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  1. Logic and Humour in the Fabliaux

    Logic and Humour in the Fabliaux [Hardback]

    Roy Pearcy (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781843841227
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Joseph Bédier's 1893 definition of the fabliaux as 'funny stories in verse' is still widely accepted as the best brief and general description for a heterogeneous collection of texts. But the heterogeneity creates difficulties and at the peripher... .... Learn More
  2. Christine de Pizan's Changing Opinion

    Christine de Pizan's Changing Opinion [Hardback]

    Douglas Kelly (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781843841111
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    This study examines the evolution of Christine's thought on true and false opinion. She reflected deeply on the subject of opinion while analyzing, evaluating, challenging, and changing her own and others' opinions in her lifelong quest for certai... .... Learn More
  3. Italian Literature II

    Italian Literature II: Tristano Riccardiano [Hardback]

    Gina Psaki (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9781843840671
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The first English translation of the earliest Italian Tristan romance, the Tristano Riccardiano , preserved in MS 2543 of the Biblioteca Riccardiana in Florence. The translation offers new evidence for the development of the Tristan story in Eu... .... Learn More
  4. Soundscape in Early French Literature

    Soundscape in Early French Literature [Hardback]

    Brigitte Cazelles (Author)

    Regular Price: £37.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780866983396
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Arizona Studies in Middle Ages and the Renaissance; 17
    Soundscape in Early French Literature is a study of how sound is employed in a variety of Latin and early French works. In five chapters, titled to reflect the author’s attention to and interest in sound (“The Big Bang,” “The Blares of Power,” “Th... .... Learn More
  5. Wace: Le Roman de Brut

    Wace: Le Roman de Brut [Hardback]

    Arthur Wayne Glowka (Editor)

    Regular Price: £42.00

    Special Price: £10.50

    ISBN: 9780866983228
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    Volume: 279
    Wace's Roman de Brut is a wonderful introduction to the medieval world--a world of kings and feudal loyalty, of castles and siege machines, of battles and invasions, of moral and immoral love, of sin and salvation, and of famines and storms. Wace'... .... Learn More
  6. Renaissance Fables

    Renaissance Fables: Aesopic Prose by Leon Battista Alberti, Bartolomeo Scala, Leonardo Da Vinci, Bernardino Baldi [Hardback]

    David Marsh (Editor)

    Regular Price: £31.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983037
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    An important genre of Renaissance literature was the philosophical Aesopic fable, a tradition initiated by Leon Battista Alberti, whose Apologi centum, a pithy collection written in just nine days (16-24 December 1437), spawned numerous imitations... .... Learn More
  7. Pietro Aligheri, Comentum Super Poema Comedie Dantis

    Pietro Aligheri, Comentum Super Poema Comedie Dantis [Hardback]

    Massimilano Chiamenti (Editor)

    Regular Price: £51.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780866982894
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval & Renaissance texts & studies
    Volume: No. 247
    This is the first edition of the third and final version of Pietro Alighieri's commentary on his father's Divine Comedy. It is precisely the third version that contains a wealth of material not present in the earlier two versions and demonstrates ... .... Learn More
  8. The Poetry of François Villon

    The Poetry of François Villon: Text and Context [Hardback]

    Jane H. M. Taylor (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780521792707
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Primarily aimed at readers with a particular interest in 15th-century French verse, this detailed study looks at the many voices that can be found in the ballads of François Villon. Taylor's aim is to show that Villon did not present himself as... .... Learn More
  9. Antichrist and Judgment Day

    Antichrist and Judgment Day: The Middle French Jour Du Jugement [Paperback]

    David F. Hult (Editor); Richard K. Emmerson (Editor); Keith Glaeske (Editor)

    Regular Price: £11.99

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9781889818061
    Published by : Pegasus Press
    Translated for the first time into English, the 14th century French play Jour du Jugement is a fascinating theatrical extravaganza, staging two of the most important events in Christian eschatology: the appearance, deception and persecution of Ant... .... Learn More
  10. The Comedy of Eros

    The Comedy of Eros [Paperback]

    Norman R. Shapiro (Author)

    Regular Price: £11.99

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    ISBN: 9780252065811
    Published by : University of Illinois Press
    A collection of extracts from thirteenth century French poetry offering advice on love, either directly translating or inspired by Ovid's Ars amatoria. .... Learn More

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