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  1. Reading and War in Fifteenth-Century England

    Reading and War in Fifteenth-Century England: From Lydgate to Malory [Hardback]

    Catherine Nall (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781843843245
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Reading, writing and the prosecution of warfare went hand in hand in the fifteenth century, demonstrated by the wide circulation and ownership of military manuals and ordinances, and the integration of military concerns into a huge corpus of texts... .... Learn More
  2. Shakespeare's London Theatreland

    Shakespeare's London Theatreland [Paperback]

    Julian Bowsher (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781907586125
    Published by : MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)
    This guide to the unique theatrical venues of London, from 1567, when the first playhouse was built, to 1642, when Cromwell closed them down, sets out the rich dramatic history of this period in relation to the latest exciting archaeological e... .... Learn More
  3. Troilus and Criseyde

    Troilus and Criseyde: A Reader's Guide [Paperback]

    Jenni Nuttall (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.99

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    ISBN: 9780521138765
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    'Troilus and Criseyde', Geoffrey Chaucer's most substantial completed work, is a long historical romance; its famous tale of love and betrayal in the Trojan War later inspired William Shakespeare. This reader's guide, written specifically for stud... .... Learn More
  4. Prik of Conscience

    Prik of Conscience [Paperback]

    James H. Morey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £23.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9781580441728
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    In the first modern edition of the poem since 1863, James H. Morey presents The Prik of Conscience to a new audience of students of the Middle Ages. The famous fourteenth century poem leads its audience on a path of penance. Attributed to the myst... .... Learn More
  5. Authorship and First-Person Allegory in Late Medieval France and England

    Authorship and First-Person Allegory in Late Medieval France and England [Hardback]

    Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843139
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The emergence of vernacular allegories in the middle ages, recounted by a first-person narrator-protagonist, invites both abstract and specific interpretations of the author's role, since the protagonist who claims to compose the narrative also di... .... Learn More
  6. The Island Garden

    The Island Garden: England's Language of Nation from Gildas to Marvell [Paperback]

    Lynn Staley (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.50

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780268041403
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    For centuries England’s writers used the metaphor of their country as an island garden to engage in a self-conscious debate about national identity. In The Island Garden: England’s Language of Nation from Gildas to Marvell, Lynn Staley suggests th... .... Learn More
  7. Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge

    Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge [Paperback]

    Clifford Davidson (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441711
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    The Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge, composed in the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century, is the "chief surviving antitheatrical document from the Middle Ages", generally considered to be a Lollard attack on the stage. The Middle English text ... .... Learn More
  8. The Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of the Old Testament

    The Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of the Old Testament [Paperback]

    Michael Livingston (Editor)

    Regular Price: £31.50

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781580441506
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Like the Bible upon which it is based, the metrical paraphrase is unlikely to be a text read cover-to-cover by the faint-hearted. The Paraphrase is, in several ways, a remarkable artifact of the Chaucerian period, one that can reveal a great deal ... .... Learn More
  9. Gower's Vulgar Tongue: Ovid Lay Religion and English Poetry in the Confessio Amantis

    Gower's Vulgar Tongue: Ovid Lay Religion and English Poetry in the Confessio Amantis [Hardback]

    T. Matthew N. McCabe (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842835
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    After establishing his reputation as a literary author by means of his French and Latin verse, Gower came to recognize the possibilities which English held for serious poetry only in the 1380s. This book gives sustained attention to the implicatio... .... Learn More
  10. John Gower: The French Balades

    John Gower: The French Balades [Paperback]

    R.F. Yeager (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441551
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Gower’s imaginative French poetry is now available in a new edition with facing page translation, annotations, and introduction. Gower’s Traitié employs the French poetic form of balade, typically used for courtly verses, to avow instead the virtu... .... Learn More

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