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  1. Marie de France and the Poetics of Memory

    Marie de France and the Poetics of Memory [Hardback]

    Logan E. Whalen (Author)

    Regular Price: £68.50

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    ISBN: 9780813215099
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    "Marie de France and The Poetics of Memory" presents the first exhaustive treatment of the rhetorical use of description and memory in all the narrative works of the late 12th-century poet, Marie de France - the first woman to compose literary tex... .... Learn More
  2. Logic and Humour in the Fabliaux

    Logic and Humour in the Fabliaux [Hardback]

    Roy Pearcy (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843841227
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
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  3. Christine de Pizan's Changing Opinion

    Christine de Pizan's Changing Opinion [Hardback]

    Douglas Kelly (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    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... .... Learn More
  4. Italian Literature II

    Italian Literature II: Tristano Riccardiano [Hardback]

    Gina Psaki (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    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
  5. Soundscape in Early French Literature

    Soundscape in Early French Literature [Hardback]

    Brigitte Cazelles (Author)

    Regular Price: £37.00

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    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
  6. Heroes of the French Epic

    Heroes of the French Epic: Heroes of the French Epic [Paperback]

    Michael A. Newth (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781843831471
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Oxbow says: Heroes of the French epic contains verse translations of six of the best chansons de geste to have come down to us from the middle ages. This performance genre provided the chief means of cultural and imaginative expression in the... .... Learn More
  7. Wace: Le Roman de Brut

    Wace: Le Roman de Brut [Hardback]

    Arthur Wayne Glowka (Editor)

    Regular Price: £42.00

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    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
  8. Letters, Orders and Musters of Bertrand du Guesclin

    Letters, Orders and Musters of Bertrand du Guesclin: 1357-1380 [Hardback]

    Michael Jones (Author)

    Regular Price: £95.00

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    ISBN: 9781843830887
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    This volume catalogues, but in most cases does not reproduce, 944 letters, orders and musters relating to Bertrand du Gusclin, `the most famous French soldier of his generation'. He is a popular subject for biographers who have based their stud... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. The Writings of Agnes of Harcourt

    The Writings of Agnes of Harcourt [Hardback]

    sean L. Field (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.50

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    ISBN: 9780268044039
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Agnes of Harcourt is an important though little known thirteenth-century author. Born into a leading Norman noble family, she became an abbess at the new royal Franciscan abbey of Longchamp, founded just outside of Paris by Isabelle of France, sis... .... Learn More

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