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  • Saxo Grammaticus: The History of the Danes, Books I-IX

    Saxo Grammaticus: The History of the Danes, Books I-IX
    av Hilda Ellis Davidson

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859915021

    The first nine books of Saxo Grammaticus's "The History of the Danes", recording the legendary kings and heroes of Denmark. This translation, with an introductory summary of the nature and content of each book, is followed by a discussion of Saxo an…

  • French Romance, Medieval Sweden and the Europeanisation of Culture

    French Romance, Medieval Sweden and the Europeanisation of Culture
    av Sofia Loden

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845829

    Translations of French romances into other vernaculars in the Middle Ages have sometimes been viewed as "less important" versions of prestigious sources, rather than in their place as part of a broader range of complex and wider European text tradit…

  • A Dictionary of Northern Mythology

    A Dictionary of Northern Mythology
    av Rudolf Simek

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859915137

    For two and a half thousand years, from 1500 BC to AD 1000, a culture as significant as the classical civilisation of the Mediterranean world settled an immense area in northern Europe that stretched from Iceland to the Black Sea.But the sources of…

  • Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages

    Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages
    av Larissa Tracy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845249

    Castration and castrati have always been facets of western culture, from myth and legend to law and theology, from eunuchs guarding harems to the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century castrati singers. Metaphoric castration pervadesa number of medieva…

  • Lancelot-Grail: 8. The Post Vulgate Cycle. The Merlin Continuation

    Lancelot-Grail: 8. The Post Vulgate Cycle. The Merlin Continuation
    av Norris J. Lacy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843842385

    The Post-Vulgate Cycle reworks the Vulgate Cycle from the end of The Story of Merlin. The sequel opens with Arthur's unwitting incest with his sister, and his establishment, with Merlin's help, of his title to the kingdom. The story of the events le…

  • Saints and their Legacies in Medieval Iceland

    Saints and their Legacies in Medieval Iceland
    av Dario Bullitta

    Inbunden - 2021 - ISBN: 9781843846116

    Icelanders venerated numerous saints, both indigenous and from overseas, in the Middle Ages. However, although its literary elite was well acquainted with contemporary Continental currents in hagiographic compositions, theological discussions, and w…

  • Honour, Exchange and Violence in Beowulf

    Honour, Exchange and Violence in Beowulf
    av Peter S. Baker

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843467

    This book examines violence in its social setting, and especially as an essential element in the heroic system of exchange (sometimes called the Economy of Honour). It situates Beowulf in a northern European culture where violence was not stigmatize…

  • The Origins of Drama in Scandinavia

    The Origins of Drama in Scandinavia
    av Terry Gunnell

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859914581

    This book takes a new approach to the question of whether some form of drama existed in early Scandinavia. Dr Gunnell examines the dialogic poems of the Poetic Edda, preserved in manuscripts from the late thirteenth century, fromthe viewpoints of bo…

  • Popular Medicine in 13th-Century England

    Popular Medicine in 13th-Century England
    av Tony Hunt

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859912907

    'Fills a big gap. It is concerned with recipe collections, perhaps the least studied of all medical documents, and includes - chants, charms and prayers, as well as herbal remedies for a variety of ailments.' 'Popular Medicinesucceeds in two ways: t…

  • Lancelot-Grail: 9. The Post-Vulgate Cycle. The Quest for the Holy Grail and The Death of Arthur

    Lancelot-Grail: 9. The Post-Vulgate Cycle. The Quest for the Holy Grail and The Death of Arthur
    av Norris J. Lacy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843842330

    The revised version of The Quest of the Holy Grail gives a greater role to Perceval, and introduces a number of knights not found in the Vulgate; but the largest change is that much of the story of Tristan (and of his rivalPalamedes) is incorporated…

  • Unsettling Montaigne

    Unsettling Montaigne
    av Elizabeth Guild

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843719

    Montaigne's Essais (1580-1592) are one of the most remarkable works of the European Renaissance. The Essais' innovative open-mindedness is at odds with the dogmatism and intolerance of their times, the decades of civil and religious wars in France,…

