Books in category Literary Criticism – Medieval | Page 2

  • Way Down Yonder in the Indian Nation

    Way Down Yonder in the Indian Nation
    Michael Wallis

    From tales of the notorious Oklahoma panhandle, where “the only law was the colt and the carbine,” to the fate of Woody Guthrie’s mother Nora, who, burdened by depression, set fire to her kids and spent the last years of her life in …

  • De audiendis poetis

    De audiendis poetis
    Plutarch, Richard Hunter, Donald Russell

    A full treatment of this major source on ancient literary education by two of the leading scholars in the field.

  • 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.

  • Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media

    Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media
    R. Burt

    With a double focus on recursive narrative frames and the cinematic paratexts of medieval and early modern film, this book calls our attention to strange, sometimes opaque phenomena in film and literary theory that have previously gone …

  • Perceptions of Magic in Medieval Spanish Literature

    Perceptions of Magic in Medieval Spanish Literature
    Jennifer M. Corry

    It is an attempt to capture a more comprehensive view of medieval Spain's perceptions of magical practice in order to determine why Spain did not explode into Witchcraze, as occurred in so many other European regions when the Middle Ages …

  • Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age

    Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age
    Albrecht Classen, Connie Scarborough

    The topics covered in this volume, addressing fundamental concerns of the premodern world, deal with allegedly criminal, or simply wrong behavior which demanded punishment.

  • 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.

  • Theios Sophist s

    Theios Sophistès
    Kristoffel Demoen, Danny Praet

    In this collection of interpretative essays on Flavius Philostratus’ Vita Apollonii , leading scholars and younger critics make for a combination of methodological continuity and innovation.

  • The Flight from Desire

    The Flight from Desire
    R. Edwards

    This book reformulates the master narrative of erotic discourse in medieval literature.

  • 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.

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