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- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.99
When you lose your whole world in a moment, where do you turn? On a cold November morning, Joseph Luzzi, a Dante scholar and professor at Bard College, found himself racing to the hospital?his wife, Katherine, eight-and-a-half months pregnant, had been in a horrible car accident. In one terrible instant, Luzzi became both a widower and a first-time... more...
- 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$ 108.82
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
In alttestamentlichen Texten und Literaturen des europäischen Mittelalters wird immer wieder von Dingen erzählt, auf denen etwas geschrieben steht. Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler aus der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft, der Judaistik und der literaturwissenschaftlichen Mediävistik erproben in diesem Band Wege der Analyse dieser... 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$ 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...
- 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...