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  1. The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints

    The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints [Hardback]

    Ad Putter (Editor); Judith Jefferson (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845102
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Studies in Medieval Romance
    Volume: v. 21
    Romances were immensely popular with medieval readers, as evidenced by their ubiquity in manuscripts and early print. The essays collected here deal with the textual transmission of medieval romances in England and Scotland, combining this with in... .... Learn More
  2. A Guide to Old Spanish

    A Guide to Old Spanish [Hardback]

    Steven N. Dworkin (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780199687312
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a general introduction to the structures of the different medieval Romance vernaculars most commonly known as Old or Medieval Spanish, as preserved in texts from Spain from the eleventh to the fifteenth centuries. After discussing gen... .... Learn More
  3. Reconsidering Boccaccio: Medieval Contexts and Global Intertexts

    Reconsidering Boccaccio: Medieval Contexts and Global Intertexts [Hardback]

    Olivia Holmes (Editor); Dana E. Stewart (Editor)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781487501785
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Italian Studies
    Reconsidering Boccaccio highlights the great Florentine writer Giovanni Boccaccio's remarkable achievements in the fourteenth century as a cultural mediator, his exceptional social, geographic, and intellectual range, and the influence of his lega... .... Learn More
  4. Female Authorship, Patronage, and Translation in Late Medieval France: From Christine de Pizan to Louise Labe

    Female Authorship, Patronage, and Translation in Late Medieval France: From Christine de Pizan to Louise Labe [Hardback]

    Anneliese Pollock Renck (Author)

    £72.50

    ISBN: 9782503569215
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Texts and Transitions
    Volume: 13
    This new study sheds important light on the development of female authorship in the sixteenth century, through a close analysis of the female patronage and manuscript production leading up to the Renaissance in late medieval France.
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  5. Dante: The Story of His Life

    Dante: The Story of His Life [Paperback]

    Marco Santagata (Author)

    £12.95

    ISBN: 9780674984066
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Marco Santagata’s Dante: The Story of His Life illuminates one of the world’s supreme poets from many angles—writer, philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. Santagata brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante’s medieva... .... Learn More
  6. A Companion to the Poema de mio Cid

    A Companion to the Poema de mio Cid [Hardback]

    Irene Zadarenko (Editor); Alberto Montaner (Editor)

    £227.00

    ISBN: 9789004360006
    Published by : Brill
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This volume brings together a number of distinguished scholars in the field of Poema de mio Cid studies. It provides an informed introduction to key literary aspects of the poem, and thoroughly examines many of the complex issues that are crucial ... .... Learn More
  7. The Complete Story of the Grail: Chretien de Troyes' Perceval and its

    The Complete Story of the Grail: Chretien de Troyes' Perceval and its [Paperback]

    Nigel Bryant (Translator)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781843844983
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Studies
    Volume: v. 82
    The mysterious and haunting Grail makes its first appearance in literature in Chretien de Troyes' Perceval at the end of the twelfth century. But Chretien never finished his poem, leaving an unresolved story and an incomplete picture of the Grail... .... Learn More
  8. Singing the Crusades: French and Occitan Lyric Responses to the Crusading Movements, 1137-1336

    Singing the Crusades: French and Occitan Lyric Responses to the Crusading Movements, 1137-1336 [Hardback]

    Linda Paterson (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844822
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The crusading movement provoked a vast and diverse mass of reactions in the medieval West. While Latin sources provide official versions of its preaching, organisation and events, the vernacular lyrics of the troubadours and trouveres present a se... .... Learn More
  9. Dante's Philosophical Life: Politics and Human Wisdom in "Purgatorio

    Dante's Philosophical Life: Politics and Human Wisdom in "Purgatorio [Hardback]

    Paul Stern (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9780812250114
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    When political theorists teach the history of political philosophy, they typically skip from the ancient Greeks and Cicero to Augustine in the fifth century and Thomas Aquinas in the thirteenth, and then on to the origins of modernity with Machiav... .... Learn More
  10. The Complete Poetry of Giacomo da Lentini

    The Complete Poetry of Giacomo da Lentini [Hardback]

    Akash Kumar (Translator); Richard Lansing (Translator)

    £44.99

    ISBN: 9781487503765
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library
    This volume presents the first translation in English of the complete poetry of Giacomo da Lentini, the first major lyric poet of the Italian vernacular. He was the leading exponent of the Sicilian School (c.1220-1270) as well as the inventor of t... .... Learn More

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