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  • Anglo Saxon Poetryby S.A.J. Bradley

    Orion 2012; US$ 19.02

    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 S.A.J. 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...

  • Die Gestalt des Unsichtbarenby Katharina Silke Philipowski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    How can one narrate intangible aspects of a character, such as a person's inner life? Often the concreteness that is lacking in the inner world is communicated through symbols or allegory. However, the models and concepts of scholastic anthropology were not universally applied in all the literature that focused inwards. This study seeks to explain... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...