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  • 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...

  • Das wissensvermittelnde Schrifttum bis zum Ausgang des 14. Jahrhundertsby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 377.00

    Volume 6 contains a rather extensive and very heterogeneous group of medieval texts: German pragmatic literature from the beginnings to the end of the 14th century, except for texts already included in volumes 1?3. For the first time, the texts in the different topic areas (medicine, law, texts of the artes liberales and artes mechanicae,... more...

  • Die Monseer Fragmenteby Stephan Müller; Elke Krotz

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 307.00

    The Monseer Fragments are the remnants of the only preserved Latin-German manuscript collection dating from the Early Middle Ages. The manuscript contains, amongst other religious texts, Isidor of Seville's treatise ?De fide catholica?. In two volumes, the ensemble of texts in the Monseer Fragments has been edited for the first time in a consistent... more...

  • War and Literatureby Laura Ashe; Ian Patterson

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 50.00

    Considerations of writing about war, in war, because of war, and against war, in a wide range of texts from the middle ages onwards. more...

  • The Passing of Arthurby Christopher Baswell; William Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Originally published in 1988, this volume contains papers from, and commissioned after, "The Passing of Arthur", a conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies in November 1986. No Arthurian story is experienced without some foreknowledge of its end, which the text acknowledges through a complex range of methods. This collection takes this as its... more...

  • The Book of the Knight Zifarby Charles L. Nelson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Book of the Knight Zifar (or Cifar), Spain's first novel of chivalry, is the tale of a virtuous but unfortunate knight who has fallen from grace and must seek redemption through suffering and good deeds. Because of a curse that repeatedly deprives him of that most important of knightly accoutrements -- his horse -- Zifar and his family must... more...

  • Figures of a Changing World: Metaphor and the Emergence of Modern Cultureby Harry Berger Jr.

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Figures of a Changing World offers a dramatic new account of cultural change, an account based on the distinction between two familiar rhetorical figures, metonymy and metaphor. The book treats metonymy as the basic organizing trope of traditional culture and metaphor as the basic organizing trope of modern culture. On the one hand, metonymies present... more...

  • The Beginnings of Medieval Romanceby D. H. Green

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00

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

  • Through the Daemon's Gateby Dean Swinford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Maps and Monsters in Medieval Englandby Asa Mittman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...