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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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, a neglect which this volume aims to rectify. The essays collected here introduce and analyse a spectrum of masculi... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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)

    $99.00

    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
  6. Chaucer's Prayers

    Chaucer's Prayers: Writing Christian and Pagan Devotion [Hardback]

    Megan E. Murton(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845591
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Chaucer Studies
    Volume: Volume 47
    In a culture as steeped in communal, scripted acts of prayer as Chaucer's England, a written prayer asks not only to be read, but to be inhabited: its "I" marks a space for new speakers. This book examines the implications of accepting t... .... Learn More
  7. Medieval English Theatre 41

    Medieval English Theatre 41 [Paperback]

    Sarah Carpenter(Editor); Elisabeth Dutton(Editor); Gordon Kipling Meg Twycross(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845607
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medieval English Theatre
    Volume: Volume 41
    Medieval English Theatre is the premier journal in early theatre studies. Its name belies its wide range of interest: it publishes articles on theatre and pageantry from across the British Isles up to the opening of the London playhouses an... .... Learn More
  8. The Manuscript and Meaning of Malory's Morte Darthur

    The Manuscript and Meaning of Malory's Morte Darthur: Rubrication, Commemoration, Memorialization [Paperback]

    K.S. Whetter(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781843845638
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Studies
    Volume: Volume 84
    The red-ink names that decorate the Winchester manuscript of Malory's Morte Darthur are striking; yet until now, no-one has asked why the rubrication exists. This book explores the uniqueness and thematic significance of the physical layout... .... Learn More
  9. Doctrina pueril

    Doctrina pueril: A Primer for the Medieval World [Paperback]

    Ramon Llull(Author); John Dagenais(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781855663091
    Published by : Barcino-Tamesis
    Series: Textos B
    Volume: Volume 61
    Ramon Llull wrote the Doctrina pueril between 1274 and 1276 to provide minimum knowledge to those people---children, but also adults---who did not have the opportunity to acquire a sufficient doctrinal and intellectual education. In the lat... .... Learn More
  10. Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Medieval Ireland

    Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Medieval Ireland: Three Studies [Paperback]

    John Carey(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781891271281
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 21
    This book is a study of the rich and fascinating traditions found in early Irish literature concerning smiths and the fashioning of metal. The smith had a special status within the traditional societies of early Ireland and elsewhe... .... Learn More

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