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  1. Looking Inward

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

    Jennifer Bryan (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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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
  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. 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
  7. 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)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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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
  8. The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship

    The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship: Literature, Language and Politics in Late Medieval England [Hardback]

    Jenni Nuttall (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521874960
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The deposition of Richard II and its justification by Henry IV; namely that he was unfit to rule and had 'voluntarily' abdicated, sparked considerable political debate as to the nature of kingship. Political language was thus placed far more in... .... Learn More
  9. Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England

    Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England [Hardback]

    Matthew Giancarlo (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521875394
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England investigates the relationship between the development of parliament and the practice of English poetry in the later fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. During this period, the bureaucrati... .... 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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