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  • Humanism and Styleby Clarence H. Miller

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    Clarence Miller's Humanism and Style: Essays on Erasmus and Thomas More provides an illuminating and circumstantial engagement with the word of two great humanists. Miller's essays cover a complex terrain that includes the rhetorical functions of stylistic shifts, the deployment of proverbial wisdom, engagement with ancient texts in an early modern... more...

  • Mögliches, Unwahrscheinliches, Fabelhaftesby Alexander Markus Schilling

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 27.67

    <P>Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts wurde durch keinen Geringeren als Johann Wolfgang von Goethe eine "Geschichte der drei Könige" (<EM>Historia trium regum</EM>) wieder entdeckt, die seither dem Karmelitermönch Johannes von Hildesheim (?1375) zugeschrieben wird und eine ? früh in zahllose Volkssprachen übersetzte ? literarische... more...

  • Ekkehardus poeta qui et doctusby Stefan Weber

    Traugott Bautz 2003; US$ 18.39

    Ekkehart IV. von St. Gallen (? um 1060) gehört zu den herausragenden Persönlichkeiten des mittelalterlichen St. Gallen. Das bedeutendste Werk des gelehrten Mönchs, der als Lehrer, Chronist und Dichter an diesem namhaften Ort wirkte, sind die "Casus sancti Galli" - eine Weiterführung der schon früher begonnenen St. Galler Klosterchronik. Weniger... more...

  • Lazarillo de Tormes (Primera y segunda partes)by Anónimo

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    The story opens with Lázaro introducing his family: his father has died and he lives with his mother, stepfather, who is black, and his mulatto brother. Soon after, the stepfather is also executed for stealing. Then Lázaro is in the service of a blind man who teaches him his wiles to help him survive. The blind man is cruel and whips Lázaro each day.... more...

  • Diálogosby Luis Vives

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Los Diez Libros de Arquitectura de Marco Vitruvio Polión es el primer tratado escrito sobre arquitectura que se conoce. more...

  • Venantius-Interpretationenby Oliver Ehlen

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 64.89

    <P>Am Ende der klassischen literarischen Tradition steht ein heute fast vergessener, aber äußerst produktiver Autor, der lateinische Dichter Venantius Fortunatus aus dem sechsten Jahrhundert nach Christus. Obwohl er den größten Teil seines Lebens im Merowingerreich in enger Verbindung zum Kloster der heiligen Radegunde in Poitiers verbringt,... more...

  • Poetry and philosophy in the Middle Agesby J. Marenbon

    BRILL 2001; US$ 182.00

    This collection of essays, written to honour Professor Peter Dronke on his retirement, addresses the question of the relationship between poetry and philosophy in the Middle Ages. more...

  • Die Erfindung des Menschenby Karl A.E. Enenkel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 307.00

    The work presents a comprehensive account of autobiographical writing in Early Modern Humanism. It deals in particular with autobiographical writings in Modern Latin from the 14th cent. until about 1600. The main authors are Petrarch, Alberti, Pius. II, Campano, Erasmus, Eobanus Hessus, Marullo, Cardano, Joseph Scaliger, Lipsius. The work... more...

  • Lateinische Dialoge 1200-1400by Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann

    BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00

    In this monograph the dialogue production between 1200 and 1400 is presented in a detailed repertory. Building on this material, the author describes four genres of dialogue (didactic, polemical, introspective and philosophical dialogues), locating them in the literary tradition. more...

  • Clerical Discourse and Lay Audience in Late Medieval Englandby Fiona Somerset

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    This 1998 book investigates the politics of vernacular translation in late medieval England, with particular attention to Langland, Trevisa and Wyclif. more...