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  1. 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)

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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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Romance and its Contexts in Fifteenth-Century England

    Romance and its Contexts in Fifteenth-Century England: Politics, Piety and Penitence [Hardback]

    Raluca L. Radulescu (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843843597
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Although the anonymous pious Middle English romances and Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur have rarely been studied in relation to each other, they in fact share at least two thematic concerns, vocabularies of suffering and genealogical concerns, ... .... Learn More
  5. Fatherhood and its Representations in Middle English Texts

    Fatherhood and its Representations in Middle English Texts [Hardback]

    Rachel E. Moss (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843843580
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The figure and role of the late-medieval father is reappraised through a close reading of a range of documents from the period, including both letters and romances. Late medieval English society placed great weight on the practices of primogenitur... .... Learn More
  6. 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)

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    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
  7. Malory and Christianity

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

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

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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
  8. Ten Bourdes

    Ten Bourdes [Paperback]

    Melissa M. Furrow (Editor)

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    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
  9. Chaucer, Gower and the Vernacular Rising

    Chaucer, Gower and the Vernacular Rising [Hardback]

    Lynn Arner (Author)

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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
  10. Scribes and the City

    Scribes and the City: London Guildhall Clerks and the Dissemination of Middle English Literature, 1375-1425 [Hardback]

    Linne R. Mooney (Author); Estelle Stubbs (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781903153406
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Geoffrey Chaucer is called the Father of English Literature not because he was the first author to write in English - he wasn't - but because his works were among those of his generation produced in sufficient numbers to reach a wider audience. He... .... Learn More

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