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  1. 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
  2. Hunting Law and Ritual in Medieval English Literature

    Hunting Law and Ritual in Medieval English Literature [Hardback]

    William Perry Marvin (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781843840824
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    When the Normans brought the forest law to England, they ruptured centuries-old continuity in hunting culture. Never before had the right to hunt been monopolized on such a scale, nor had the arts of hunting borne such an air of strict elitism.... .... Learn More
  3. Marriage, Adultery and Inheritance in Malory's Morte Darthur

    Marriage, Adultery and Inheritance in Malory's Morte Darthur [Hardback]

    K. Cherewatuk (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843840893
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Marriage in the middle ages encompassed two crucial but sometimes conflicting dimensions: a private companionate relationship, and a public social institution, the means whereby heirs were produced and land, wealth, power and political rule we... .... Learn More
  4. Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

    Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales: A Casebook [Paperback]

    Lee Patterson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780195175745
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The ten essays selected for this book illuminate the central themes of the most frequently taught Canterbury Tales . These texts are appropriate for undergraduates and general readers and were edited carefully to ensure that references and allusio... .... Learn More
  5. Four Middle English Romances:

    Four Middle English Romances:: Sir Isumbras, Octavian, Sir Eglamour of Artois, Sir Tryamour [Paperback]

    Harriet Hudson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580441117
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    “Sir Isumbras,” “Octavian,” “Sir Eglamour of Artois,” and “Sir Tryamour” are important works in a major literary development of the fourteenth century: the flourishing of Middle English popular romance. These four narratives were among the most po... .... Learn More
  6. The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers

    The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers [Paperback]

    John William Sutton (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580441056
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    At the forefront of the medieval wisdom tradition was The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers, a long prose text that purports to be a compendium of lore collected from biblical, classical, and legendary philosophers and sages. Dicts and Sayings... .... Learn More
  7. The Voice of the Hammer

    The Voice of the Hammer: The Meaning of Work in Middle English Literature [Paperback]

    Nicola Masciandaro (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780268034986
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    A detailed study of the way work was conceptualised in late medieval England, grounded in a close analysis of the Middle English lexicon, accounts of the history of work and Fragment VII of the Canterbury tales. .... Learn More
  8. John Gower: The Minor Latin Works with in Praise of Peace

    John Gower: The Minor Latin Works with in Praise of Peace [Paperback]

    Michael Livingston (Editor); R.F. Yeager (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580440974
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Gower’s achievement in writing substantially in all three primary languages of his time—Anglo-French, English, and Latin—was a source of pride to others and, undoubtedly, to him too: into the final years of his life he continued to produce poetry ... .... Learn More
  9. The Kingis Quair and Other Prison Poems

    The Kingis Quair and Other Prison Poems [Paperback]

    Mary-Jo Arn (Editor); Linne R. Mooney (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580440936
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Readers have noticed that the fifteenth century saw a remarkable flourishing of poems written in conditions of physical captivity or on the subject of imprisonment. The largest body of this poetry is from the pen of Charles of Valois, duke of Orlé... .... Learn More
  10. John Lydgate

    John Lydgate [Paperback]

    Larry Scanlon (Editor); James Simpson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780268041168
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Contributors write about Lydgate from a variety of critical perspectives and emphasize the diversity of the poet’s writings beyond the city-state tragedies of Troy and Thebes. Genres discussed include beast fable, mumming, hagiography, devotional ... .... Learn More

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