Books in category Literary Criticism – Medieval | Page 2

  • 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 is the first complete English translation of Oswald von Wolkenstein's poems, regarded as lyric masterpieces of the late Middle Ages.

  • 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, …

  • Margery Kempe and Translations of the Flesh

    Margery Kempe and Translations of the Flesh
    Karma Lochrie

    It is within this framework that she reads The Book of Margery Kempe, demonstrating the ways in which Kempe exploited the gendered ideologies of flesh and text through her controversial practices of writing, her inappropriate-seeming …

  • The Cambridge Companion to Bede

    The Cambridge Companion to Bede
    Scott DeGregorio

    The volume is a key introductory guide for all students of Anglo-Saxon literature and history.

  • Sea of Silk

    Sea of Silk
    E. Jane Burns

    The story of silk is an old and familiar one, a tale involving mercantile travel and commercial exchange along the broad land mass that connects ancient China to the west and extending eventually to sites on the eastern Mediterranean and …

  • Sagas of Warrior poets

    Sagas of Warrior-poets
    Leifur Eiricksson

    Kormak's Saga, The Saga of Hallfred Troublesome-Poet, The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue, The Saga of Bjorn, Champion of the Hitardal People, Viglund's Saga Set in the farmsteads of Viking age Iceland at a time when the old ethos of honour …

  • Mary Magdalene in Medieval Culture

    Mary Magdalene in Medieval Culture
    Peter Loewen, Robin Waugh

    This volume employs a broad spectrum of theoretical methodologies in order to present poststructuralist, postcolonial, postmodernist, hagiographic, and feminist readings of the figure of Mary Magdalene, addressing and interrogating her …

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