Books in category Literary Criticism – Medieval

  • Robin Hood

    Robin Hood
    Thomas H. Ohlgren, Lister M. Matheson

    Several fourteenth-century allusions in the works of William Langland and Geoffrey Chaucer suggest that the rymes of Robyn Hood were widely circulating by the 1370s, but, it is vital to note, none of these late fourteenth-century works …

  • A Companion to Wace

    A Companion to Wace
    Fran├žoise Hazel Marie Le Saux

    "Guide to the works of the twelfth-century chronicler Wace, setting him in historical and cultural context"–Provided by publisher.

  • Courting Power

    Courting Power
    Laurie Shepard

    This text chronicles a change in epistolary persuasion in the 1230's, crystallized at the imperial chancery of Frederick II, Emperor from 1220-1250.

  • Ennius and the Architecture of the Annales

    Ennius and the Architecture of the Annales
    Jackie Elliott

    This book combines a critical survey of the ancient sources for Ennius' Annales with fresh interpretation of the surviving record.

  • Land and Book

    Land and Book
    Scott Thompson Smith

    Land and Book places a variety of texts in a dynamic conversation with the procedures and documents of land tenure, showing how its social practice led to innovation across written genres in both Latin and Old English.

  • The Poems of Oswald Von Wolkenstein

    The Poems of Oswald Von Wolkenstein
    Albercht Classen

    This book offers the first complete English translation of the poems by the late-medieval German (Tyrolean) Oswald von Wolkenstein (1376/1377-1445).

  • In Light of Another s Word

    In Light of Another’s Word
    Shirin A. Khanmohamadi

    Challenging the traditional conception of medieval Europe as insular and even xenophobic, Shirin A. Khanmohamadi's In Light of Another's Word looks to early ethnographic writers who were surprisingly aware of their own otherness, especially …

  • Erasmus and Voltaire

    Erasmus and Voltaire
    Ricardo J. Quinones

    Despite comparisons between Erasmus and Voltaire having become common-place in the course of the nineteenth century, this is the first full study to bring them together in their careers, their works, and their historic afterlives.

  • Class and Gender in Early English Literature

    Class and Gender in Early English Literature
    Britton J. Harwood, Gillian R. Overing

    " –Women's Studies Network (UK) Association Newsletter These dramatic new readings of Old and Middle English texts explore the rich theoretical territory at the intersection of class and gender, and highlight the interplay of the critic, …

  • The Medieval Heart

    The Medieval Heart
    Heather Webb

    Drawing from the works of Dante, Catherine of Siena, Boccaccio, Aquinas, and Cavalcanti and other literary, philosophic, and scientific texts, she reveals medieval answers to such fundamental questions as: Where is life located?

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