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  1. John Wyclif on War and Peace

    John Wyclif on War and Peace [Hardback]

    Rory Cox (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780861933259
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    John Wyclif (c.1330-84) was the foremost English intellectual of the late fourteenth century and is famed as an ecclesiastical reformer who was instrumental in the creation of the first English Bible and the spread of the Lollard heresy. But at ti... .... Learn More
  2. Holy Treasure and Sacred Song

    Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany [Hardback]

    Benjamin Brand (Author)

    Regular Price: £43.49

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    ISBN: 9780199351350
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In the Middle Ages, relic cults provoked rich expressions of devotion not only in hagiographic literature and visual art but also in liturgical music and ritual. Despite the long-recognized inter-play between these diverse media, historians of the... .... Learn More
  3. Middle English Texts in Transition

    Middle English Texts in Transition: A Festschrift dedicated to Toshiyuki Takamiya on his 70th birthday [Hardback]

    Linne R. Mooney (Editor); Simon Horobin (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781903153536
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    This exciting collection of essays is centred on late medieval English manuscripts and their texts. It offers new insights into the works of canonical literary writers, including Geoffrey Chaucer, John Gower, William Langland, Walter Hilton and Ni... .... Learn More
  4. The Making and Unmaking of a Saint

    The Making and Unmaking of a Saint [Hardback]

    Mathew Kuefler (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812245523
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    A crusader, a hermit, a bishop, a plague victim, and even a repentant murderer by turns: the stories attached to Saint Gerald of Aurillac offer a strange and fragmented legacy. His two earliest biographies, written in the early tenth and early ele... .... Learn More
  5. Heroines of the French Epic

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

    Michael A. H. Newth (Editor)

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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 th... .... Learn More
  6. Chaucer and Array

    Chaucer and Array: Patterns of Costume and Fabric Rhetoric in The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde and Other Works [Hardback]

    Laura F. Hodges (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843843689
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    An analysis of the ways in which Chaucer uses details of costume, clothing and fabric, enhancing our understanding of and shedding fresh insights into his work.

    The use Chaucer made of costume rhetoric, and its function within his body of... .... Learn More
  7. The Poetic Voices of John Gower

    The Poetic Voices of John Gower: Politics and Personae in the Confessio Amantis [Hardback]

    Matthew W. Irvin (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843843399
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Gower's use of the persona, the figure of the writer implicated in the text, is the main theme of this book. While it traces the development of Gower's voice through his major works, it concentrates on the dialogue of Amans and Genius in the Confe... .... Learn More
  8. French Arthurian Literature V

    French Arthurian Literature V: The Lay of Mantel [Hardback]

    Glyn S. Burgess (Editor); Leslie C. Brook (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781843843382
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The Old French lay of Mantel belongs to the group of anonymous lays that were composed in the late twelfth or thirteenth century. These short narratives vary in tone and usually deal with some aspect of love, usually in an aristocratic, courtly se... .... Learn More
  9. The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville

    The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville [Hardback]

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

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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") ... .... Learn More
  10. Religious Poverty, Visual Riches

    Religious Poverty, Visual Riches [Hardback]

    Joanna Cannon (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300187656
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Dominican friars of late-medieval Italy were vowed to a life of religious poverty. Yet their churches contained many visual riches, as this groundbreaking study reveals. Works by supreme practitioners - Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto and Simone Marti... .... Learn More

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