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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Medieval Romance Medieval Contexts

    Medieval Romance Medieval Contexts [Hardback]

    R. Purdie (Editor); Michael Cichon (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842606
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The essays in this volume take a representative selection of English and Scottish romances from the medieval period and explore some of their medieval contexts, deepening our understanding not only of the romances concerned but also of the specifi... .... Learn More
  6. Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy

    Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy: Illiterate Literature [Hardback]

    Alison Cornish (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9781107001138
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Translation and commentary are often associated with institutions and patronage; but in Italy around the time of Dante, widespread vernacular translation was mostly on the spontaneous initiative of individuals. While Dante is usually the starting ... .... Learn More
  7. Interlace Structure of the Third Part of the Prose Lancelot

    Interlace Structure of the Third Part of the Prose Lancelot [Hardback]

    Frank Brandsma (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843842576
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Thematically and as a narrative technique, interlace, the complex weaving together of many different story-telling strands, comes to its full development in the intriguing conclusion of the Prose Lancelot. The Grail appears on the horizon and alth... .... Learn More
  8. Lettering the Self in Medieval and Early Modern France

    Lettering the Self in Medieval and Early Modern France [Hardback]

    Katherine Kong (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843842316
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Lettering the Self argues that letters in medieval and early-modern France reveal the contours of the pre-modern self. Letters in this period were complicated compositions which, in addition to their administrative and artistic f... .... Learn More
  9. Boccaccio: The Latin Eclogues

    Boccaccio: The Latin Eclogues [Paperback]

    David Slavitt (Translator)

    Regular Price: £20.50

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    ISBN: 9780801895630
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Giovanni Boccaccio is famous for his masterpiece The Decameron, but his Latin Eclogues are relatively unknown. David R. Slavitt's English translation makes these important pieces accessible to a new audience of readers. Elegant and engaging, these... .... Learn More
  10. Sea of Silk

    Sea of Silk: A Textile Geography of Women's Work in Medieval French Literature [Hardback]

    E. J. Burns (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780812241549
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This intriguing book looks at the depiction of female silk workers in Old French literature, arguing that literary portraits of medieval heroines who produce and decorate silk cloth or otherwise manipulate items of silk outline a metaphorical ... .... Learn More

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