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  1. Reconsidering Boccaccio: Medieval Contexts and Global Intertexts

    Reconsidering Boccaccio: Medieval Contexts and Global Intertexts [Hardback]

    Olivia Holmes (Editor); Dana E. Stewart (Editor)

    £61.99

    ISBN: 9781487501785
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Italian Studies
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    Reconsidering Boccaccio highlights the great Florentine writer Giovanni Boccaccio's remarkable achievements in the fourteenth century as a cultural mediator, his exceptional social, geographic, and intellectual range, and the influence of his lega... .... Learn More
  2. Merlin: The Great Enchanter

    Merlin: The Great Enchanter [Hardback]

    Juliette Wood (Author)

    £18.99

    ISBN: 9781784539313
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    Who can resist the allure of Merlin? In British and Celtic mythology, Merlinus Ambrosius is perhaps the most compelling of the many charismatic figures associated with King Arthur and the Grail. For 1500 years the great enchanter has ensnared legi... .... Learn More
  3. The Right Ordering of Souls': The Parish of All Saints' Bristol on the Eve of the Reformation

    The Right Ordering of Souls': The Parish of All Saints' Bristol on the Eve of the Reformation [Hardback]

    Clive Burgess (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783273096
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
    Volume: v. 47
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    In the two centuries preceding the Reformation in England, economic, political and spiritual conditions combined with constructive effect. Endemic plague prompted a demonstrative piety and, in a world enjoying rising disposable incomes, this linke... .... Learn More
  4. Medieval Narratives of Alexander the Great: Transnational Texts in England and France

    Medieval Narratives of Alexander the Great: Transnational Texts in England and France [Hardback]

    Venetia Bridges (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845027
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Studies in Medieval Romance
    Volume: v. 20
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    How was Alexander the Great - controversial king, conqueror, explorer, and pupil of Aristotle, the subject of histories, romances, epic poetry, satires, and sermons in most of the languages of Europe and the Middle East - rewritten and read in the... .... Learn More
  5. The Ballad and its Pasts: Literary Histories and the Play of Memory

    The Ballad and its Pasts: Literary Histories and the Play of Memory [Hardback]

    David Atkinson (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844921
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    The ballad genre, and its material, are frequently backward-looking in terms of subject and style: it is ideally suited to the reimagining of past events, both real and fictional. This volume addresses the past of the ballad and the past in the b... .... Learn More
  6. Beyond Medieval Literary Form

    Beyond Medieval Literary Form [Hardback]

    Robert J. Meyer-Lee (Editor); Catherine Sanok (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844891
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    The twenty-first century has witnessed the re-emergence of various kinds of literary formalism, and one project that characterizes most of these diverse formalisms is the effort to distinguish what is precisely literary about their objects of stud... .... Learn More
  7. Singing the Crusades: French and Occitan Lyric Responses to the Crusading Movements, 1137-1336

    Singing the Crusades: French and Occitan Lyric Responses to the Crusading Movements, 1137-1336 [Hardback]

    Linda Paterson (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844822
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    The crusading movement provoked a vast and diverse mass of reactions in the medieval West. While Latin sources provide official versions of its preaching, organisation and events, the vernacular lyrics of the troubadours and trouveres present a se... .... Learn More
  8. The Complete Story of the Grail: Chretien de Troyes' Perceval and its

    The Complete Story of the Grail: Chretien de Troyes' Perceval and its [Paperback]

    Nigel Bryant (Translator)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781843844983
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Studies
    Volume: v. 82
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    The mysterious and haunting Grail makes its first appearance in literature in Chretien de Troyes' Perceval at the end of the twelfth century. But Chretien never finished his poem, leaving an unresolved story and an incomplete picture of the Grail... .... Learn More
  9. Emotions in Medieval Arthurian Literature: Body, Mind, Voice

    Emotions in Medieval Arthurian Literature: Body, Mind, Voice [Paperback]

    Frank Brandsma (Editor); Carolyne Larrington (Editor); Corinne Saunders (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781843845003
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Studies
    Volume: v. 83
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    Literary texts complicate our understanding of medieval emotions; they not only represent characters experiencing emotion and reaction emotionally to the behaviour of others within the text, but also evoke and play upon emotion in the audiences wh... .... Learn More
  10. Medieval Translations and Cultural Discourse: The Movement of Texts in England, France and Scandinavia

    Medieval Translations and Cultural Discourse: The Movement of Texts in England, France and Scandinavia [Paperback]

    Sif Rikhardsdottir (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781843844945
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    Throughout the Middle Ages, many Francophone texts - chansons de geste, medieval romance, works by Chretien de Troyes and Marie de France - were widely translated in north-western Europe. In the process, these texts were frequently transformed to ... .... Learn More

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