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  1. Myth and Materiality

    Myth and Materiality [Paperback]

    John Waddell (Author)

    £15.99

    ISBN: 9781785709753
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Oxbow Insights in Archaeology
    Volume: 4
    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. An Introduction to Piers Plowman

    An Introduction to Piers Plowman [Paperback]

    Michael A. Calabrese (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.50

    Special Price: £20.00

    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
  3. Piers Plowman and the Poetics of Enigma: Riddles, Rhetoric, and Theology

    Piers Plowman and the Poetics of Enigma: Riddles, Rhetoric, and Theology [Hardback]

    Curtis A. Gruenler (Author)

    Regular Price: £78.95

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    ISBN: 9780268101626
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    In this book, Curtis Gruenler proposes that the concept of the enigmatic, latent in a wide range of medieval thinking about literature, can help us better understand in medieval terms much of the era's most enduring literature, from the riddles of... .... Learn More
  4. The Marys of Medieval Drama

    The Marys of Medieval Drama: The Middle English Digby and N-town in Translation [Paperback]

    Colleen E. Donnelly (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789088903670
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Mary Magdalene and the Virgin Mary continue to intrigue and fascinate us to this day. Their appearances in the Bible are brief, piquing our curiosity and compelling speculation about the unknown years of their lives. This volume contains modern tr... .... Learn More
  5. Middle English Romances in Translation

    Middle English Romances in Translation: Amis and Amiloun | Athelston | Floris and Blancheflor | Havelok the Dane | King Horn | Sir Degare [Paperback]

    Kenneth Eckert (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9789088903397
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The popular romances of medieval England are fantasy stories of love at first sight; brave knights seeking adventure; evil stewards; passionate, lusty women; hand-to-hand combat; angry dragons; and miracles. They are not only fun but indicate a gr... .... Learn More
  6. Lybeaus Desconus

    Lybeaus Desconus [Paperback]

    Eve Salisbury (Editor); James Weldon (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441957
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Lybeaus Desconus (the Fair Unknown) is the mid-fourteenth-century Middle English version of the classic narrative of the handsome and mysterious young outsider who comes to the court of King Arthur to prove himself worthy of joining Arthur’s knigh... .... Learn More
  7. 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)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    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
  8. 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)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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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 works, a... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. The Trojan Legend in Medieval Scottish Literature

    The Trojan Legend in Medieval Scottish Literature [Hardback]

    Emily Wingfield (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843843641
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The Trojan legend became hot property during the Anglo-Scots Wars of Independence. During the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, the English traced their ancestry to Brutus and the Trojans and used this origin myth to bolster their cl... .... Learn More

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