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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • The Faerie Queene, Book Twoby Edmund Spenser; Erik Gray; Abraham Stoll

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 10.95

    The second volume in Hackett's five-volume edition of The Faerie Queene. Each includes its own Introduction, annotation, notes on the text, bibliography, glossary, and index of characters; Spenser’s “Letter to Raleigh” and a short Life of Edmund Spenser appear in every volume. more...

  • The Canterbury Talesby Geoffrey Chaucer; David Wright

    Oxford University Press, UK 1986; US$ 18.88

    David Wright's new translation of The Canterbury Tales into modern verse--the first to appear in over thirty years--makes one of the greatest works of English literature accessible to all readers while preserving the wit and vivacity of Chaucer's original text. more...

  • Anfang und Endeby Udo Friedrich; Andreas Hammer; Christiane Witthöft

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    Weite Teile mittelalterlichen Erzählens gelten aufgrund ihrer mythischen, christlichen oder historischen Perspektivierung in besonderer Weise als anfangs- und endfixiert. Der Band verfolgt die Kategorien Anfang und Ende in ihren narratologischen, kulturellen und anthropologischen Dimensionen. Ob Subjekte, Kollektive oder die Geschichte... more...

  • The Choice of Achillesby Susanne Lindgren Wofford

    Stanford University Press 1992; US$ 75.00

    This book examines the ways that Classical and Renaissance epic poems often work against their expressed moral and political values. It combines a formal and tropological analysis that stresses difference and disjunction with a political analysis of the epic's figurative economy. It offers an interpretation of three epic poems - Homer's Iliad, Virgil's... more...

  • John Donne: The Critical Heritageby A.J. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Contains writings about John Donne from 1873 to 1923, including Henry Morley, Edmund Gosse, W.F. Collier, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Eliot Norton, Henry Augustin Beers, Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and many others. Together these works present a record of how, from the nineteenth century onwards, critics viewed Donne, and how he... more...

  • How Texts Workby Adrian Beard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 28.95

    How Texts Work :  explores the ways in which we categorize texts reveals the limitations of some of the polarisations we use to categorize texts analyzes a wide variety of texts from a range of genres and periods, from Ibsen's A Doll's House to an 18-30s brochure, Internet chatrooms and George Bush's September 11 speech offers a step-by-step... more...

  • Faking Literatureby K. K. Ruthven

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00

    Faking Literature, first published in 2001, examines the role of forgery in literature. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literatureby Malcolm Godden; Michael Lapidge

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00

    Ideal for students, this collection of fifteen specially commissioned essays covers all aspects of Anglo-Saxon literature from 600–1066. more...

  • She, this in Blakby Thomas Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    She, This in Blak takes a fresh look at Chaucer's great Trojan romance, Troilus and Criseyde, in light of recent scholarship on late scholastic discourses on representation and causality as they pertain to human perception and judgment. This study also contributes to a growing literature on the impact of scholastic psychological theory upon contemporary... more...

  • Gender and the Chivalric Community in Malory's Morte d'Arthurby Dorsey Armstrong

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    “A lively and thought-provoking study of gender in the Arthurian community. It is at once theoretically sophisticated and highly readable, full of insightful close readings yet conscious of larger patterns of analysis.”--Laurie Finke, Kenyon College Gender and the Chivalric Community in Malory’s Morte d’Arthur reveals, for the first time in a book-length... more...