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  1. Reconsidering Boccaccio: Medieval Contexts and Global Intertexts

    Reconsidering Boccaccio: Medieval Contexts and Global Intertexts [Hardback]

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

    £61.99

    ISBN: 9781487501785
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Italian Studies
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    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
  2. Dante: The Story of His Life

    Dante: The Story of His Life [Paperback]

    Marco Santagata (Author)

    £13.95

    ISBN: 9780674984066
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    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
  3. 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
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    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
  4. 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
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    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
  5. 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
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    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
  6. The Complete Poetry of Giacomo da Lentini

    The Complete Poetry of Giacomo da Lentini [Paperback]

    Akash Kumar (Translator); Richard Lansing (Translator)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9781487522865
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library
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    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
  7. 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
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    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
  8. The Classical Tradition in Medieval Catalan, 1300-1500

    The Classical Tradition in Medieval Catalan, 1300-1500: Translation, Imitation, and Literacy [Hardback]

    Lluís Cabré (Author); Alejandro Coroleu (Author); Montserrat Ferrer (Author); Albert Lloret (Author); Josep Pujol (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781855663220
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    This book offers the first comprehensive study of the reception of the classical tradition in medieval Catalan letters, a multilingual process involving not only Latin and Catalan, but also neighbouring vernaculars like Aragonese, Castilian, Frenc... .... Learn More
  9. Meditations on the Life of Christ: The Short Italian Text

    Meditations on the Life of Christ: The Short Italian Text [Hardback]

    Sarah McNamer (Editor)

    £66.95

    ISBN: 9780268102852
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
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    The Meditations on the Life of Christ was the most popular and influential devotional work of the later Middle Ages. With its lively dialogue and narrative realism, its poignant and moving depictions of the Nativity and Passion, and its direct app... .... Learn More
  10. Machaut's Legacy: The Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Later Middle Ages and Beyond

    Machaut's Legacy: The Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Later Middle Ages and Beyond [Hardback]

    R. Barton Palmer (Editor); Burt Kimmelman (Editor)

    £92.50

    ISBN: 9780813062419
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    In a daring rewrite of literary history, this volume argues that the medieval poet and musician Guillaume de Machaut was the major influence in narrative craft during the late Middle Ages and long after. Examining Machaut's series of debate poems,... .... Learn More

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