Books in category Literary Criticism – Medieval | Page 3

  • 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).

  • Venus Owne Clerk Chaucer s Debt to the Confessio Amantis Volume 167

    Venus’ Owne Clerk: Chaucer’s Debt to the Confessio Amantis, Volume 167
    Benjamin Willem Lindeboom

    Venus' Owne Clerk: Chaucer's Debt to the “Confessio Amantis” will appeal to all those who value a bit of integration of Chaucer and Gower studies.

  • Speaking of Animals

    Speaking of Animals
    Terry Caesar

    So often personal, even while analyzing novels such as "Water for Elephants" or movies such as "Giant" or "Into the Wild," the essays offer both an implicit critique and a continuation of recent discursive trends in animal studies, whose …

  • Walter Map and the Matter of Britain

    Walter Map and the Matter of Britain
    Joshua Byron Smith

    Smith contends that it was inventive clerics like Walter, and not traveling minstrels or professional translators, who popularized these stories.

  • 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 …

  • Lords and Towns in Medieval Europe

    Lords and Towns in Medieval Europe
    Howard B. Clarke, Anngret Simms

    This volume is based on possibly the biggest single Europe-wide project in urban history.

  • 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, …

  • Strange Words

    Strange Words
    Margaret Jewett Burland

    Strange Words is the first book in fifty years to compare multiple medieval Roland texts, and the first to do so in English. It will be welcomed by students and scholars of French and medieval studies.

  • The Text of the Old Testament in Anglo Saxon England

    The Text of the Old Testament in Anglo-Saxon England
    Richard Marsden

    The early medieval Vulgate Bible had no fixed textual form–multiple copying resulted in a multitude of forms. This book is the first to describe the transmission of the Vulgate Old Testament in Anglo-Saxon England.

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