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  • The Craft of Thought

    The Craft of Thought
    av Mary Carruthers

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521795418

    The Craft of Thought, first published in 1998, is a companion to Mary Carruthers' earlier study of memory in medieval culture, The Book of Memory. This more recent volume examines medieval monastic meditation as a discipline for making thoughts, and…

  • Rhetoric beyond Words

    Rhetoric beyond Words

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107647770

    In the Middle Ages, liturgies, books, song, architecture and poetry were performed as collaborative activities in which performers and audience together realized their work anew. In this book, essays by leading scholars analyse how the medieval arts…

  • Rhetoric beyond Words

    Rhetoric beyond Words

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521515306

    In the Middle Ages, liturgies, books, song, architecture and poetry were performed as collaborative activities in which performers and audience together realized their work anew. In this book, essays by leading scholars analyse how the medieval arts…

  • Chaucer and the Tradition of the Roman Antique

    Chaucer and the Tradition of the Roman Antique
    av Barbara Nolan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521051002

    This is a detailed investigation of Chaucer's poetics in Troilus and Criseyde and the Knight's Tale in relation to an important continental narrative tradition. It is the first such wide-ranging study since Charles Muscatine's seminal Chaucer and th…

  • Texts and the Self in the Twelfth Century

    Texts and the Self in the Twelfth Century
    av Sarah Spence

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521572798

    Texts and the Self in the Twelfth Century analyses key twelfth-century Latin and vernacular texts which articulate a subjective, often autobiographical, stance. The contention is that the self forged in medieval literature could not have come into e…

  • Texts and the Self in the Twelfth Century

    Texts and the Self in the Twelfth Century
    av Sarah Spence

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521024471

    Texts and the Self in the Twelfth Century analyses key twelfth-century Latin and vernacular texts which articulate a subjective, often autobiographical, stance. The contention is that the self forged in medieval literature could not have come into e…

  • The First English Bible

    The First English Bible
    av Mary Dove

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521880282

    The Bible was translated into English for the first time in the late 1300s by John Wyclif and his supporters. In the first study of the Wycliffite Bible for nearly a century, Mary Dove explains why people wanted an English translation, why many cler…

  • The First English Bible

    The First English Bible
    av Mary Dove

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521175470

    The Bible was translated into English for the first time in the late 1300s by John Wyclif and his supporters. In the first study of the Wycliffite Bible for nearly a century, Mary Dove explains why people wanted an English translation, why many cler…

  • Chaucer's Legendary Good Women

    Chaucer's Legendary Good Women
    av Florence Percival

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521416559

    Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women is a testament to the disparate views of women prevalent in the Middle Ages. Dr Percival contends that the complex medieval notion of Woman informs the structure of the poem: in the Prologue Chaucer praises conve…

  • Chaucer's Legendary Good Women

    Chaucer's Legendary Good Women
    av Florence Percival

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521020824

    Chaucer's Legend of Good Women is a testament to the disparate views of women prevalent in the Middle Ages. Dr Percival contends that the complex medieval notion of Woman informs the structure of the poem: in the Prologue Chaucer praises conventiona…

  • Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy

    Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy
    av Alison Cornish

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107693654

    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 po…

  • Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy

    Vernacular Translation in Dante's Italy
    av Alison Cornish

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107001138

    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 po…

  • The Making of Chaucer's English

    The Making of Chaucer's English
    av Christopher Cannon

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521022675

    The Making of Chaucer's English undertakes a substantial reappraisal of the place Chaucer's English occupies in the history of the English language and the language of English literature. It attacks the widespread presumption that Chaucer invented l…

  • The Making of Chaucer's English

    The Making of Chaucer's English
    av Christopher Cannon

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521592741

    The Making of Chaucer's English undertakes a substantial reappraisal of the place Chaucer's English occupies in the history of the English language and the language of English literature. It attacks the widespread presumption that Chaucer invented l…

