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  1. Myth and Materiality

    Myth and Materiality [Paperback]

    John Wadell (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.99

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    ISBN: 9781785709753
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Oxbow Insight in Archaeology
    Volume: 4
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    The aim of this book is to promote the thesis that myth may illuminate archaeology and that on occasion archaeology may shed light on myth. Medieval Irish literature is rich in mythic themes and some of these are used as a starting point. Some myt... .... Learn More
  2. The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman, Volume 4: C Passus 15-19; B Passus 13-17

    The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman, Volume 4: C Passus 15-19; B Passus 13-17 [Hardback]

    Traugott Lawler (Author)

    £72.00

    ISBN: 9780812250268
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
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    The detailed and wide-ranging Penn Commentary places the allegorical dream-vision of Piers Plowman within the literary, historical, social, and intellectual contexts of late medieval England, and within the long history of critical interpretation ... .... Learn More
  3. The Auchinleck Manuscript: New Perspectives

    The Auchinleck Manuscript: New Perspectives [Paperback]

    Susanna Fein (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781903153789
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Manuscript Culture in the British Isles
    Volume: v. 7
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    Created in London c. 1340, the Auchinleck manuscript (Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland Advocates MS 19.2.1) is of crucial importance as the first book designed to convey in the English language an ambitious range of secular romance and chro... .... Learn More
  4. Politique

    Politique: Languages of Statecraft Between Chaucer and Shakespeare [Paperback]

    Paul Strohm (Author)

    £34.95

    ISBN: 9780268041144
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    In this book Paul Strohm shifts his recognized talent for textual and cultural analysis to the second half of the latter part of the fifteenth century, arguing that England experienced its own ""pre-Machiavellian"" moment betwe... .... Learn More
  5. The Church as Sacred Space in Middle English Literature and Culture

    The Church as Sacred Space in Middle English Literature and Culture [Hardback]

    Laura Varnam (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781784994174
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture
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    This book presents an exciting new approach to the medieval church by examining the role of literary texts, visual decorations, ritual performance and lived experience in the production of sanctity. The meaning of the church was intensely debated ... .... Learn More
  6. Historians on Chaucer: The 'General Prologue' to the Canterbury Tales

    Historians on Chaucer: The 'General Prologue' to the Canterbury Tales [Paperback]

    Stephen Rigby (Editor); Alastair Minnis (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198816379
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    As literary scholars have long insisted, an interdisciplinary approach is vital if modern readers are to make sense of works of medieval literature. In particular, rather than reading the works of medieval authors as addressing us across the centu... .... Learn More
  7. Chaucer's Decameron and the Origin of the CanterburyTales

    Chaucer's Decameron and the Origin of the CanterburyTales [Hardback]

    Frederick M. Biggs (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844754
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    A possible direct link between the two greatest literary collections of the fourteenth century, Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, has long tantalized readers because these works share many stories, which are, moreover, placed i... .... Learn More
  8. An Introduction to Piers Plowman

    An Introduction to Piers Plowman [Paperback]

    Michael A. Calabrese (Author)

    £30.95

    ISBN: 9780813064574
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: New Perspectives on Medieval Literature: Authors and Traditions
    William Langland's allegorical poem Piers Plowman has found new critical and pedagogic life in the twenty-first century. Engaging with culture, religion, community, work, and the histories of government and popular revolt, the poem exists in three... .... Learn More
  9. The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Literature in English

    The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Literature in English [Paperback]

    Greg Walker (Editor); Elaine Treharne (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198798088
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The study of medieval literature has experienced a revolution in the last two decades, which has reinvigorated many parts of the discipline and changed the shape of the subject in relation to the scholarship of the previous generation. 'New' texts... .... Learn More
  10. Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte Darthur

    Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte Darthur [Paperback]

    P. J. C. Field (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781843844600
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Malory completed his Morte Darthur before March 1470. The manuscript is lost, but the two most important surviving witnesses to its text were both produced shortly afterwards: Caxton’s edition of 1485 and the Winchester manuscript, known to have e... .... Learn More

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