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Medieval and modern Latin literature

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  • Bucolica - Fünf Eklogenby Simon Lemnius; Lothar Mundt; Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 133.00

    One of the most neglected areas of German humanism is the tradition of pastoral poetry in New Latin modeled on Virgil`s eclogues. Among the most prominent New Latin bucolic poets is Simon Lemnius (1511-1550), best known otherwise for his earlier poetic broadsides against Luther. The present edition is a major step towards a better understanding and... more...

  • Das lateinische Drama der Frühen Neuzeitby Robert Seidel; Reinhold F. Glei

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    The Early Modern Age (15th?18th cents) saw the appearance of a vast number of Latin plays. The papers collected in this volume analyse exemplars of individual dramas or complexes of dramas to provide insights into the fundamental structures of the genre, but also into differences determined by history, denomination and function. Attention is also paid... more...

  • Caspar Brülow (1585-1627) und das Straßburger Akademietheaterby Michael Hanstein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 252.00

    Caspar Brülow (1585?1627) ranks among the most important dramatists working at the influential school stage of the Strasbourg Academy. This first-ever monograph about Brülow examines his life and work, paying particular attention to its historical motivation and content, intertextual connections, and Brülow?s discursive engagement with his environment.... more...

  • Arthurian Literature XVIIIby Keith Busby

    Boydell & Brewer 2001; US$ 99.00

    Epitomises what is best in Arthurian scholarship today. ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR ROMANISCHE PHILOLOGIE more...

  • Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval Englandby Siegfried Wenzel

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 46.00

    This study analyses late medieval collections of Latin sermons and includes inventories of the surviving sources. more...

  • Claustrophiliaby Cary Howie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    Through extended readings of English, French, and Italian writers of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth centuries, Claustrophilia shows that medieval enclosures actually make room for desires and communities that a poetics of pure openness would exclude. more...

  • Glamorous Sorceryby David Rollo

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    Through the analysis of magic as a metaphor for the mysterious workings of writing, Glamorous Sorcery sheds light on the power attributed to language in shaping perceptions of the world and conferring status. more...

  • Covert Gesturesby Vincent Barletta

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00

    Covert Gestures reveals how the traditional Islamic narratives of the moriscos both shaped and encoded a wide range of covert social activity characterized by a profound and persistent concern with time and temporality. Using a unique blend of literary analysis, linguistic anthropology, and phenomenological philosophy, Vincent Barletta explores the... more...

  • Times of Bedeby Patrick Wormald; Stephen Baxter

    Wiley 2008; US$ 107.95

    Written by the late Patrick Wormald, one of the leading authorities on Bede’s life and work over a 30-year period, this book is a collection of studies on Bede and early English Christian society. A collection of studies on Bede, the greatest historian of the English Middle Ages, and the early English church. Integrates the religious, intellectual,... more...

  • Latin Epics of the New Testamentby Roger P. H. Green

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 149.99

    An exploration of the way in which early Christians engaged with the Roman intellectual elite and its highly sophisticated Graeco-Roman tradition. Roger Green examines the works of Juvencus, Sedulius, and Arator, and shows how they repackaged the New Testament as epic, to try to make a bridge between two very different cultures. - ;Latin Epics of the... more...