Books in category Literary Criticism – Medieval

  • Relics and Writing in Late Medieval England

    Relics and Writing in Late Medieval England
    Robyn Malo

    The work thus uses the literary study of relics to address issues of clerical and lay cultures, orthodoxy and heterodoxy, and writing and reform.

  • Absent Narratives Manuscript Textuality and Literary Structure in Late Medieval England

    Absent Narratives, Manuscript Textuality, and Literary Structure in Late Medieval England
    E. Scala

    Far from being trivial digressions or passing curiosities, these absent narratives prove central to the way these medieval works function and to why they have affected readers in particular ways.

  • Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

    Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer
    Geoffrey Chaucer

    Volume VI features: Skeat s general introductory to the seven-volume set a glossarial index to Chaucer s language an index of proper names an index of authors quoted or referred to by Chaucer an index of books referred to in Skeat s notes a …

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England c 1530 1700

    The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700
    Kevin Killeen, Helen Smith, Rachel Judith Willie

    The Bible was, by any measure, the most important book in early modern England. It preoccupied the scholarship of the era, and suffused the idioms of literature and speech. Political ideas rode on its interpretation and deployed its terms.

  • Stealing Obedience

    Stealing Obedience
    Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe

    Stealing Obedience brings a highly original approach to the study of Anglo-Saxon narratives of obedience in the adoption of religious identity.

  • Worlds Made Flesh

    Worlds Made Flesh
    Lauryn Mayer

    This book focuses on the use of the past in two senses.

  • Author Reader Book

    Author, Reader, Book
    Stephen Partridge, Erik Kwakkel

    Theoretical reflections, case studies from a wide variety of languages, examinations of devotional literature from figures such as Bishop Reginald Pecock, and analyses of works that are more secular in focus, including some by Chaucer and …

  • Word of Mouth

    Word of Mouth
    Gianni Guastella

    This volume proceeds from a brief discussion of the ancient concept to a detailed examination of the way in which fama has been personified in ancient and medieval literature and in European figurative art between the end of the fourteenth …

  • Pearl of Great Price

    Pearl of Great Price
    David Gould

    The Middle English poem Pearl is an elegy on the death of a child, written to provide consolation for the loss of a loved one through instruction in Christian theology.

  • The PĂ lerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville

    The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguileville
    Marco Nievergelt, Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath

    New essays on the unjustly neglected Pèlerinage works by de Guileville, showing in particular its huge contemporary influence.

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