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  • Die Rezeption lateinischer Wissenschaft, Spiritualität, Bildung und Dichtung aus Frankreichby Fritz Peter Knapp; Nils Borgmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    GLMF I presents an examination of the bearers of cultural exchange in spiritual and intellectual matters as well as the dissemination of Gallo-Latin encyclopedias, allegories, poetry, and works of literary criticism. It summarizes the transmission of Latin sermons, devotional literature, biblical exegesis, bible epics, arts literature, philosophy,... more...

  • Sprache und Verskunstby Anton H. Touber; 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...

  • Die Monseer Fragmenteby Elke Krotz; Stephan Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 307.00

    The Monseer Fragments are the remnants of the only preserved Latin-German manuscript collection dating from the Early Middle Ages. In these two volumes, the ensemble of texts in the Monseer Fragments has been edited for the first time in a consistent and modern form that remains true to the original manuscript. more...

  • Rumelant von Sachsenby Holger Runow

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00

    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 Beginnings of Medieval Romanceby D. H. Green

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 42.00

    Explores the emergence of the romance in the twelfth century. more...

  • Maps and Monsters in Medieval Englandby Asa Mittman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This study centers on issues of marginality and monstrosity in medieval England. It sits at the crossroads of two discourses -- geography and monstrosity -- treated separately in the established scholarship but inseparable in the minds of medieval authors and artists. more...

  • Through the Daemon's Gateby Dean Swinford

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This book tells the story of Johannes Kepler's Somnium , a narrative referred to as the first science-fiction story. The Somnium fuses supernatural and scientific models of the cosmos, presenting a defense of Copernicanism within a proto-science fiction story featuring witches, lunar inhabitants, and a daemon particularly well-versed in Neoplatonist... more...

  • Medieval Texts in Contextby Graham D. Caie; Denis Renevey

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 150.00

    This collection of essays by leading experts in manuscript studies sheds new light on ways to approach medieval texts in their manuscript context. Each contribution provides groundbreaking insights into the field of medieval textual culture by demonstrating the interconnection between medieval material and literary cultures. more...

  • Print Culture and the Medieval Authorby Alexandra Gillespie

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 124.99

    Alexandra Gillespie takes a new look at hundreds of neglected old books containing works by Chaucer, the 'father' of English poetry, and his much-maligned follower, John Lydgate. She demonstrates that the shift from manuscript to print was part of the controversial process by which Chaucer earned his exclusive place in English literary history.... more...

  • The Forms of Renaissance Thoughtby Leonard Barkan; Bradin Cormack; Sean Keilen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00

    This book addresses works of the European Renaissance as they relate both to the world of their origins and to a modern culture that turns to the early moderns for methodological provocation and renewal. It charts the most important developments in the field since the turn towards cultural and ideological features of the Renaissance imagination. more...