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  1. A Companion to the Doctrine of the Hert

    A Companion to the Doctrine of the Hert [Hardback]

    Denis Renevey (Author); Christiania Whitehead (Author)

    Regular Price: £85.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780859898218
    Published by : The Exeter Press
    This volume accompanies the University of Exeter Press' new critical edition of the middle English "Doctrine of the Hert", a devotional text which circulated widely in later medieval Europe, both in its Latin original and in various vernacular ... .... Learn More
  2. Writing to the King

    Writing to the King [Hardback]

    David Matthews (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780521111379
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In the century before Chaucer a new language of political critique emerged. In political verse of the period, composed in Anglo-Latin, Anglo-Norman, and Middle English, poets write as if addressing the king himself, drawing on their sense of th... .... Learn More
  3. John Gower, Trilingual Poet

    John Gower, Trilingual Poet [Hardback]

    Elisabeth M. Dutton (Editor); John Hines (Editor); R. F. Yeager (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842507
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    John Gower wrote in three languages - Latin, French, and English - and their considerable and sometimes competing significance in fourteenth-century England underlies his trilingualism. The essays collected in this volume start fr... .... Learn More
  4. Court Poetry in Late Medieval England and Scotland

    Court Poetry in Late Medieval England and Scotland [Hardback]

    Anthony J. Hasler (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780521809573
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book explores the anxious and unstable relationship between court poetry and various forms of authority, political and cultural, in England and Scotland at the beginning of the sixteenth century. Through poems by Skelton, Dunbar, Douglas, Haw... .... Learn More
  5. Ethics and Power in Medieval English Reformist Writing

    Ethics and Power in Medieval English Reformist Writing [Hardback]

    Edwin David Craun (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9780521199322
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The late medieval Church obliged all Christians to rebuke the sins of others, especially those who had power to discipline in Church and State: priests, confessors, bishops, judges, the Pope. This practice, in which the injured party had to confro... .... Learn More
  6. The N-Town Play

    The N-Town Play: Drama and Liturgy in Medieval East Anglia [Hardback]

    Penny Granger (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781843841890
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The dramatic text known as the "N-Town Play", from fifteenth-century East Anglia, is a significant but mysterious compilation of late-medieval vernacular theatre. It differs radically from the better-known Northern medie... .... Learn More
  7. Disseminal Chaucer

    Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the "Nun's Priest's Tale [Paperback]

    Peter W. Travis (Author)

    Regular Price: £43.50

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    ISBN: 9780268042356
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Chaucer's "The Nun's Priest's Tale" is one of the most popular of "The Canterbury Tales". It is only 646 lines long, yet it contains elements of a beast fable, an exemplum, a satire, and other genres. There have been countless attempts to articula... .... Learn More
  8. John the Blind Audelay: Poems and Carols

    John the Blind Audelay: Poems and Carols [Paperback]

    Susanna Greer Fein (Editor)

    Regular Price: £31.50

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781580441315
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Audelay’s idiosyncratic devotional tastes, interesting personal life history, and declared political affiliations—loyalty to king, upholder of estates, anxiety over heresy—make him worthy of careful study beside his better-known contemporaries. Of... .... Learn More
  9. William Caxton: The Game and Playe of the Chesse

    William Caxton: The Game and Playe of the Chesse [Paperback]

    Jenny Adams (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441308
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Despite its title, Caxton's "Game and Playe of the Chesse" does not, in fact, have much to say about a game or about playing it. Instead, the work uses the chessboard and its pieces to allegorize a political community whose citizens contribute to ... .... Learn More
  10. Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature

    Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature [Hardback]

    Kathleen E. Kennedy (Author)

    Regular Price: £69.00

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    ISBN: 9780230606661
    Published by : Palgrave
    Employing the study of medieval analogies this book is the first to explore how the relationship between lords and retainers was depicted in literature by Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Lydgate. Kennedy uses close readings and medieval letter colle... .... Learn More

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