  • Chaucer and the Subversion of Form

    Chaucer and the Subversion of Form

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107192843

    Responding to the lively resurgence of literary formalism, this volume delivers a timely and fresh exploration of the works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Advancing 'new formalist' approaches, medieval scholars have begun to ask what happens when structure fa…

  • Fiction and History in England, 1066-1200

    Fiction and History in England, 1066-1200
    av Laura Ashe

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521878913

    The century and a half following the Norman Conquest of 1066 saw an explosion in the writing of Latin and vernacular history in England, while the creation of the romance genre reinvented the fictional narrative. Where critics have seen these develo…

  • Fiction and History in England, 1066-1200

    Fiction and History in England, 1066-1200
    av Laura Ashe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521174367

    The century and a half following the Norman Conquest of 1066 saw an explosion in the writing of Latin and vernacular history in England, while the creation of the romance genre reinvented the fictional narrative. Where critics have seen these develo…

  • The Jew in the Medieval Book

    The Jew in the Medieval Book
    av Anthony Bale

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521142038

    This interdisciplinary study explores images of Jews and Judaism in late medieval English literature and culture. Using four main categories - history, miracle, cult and Passion - Anthony Bale demonstrates how varied and changing ideas of Judaism co…

  • The Jew in the Medieval Book

    The Jew in the Medieval Book
    av Anthony Bale

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521863544

    This interdisciplinary study explores images of Jews and Judaism in late medieval English literature and culture. Using four main categories - history, miracle, cult and Passion - Anthony Bale demonstrates how varied and changing ideas of Judaism co…

  • Lay Piety and Religious Discipline in Middle English Literature

    Lay Piety and Religious Discipline in Middle English Literature
    av Nicole R. Rice

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107404656

    In late-fourteenth-century England, the persistent question of how to live the best life preoccupied many pious Christians. One answer was provided by a new genre of prose guides that adapted professional religious rules and routines for lay audienc…

  • Lay Piety and Religious Discipline in Middle English Literature

    Lay Piety and Religious Discipline in Middle English Literature
    av Nicole R. Rice

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521896078

    In late-fourteenth-century England, the persistent question of how to live the best life preoccupied many pious Christians. One answer was provided by a new genre of prose guides that adapted professional religious rules and routines for lay audienc…

  • The Beginnings of Medieval Romance

    The Beginnings of Medieval Romance
    av D. H. Green

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521813990

    Up to the twelfth century writing in the western vernaculars dealt almost exclusively with religious, historical and factual themes, all of which were held to convey the truth. The second half of the twelfth century saw the emergence of a new genre,…

  • The Beginnings of Medieval Romance

    The Beginnings of Medieval Romance
    av D. H. Green

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521049566

    Up to the twelfth century writing in the western vernaculars dealt almost exclusively with religious, historical and factual themes, all of which were held to convey the truth. The second half of the twelfth century saw the emergence of a new genre,…

  • Women Readers in the Middle Ages

    Women Readers in the Middle Ages
    av D. H. Green

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521879422

    Throughout the Middle Ages, the number of female readers was far greater than is commonly assumed. D. H. Green shows that, after clerics and monks, religious women were the main bearers of written culture and its expansion. Moreover, laywomen played…

  • Women Readers in the Middle Ages

    Women Readers in the Middle Ages
    av D. H. Green

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521174374

    Throughout the Middle Ages, the number of female readers was far greater than is commonly assumed. D. H. Green shows that, after clerics and monks, religious women were the main bearers of written culture and its expansion. Moreover, laywomen played…

  • Poets and Power from Chaucer to Wyatt

    Poets and Power from Chaucer to Wyatt
    av Robert J. Meyer-Lee

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521863551

    In the early fifteenth century, English poets responded to a changed climate of patronage, instituted by Henry IV and successor monarchs, by inventing a new tradition of public and elite poetry. Following Chaucer and others, Hoccleve and Lydgate bro…

