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  1. Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1

    Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Alison Stones (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597377
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Volume: 1
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    Alison Stones has taught History of Art and Architecture in the USA since 1969 and has enjoyed Visiting Fellowships at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Paris. She is a specialist in illuminated manuscripts, co-authoring Les Manuscrits de... .... Learn More
  2. Sins of the Tongue in the Medieval West: Sinful, Unethical, and Criminal Words in Middle Dutch (1300-1550)

    Sins of the Tongue in the Medieval West: Sinful, Unethical, and Criminal Words in Middle Dutch (1300-1550) [Hardback]

    Martine Veldhuizen (Author)

    £59.50

    ISBN: 9782503569468
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Utrecht Studies in Medieval Literacy
    Volume: 36
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    As modern medievalists have repeatedly established, harmful speech conduct (‘sins of the tongue’) aroused considerable interest among medieval authors. Lying, boasting, flattering, railing, backbiting, grumbling, false swearing, and garrulous... .... Learn More
  3. The Critics and the Prioress: Antisemitism, Criticism, and Chaucer's Prioress's Tale

    The Critics and the Prioress: Antisemitism, Criticism, and Chaucer's Prioress's Tale [Hardback]

    Hannah Johnson (Author); Heather Blurton (Author)

    £76.95

    ISBN: 9780472130344
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
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    Of all the Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer's Prioress's Tale, in which a young schoolboy is murdered by Jews for singing a song in praise of the Virgin Mary, poses a problem to contemporary readers because of the anti-semitism of the story it t... .... Learn More
  4. Stories Set Forth with Fair Words: The Evolution of Medieval Romance in Iceland

    Stories Set Forth with Fair Words: The Evolution of Medieval Romance in Iceland [Hardback]

    Marianne E. Kalinke (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781786830678
    Published by : University of Wales Press
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    This book is an investigation of the foundation and evolution of romance in Iceland. The narrative type arose from the introduction of French narratives into the alien literary environment of Iceland and the acculturation of the import to indigeno... .... Learn More
  5. Le Bone Florence of Rome: A Critical Edition and Facing Translation of a Middle English Romance Analogous to Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale

    Le Bone Florence of Rome: A Critical Edition and Facing Translation of a Middle English Romance Analogous to Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale [Paperback]

    Jonathan Stavsky (Editor)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781786830630
    Published by : University of Wales Press
    Series: New Century Chaucer
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    Le Bone Florence of Rome is a Middle English tail-rhyme romance whose unique copy dates to the late fifteenth century. An analogue of Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale, it follows the adventures of a heroine who survives multiple exiles, sexual harassme... .... Learn More
  6. The Arthur of the Italians: The Arthurian Legend in Medieval Italian Literature and Culture

    The Arthur of the Italians: The Arthurian Legend in Medieval Italian Literature and Culture [Paperback]

    F. Regina Psaki (Editor); Gloria Allaire (Editor)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781786830715
    Published by : University of Wales Press
    Series: Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages
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    This is the first comprehensive book on the Arthurian legend in medieval and Renaissance Italy since Edmund Gardner's 1930 The Arthurian Legend in Italian Literature. Arthurian material reached all levels of Italian society, from princely courts w... .... Learn More
  7. Pursuing Middle English Manuscripts and Their Texts: Essays in Honour of Ralph Hanna

    Pursuing Middle English Manuscripts and Their Texts: Essays in Honour of Ralph Hanna [Hardback]

    Simon Horobin (Editor); Aditi Nafde (Editor)

    £68.00

    ISBN: 9782503566702
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Texts and Transitions
    Volume: 10
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    This volume brings together essays by leading authorities on the production, reception, and editing of medieval English manuscripts in honour of Ralph Hanna, on the occasion of his retirement as Professor of Palaeography at the University of ... .... Learn More
  8. Margery Kempe and the Lonely Reader

    Margery Kempe and the Lonely Reader [Hardback]

    Rebecca Krug (Author)

    £53.50

    ISBN: 9781501705335
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    Since its rediscovery in 1934, the fifteenth-century Book of Margery Kempe has become a canonical text for students of medieval Christian mysticism and spirituality. Its author was a fifteenth-century English laywoman who, after the birth of ... .... Learn More
  9. Saints, Shrines and Pilgrims

    Saints, Shrines and Pilgrims [Paperback]

    Roger Rosewell (Author)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9780747814023
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Shire Library
    Volume: 797
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    In the Middle Ages, it was thought that praying at the right shrine could save you from just about anything, from madness and famine to false imprisonment and even shipwreck. Kingdoms, cities, and even individual trades had patron saints that woul... .... Learn More
  10. The Arthurian Place Names of Wales

    The Arthurian Place Names of Wales [Paperback]

    Scott Lloyd (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781786830258
    Published by : University of Wales Press
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    This new book examines all of the available source materials, dating from the ninth century to the present, that have associated Arthur with sites in Wales. The material ranges from Medieval Latin chronicles, French romances and Welsh poetry throu... .... Learn More

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