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Medieval and modern Latin literature

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  • 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...

  • Speculative Grammar and Stoic Language Theory in Medieval Allegorical Narrativeby Jeffrey Bardzell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    In his Plaint of Nature (De planctu Naturae) , Alan of Lille bases much of his argument against sin in general and homosexuality in particular on the claim that both amount to bad grammar. The book explores the philosophical uses of grammar that were so formative of Alan?s thinking in major writers of the preceding generations, including Garland... 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...

  • The Mabinogionby Sioned Davies

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.99

    The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance. - ;Celtic mythology, Arthurian romance, and an intriguing interpretation of British history - these are just some of the themes embraced by the... more...

  • The Basics of New Testament Syntaxby Daniel B. Wallace

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 23.99

    An abridgment of the award-winning standard reference grammar of New Testament Greek, Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics, for use in intermediate Greek courses. more...

  • Cambridge Orations, 1993?2007by Anthony Bowen

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    A selection of the Latin speeches delivered by Anthony Bowen as Public Orator of the University of Cambridge. more...

  • Ancilla Calliopeaeby Ludwig Braun

    BRILL 2007; US$ 207.00

    Presents a panorama of about 85 neo-latin epics composed in France during the 16th and 17th centuries. This collection includes historical, biblical and hagiographic poems. more...