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  1. 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
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    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
  2. 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
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    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
  3. Myth and Materiality

    Myth and Materiality [Paperback]

    John Waddell (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
  4. 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)

    £69.00

    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
  5. 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
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    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
  6. 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
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    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
  7. 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
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    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
  8. 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
  9. Editing and Interpretation of Middle English Texts: Essays in Honour of William Marx

    Editing and Interpretation of Middle English Texts: Essays in Honour of William Marx [Hardback]

    Margaret Connolly (Editor); Raluca Radulescu (Editor)

    £81.00

    ISBN: 9782503568478
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Texts and Transitions
    Volume: 12
    These fifteen essays, all published here for the first time, explore issues related to the editing and interpretation of Middle English literature. These include the treatment of all types of evidence (variant readings; punctuation; capitalization... .... Learn More
  10. The King and Commoner Tradition: Carnivalesque Politics in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

    The King and Commoner Tradition: Carnivalesque Politics in Medieval and Early Modern Literature [Hardback]

    Mark Truesdale (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780815364764
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture
    King and Commoner tales were hugely popular across the late medieval and early modern periods, their cultural influence extending from Robin Hood ballads to Shakespearean national histories. This study represents the first detailed exploration of ... .... Learn More

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