  • Poets and Power from Chaucer to Wyatt

    Poets and Power from Chaucer to Wyatt
    av Robert J. Meyer-Lee

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521117067

    In the early fifteenth century, English poets responded to a changed climate of patronage, instituted by Henry IV and successor monarchs, by inventing a new tradition of public and elite poetry. Following Chaucer and others, Hoccleve and Lydgate bro…

  • The European Book in the Twelfth Century

    The European Book in the Twelfth Century

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107136984

    The 'Long Twelfth Century' (1075-1225) was an era of seminal importance in the development of the book in medieval Europe and marked a high point in its construction and decoration. This comprehensive study takes the cultural changes that occurred d…

  • Dante and Renaissance Florence

    Dante and Renaissance Florence
    av Simon A. Gilson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521100182

    Simon Gilson explores Dante's reception in his native Florence between 1350 and 1481. He traces the development of Florentine civic culture and the interconnections between Dante's principal 'Florentine' readers, from Giovanni Boccaccio to Cristofor…

  • Dante and Renaissance Florence

    Dante and Renaissance Florence
    av Simon A. Gilson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521841658

    Simon Gilson explores Dante’s reception in his native Florence between 1350 and 1481. He traces the development of Florentine civic culture and the interconnections between Dante’s principal ‘Florentine’ readers, from Giovann…

  • The Poetry of Praise

    The Poetry of Praise
    av J. A. Burrow

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521175463

    One of the chief functions of poetry in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance was to praise gods, people and things. Heroes and kings were glorified in many varieties of praise, and the arts of encomium and panegyric were codified by classi…

  • The Poetry of Praise

    The Poetry of Praise
    av J. A. Burrow

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521886932

    One of the chief functions of poetry in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance was to praise gods, people and things. Heroes and kings were glorified in many varieties of praise, and the arts of encomium and panegyric were codified by classi…

  • Fictions of Identity in Medieval France

    Fictions of Identity in Medieval France
    av Donald Maddox

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521026383

    In this study of vernacular French narrative from the twelfth century through the later Middle Ages, first published in 2000, Donald Maddox considers the construction of identity in a wide range of fictions. He focuses on crucial encounters, widespr…

  • Fictions of Identity in Medieval France

    Fictions of Identity in Medieval France
    av Donald Maddox

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521781053

    In this study of vernacular French narrative from the twelfth century through the later Middle Ages, Donald Maddox considers the construction of identity in a wide range of fictions. He focuses on crucial encounters, widespread in medieval literatur…

  • Narrating the Crusades

    Narrating the Crusades
    av Lee Manion

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107664715

    In Narrating the Crusades, Lee Manion examines crusading's narrative-generating power as it is reflected in English literature from c.1300 to 1604. By synthesizing key features of crusade discourse into one paradigm, this book identifies and analyze…

  • Narrating the Crusades

    Narrating the Crusades
    av Lee Manion

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107057814

    In Narrating the Crusades, Lee Manion examines crusading's narrative-generating power as it is reflected in English literature from c.1300 to 1604. By synthesizing key features of crusade discourse into one paradigm, this book identifies and analyze…

  • Arthurian Romances of Chretien de Troyes

    Arthurian Romances of Chretien de Troyes
    av Maddox Donald Maddox

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521394505

    Chretien de Troyes was one of the most important medieval writers of Arthurian narrative.

