BRILL 2008; US$ 299.00

    This collection of thirteen essays examines sixteenth-century type design in France. The papers focus on the great names of sixteenth-century typography, such as Simon de Colines, Robert Estienne, Claude Garamont, Robert Granjon and Pierre Haultin, and also include a number of minor masters of the period. 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 History of British Women's Writing, 700-1500by Liz Herbert McAvoy; Diane Watt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This volume focuses on women's literary history in Britain between 700 and 1500. It brings to the fore a wide range of women's literary activity undertaken in Latin, Welsh and Anglo-Norman alongside that of the English vernacular, demanding a rethinking of the traditions of literary history, and ultimately the concept of 'writing' itself. more...

  • Strickers Daniel von dem Blühenden Talby Ingeborg Henderson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1976; US$ 158.00

    Der Stricker war ein deutscher Fabeldichter, der in der ersten Hälfte des 13. Jahrhunderts lebte. In dieser Publikation wird versucht der harrenden Frage, ?welche Stellenwert der Stricker in der nachklassischen Romantradition genau eingenommen hat? eine Lösung zu liefern; besonders wird Strickers Daniel von dem Blühenden Tal behandelt. more...

  • Anglo Saxon Poetryby SAJ Bradley

    Orion 2012; US$ 23.57

    Mistaking The Whale for a longed-for piece of land, a group of worn-out sailors disembark and light warming fires on it... more...

  • Anglo Saxon Poetryby SAJ Bradley

    Orion 2012; Not Available

    Mistaking The Whale for a longed-for piece of land, a group of worn-out sailors disembark and light warming fires on it... more...

  • Arthurian Literature XXVIIIby David Clark; Kate McClune

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 90.00

    Sex, blood, and gender have diverse associations in the Malorian tradition, yet their inter-relatedness and intersections are comparatively understudied. This present collection of essays is intended to go some way toward remedying the need for a sustained examination of blood ties, kinship, gender, and sexuality, and the prominence of these themes... more...

  • Sprache und Verskunstby Réne Pérennec

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    GLMFII is devoted to examining how the impact of the French language between 1100 and 1300 affected a virtually homogeneous language area and to what extent this impact can be shown to represent a differentiating factor in relation to the geography of language. more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Cultureby

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies, this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent at that time... more...