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  1. Francis of Assisi

    Francis of Assisi [Paperback]

    Augustine Thompson (Author)

    Regular Price: £11.99

    Special Price: £6.00

    ISBN: 9780801479069
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Francis of Assisi: The Life is an elegant and accessible biography of one of Catholicism's most beloved saints. Originally published as Part 1 of Francis of Assisi: A New Biography by Augustine Thompson, O.P., it stands alone as a richly informed ... .... Learn More
  2. Religion in Medieval London

    Religion in Medieval London [Paperback]

    Bruno Barber (Author); Christopher Thomas (Author); Bruce Watson (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9781907586071
    Published by : MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)
    Religious belief was central to the lives - and deaths - of all medieval Londoners. Religion was fully integrated into the social and political order, providing the population with an understanding of their place in the world and inspiring arti... .... Learn More
  3. Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages

    Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    P. H. Cullum (Editor); Katherine J. Lewis (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781843838630
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The complex relationship between masculinity and religion, as experienced in both the secular and ecclesiastical worlds, forms the focus for this volume, whose range encompasses the rabbis of the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmud, and moves via Ca... .... Learn More
  4. Traditions and Innovations in the Study of Medieval English Literature

    Traditions and Innovations in the Study of Medieval English Literature: The Influence of Derek Brewer [Hardback]

    Charlotte Brewer (Editor); Barry Windeatt (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781843843542
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Derek Brewer (1923-2008) was one of the most influential medievalists of the twentieth century, first through his own publications and teaching, and later as the founder of his own academic publishing firm. His working life of some sixty years, fr... .... Learn More
  5. Malory and Christianity

    Malory and Christianity: Essays on Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur [Paperback]

    D. Thomas Hanks (Editor); Janet Jesmok (Editor)

    Regular Price: £27.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441766
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    As Hanks and Jesmok note in their introduction, “pursuing opponents and pursuing love move the Morte’s narrative, but the work’s richness comes from its romance and tragic elements: the human quest for maturity and fulfillment and those uncontroll... .... Learn More
  6. Ten Bourdes

    Ten Bourdes [Paperback]

    Melissa M. Furrow (Editor)

    Regular Price: £23.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9781580441926
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    A bourde is an English comedic poem similar to a French fabliau but with a moralizing element and less of an emphasis on violence. In this fresh edition of ten Middle English bourdes, Melissa M. Furrow "aims to put funny (or would-be funny) Middle... .... Learn More
  7. Chaucer, Gower and the Vernacular Rising

    Chaucer, Gower and the Vernacular Rising [Hardback]

    Lynn Arner (Author)

    Regular Price: £53.95

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    ISBN: 9780271058931
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    Chaucer, Gower, and the Vernacular Rising examines the transmission of Greco-Roman and European literature into English during the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries, while literacy was burgeoning among men and women from the nonruling ... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Magistra Doctissima

    Magistra Doctissima: Essays in Honor of Bonnie Wheeler [Hardback]

    Dorsey Armstrong (Editor); Ann W. Astell (Editor); Howell Chickering (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9781580441773
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    The editors of this volume use its title to honor Bonnie Wheeler for her many scholarly achievements and to celebrate her wide-ranging contributions to medieval studies in the United States. There are sections on Old and Middle English Literature,... .... Learn More
  10. The Fabric of Marian Devotion in Isabel de Villena's Vita Christi

    The Fabric of Marian Devotion in Isabel de Villena's Vita Christi [Hardback]

    Lesley K. Twomey (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781855662483
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Isabel de Villena (1430-1490) is one of the most fascinating women of the Spanish middle ages. Related to the royal family, she became abbess of the Poor Clare convent, the Santa Trinitat, in Valencia in 1462, a position she held for almost thirty... .... Learn More

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