  • The Unspeakable, Gender and Sexuality in Medieval Literature, 1000-1400

    The Unspeakable, Gender and Sexuality in Medieval Literature, 1000-1400
    av Victoria Blud

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843844686

    Amid saints and sinners, open secrets and queer codes, the mechanisms of confession and the infliction of torture, what is unspeakable in the Middle Ages - and who decides? Aspiring to the ineffable glories of heaven or plunging down to the murky de…

  • Lancelot-Grail: 3. Lancelot part I and II

    Lancelot-Grail: 3. Lancelot part I and II
    av Norris J. Lacy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843842262

    Lancelot is the central romance of the Vulgate Cycle, in which the chivalric elements in Arthur's court come to the fore. These chivalric elements contain the seeds of Arthur's destruction and the dissolution of the Round Table, as Lancelot's love f…

  • Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 17

    Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 17
    av David Dumville

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859911177

    Edition of an important witness to the development of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, preserving in Latin translation a text uncorrupted by the major chronological dislocation which has affected every other text of the work. Includes the earliest survivi…

  • The Conte du Graal Cycle

    The Conte du Graal Cycle
    av Thomas Hinton

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843842859

    Chrétien de Troyes's late twelfth-century Conte du Graal has inspired writers and scholars from the moment of its composition to the present day. The challenge represented by its unfinished state was quickly taken up, and over the next fifty years t…

  • Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth III

    Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth III
    av Julia Crick

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859912136

    A fine research tool which has so many applications. SPECULUM

  • Norse Romance I

    Norse Romance I
    av Marianne Kalinke

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859915526

    This three-volume set of editions and translations celebrates the literary and cultural connections between the Nordic countries and France that helped to bring Tristan and the Arthurian romances northward... thus the entire set of texts can be read…

  • Early Welsh Saga Poetry

    Early Welsh Saga Poetry
    av Jenny Rowland

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859912754

    The early Welsh Saga Englynion are lyric poems in character, long presumed to be the poetic remains of lost stories, told in a mixture of prose and verse. Three main cycles survive, centred on the figures of Llywarch Hen, who loses all his sons in h…

  • Two Ælfric Texts: "The Twelve Abuses" and "The Vices and Virtues"

    Two Ælfric Texts: "The Twelve Abuses" and "The Vices and Virtues"
    av Mary Clayton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843603

    The texts edited in this volume are Ælfric's vernacular versions of two highly influential early medieval ethical treatises. The first, De duodecim abusiuis, is his Old English version of a seventh-century Hiberno-Latin tract dealing with the twelve…

  • Nature and Salvation in Piers Plowman

    Nature and Salvation in Piers Plowman
    av Hugh White

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859912716

    The idea of the natural recurs throughout Piers Plowman. This book seeks to show that the idea holds a central place in Langland's understanding of the way in which man is saved. This understanding develops over the course of the poem under the kynd…

  • Melusine

    Melusine

    Häftad - 1895 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859917575

  • The N-Town Play: Drama and Liturgy in Medieval East Anglia

    The N-Town Play: Drama and Liturgy in Medieval East Anglia
    av Penny Granger

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843841890

    WINNER OF THE BEATRICE WHITE PRIZE, 2011 The dramatic text known as the N-Town Play, from fifteenth-century East Anglia, is a significant but mysterious compilation of late-medieval vernacular theatre. It differs radically from the better-known Nort…

  • Radio Camelot

    Radio Camelot
    av Roger Simpson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843841401

    `The writer argues persuasively that the treatment of Arthurian themes on radio was a significant contribution to the development of the "Matter of Britain" in the twentieth century... impressively comprehensive, covering music, readings, features,…

  • Orality and Performance in Early French Romance

    Orality and Performance in Early French Romance
    av Evelyn Birge Vitz

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859915380

    This book proposes a fundamental revision of the history of early French romance, arguing that oral and performed traditions were far more important in the development of romance than scholars have recognised. It begins by dealingwith issues of oral…

