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  1. Images of Language in Middle English Vernacular Writings

    Images of Language in Middle English Vernacular Writings [Hardback]

    Kathy Cawsey(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845720
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    In the Middle Ages, English did not have any explicit theory or philosophy of language: philosophers wrote in Latin. This book addresses the issue. By closely analysing the images and metaphors used to describe language in Middle English texts, it... .... Learn More
  2. Female Desire in Chaucer's Legend of Good Women and Middle English Romance

    Female Desire in Chaucer's Legend of Good Women and Middle English Romance [Hardback]

    Lucy M. Allen-Goss(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845706
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Gender in the Middle Ages
    Volume: Volume 15
    In both medieval and modern contexts, women who do not desire men invite awkward silences. Men's dissident sexual practices have been discussed energetically by writers of law and religion, medicine and morality; reams of medieval texts are devote... .... Learn More
  3. Charles d'Orléans' English Aesthetic

    Charles d'Orléans' English Aesthetic: The Form, Poetics, and Style of Fortunes Stabilnes [Hardback]

    Mary-Jo Arn(Editor); R.D. Perry(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845676
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The compilation Fortunes Stabilnes, the English poetry Charles d'Orléans wrote in the course of his twenty-five year captivity in England after Agincourt, requires a larger lens than that of Chaucerianism, through which it has most o... .... Learn More
  4. The Mappae Mundi of Medieval Iceland

    The Mappae Mundi of Medieval Iceland [Hardback]

    Dale Kedwards(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845690
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Old Norse Literature
    Volume: Volume 6
    The Icelandic mappae mundi (maps of the world), drawn between c. 1225 and c. 1400, are contemporary with the breathtaking rise of its vernacular literary culture, and provide important insights into the Icelanders' capacious geographical aw... .... Learn More
  5. Writing Regional Identities in Medieval England

    Writing Regional Identities in Medieval England: From the Gesta Herwardi to Richard Coer de Lyon [Hardback]

    Emily Dolmans(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843845683
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The period after the Norman Conquest saw a dramatic reassessment of what it meant to be English, owing to both the advent of Anglo-Norman rule and increased interaction with other cultures through trade, travel, migration, and war. While cultural ... .... Learn More
  6. Debating with Demons

    Debating with Demons: Pedagogy and Materiality in Early English Literature [Hardback]

    Christina M. Heckman(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845652
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 41
    In early English literature ca 700-1000 C.E., demons are represented as teachers who use methods of persuasion and argumentation to influence their "pupils". By deploying these methods, related to the liberal arts of rhetoric and dialect... .... Learn More
  7. Old English Lexicology and Lexicography

    Old English Lexicology and Lexicography: Essays in Honor of Antonette diPaolo Healey [Hardback]

    Maren Clegg Hyer(Editor); Haruko Momma(Editor); Samantha Zacher(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845614
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 40
    Dedicated to honoring the remarkable achievements of Dr Antonette di Paolo Healey, the architect and lexicographer of the Old English Concordance, the Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus, and the Dictionary of Old English, the essay... .... Learn More
  8. Masculinities in Old Norse Literature

    Masculinities in Old Norse Literature [Hardback]

    Gareth Lloyd Evans(Editor); Jessica Clare Hancock(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845621
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Old Norse Literature
    Volume: Volume 4
    Compared to other areas of medieval literature, the question of masculinity in Old Norse-Icelandic literature has been understudied. This is a neglect which this volume aims to rectify. The essays collected here introduce and analyse a spectrum of... .... Learn More
  9. A Critical Companion to Old Norse Literary Genre

    A Critical Companion to Old Norse Literary Genre [Hardback]

    Massimiliano Bampi(Editor); Carolyne Larrington(Editor); Sif Rikhardsdottir(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845645
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Old Norse Literature
    Volume: Volume 5
    We cannot read literary works without making use of the concept of genre. In Old Norse studies, genre has been central to the categorisation, evaluation and understanding of medieval prose and poetry alike; yet its definition has been elusive and ... .... Learn More
  10. The Court of Richard II and Bohemian Culture

    The Court of Richard II and Bohemian Culture: Literature and Art in the Age of Chaucer and the Gawain Poet [Hardback]

    Alfred Thomas(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843845669
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Bohemian culture exercised an important influence on the court of King Richard II, but it has been somewhat overlooked, with previous scholarship on its writers and artists generally confined to the role played by the French court of King Charles ... .... Learn More

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