  • 'Piers Plowman' and the Medieval Discourse of Desire

    'Piers Plowman' and the Medieval Discourse of Desire
    av Nicolette Zeeman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521122986

    This ambitious work links William Langland's great poem Piers Plowman to wider medieval enquiries into the nature of intellectual and spiritual desire. Nicolette Zeeman traces the history of psychology and its iconography in medieval devotional and…

  • 'Piers Plowman' and the Medieval Discourse of Desire

    'Piers Plowman' and the Medieval Discourse of Desire
    av Nicolette Zeeman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521856102

    This ambitious work links William Langland's great poem Piers Plowman to wider medieval enquiries into the nature of intellectual and spiritual desire. Nicolette Zeeman traces the history of psychology and its iconography in medieval devotional and…

  • The Early History of Greed

    The Early History of Greed
    av Richard Newhauser

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521385220

    The history of avarice as the deadliest vice in western Europe has been said to begin in earnest only with the rise of capitalism or, earlier, the rise of a money economy. In this first full-length study of the early history of greed, Richard Newhau…

  • The Early History of Greed

    The Early History of Greed
    av Richard Newhauser

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521026482

    The history of avarice as the deadliest vice in western Europe has been said to begin in earnest only with the rise of capitalism or, earlier, the rise of a money economy. In this first full-length study of the early history of greed, Richard Newhau…

  • Writing Masculinity in the Later Middle Ages

    Writing Masculinity in the Later Middle Ages
    av Isabel Davis

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521866378

    Medieval discourses of masculinity and male sexuality were closely linked to the idea and representation of work as a male responsibility. Isabel Davis identifies a discourse of masculine selfhood which is preoccupied with the ethics of labour and d…

  • Writing Masculinity in the Later Middle Ages

    Writing Masculinity in the Later Middle Ages
    av Isabel Davis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521142175

    Medieval discourses of masculinity and male sexuality were closely linked to the idea and representation of work as a male responsibility. Isabel Davis identifies a discourse of masculine selfhood which is preoccupied with the ethics of labour and d…

  • The Linguistic Past in Twelfth-Century Britain

    The Linguistic Past in Twelfth-Century Britain
    av Sara Harris

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107180055

    How was the complex history of Britain's languages understood by twelfth-century authors? This book argues that the social, political and linguistic upheavals that occurred in the wake of the Norman Conquest intensified later interest in the histori…

  • The Linguistic Past in Twelfth-Century Britain

    The Linguistic Past in Twelfth-Century Britain
    av Sara Harris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316631874

    How was the complex history of Britain's languages understood by twelfth-century authors? This book argues that the social, political and linguistic upheavals that occurred in the wake of the Norman Conquest intensified later interest in the histori…

  • Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition

    Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition
    av Sian Echard

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521021524

    Arthurian literature is a popular field, but most of the published work focuses on the vernacular tradition. This book, uniquely, looks at Latin Arthurian works. Geoffrey of Monmouth is treated at length and this is the first book to put him in a co…

  • Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition

    Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition
    av Sian Echard

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521621267

    Arthurian literature is a popular field, but most of the published work focuses on the vernacular tradition. This book, uniquely, looks at Latin Arthurian works. Geoffrey of Monmouth is treated at length and this is the first book to put him in a co…

  • Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval England

    Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval England
    av Siegfried Wenzel

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521841825

    Until the Reformation, almost all sermons were written down in Latin. This is the first scholarly study systematically to describe and analyse the collections of Latin sermons from the golden age of medieval preaching in England, the fourteenth and…

  • Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval England

    Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval England
    av Siegfried Wenzel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521110440

    Until the Reformation, almost all sermons were written down in Latin. This is the first scholarly study systematically to describe and analyse the collections of Latin sermons from the golden age of medieval preaching in England, the fourteenth and…

  • Literacy in Medieval Celtic Societies

    Literacy in Medieval Celtic Societies

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521025331

    This 1998 collection of studies examines the use of the written word in Celtic-speaking regions of Europe between c. 400 and c. 1500. Building on previous work as well as presenting the fruits of much new research, the book seeks to highlight the in…

  • Literacy in Medieval Celtic Societies

    Literacy in Medieval Celtic Societies

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521570398

    This collection of studies examines the use of the written word in Celtic-speaking regions of Europe between c. 400 and c. 1500. Building on previous work as well as presenting the fruits of much new research, the book seeks to highlight the interes…

