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  1. Giovanni Boccaccio: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2: Books vi X

    Giovanni Boccaccio: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2: Books vi X [Hardback]

    Jon Solomon (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674975590
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: The I Tatti Renaissance Library
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Genealogy of the Pagan Gods by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) is an ambitious work of humanistic scholarship whose goal is to plunder ancient and medieval literary sources so as to create a massive synthesis of Greek and Roman mythology. The work ... .... Learn More
  2. Vernacular Translators in Quattrocento Italy: Scribal Culture, Authority, and Agency

    Vernacular Translators in Quattrocento Italy: Scribal Culture, Authority, and Agency [Hardback]

    Andrea Rizzi (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9782503567853
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Late Medieval and Early Modern Studies
    Volume: 26
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This book provides a richly documented study of vernacular translators as agents within the literary culture of Italy during the fifteenth century. Through a fresh and careful examination of these early modern translators, Rizzi shows how hum... .... Learn More
  3. In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France

    In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France [Hardback]

    Peggy McCracken (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780226458922
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
    In medieval literature, when humans and animals meet whether as friends or foes issues of mastery and submission are often at stake. In the Skin of a Beast shows how the concept of sovereignty comes to the fore in such narratives, reflecting large... .... Learn More
  4. The Arthur of the Italians: The Arthurian Legend in Medieval Italian Literature and Culture

    The Arthur of the Italians: The Arthurian Legend in Medieval Italian Literature and Culture [Paperback]

    F. Regina Psaki (Editor); Gloria Allaire (Editor)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781786830715
    Published by : University of Wales Press
    Series: Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages
    This is the first comprehensive book on the Arthurian legend in medieval and Renaissance Italy since Edmund Gardner's 1930 The Arthurian Legend in Italian Literature. Arthurian material reached all levels of Italian society, from princely courts w... .... Learn More
  5. Holy Deadlock" and Further Ribaldries: Another Dozen Medieval French Plays in Modern English

    Holy Deadlock" and Further Ribaldries: Another Dozen Medieval French Plays in Modern English [Hardback]

    Jody Enders (Other)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812248746
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
    Did you hear the one about the newlywed who rushes off for legal advice before the honeymoon is over? Or the husbands who arrange for an enormous tub in which to cure their sugary wives with a pinch of salt? How about a participatory processional ... .... Learn More
  6. The Arthur of the North

    The Arthur of the North: The Arthurian Legend in the Norse and Rus Realms [Paperback]

    Marianne Kalinke (Editor)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781783167876
    Published by : University of Wales Press
    The Arthur of the North is the first book-length study of the Arthurian literature that was translated from French and Latin into Old Norse-Icelandic in the thirteenth century, which has been preserved mostly in Icelandic manuscripts, and whi... .... Learn More
  7. Animals and Hunters in the Late Middle Ages

    Animals and Hunters in the Late Middle Ages: Evidence from the BnF MS fr. 616 of the Livre de chasse by Gaston Febus [Hardback]

    Hannele Klemettila (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781138842335
    Published by : Routledge
    This book explores views of the natural world in the late Middle Ages, especially as expressed in Livre de chasse (Book of the Hunt), the most influential hunting book of the era. It shows that killing and maiming, suffering and t... .... Learn More
  8. La Vie d'Edouard le Confesseur by a Nun of Barking Abbey

    La Vie d'Edouard le Confesseur by a Nun of Barking Abbey [Hardback]

    Jane Bliss (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781846319518
    Published by : University of Exeter Press
    The twelfth-century Anglo-Norman verse Life of King Edward the Confessor is presented here in modern English for the first time, and with a full introduction and notes. Its author, an anonymous Nun of Barking Abbey, offers a many-... .... Learn More
  9. 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

    Special Price: £9.95

    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
  10. Las Mocedades de Rodrigo / The Youthful Deeds of Rodrigo, the Cid

    Las Mocedades de Rodrigo / The Youthful Deeds of Rodrigo, the Cid [Paperback]

    Matthew Bailey (Translator)

    £13.99

    ISBN: 9781442615953
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Perhaps the most famous Castilian in history, Rodrigo Diaz - also known as 'the Cid' - lived in the second half of the eleventh century, distinguishing himself during the conquest of the Muslim kingdom of Valencia. The epic poem ... .... Learn More

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