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  1. Heroines of the French Epic

    Heroines of the French Epic: A second selection of chansons de geste [Hardback]

    Michael A. H. Newth (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843610
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The epic tales of medieval France, called chansons de geste, or "songs of deeds", provided the chief means of cultural and imaginative expression in the French language for over one hundred and fifty years (c.1100-1250), during one of the most sig... .... Learn More
  2. Flowering of Medieval French Literature

    Flowering of Medieval French Literature: "Au parler que m'aprist ma mere" [Hardback]

    Sandra Hindman (Author); Ariane Bergeron-Foote (Author)

    £30.00
    ISBN: 9780991517206
    Published by : Les Enluminures
    Although the earliest records of written French date from the 9th century, it was not until the 13th century, when there was an explosion of texts in the 'mother tongue', that French became widespread as a written language. And only in 1539, by Ki... .... Learn More
  3. The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville

    The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville [Hardback]

    Marco Nievergelt (Editor); Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843344
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    New essays on the unjustly neglected Pèlerinage works by de Guileville, showing in particular its huge contemporary influence.
    The fourteenth-century French pilgrimage allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville (or "Digulleville") sha... .... Learn More
  4. Savoring Power, Consuming the Times

    Savoring Power, Consuming the Times: The Metaphors of Food in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature [Paperback]

    Pina Palma (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.50

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    ISBN: 9780268038397
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Pina Palma’s Savoring Power, Consuming the Times: The Metaphors of Food in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature is an innovative look at the writings of five important Italian authors—Boccaccio’s Decameron, Pulci’s Morgante, Boiardo’s Innam... .... Learn More
  5. Shaping Courtliness in Medieval France

    Shaping Courtliness in Medieval France: Essays in Honor of Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner [Hardback]

    Daniel E. O'Sullivan (Editor); Laurie Shepard (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843351
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The concept of courtliness forms the theme of this collection of essays. Focused on works written in the Francophone world between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries, they examine courtliness as both an historical privilege and a literary ideal, ... .... Learn More
  6. Violence and the Writing of History in the Medieval Francophone World

    Violence and the Writing of History in the Medieval Francophone World [Hardback]

    Noah D. Guynn (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843843375
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The concept of medieval historiography as "usable past" is here challenged and reassessed. The contributors' shared claim is that the value of medieval historiographical texts lies not only in the factual information the texts contain but also in ... .... Learn More
  7. Authorship and First-Person Allegory in Late Medieval France and England

    Authorship and First-Person Allegory in Late Medieval France and England [Hardback]

    Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843139
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The emergence of vernacular allegories in the middle ages, recounted by a first-person narrator-protagonist, invites both abstract and specific interpretations of the author's role, since the protagonist who claims to compose the narrative also di... .... Learn More
  8. Dante in Love

    Dante in Love [Hardback]

    A.N. Wilson (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

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    ISBN: 9781848879492
    Published by : Atlantic Books
    A.N. Wilson's book serves as a fine introduction to Dante, mixing biography with a detailed exposition of the political and literary background to his work, as well as discussion of its principal themes, and a look at his reputation and influence ... .... Learn More
  9. Blindness and Therapy in Late Medieval French and Italian Poetry

    Blindness and Therapy in Late Medieval French and Italian Poetry [Hardback]

    Julie Singer (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842729
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    This book argues that late medieval love poets, from Petrarch to Machaut and Charles d'Orleans, exploit scientific models as a broad framework within which to redefine the limits of the lyric subject and his body. Just as humoral theory depends up... .... Learn More
  10. Partonopeus de Blois

    Partonopeus de Blois: Romance in the Making [Hardback]

    Penny Eley (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842743
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Partonopeus de Blois is one of the most important works of twelfth-century French fiction; it shaped the development of romance as a genre, gave rise to adaptations in several other medieval languages and even an opera (Massanet's Esclarmonde). Ho... .... Learn More

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