  • Romance and History

    Romance and History

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107665255

    To what extent can imaginative events be situated in time and history? From the medieval to the early modern period, this question is intriguingly explored in the expansive literary genre of romance. This collective study, edited by Jon Whitman, is…

  • Romance and History

    Romance and History

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107042780

    To what extent can imaginative events be situated in time and history? From the medieval to the early modern period, this question is intriguingly explored in the expansive literary genre of romance. This collective study, edited by Jon Whitman, is…

  • London Literature, 1300-1380

    London Literature, 1300-1380
    av Ralph Hanna

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521848350

    English literary culture in the fourteenth century was vibrant and expanding. Its focus, however, was still strongly local, not national. This study examines in detail the literary production from the capital before, during, and after the time of th…

  • London Literature, 1300-1380

    London Literature, 1300-1380
    av Ralph Hanna

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521100175

    English literary culture in the fourteenth century was vibrant and expanding. Its focus, however, was still strongly local, not national. This study examines in detail the literary production from the capital before, during, and after the time of th…

  • Postcolonial Approaches to the European Middle Ages

    Postcolonial Approaches to the European Middle Ages

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521172271

    This collection of original essays is dedicated to exploring the intersections between medieval and postcolonial studies. Ranging across a variety of academic disciplines, from art history to cartography, and from Anglo-Saxon to Hispanic studies, th…

  • Postcolonial Approaches to the European Middle Ages

    Postcolonial Approaches to the European Middle Ages

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521827317

    This collection of original essays is dedicated to exploring the intersections between medieval and postcolonial studies. Ranging across a variety of academic disciplines, from art history to cartography, and from Anglo-Saxon to Hispanic studies, th…

  • Documentary Culture and the Making of Medieval English Literature

    Documentary Culture and the Making of Medieval English Literature
    av Emily Steiner

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521824842

    Emily Steiner describes the rich intersections between legal documents and English literature in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The literature of this period, from Passion lyrics to Lollard sermons, abounds in documentary language and metap…

  • Documentary Culture and the Making of Medieval English Literature

    Documentary Culture and the Making of Medieval English Literature
    av Emily Steiner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521110532

    Emily Steiner describes the rich intersections between legal documents and English literature in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The literature of this period, from Passion lyrics to Lollard sermons, abounds in documentary language and metap…

  • Ethics and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry

    Ethics and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry
    av Jessica Rosenfeld

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107696600

    Jessica Rosenfeld provides a history of the ethics of medieval vernacular love poetry by tracing its engagement with the late medieval reception of Aristotle. Beginning with a history of the idea of enjoyment from Plato to Peter Abelard and the trou…

  • Ethics and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry

    Ethics and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry
    av Jessica Rosenfeld

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107000117

    Jessica Rosenfeld provides a history of the ethics of medieval vernacular love poetry by tracing its engagement with the late medieval reception of Aristotle. Beginning with a history of the idea of enjoyment from Plato to Peter Abelard and the trou…

  • The Myth of Piers Plowman

    The Myth of Piers Plowman
    av Lawrence Warner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107665514

    Addressing the history of the production and reception of the great medieval poem, Piers Plowman, Lawrence Warner reveals the many ways in which scholars, editors and critics over the centuries created their own speculative narratives about the poem…

  • The Myth of Piers Plowman

    The Myth of Piers Plowman
    av Lawrence Warner

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107043633

    Addressing the history of the production and reception of the great medieval poem, Piers Plowman, Lawrence Warner reveals the many ways in which scholars, editors and critics over the centuries created their own speculative narratives about the poem…

  • The Book of Memory

    The Book of Memory
    av Mary Carruthers

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521716314

    Mary Carruthers's classic study of the training and uses of memory for a variety of purposes in European cultures during the Middle Ages has fundamentally changed the way scholars understand medieval culture. This fully revised and updated second ed…

  • The Book of Memory

    The Book of Memory
    av Mary Carruthers

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521888202

    Mary Carruthers's classic study of the training and uses of memory for a variety of purposes in European cultures during the Middle Ages has fundamentally changed the way scholars understand medieval culture. This fully revised and updated second ed…

  • Cantar de mio Cid

    Cantar de mio Cid
    av Duggan Joseph J. Duggan

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521361941

    Joseph Duggan interprets the Cantar as a work that transmutes moral values first into the economic values of a gift economy, then into genealogical values.

