Books in category Literary Criticism – Medieval | Page 3

  • 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 …

  • To Follow in Their Footsteps

    To Follow in Their Footsteps
    Nicholas L. Paul

    Indeed, as Nicholas L. Paul reveals in To Follow in Their Footsteps, crusading was very much a family affair.

  • Tradition Translation Trauma

    Tradition, Translation, Trauma
    Jan Parker, Timothy Mathews

    A collection of essays by a team of distinguished international contributors concerned with how Classic – mainly Greek and Latin but also Arabic and Portuguese – texts become present in later cultures; how they are passed on, received and …

  • The Making of Medieval Forgeries

    The Making of Medieval Forgeries
    Alfred Hiatt

    A considerable portion of the book concerns the Donation of Constantine, which involves many continental writers, German, French, and Italian.

  • Mediaeval Latin Palaeography

    Mediaeval Latin Palaeography
    Leonard E. Boyle

    A comprehensive bibliography of medievel palaeontology for a student's use.

  • The Amatory Elegies of Johannes Secundus

    The Amatory Elegies of Johannes Secundus
    Janus, Secundus

    This volume contains the first translation into English of all the major love poetry of the Renaissance neo-Latin poet Johannes Secundus and the first detailed critical appreciation of the first two books of his Elegies and the Elegiae …

  • A Companion to Chrà tien de Troyes

    A Companion to Chrétien de Troyes
    Norris J. Lacy, Joan T. Grimbert

    One of the most important medieval authors studied in historical and literary context.

  • Brill s Companion to Roman Tragedy

    Brill’s Companion to Roman Tragedy

    Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy is the reader's 'back stage pass' into the hustle and bustle, the sights and sounds of Roman tragedy, stressing the creative collusion of Republican and Imperial drama and with the historical moment they …

  • Agnes Blannbekin Viennese Beguine

    Agnes Blannbekin, Viennese Beguine
    Agnes Blannbekin, Ulrike Wiethaus

    Female mysticism, usually nourished in contemplative surroundings, in Blannbekin's case drew its inspiration from urban life; Weidhaus identifies her visions as 'street mysticism'.

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