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  1. Images of Kingship in Chaucer and His Ricardian Contemporaries

    Images of Kingship in Chaucer and His Ricardian Contemporaries [Hardback]

    Samantha J. Rayner (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843841746
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The reign of Richard II saw an extraordinary flowering of literary achievement, and its major poets Chaucer, Gower, Langland and the Gawain Poet, are often discussed together as a discrete literary period. Through detailed examination of tthe ... .... Learn More
  2. Singing The New Song

    Singing The New Song: Literacy and Liturgy in Late Medieval England [Hardback]

    Katherine Zieman (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812240511
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Many studies of literacy and liturgy in the late medieval period examine the rise of the vernacular and the shift from orality and the performance of sacred texts to personal reading of written texts. However, this study empahsises the continue... .... Learn More
  3. Lordship and Literature

    Lordship and Literature: John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household [Hardback]

    Elliot Kendall (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199542642
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The great households of the nobility remained basic units of economic and political power in the late fourteenth century; the Royal household was also still to a large extent synonymous with the state. Social status was grounded firmly in the i... .... Learn More
  4. Julian of Norwich

    Julian of Norwich [Hardback]

    Elisabeth M. Dutton (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843841814
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Compilation and miscellany manuscripts were widely owned in the late middle ages, by both the laity and the clergy. Here, their possible influence on Julian of Norwich's "Revelations" is explored. This book argues that formal features of compilati... .... Learn More
  5. The Hands of the Tongue

    The Hands of the Tongue: Essays on Deviant Speech [Paperback]

    Edwin David Craun (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580441155
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Presented in three sections—Sins of the Tongue, Punishing Deviant Speech, and Deviant Speech and Gender—the essays included here give a clear picture of what we know about deviant speech in medieval culture, a picture that has begun to achieve the... .... Learn More
  6. Global Perspectives on Medieval English Literature, Language, and Culture

    Global Perspectives on Medieval English Literature, Language, and Culture [Hardback]

    Noel Harold Kaylor (Editor); Richard Scott Noakes (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580441209
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    The twelve essays in this volume proceed from a modern fantasy-epic back in time to oral epics that have been transmitted through the technology of manuscripts, and central in the collection are two articles that address Chaucer's Middle English c... .... Learn More
  7. A Blessed Shore

    A Blessed Shore: England and Bohemia from Chaucer to Shakespeare [Hardback]

    Alfred Thomas (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780801445682
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    This fascinating study looks at relations between England and Bohemia in the Late Middle Ages, both in an empirical sense and going beyond this to the formation of Bohemia as an idea. The starting point of the study is the marriage of Richard I... .... Learn More
  8. On John Gower: Essays at the Millennium

    On John Gower: Essays at the Millennium [Paperback]

    R.F. Yeager (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580440998
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    It would not be an exaggeration to observe that in the last two decades Gower studies have developed in response to a widening appreciation of his poetry. On John Gower: Essays at the Millennium represents the third volume of essays originating fr... .... Learn More
  9. Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

    Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales [Paperback]

    Gail Ashton (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780826489364
    Published by : Continuum International Pub.
    A concise guide to the Canterbury Tales, aimed primarily at students. As well as providing background to Chaucer’s life , historical and literary context, Gail Ashton explores the various critical approaches which have been taken to the Tales, dis... .... Learn More
  10. Late Medieval Interlude

    Late Medieval Interlude [Hardback]

    Fiona S. Dunlop (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781903153215
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The commercial theatre of the late sixteenth century is often credited with introducing its audiences to new modes of thought about the self, society and the nation, making them conscious that the self is performed, as an actor performs a role.... .... Learn More

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