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  1. Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France

    Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France [Hardback]

    Tracy Adams (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.95

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    ISBN: 9780271050713
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    In Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France, Tracy Adams offers a reevaluation of Christine de Pizan's literary engagement with contemporary politics. Adams locates Christine's works within a detailed narrative of the complex history of the dis... .... Learn More
  2. The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville

    The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville [Hardback]

    Marco Nievergelt (Editor); Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843344
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    New essays on the unjustly neglected Pèlerinage works by de Guileville, showing in particular its huge contemporary influence.

    The fourteenth-century French pilgrimage allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville (or "Digulleville") ... .... Learn More
  3. Savoring Power, Consuming the Times

    Savoring Power, Consuming the Times: The Metaphors of Food in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature [Paperback]

    Pina Palma (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.50

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    ISBN: 9780268038397
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Pina Palma’s Savoring Power, Consuming the Times: The Metaphors of Food in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature is an innovative look at the writings of five important Italian authors—Boccaccio’s Decameron, Pulci’s Morgante, Boiardo’s Innam... .... Learn More
  4. Shaping Courtliness in Medieval France

    Shaping Courtliness in Medieval France: Essays in Honor of Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner [Hardback]

    Daniel E. O'Sullivan (Editor); Laurie Shepard (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843351
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The concept of courtliness forms the theme of this collection of essays. Focused on works written in the Francophone world between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries, they examine courtliness as both an historical privilege and a literary ideal, ... .... Learn More
  5. Violence and the Writing of History in the Medieval Francophone World

    Violence and the Writing of History in the Medieval Francophone World [Hardback]

    Noah D. Guynn (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843843375
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The concept of medieval historiography as "usable past" is here challenged and reassessed. The contributors' shared claim is that the value of medieval historiographical texts lies not only in the factual information the texts contain bu... .... Learn More
  6. Authorship and First-Person Allegory in Late Medieval France and England

    Authorship and First-Person Allegory in Late Medieval France and England [Hardback]

    Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843139
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The emergence of vernacular allegories in the middle ages, recounted by a first-person narrator-protagonist, invites both abstract and specific interpretations of the author's role, since the protagonist who claims to compose the narrative also di... .... Learn More
  7. Blindness and Therapy in Late Medieval French and Italian Poetry

    Blindness and Therapy in Late Medieval French and Italian Poetry [Hardback]

    Julie Singer (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842729
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    This book argues that late medieval love poets, from Petrarch to Machaut and Charles d'Orleans, exploit scientific models as a broad framework within which to redefine the limits of the lyric subject and his body. Just as humoral theory depends up... .... Learn More
  8. Partonopeus de Blois

    Partonopeus de Blois: Romance in the Making [Hardback]

    Penny Eley (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842743
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Partonopeus de Blois is one of the most important works of twelfth-century French fiction; it shaped the development of romance as a genre, gave rise to adaptations in several other medieval languages and even an opera (Massanet's Esclarmonde). Ho... .... Learn More
  9. Chretien de Troyes in Prose: the Burgundian Erec and Cliges

    Chretien de Troyes in Prose: the Burgundian Erec and Cliges [Hardback]

    Joan Tasker Grimbert (Editor); Carol J. Chase (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842699
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    In the middle of the fifteenth century two anonymous writers 'translated' into prose Chretien de Troyes's first verse romances, Erec and Cliges (dating from the twelfth century), for the circle of Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy. For a long time... .... Learn More
  10. John Gower: The French Balades

    John Gower: The French Balades [Paperback]

    R.F. Yeager (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441551
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Gower’s imaginative French poetry is now available in a new edition with facing page translation, annotations, and introduction. Gower’s Traitié employs the French poetic form of balade, typically used for courtly verses, to avow instead the virtu... .... Learn More

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