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  1. Priests and their Books in Late Anglo-Saxon England

    Priests and their Books in Late Anglo-Saxon England [Paperback]

    Gerald P. Dyson(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783276387
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: 34
    Priests were ubiquitous figures in the Anglo-Saxon world: they acted as educators, agents of royal authority, scribes, and dealers in real estate. But what set priests apart from the society in which they lived was the authority to provide pastora... .... Learn More
  2. Inspiration Bonaparte?

    Inspiration Bonaparte?: German Culture and Napoleonic Occupation [Hardback]

    Seán Allan(Editor); Jeffrey L. High(Editor); Andrew Cusack(Contributor); Bernd Fischer(Contributor); Elystan Griffiths(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140943
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 225
    Two hundred years after his death, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) continues to resonate as a fascinating, ambivalent, and polarizing figure. Differences of opinion as to whether Bonaparte should be viewed as the executor of the principles of the F... .... Learn More
  3. The Portrait of Abū i-Qāsim al-Baghdādī al-Tamīmī

    The Portrait of Abū i-Qāsim al-Baghdādī al-Tamīmī [Hardback]

    Abū l-Muṭahhar Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Azdī(Author); Emily Sealove(Editor); Geert Jan van Gelder(Editor)

    $150.00

    ISBN: 9781913604042
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    New translation and commentary on the 11th century tale of a Baghdadi party-crasher in Isfahan. It is introduced by its author as a microcosm of Baghdad. This work, written in prose but containing numerous poems, is widely hailed among scholars as... .... Learn More
  4. Memes, Communities and Continuous Change

    Memes, Communities and Continuous Change: Chinese Internet Vernacular Explained [Paperback]

    Nie Hua(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781626430181
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    “Chinese Internet Vernacular,” a complex of novel language varieties associated with the Chinese internet, is usually thought to consist of an increasing host of linguistic memes currently or once virally spread. Focusing on the vernac... .... Learn More
  5. Goethe Yearbook 28

    Goethe Yearbook 28 [Hardback]

    Patricia Anne Simpson(Editor); Birgit Tautz(Editor)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140950
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Goethe Yearbook
    Volume: 28
    The Goethe Yearbook is a publication of the Goethe Society of North America, showcasing North American and international scholarship on Goethe and other authors and aspects of the Goethezeit. Volume 28 features articles on several of... .... Learn More
  6. Middle English Biblical Poetry

    Middle English Biblical Poetry: Romance, Audience and Tradition [Hardback]

    Cathy Hume(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846055
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Medieval England had a thriving culture of rewriting the Bible in art, drama, and literature in Latin, French and English. Middle English biblical poetry was central to this culture, and although these poems have suffered from critical neglect, so... .... Learn More
  7. Saints' Legends in Medieval Sarum Breviaries

    Saints' Legends in Medieval Sarum Breviaries: Catalogue and Studies [Hardback]

    Sherry L. Reames(Author); Sherry L Reames(Author)

    $220.00

    ISBN: 9781903153994
    Published by : York Medieval Press
    Series: York Manuscript and Early Print Studies
    Volume: 2
    Sarum Use was the most widely used form of the liturgy in late medieval England, but its service books were much less standardized than their modern counterparts. The lack of uniformity is particularly marked in Sarum breviaries' lessons on saints... .... Learn More
  8. A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis

    A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis [Hardback]

    Derek Pearsall(Author); Linne R. Mooney(Author)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781843846130
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Publications of the John Gower Society
    Volume: 15
    The Confessio Amantis is John Gower's major work in English, written around the time that his acquaintance Geoffrey Chaucer was writing the Canterbury Tales. Extant manuscripts are numerous. At the end of the nineteenth century G. C.... .... Learn More
  9. Vote with a Bullet

    Vote with a Bullet: Assassination in American Fiction [Hardback]

    Sascha Pöhlmann(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640141131
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: European Studies in North American Literature and Culture
    Volume: 24
    Vote with a Bullet is the first systematic study of assassination in American fiction. It proffers not only a fundamental overview of the genre but also an argument about its larger cultural, aesthetic, and political significance in the pre... .... Learn More
  10. Pinocchio

    Pinocchio: Ristampa anastatica dell’edizione originale dal «Giornale per i Bambini» / Facsimile edition of the original issued in «Giornale per i Bambini» (1881-1883) [Paperback]

    Carlo Collodi(Author)

    $18.00

    ISBN: 9788856404739
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Not everyone knows that Pinocchio started life as a serial. Collodi’s masterpiece was in fact conceived as a way of attracting readers to one of the first children’s periodicals in Italy: the Giornale per i Bambini. This book co... .... Learn More

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