  • Studies in Medievalism XXIV

    Studies in Medievalism XXIV
    av Karl Fugelso

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843844068

    This volume not only defines medievalism's margins, as well as its role in marginalizing other fields, ideas, people, places, and events, but also provides tools and models for exploring those issues and indicates new subjects towhich they might app…

  • Chivalry and Romance in the English Renaissance

    Chivalry and Romance in the English Renaissance
    av Alex Davis

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859917773

    Chivalry and Romance in Renaissance England offers a reinterpretation of the place and significance of chivalric culture in the sixteenth and seventeenth-century and explores the implications of this reconfigured interpretation for an understanding…

  • The Gentry Context for Malory's Morte Darthur

    The Gentry Context for Malory's Morte Darthur
    av Raluca Radulescu

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859917858

    This book sets Malory's Morte Darthur in the context of the political concerns that he shared with the fifteenth-century gentry readers for whom he wrote his book; the author draws widely on their correspondence and readingmaterial, but looks partic…

  • Arthurian Poets

    Arthurian Poets
    av David Llewellyn Dodds

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859913270

    `I believe this volume will give to scholars of Williams expanded vistas from which to view his work, and to the general reader glimpses of Camelot'. MYTHPRINT Includes Taliessin through Logres and The Regionof the Summer Stars - complex and hauntin…

  • Chaucer's Dream Poetry: Sources and Analogues

    Chaucer's Dream Poetry: Sources and Analogues
    av B. A. Windeatt

    Inbunden - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859910729

    This volume makes available in translation the texts that lie behind Chaucer's dream poems - The Book of the Duchess, The Parliament of Fowls, The House of Fame and Prologue to the Legend of Good Women. Chaucer's dream poems are now being increasing…

  • Aldhelm

    Aldhelm
    av Michael Lapidge

    Inbunden - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859910415

    Aldhelm, born c.640 in Wessex, and becoming abbot of Malmesbury and later bishop of Sherborne, was the first English man of letters; up to 1100, his prose writings were the most widely read of any Latin literature produced in Anglo-Saxon England. Hi…

  • Aldhelm

    Aldhelm
    av Michael Lapidge

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843841999

    Aldhelm, born c.640 in Wessex, and becoming abbot of Malmesbury and later bishop of Sherborne, was the first English man of letters; up to 1100, his prose writings were the most widely read of any Latin literature produced in Anglo-Saxon England. Hi…

  • Translating Early Medieval Poetry

    Translating Early Medieval Poetry
    av Tom Birkett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843844730

    The first decades of the twenty-first century have seen an unprecedented level of creative engagement with early medieval literature, ranging from the long-awaited publication of Tolkien's version of Beowulf and the reworking of medieval lyrics by I…

  • Medieval Romance, Arthurian Literature

    Medieval Romance, Arthurian Literature

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843846161

    The essays in this volume honour the distinguished career of Professor Elizabeth Archibald. They explore two areas that her scholarship has done so much to illuminate: medieval romance, and Arthurian literature. Several chapters examine individual r…

  • English Register Godstow II

    English Register Godstow II

    Inbunden - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859918787

  • Chaucer's Philosophical Visions

    Chaucer's Philosophical Visions
    av Kathryn L. Lynch

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859916004

    Chaucer's Philosophical Visions dramatically extends our sense of the fourteenth-century poet's philosophical interests and learning.Arguing that Chaucer was well acquainted with late medieval English Scholasticism, this book offers new readings of…

  • Cornish Literature

    Cornish Literature
    av Brian Murdoch

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859913645

    `This admirable survey...compact, smoothly written, easy to read and digest, yet indicative throughout of profound scholarship and an obvious mastery of the field, Cornish Literatureprovides an enduring guide to this smallbut significant genre. The…

  • Aelfric's De Temporibus Anni

    Aelfric's De Temporibus Anni
    av H. Henel

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843841937

    De temporibus anni, a concise handbook of calendar and computus, astronomy and natural science, dates from the late tenth century. It seems to have circulated anonymously, but analysis of its language and content shows it to be by Ælfric, one of the…