  • Dreaming in the Middle Ages

    Dreaming in the Middle Ages
    av Steven F. Kruger

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521019958

    This wide-ranging study examines the role of the dream in medieval culture with reference to philosophical, legal and theological writings as well as literary and autobiographical works. Stephen Kruger studies the development of theories of dreaming…

  • Dreaming in the Middle Ages

    Dreaming in the Middle Ages
    av Steven F. Kruger

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521410694

    This wide-ranging study examines the role of the dream in medieval culture with reference to philosophical, legal and theological writings as well as literary and autobiographical works. Stephen Kruger studies the development of theories of dreaming…

  • Women, Reading, and Piety in Late Medieval England

    Women, Reading, and Piety in Late Medieval England
    av Mary C. Erler

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521024570

    Women, Reading, and Piety in Late Medieval England traces networks of female book ownership and exchange which have so far been obscure, and shows how women were responsible for both owning and circulating devotional books. In seven narratives of in…

  • Women, Reading, and Piety in Late Medieval England

    Women, Reading, and Piety in Late Medieval England
    av Mary C. Erler

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521812214

    Women, Reading, and Piety in Late Medieval England traces networks of female book ownership and exchange which have so far been obscure, and shows how women were responsible for both owning and circulating devotional books. In seven narratives of in…

  • The Evolution of Arthurian Romance

    The Evolution of Arthurian Romance
    av Beate Schmolke-Hasselmann

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521411530

    This 1998 study serves as a contribution to both reception history, examining the medieval response to Chretien's poetry, and genre history, suveying the evolution of Arthurian verse romance in French. It describes the evolutionary changes taking pl…

  • The Evolution of Arthurian Romance

    The Evolution of Arthurian Romance
    av Beate Schmolke-Hasselmann

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521025652

    This 1998 study serves as a contribution to both reception history, examining the medieval response to Chretien's poetry, and genre history, suveying the evolution of Arthurian verse romance in French. It describes the evolutionary changes taking pl…

  • Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England

    Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England
    av Matthew Giancarlo

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521875394

    Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England investigates the relationship between the development of parliament and the practice of English poetry in the later fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. During this period, the bureaucratic pol…

  • Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England

    Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England
    av Matthew Giancarlo

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521147729

    Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England investigates the relationship between the development of parliament and the practice of English poetry in the later fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. During this period, the bureaucratic pol…

  • Women and Literature in Britain, 1150-1500

    Women and Literature in Britain, 1150-1500
    av Carol M. Meale

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521400183

  • Christine de Pizan and the Moral Defence of Women

    Christine de Pizan and the Moral Defence of Women
    av Rosalind Brown-Grant

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521641944

    Christine de Pizan’s Livre de la Cité des Dames (1405) is justly renowned for its full-scale assault on the misogynist stereotypes which dominated the culture of the Middle Ages. Rosalind Brown-Grant locates the Cité in the context of Christin…

  • Lies, Slander and Obscenity in Medieval English Literature

    Lies, Slander and Obscenity in Medieval English Literature
    av Edwin David Craun

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521022019

    Drawing on manuscript sources, this book examines how the medieval clergy developed the authority and persuasive force to attempt to govern the day-to-day speech of Western Christians. It shows how attempts were made to portray some political, socia…

  • Lies, Slander and Obscenity in Medieval English Literature

    Lies, Slander and Obscenity in Medieval English Literature
    av Edwin David Craun

