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  1. John the Blind Audelay: Poems and Carols

    John the Blind Audelay: Poems and Carols [Paperback]

    Susanna Greer Fein (Editor)

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    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
  2. 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
  3. Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature

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

    Kathleen E. Kennedy (Author)

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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
  4. Chaucer and the Poems of "Ch"

    Chaucer and the Poems of "Ch" [Paperback]

    James I. Wimsatt (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580441322
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    On several counts, one particular collection of French lyrics made in France in the late fourteenth century, University of Pennsylvania MS 15, is the most likely repository of Chaucer’s French poems. It is the largest manuscript anthology extant o... .... Learn More
  5. Looking Inward

    Looking Inward: Devotional Reading and the Private Self in Late Medieval England [Hardback]

    Jennifer Bryan (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812240481
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This challenging study looks at the most popular genre of English book in the Later Middle Ages, the devotional treatise. Jennifer Bryan argues that the widespread dissemination of such texts proves not that English men and women were especiall... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Sir Bevis of Hampton in Literary Tradition

    Sir Bevis of Hampton in Literary Tradition [Hardback]

    Jennifer Fellows (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843841739
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Sir Bevis of Hampton is one of the most widespread and important Middle English romances. This book - the first ever full-length study to be devoted to it - considers it in its historical and literary contexts, and its Anglo-Norman, Welsh, Iri... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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