  • Women, the Book, and the Godly: Selected Proceedings of the St Hilda's Conference, 1993

    Women, the Book, and the Godly: Selected Proceedings of the St Hilda's Conference, 1993
    av Lesley Smith

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859914208

    Taking a variety of critical approaches, the papers in Women, the Book and the Godlyanalyse the subject of women and religion, illustrating clearly the wealth of previously untapped material on this topic, whether in archive, manuscript or early pri…

  • William Caxton: Prologues

    William Caxton: Prologues

    Inbunden - 1928 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859919135

  • New Medieval Literatures 16

    New Medieval Literatures 16
    av Laura Ashe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843844334

    New Medieval Literatures - now published by Boydell and Brewer - is an annual of work on medieval textual cultures, aiming to engage with intellectual and cultural pluralism in the Middle Ages and now. Its scope is inclusive of work across the theor…

  • Cei and the Arthurian Legend

    Cei and the Arthurian Legend
    av Linda Gowans

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859912617

    `No Arthurian critic will be able to ignore this book which gathers together so much diverse material and skilfully brings out unexpected links between versions widely separated in time and country of origin.' MODERN LANGUAGE REVIEW Cei is one of th…

  • A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis

    A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis
    av Derek Pearsall

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843846130

    The Confessio Amantis is John Gower's major work in English, written around the time that his acquaintance Geoffrey Chaucer was writing the Canterbury Tales. Extant manuscripts are numerous. At the end of the nineteenth century G. C. Macaulay had de…

  • Arthurian Literature XXXII

    Arthurian Literature XXXII
    av Elizabeth Archibald

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843962

    The essays collected here put considerable emphasis on Arthurian narratives in material culture and historical context, as well as on purely literary analysis, a reminder of the enormous range of interests in Arthurian narrativesin the Middle Ages,…

  • Textual Distortion

    Textual Distortion
    av Elaine Treharne

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843844792

    Distortion is nearly always understood as negative. It can be defined as perversion, impairment, caricature, corruption, misrepresentation, or deviation. Unlike its close neighbour, "disruption", it remains resolutely associatedwith the undesirable,…

  • Studies in Medievalism II.ii

    Studies in Medievalism II.ii
    av Leslie Workman, Heather Arden

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859913744

  • Donet by Reginald Peacock

    Donet by Reginald Peacock

    Häftad - 1921 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859918961

  • The Index of Middle English Prose

    The Index of Middle English Prose
    av Kari Anne Rand

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843840534

    Two very different collections are surveyed in this volume. The manuscripts of Pembroke College, Cambridge are typical of a medieval foundation. Its core of books is a working library of that period, representing the interests andneeds of its Fellow…

  • Merlin II & III

    Merlin II & III

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859917216

  • The Early Plays of Robin Hood

    The Early Plays of Robin Hood
    av David Wiles

    Inbunden - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859910828

    Robin Hood was the subject of many fifteenth and sixteenth century folk-plays, of which only traces remain. As a result, the ballads, many of which have survived, have usually been regarded as the main-spring of traditions about the famous outlaw. D…

  • The Old English Metrical Calendar (Menologium)

    The Old English Metrical Calendar (Menologium)
    av Kazutomo Karasawa

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843845997

    WINNER of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists 2017 Publication Prize: Best Edition The late tenth-century Old English Metrical Calendar (traditionally known as Menologium) summarises, in the characteristicheroic diction and traditional metr…

  • The Old English Metrical Calendar (Menologium)

    The Old English Metrical Calendar (Menologium)
    av Kazutomo Karasawa

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843844099

    WINNER of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists 2017 Publication Prize: Best Edition The late tenth-century Old English Metrical Calendar (traditionally known as Menologium) summarises, in the characteristicheroic diction and traditional metr…

  • English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990 - circa 1035

    English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990 - circa 1035
    av Peter A. Stokes

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843843696

    A new, distinct script, English Vernacular minuscule, emerged in the 990s, used for writing in Old English. It appeared at a time of great political and social upheaval, with Danish incursions and conquest, continuing monastic reform, and an explosi…