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521496902

    Drawing on manuscript sources, this book examines how the medieval clergy developed the authority and persuasive force to attempt to govern the day-to-day speech of Western Christians. It shows how attempts were made to portray some political, socia…

  • Dante and the Franciscans

    Dante and the Franciscans
    av Nick Havely

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521833059

    Nicholas Havely examines the connections between Dante, the Franciscans and the Papacy as they appear in the Commedia, and presents the poem as one concerned with an often dramatic confrontation between authority and idealism in the church. Havely d…

  • Dante and the Franciscans

    Dante and the Franciscans
    av Nick Havely

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521099042

    Nick Havely examines the connections between Dante, the Franciscans and the Papacy as they appear in the Commedia and presents the poem as one concerned with an often dramatic confrontation between authority and idealism in the Church. Havely draws…

  • The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship

    The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship
    av Jenni Nuttall

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521874960

    The arguments used to justify the deposition of Richard II in 1399 created new forms of political discussion which developed alongside new expectations of kingship itself and which shaped political action and debate for centuries to come. This inter…

  • The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship

    The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship
    av Jenni Nuttall

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521175487

    The arguments used to justify the deposition of Richard II in 1399 created new forms of political discussion which developed alongside new expectations of kingship itself and which shaped political action and debate for centuries to come. This inter…

  • Reformist Apocalypticism and Piers Plowman

    Reformist Apocalypticism and Piers Plowman
    av Kerby-Fulton Kathryn Kerby-Fulton

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521342988

    This book is a scholarly study of Langland's long poem Piers Plowman in relation to contemporary religious traditions concerning the course and end of history.

  • Dante and the Medieval Other World

    Dante and the Medieval Other World
    av Alison Morgan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521039277

    A major study of the Divine Comedy, this book offers an interesting perspective on Dante's representation of the afterlife. Alison Morgan departs from the conventional critical emphasis on Dante's place in relation to learned traditions by undertaki…

  • Literature and Heresy in the Age of Chaucer

    Literature and Heresy in the Age of Chaucer
    av Andrew Cole

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521887915

    After the late fourteenth century, English literature was fundamentally shaped by the heresy of John Wyclif and his followers. This study demonstrates how Geoffrey Chaucer, William Langland, John Clanvowe, Margery Kempe, Thomas Hoccleve and John Lyd…

  • Literature and Heresy in the Age of Chaucer

    Literature and Heresy in the Age of Chaucer
    av Andrew Cole

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521179836

    After the late fourteenth century, English literature was fundamentally shaped by the heresy of John Wyclif and his followers. This study demonstrates how Geoffrey Chaucer, William Langland, John Clanvowe, Margery Kempe, Thomas Hoccleve and John Lyd…

  • Dante and the Mystical Tradition

    Dante and the Mystical Tradition
    av Steven Botterill

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521021722

    In this study, Steven Botterill explores the intellectual relationship between the greatest poet of the fourteenth century, Dante, and the greatest spiritual writer of the twelfth century, Bernard of Clairvaux. Botterill analyses the narrative episo…

  • Dante and the Mystical Tradition

    Dante and the Mystical Tradition
    av Steven Botterill

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521434546

    In this study, Steven Botterill explores the intellectual relationship between the greatest poet of the fourteenth century, Dante, and the greatest spiritual writer of the twelfth century, Bernard of Clairvaux. Botterill analyses the narrative episo…

  • Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry

    Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry
    av James Simpson

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521471817

    In this study James Simpson examines two great poems of the later medieval period, the Latin philosophical epic, Alan of Lille’s Anticlaudianus (1181–3), and John Gower’s English poem, The Confessio Amantis (1390–3). Simpson…

  • Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry

    Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry
    av James Simpson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521021111

    In this 1995 study James Simpson examines two great poems of the later medieval period, the Latin philosophical epic, Alan of Lille's Anticlaudianus (1181-3), and John Gower's English poem, The Confessio Amantis (1390-3). Simpson locates these works…