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  1. Politique

    Politique: Languages of Statecraft Between Chaucer and Shakespeare [Paperback]

    Paul Strohm (Author)

    Regular Price: £34.95

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    ISBN: 9780268041144
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    In this book Paul Strohm shifts his recognized talent for textual and cultural analysis to the second half of the latter part of the fifteenth century, arguing that England experienced its own ""pre-Machiavellian"" moment between 1450 and 1485. Th... .... Learn More
  2. Voices in the Past

    Voices in the Past: English Literature and Archaeology [Hardback]

    John Hines (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9780859918831
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Archaeology and literary criticism share a number of processes of interpretation, analysis and evaluation and have much to offer each other in interdisciplinary studies. John Hines argues that the two should be brought closer together to offer ... .... Learn More
  3. A Companion to Gower

    A Companion to Gower [Hardback]

    Sian Echard (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843840008
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The 14th-century poet John Gower has been overshadowed by his contemporary Chaucer while the overt political and moral nature of his poetry has made him unpopular with recent critics. However, this collection of thirteen commissioned essays ref... .... Learn More
  4. Ethics and Exemplary Narrative in Chaucer and Gower

    Ethics and Exemplary Narrative in Chaucer and Gower [Hardback]

    J. Allan Mitchell (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843840190
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    This book makes a vigorous reassessment of the moral dimension in Chaucer's writings. For the Middle Ages, the study of human behaviour generally signified the study of the morality of attitudes, choices, and actions. Moreover, moral analysis was ... .... Learn More
  5. Grounds of English Literature

    Grounds of English Literature [Hardback]

    Christopher Cannon (Author)

    Regular Price: £95.00

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    ISBN: 9780199270828
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The centuries just after the Norman Conquest are the forgotten period of English literary history. In fact, the years 1066-1300 witnessed an unparalleled ingenuity in the creation of written forms, for this was a time when almost every writer w... .... Learn More
  6. Siege of Jerusalem

    Siege of Jerusalem [Paperback]

    Michael Livingston (Editor)

    Regular Price: £12.00

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    ISBN: 9781580440905
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    The fourteenth-century Siege of Jerusalem has been called by Ralph Hanna “the chocolate-covered tarantula of the alliterative movement” for its apparent anti-Semitism and is, as Livingston notes in his introduction, “simply difficult for twenty-fi... .... Learn More
  7. Chaucerian Dream Visons and Complaints

    Chaucerian Dream Visons and Complaints [Paperback]

    Dana M. Symons (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580440875
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    With the exception of the Scottish Quare of Jelusy, the poems in this volume were all attributed to Chaucer by early compilers or editors of his work in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. The book also contains the Middle English te... .... Learn More
  8. William Dunbar: The Complete Works

    William Dunbar: The Complete Works [Paperback]

    John Conlee (Editor)

    Regular Price: £31.50

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    ISBN: 9781580440868
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Scottish poet William Dunbar is usually considered one of the most important figures of fifteenth-century British literature, and may lay claim to being the finest lyric poet writing in English in the century and half between the death of Chaucer ... .... Learn More
  9. Three Purgatory Poems

    Three Purgatory Poems: The Gast of Gy, Sir Owain, the Vision of Tundale [Paperback]

    Edward E. Foster (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580440820
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Though our modern understanding of the medieval doctrine of Purgatory is generally shaped by its presentation by Dante in the Divine Comedy, there is a lengthy history of speculation about the nature of such a place of purgation. Through these fou... .... Learn More
  10. Shadows of Mary

    Shadows of Mary: Reading the Virgin Mary in Medieval Texts [Paperback]

    Teresa Reed (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780708317976
    Published by : University of Wales Press
    The figuration of the Virgin Mary was often contradictory in medieval texts and theological, philosophical and social perceptions of her greatly influenced both sacred and secular literature. In this study Teresa Reed explores five examples of ... .... Learn More

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