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  1. Consuming Passions

    The Uses of Cannibalism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Merrall L. Price

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Preaching Fox

    Elements of Festive Subversion in the Plays of the Wakefield Master

    By Warren E. Edminster

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Desiring Truth

    The Process of Judgment in Fourteenth-Century Art and Literature

    By Jeremy Lowe

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Conflict and Compromise in the Late Medieval Countryside

    Lords and Peasants in Durham, 1349-1400

    By Peter L. Larson

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Larson examines the changing relations between lords and peasants in post-Black Death Durham. This was a time period of upheaval and change, part of the transition from ‘medieval’ to ‘modern.’ Many historians have argued about the nature of this change and its causes, often putting forth a single...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Mystical Language of Sensation in the Later Middle Ages
    By Gordon Rudy
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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