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- Taylor and Francis 2013; 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 145.00
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 insight into the field of medieval textual culture, demonstrating the various interconnections between medieval material and literary traditions. The contributors?... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
This volume insists on the crucial importance of the English experience in Wales to the understanding of the literary cultures of Medieval Britain. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 133.00
The medieval monster is a slippery construct, and its referents include a range of religious, racial, and corporeal aberrations. In this study, Miller argues that one incarnation of monstrosity in the Middle Ages?the female body?exists in special relation to medieval teratology insofar as it resists the customary marginalization that defined most... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00
In the Middle Ages, Boethius? ?Consolatio Philosophiae? is one of the most influential philosophical works from Late Antiquity. It was frequently commented on and translated. This collected volume examines the commentaries and translations of the famous text from a European perspective and thus paves the way for interdisciplinary research into the... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 88.40
This book is the first cognitive literary analysis in the field of medieval French literature. As such, it focuses on the question of audience in the Old French epic poems known as chansons de geste . Bringing to bear evidence from historical, liter more...