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  1. Reading and Writing in Medieval England: Essays in Honour of Mary C. Erler

    Reading and Writing in Medieval England: Essays in Honour of Mary C. Erler [Hardback]

    Martin Chase (Editor); Maryanne Kowaleski (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783273553
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Reading, writing, sharing texts, and book ownership in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and how they fostered social and intellectual links and networks between individuals, particularly among women: these are subjects which the pioneering w... .... Learn More
  2. Birds in Medieval English Poetry: Metaphors, Realities, Transformations

    Birds in Medieval English Poetry: Metaphors, Realities, Transformations [Hardback]

    Michael J. Warren (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845089
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Nature and Environment in the Middle Ages
    Volume: v. 2
    Birds featured in many aspects of medieval people's lives, not least in their poetry. But despite their familiar presence in literary culture, it is still often assumed that these representations have little to do with the real natural world. By a... .... Learn More
  3. The Politics of Middle English Parables: Fiction, Theology, and Social Practice

    The Politics of Middle English Parables: Fiction, Theology, and Social Practice [Hardback]

    Mary Raschko (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781526131171
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture
    The politics of Middle English parables examines the dynamic intersection of fiction, theology and social practice in late-medieval England. Parables occupy a prominent place in Middle English literature, appearing in dream visions and story colle... .... Learn More
  4. Middle English Lyrics: New Readings of Short Poems

    Middle English Lyrics: New Readings of Short Poems [Hardback]

    Julia Boffey (Editor); Christiania Whitehead (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844976
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The body of short Middle English poems conventionally known as lyrics is characterized by wonderful variety. Taking many different forms, and covering an enormous number of subjects, these poems have proved at once attractive and challenging for m... .... Learn More
  5. Staging Contemplation: Participatory Theology in Middle English Prose, Verse, and Drama

    Staging Contemplation: Participatory Theology in Middle English Prose, Verse, and Drama [Paperback]

    Eleanor Johnson (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780226572178
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
    What does it mean to contemplate? In the Middle Ages, more than merely thinking with intensity, it was a religious practice entailing utter receptiveness to the divine presence. Contemplation is widely considered by scholars today to have been the... .... Learn More
  6. 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
    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
  7. Chaucer's Book of the Duchess

    Chaucer's Book of the Duchess: Contexts and Interpretations [Hardback]

    Jamie Fumo (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845041
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The Book of the Duchess, Chaucer's first major poem, is foundational for our understanding of Chaucer's literary achievements in relation to late-medieval English textual production; yet in comparison with other works, its treatment has been somew... .... Learn More
  8. Middle English Mouths: Late Medieval Medical, Religious and Literary Traditions

    Middle English Mouths: Late Medieval Medical, Religious and Literary Traditions [Hardback]

    Katie L. Walter (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108426619
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature
    Volume: 105
    The mouth, responsible for both physical and spiritual functions - eating, drinking, breathing, praying and confessing - was of immediate importance to medieval thinking about the nature of the human being. Where scholars have traditionally focuse... .... Learn More
  9. Chaucer and the Subversion of Form

    Chaucer and the Subversion of Form [Hardback]

    Thomas A. Prendergast (Editor); Jessica Rosenfeld (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107192843
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature
    Volume: 104
    Responding to the lively resurgence of literary formalism, this volume delivers a timely and fresh exploration of the works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Advancing 'new formalist' approaches, medieval scholars have begun to ask what happens when structure ... .... Learn More
  10. 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
    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

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