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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Petrarch's Triumphs

    Petrarch's Triumphs: Allegory and Spectacle [Paperback]

    Konrad Eisenbichler (Editor); Amilcare Ianucci (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.99

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    ISBN: 9780919473690
    Published by : Pegasus Books
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  4. Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: Transcription and Translation

    Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: Transcription and Translation [Hardback]

    Pamela O. Long (Editor); David McGee (Editor); Alan M. Stahl (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9780262195904
    Published by : MIT Press
    In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of contemporary ... .... Learn More
  5. Crossing Borders

    Crossing Borders [Hardback]

    Sahar Amer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812240870
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This ambitious study looks at the interaction between Arabic and French medieval writing and specifically their representation of gender, and female homo-eroticism. Whilst lesbianism is documented within medieval Arab society, and Arabic litera... .... Learn More
  6. Poetry, Knowledge and Community in Late Medieval France

    Poetry, Knowledge and Community in Late Medieval France [Hardback]

    Rebecca Dixon (Editor); Finn E. Sinclair (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843841777
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Covering the period from the late thirteenth to the early sixteenth century, Poetry, Knowledge, and Community examines the role of poetry in French culture in transmitting and shaping knowledge. The volume reveals the interplay between poet, te... .... Learn More
  7. French Romance of the Later Middle Ages

    French Romance of the Later Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Rosalind Brown-Grant (Author)

    Regular Price: £110.00

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    ISBN: 9780199554140
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Whilst French romances of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries have long enjoyed a privileged place in the literary history of France, romances from the later middle ages have been largely neglected by modern scholars, despite their central rol... .... Learn More
  8. Philippe de Vigneulles and the Art of Prose Translation

    Philippe de Vigneulles and the Art of Prose Translation [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Jones (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781843841586
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Over fifty chansons de geste were reworked into prose between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries for patrons and audiences who demanded updated, de-rhymed versions of heroic songs. While most prose translations were commissioned by noble pa... .... Learn More
  9. Chartier in Europe

    Chartier in Europe [Hardback]

    Emma Cayley (Editor); Ashby Kinch (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781843841760
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    "Chartier in Europe" is the first sustained enquiry into the distinctive influence of the fifteenth-century French poet and diplomat, Alain Chartier, on the reading and writing cultures of England, Italy, Scotland, and Spain, as well as France. Op... .... Learn More
  10. Desire by Gender and Genre in Trouvere Song

    Desire by Gender and Genre in Trouvere Song [Hardback]

    Helen Dell (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843841647
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    This study brings the songs of the trouveres to an encounter with Lacanian psychoanalytic theories of signification, sexual difference and unconscious desire. In trouvere song desire functions as a means of generic and 'genderic' differentiation. ... .... Learn More

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