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  1. Medieval Romance, Arthurian Literature

    Medieval Romance, Arthurian Literature: Essays in Honour of Elizabeth Archibald [Hardback]

    A.S.G. Edwards(Editor); Venetia Bridges(Contributor); Aisling Byrne(Contributor); Carolyne Larrington(Contributor); Helen Cooper(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846161
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The essays in this volume honour the distinguished career of Professor Elizabeth Archibald. They focus on and explore two areas that her scholarship has done so much to illuminate: medieval romance, and Arthurian literature. Beginning with two cha... .... Learn More
  2. Aelfrician Homilies and Varia

    Aelfrician Homilies and Varia: Editions, Translations and Commentary [2 volume set] [Other]

    Robert K. Upchurch(Editor); Aaron J. Kleist(Editor)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781843845447
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Texts
    Volume: 13
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  3. 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
  4. Chretien's Equal: Raoul de Houdenc

    Chretien's Equal: Raoul de Houdenc: Complete Works [Hardback]

    Raoul de Houdenc(Author); Nigel Bryant(Author); Nigel Bryant(Translator)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846031
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Studies
    Volume: 90
    By his contemporaries, Raoul de Houdenc was 'mentioned in the same breath as Chrétien de Troyes as one of the masters of French poetry' (Keith Busby, The New Arthurian Encyclopaedia). The writers of later romances deemed Raoul's work... .... Learn More
  5. Gaimar's Estoire des Engleis: Kingship and Power

    Gaimar's Estoire des Engleis: Kingship and Power [Hardback]

    Gemma Wheeler(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781843846079
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Geffrei Gaimar's Estoire des Engleis is its author's sole surviving work. His translation and adaptation of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, expanded with a number of lengthy interpolations which appear to draw upon oral traditions and oth... .... Learn More
  6. Transformative Waters in Late-Medieval Literature

    Transformative Waters in Late-Medieval Literature: From Aelred of Rievaulx to The Book of Margery Kempe [Hardback]

    Hetta Elizabeth Howes(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846123
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Women are frequently depicted as unpredictable, difficult to categorise and prone to transformation in medieval religious writings. Water is equally elusive: rivers, wells and seas slip and slide out of the readers' grasp as they alter in metaphor... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Old Age in Early Medieval England

    Old Age in Early Medieval England: A Cultural History [Paperback]

    Thijs Porck(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783276349
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: 33
    How did Anglo-Saxons reflect on the experience of growing old? Was it really a golden age for the elderly, as has been suggested? This first full survey of the Anglo-Saxon cultural conceptualisation of old age, as manifested and reflected in the t... .... Learn More
  9. Saints and their Legacies in Medieval Iceland

    Saints and their Legacies in Medieval Iceland [Hardback]

    Dario Mario Bullitta(Author); Kirsten Wolf(Author); Kirsten Wolf(Editor); Dario Mario Bullitta(Editor); Dario Bullitta(Author); Dario Bullitta(Editor); Kirsten Wolf(Contributor); Dario Bullitta(Contributor); Stephen Pelle(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846116
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Old Norse Literature
    Volume: 9
    Icelanders venerated numerous saints, both indigenous and from overseas, in the Middle Ages. However, although its literary elite was well acquainted with contemporary Continental currents in hagiographic compositions, theological discussions, and... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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