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  1. Empowering Collaborations

    Writing Partnerships between Religious Women and Scribes in the Middle Ages

    By Kimberley Benedict

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This study examines partnerships between medieval women and scribes. Kimberly Benedict argues that medieval female visionaries often play prominent roles in collaboration while their male amanuenses serves as supports and foils....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pestilence in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature

    By Byron Lee Grigsby

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Pestilence in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature examines three diseases--leprosy, bubonic plague, and syphilis--to show how doctors, priests, and literary authors from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance interpreted certain illnesses through a moral filter. Lacking knowledge about...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Speculative Grammar and Stoic Language Theory in Medieval Allegorical Narrative

    From Prudentius to Alan of Lille

    By Jeffrey Bardzell

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    In his Plaint of Nature (De planctu Naturae), Alan of Lille bases much of his argument against sin in general and homosexuality in particular on the claim that both amount to bad grammar. The book explores the philosophical uses of grammar that were so formative of Alan’s thinking in major writers...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Contested Theological Authority of Thomas Aquinas

    The Controversies Between Hervaeus Natalis and Durandus of St. Pourcain, 1307-1323

    By Elizabeth Lowe

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book explains how the authority Thomas Aquinas's theological teachings grew out of the doctrinal controversies surrounding it within the Dominican Order. The adoption and eventual promotion of the teachings of Aquinas by the Order of Preachers ran counter to every other current running through...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Christian, Saracen and Genre in Medieval French Literature

    Imagination and Cultural Interaction in the French Middle Ages

    By Lynn Tarte Ramey

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book explores the historical and imaginary representation of the Saracen, or Muslim, in French writings from 1100 to 1500....

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Between Courtly Literature and Al-Andaluz

    Oriental Symbolism and Influences in the Romances of Chretien de Troyes

    By Michelle Reichert

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Bodies of Pain

    Suffering in the Works of Hartmann von Aue

    By Scott E. Pincikowski

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Aspects of Love in John Gower's Confessio Amantis

    By Ellen S. Bakalian

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Worlds Made Flesh

    Chronicle Histories and Medieval Manuscript Culture

    By Lauryn Mayer

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book focuses on the use of the past in two senses. First, it looks at the way in which medieval texts from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries discussed the past: how they presented history, what kinds of historical narratives they employed, and what anxieties gathered around the practice of...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Where Troubadours were Bishops

    The Occitania of Folc of Marseille (1150-1231)

    By Nicole M. Schulman

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Using one man as a lens, a man known variously as Folquet, Folques, Folco, and Folc, it will examine some of the important changes and developments of the period from a new, more human, perspective....

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge