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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. Heroines of the French Epic

    Heroines of the French Epic: A second selection of chansons de geste [Hardback]

    Michael A. H. Newth (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843610
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The epic tales of medieval France, called chansons de geste, or "songs of deeds", provided the chief means of cultural and imaginative expression in the French language for over one hundred and fifty years (c.1100-1250), during one of the most sig... .... Learn More
  3. Flowering of Medieval French Literature

    Flowering of Medieval French Literature: "Au parler que m'aprist ma mere" [Hardback]

    Sandra Hindman (Author); Ariane Bergeron-Foote (Author)

    £30.00
    ISBN: 9780991517206
    Published by : Les Enluminures
    Although the earliest records of written French date from the 9th century, it was not until the 13th century, when there was an explosion of texts in the 'mother tongue', that French became widespread as a written language. And only in 1539, by Ki... .... Learn More
  4. French Arthurian Literature V

    French Arthurian Literature V: The Lay of Mantel [Hardback]

    Glyn S. Burgess (Editor); Leslie C. Brook (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843382
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The Old French lay of Mantel belongs to the group of anonymous lays that were composed in the late twelfth or thirteenth century. These short narratives vary in tone and usually deal with some aspect of love, usually in an aristocratic, courtly se... .... Learn More
  5. The Fabliaux

    The Fabliaux: A New Verse Translation [Hardback]

    Nathaniel E. Dubin (Translator)

    Regular Price: £22.00

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    ISBN: 9780871403575
    Published by : W W Norton
    Composed between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, these virtually unknown erotic and satiric poems lie at the root of the Western comic tradition. Passed down by the anticlerical middle classes of medieval France, The Fabliaux depicts priapic... .... Learn More
  6. 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: £60.00

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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") sha... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 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: £60.00

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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
  9. 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)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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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 but also in ... .... Learn More
  10. Jean d'Arras: Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan

    Jean d'Arras: Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan [Hardback]

    Donald Maddox (Editor); Sara sturm-maddox (Editor)

    Regular Price: £57.95

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    ISBN: 9780271054124
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    Jean d'Arras's splendid prose romance of Melusine, written for Jean de Berry, the brother of King Charles V of France, is one of the most significant and complex literary works of the later Middle Ages. The author, promising to tell us "how the no... .... Learn More

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