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- Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00
A groundbreaking assessment of the use medieval English history-writers made of saints' lives. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The study examines the earliest ? and with over 100,000 verses, the most extensive ? vernacular Legenda concerning its portrayals of holiness. Rather than emphasizing formal and historical motifs, it focuses on the specific poetics of legendary narrative. The analytic findings are also applicable to hagiographic narratives in general.... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00
Texts of the Old Testament and the literature of the European Middle Ages feature a number of narratives about objects on which something is written. In this volume, scholars from the fields of Old Testament studies, Jewish studies, and medieval literary studies examine approaches for analyzing such stories and their narrating and narrated objects.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
Ovid's Metamorphoses played an irrefutably important role in the integration of pagan mythology in Christian texts during the Middle Ages. This book is the only study to consider this Ovidian revival as part of a cultural shift disintegrating the boundaries between not only sacred and profane literacy but also between academic and secular politics. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
Stimulating and masterly study examines the evolution of the great mass of fiction surrounding the Arthurian legend in Western literature ? from Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain and the collection of Welsh tales known as The Mabinogion, to Chrétien de Troyes' Arthurian stories, the Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach, and such... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
The Renaissance Extended Mind explores the parallels and contrasts between current philosophical notions of the mind as extended across brain, body and world, and analogous notions in literary, philosophical, and scientific texts circulating between the fifteenth century and early-seventeenth century. more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Looking at literature from Medieval Britain and Ireland, including Anglo-Latin and Anglo-Norman poetry, prose and drama, this Very Short Introduction covers the earliest beginnings of print culture, and considers major themes of these works, such as sin and salvation, kingship and authority, myth and the monstrous. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
The first-of-its-kind, Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature explores the depth and breadth of games in medieval literature and culture. Chapters span from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries, and cover England, France, Denmark, Poland, and Spain, re-examining medieval games in diverse social settings such as the church, court, and household.... more...