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  • 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...

  • Chaucer and Arrayby Laura F. Hodges

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    The use Chaucer made of costume rhetoric, and its function within his works, are examined here for the first time. The study explores Chaucer's knowledge of the conventional imagery of medieval literary genres, especially medieval romances and fabliaux , and his manipulation of rhetorical conventions through variations and omissions. In particular,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mittelalterliche Poetik in Theorie und Praxisby Thordis Hennings; Manuela Niesner; Christoph Roth; Christian Schneider

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    For nearly forty years, the theory and practice of medieval poetics have been a central plank of Fritz Peter Knapp's research activity. The present Festschrift celebrating the jubilarian's 65th birthday brings together new studies by renowned scholars inside and outside Germany who carry forward the multi-layered discussion of poetological discourse... more...