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  1. Literature of the Crusades

    Literature of the Crusades [Paperback]

    Simon Thomas Parsons(Editor); Linda M. Paterson(Editor)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781843845843
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The interrelation of so-called "literary" and "historical" sources of the crusades, and the fluidity of these categorisations, are the central concerns of the essays collected here. They demonstrate what the study of literary t... .... Learn More
  2. Winner and Waster and its Contexts

    Winner and Waster and its Contexts: Chivalry, Law and Economics in Fourteenth-Century England [Hardback]

    W. Mark Ormrod(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845812
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The late fourteenth-century English poem Winner and Waster narrates a debate between the forces of avarice (Winner) and generosity (Waster); it ranges widely over a number of major issues in the political life of England during Edward III's... .... Learn More
  3. The Eneados

    The Eneados: Gavin Douglas's Translation of Virgil's Aeneid. Volume I: Introduction and Commentary [Hardback]

    Priscilla Bawcutt(Editor); Ian Cunningham(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781897976425
    Published by : Scottish Text Society
    Series: Scottish Text Society Fifth Series
    Volume: Volume 17
    Although Virgil's Aeneid was one of the most widely admired works of the European Middle Ages, the first complete translation to appear in any form of English was Gavin Douglas's magisterial verse rendering into Older Scots, completed in 15... .... Learn More
  4. Medieval Temporalities

    Medieval Temporalities: The Experience of Time in Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Almut Suerbaum(Editor); Annie Sutherland(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845775
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    How was time experienced in the Middle Ages? What attitudes informed people's awareness of its passing - especially when tensions beween eternity and human time shaped perceptions in profound and often unexpected ways? Is it a human universal or c... .... Learn More
  5. Medievalism, Politics and Mass Media

    Medievalism, Politics and Mass Media: Appropriating the Middle Ages in the Twenty-First Century [Paperback]

    Andrew B.R. Elliott(Author)

    $19.99

    ISBN: 9781843845850
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: Volume 10
    In 2001, George Bush provoked global uproar by describing the nascent War on Terror as a "Crusade". His comments, however, were welcomed by Al-Qaeda, who had long been describing Western powers in precisely the same terms, as modern Crus... .... Learn More
  6. Writing the Jerusalem Pilgrimage in the Late Middle Ages

    Writing the Jerusalem Pilgrimage in the Late Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Mary Boyle(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781843845805
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    What do the bursar of Eton College, a canon of Mainz Cathedral, a young knight from near Cologne, and a Kentish nobleman's chaplain have in common? Two Germans, residents of the Holy Roman Empire, and two Englishmen, just as the western horizons o... .... Learn More
  7. French Romance, Medieval Sweden and the Europeanisation of Culture

    French Romance, Medieval Sweden and the Europeanisation of Culture [Hardback]

    Sofia Loden(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845829
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Old Norse Literature
    Volume: Volume 7
    Translations of French romances into other vernaculars in the Middle Ages have sometimes been viewed as "less important" versions of prestigious sources, rather than in their place as part of a broader range of complex and wider European... .... Learn More
  8. Medievalist Traditions in Nineteenth-Century British Culture

    Medievalist Traditions in Nineteenth-Century British Culture: Celebrating the Calendar Year [Hardback]

    Clare Simmons(Author); Clare A. Simmons(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845737
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: Volume 20
    What does a maypole represent? Why eat hot cross buns? Did Dick Whittington have a cat? All these questions are related to a larger one that nineteenth-century Britons asked themselves: which was more fun: living in their own time, or living in th... .... Learn More
  9. When the Dead Rise

    When the Dead Rise: Narratives of the Revenant, from the Middle Ages to the Present Day [Hardback]

    Christian Livermore(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845768
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The proliferation of books and films about the "undead", those literally returning from the grave, in modern popular culture has been commented on as a recent phenomenon, but it is in fact a storytelling tradition going back more than a ... .... Learn More
  10. Charlemagne in Medieval German and Dutch Literature

    Charlemagne in Medieval German and Dutch Literature [Hardback]

    Albrecht Classen(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843845836
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Bristol Studies in Medieval Cultures
    Volume: Volume 9
    The legend of the Frankish emperor Charlemagne is widespread through the literature of the European Middle Ages. This book offers a detailed and critical analysis of how this myth emerged and developed in medieval German and Dutch literatures, bri... .... Learn More

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