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- University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 68.00
Fujiwara no Teika (1162?1241) was born into an illustrious lineage of poets just as Japan?s ancien régime was ceding authority to a new political order dominated by military power. Overcoming personal and political setbacks, Teika and his allies championed a new style of poetry that managed to innovate conceptually and linguistically within the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 49.00
Just like we do today, people in medieval times struggled with the concept of human exceptionalism and the significance of other creatures. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the medieval bestiary. Sarah Kay?s exploration of French and Latin bestiaries offers fresh insight into how this prominent genre challenged the boundary between its human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95
The last fifty years have seen a significant change in the focus of saga studies, from a preoccupation with origins and development to a renewed interest in other topics, such as the nature of the sagas and their value as sources to medieval ideologies and mentalities. The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagas presents a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 76.35
The Orientalist romance, in the late medieval period and in modernity, is emblematic of popular attitudes towards the East. This book, the first full-length cross-period comparison of medieval and modern Orientalist romances, offers detailed case studies on how these texts represent sameness and difference in gender, ethnicity, and religion. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available
An examination of the rubricated letters in the Morte makes a convincing case for the design being by Malory himself. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.90
This book explores the inconsistent literary representations of motherhood in diverse texts ranging from the fourth to the twentieth centuries. Mary Beth Rose unearths plots startling in their frequency and redundancy that struggle to accommodate ?or to obliterate?the complex assertions of maternal authority as it challenges traditional family and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 134.99
Word of Mouth offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the evolving personifications of the ancient concept of fama in ancient and medieval literature and in European figurative art between the end of the fourteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries. more...