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  • The Epistemology of the Monstrous in the Middle Agesby Lisa Verner

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.09

    This book studies the phenomena of monsters and marvels from the time of Pliny the Elder through the 14th century. more...

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    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.09

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    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.72

    Ovidian Bibliofictions and the Tudor Book examines the historical and the fictionalized reception of Ovid’s poetry in the literature and books of Tudor England. It does so through the study of a particular set of Ovidian narratives-namely, those concerning the protean heroines of the Heroides and Metamorphoses. In the late medieval and Renaissance... more...

  • Transporting Chaucerby Helen Barr

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 109.99

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  • Narrative Pulse of Beowulfby John M Hill

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    John M. Hill discerns a distinctive 'narrative pulse' arising out of the poem's many scenes of arrival and departure. He argues that such scenes, far from being fixed or 'type' scenes, are socially dramatic and a key to understanding the structural density of the poem. more...

  • Chaucer's Monk's Tale and Nun's Priest's Taleby Peter Goodall

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    This annotated bibliography is a record of all editions, translations, and scholarship written on The Monk's Tale and the Nun's Priest's Tale in the twentieth century with a view to revisiting the former and creating a comprehensive scholarly view of the latter. more...

  • Through A Classical Eyeby Andrew Galloway; R.F. Yeager

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    Contains first-rate essays that demonstrate a range of strategies for undertaking transcultural and transhistorical studies of the late medieval period, and examines medieval literature and culture where English, Italian, and Latin materials overlap. more...

  • Theorizing the Ideal Sovereignby Daisy Delogu

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Delogu examines how biographical writings on kings contributed to nascent ideas of nationhood, exerted pressure upon traditional ideals of kingship, and ultimately redefined the theoretical and practical bases of medieval kingship. more...

  • Say What I Am Calledby Dieter Bitterli

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    A rich and illuminating work that is as intriguing as the riddles themselves, Say What I Am Called is a rewarding study of some of the most interesting works from the Anglo-Saxon period. more...

  • Pride and Prodigiesby Andy Orchard

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2003; Not Available

    In this series of detailed studies, Andy Orchard demonstrates the changing range of Anglo-Saxon attitudes towards the monstrous by reconsidering the monsters of Beowulf against the background of early medieval and patristic teratology and with reference to specific Anglo-Saxon texts. more...