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Medieval

  • Late-Medieval German Women's Poetryby Albrecht Classen

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 21.86

    Although there were a number of outstanding women writers of the late middle ages, it was not thought that women composed lyric poetry. Albrecht Classen's careful investigation of archival material, however, proves this to be a misconception, and in this volume he presents a selection of secular love songs and religious hymns composed by fifteenth-... more...

  • German Romance V: Erecby Hartmann von Aue; Cyril Edwards; Cyril Edwards

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 120.00

    New edition, with facing English translation, of one of the most important Arthurian works from the middle ages. more...

  • Das wissensvermittelnde Schrifttum bis zum Ausgang des 14. Jahrhundertsby

    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, etc.) are... more...

  • The Epistemological Perspective of the Pearl-Poetby Piotr Spyra

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Using the epistemological thought of Saint Augustine as the key to thematic continuity, this book reads Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight as a composite text with a continuous narrative that produces meaning through its own intricate internal structure. The book ultimately provides the reader with a clear sense of the... more...

  • Camelot in Grunewaldby Uwe Pörksen

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 21.59

    Im 1981 gegründeten Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin trafen deutsche und ausländische Intellektuelle zu einem einzigartigen Projekt zusammen. Eine flirrende Atmosphäre. Die Zeit spielte mit. Westberlin lag damals als Insel, von einer Mauer umgeben, mitten in der DDR. Pörksen holt die Jahre zurück, in denen Wörter wie «Elite» und «Exzellenz», die heute... more...

  • Studies in Medievalism XXIIIby Karl Fugelso

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Essays on the modern reception of the Middle Ages, built round the central theme of the ethics of medievalism. more...

  • The Arthurian Legendby Margaret J. C. Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    First published in 1938, this study explores the reception of the mythology of King Arthur by modern poets and playwrights. More specifically, the author explores the lineage of the legendary material since the first edition of Malory in 1485, exploring a vast range of artists who have made use of it: Spenser, Milton and Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson,... more...

  • Arthurian Drama: An Anthologyby Alan Lupack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This anthology reproduces six plays based on stories of King Arthur from a variety of periods. Originally published in 1991, it offers a comprehensive discussion of Arthurian Drama in introduction and also provides an appendix listing printed scripts in English that address Arthurian legend. more...

  • Sexual Culture in the Literature of Medieval Britainby Amanda Hopkins; Robert Allen Rouse; Cory James Rushton

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    An examination into aspects of the sexual as depicted in a variety of medieval texts, from Chaucer and Malory to romance and alchemical treatises. more...

  • La liturgia del «trobar»by Gianluca Valenti

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    This study investigates the influence of medieval liturgy on the literary work of Occitan poets during the 12th and 13th centuries. It focuses on the diverse effects emanating from metrical hymn structure, sacraments, prayers, and the veneration of the saints, and additionally explores the specific impact of liturgical metaphors on the language of... more...