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  1. 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 October 13th 2008 by Routledge

  2. She, this in Blak

    Vision, Truth, and Will in Geoffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Ciseyde

    By Thomas Hill

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    "She, This in Blak" takes a fresh look at Chaucer's great Trojan romance, Troilus and Criseyde, in light of recent scholarship on late scholastic discourses on representation and causality as they pertain to human perception and judgment. This study also contributes to a growing literature on the...

    Published May 24th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Maps and Monsters in Medieval England

    By Asa Simon Mittman

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This study centers on issues of marginality and monstrosity in medieval England. In the middle ages, geography was viewed as divinely ordered, so Britain's location at the periphery of the inhabitable world caused anxiety among its inhabitants. Far from the world's holy center, the geographic...

    Published April 29th 2008 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 29th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Traveling Through Text

    Message and Method in Late Medieval Pilgrimage Accounts

    By Elka Weber

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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

    Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Non-Native Sources for the Scandinavian Kings' Sagas

    By Paul A. White

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Traditional scholarship on the kings' sagas has tended to focus on the textual histories and interrelationships between the various twelfth- and thirteenth-century Scandinavian manuscripts. Thus previous scholars have striven to ascertain chronology, dating, and potential literary borrowings...

    Published March 5th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Desiring Truth

    The Process of Judgment in Fourteenth-Century Art and Literature

    By Jeremy Lowe

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. 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

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Epistemology of the Monstrous in the Middle Ages

    By Lisa Verner

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book studies the phenomena of monsters and marvels from the time of Pliny the Elder through the 14th century....

    Published January 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Water Supply System of Siena, Italy

    The Medieval Roots of the Modern Networked City

    By Michael P. Kucher

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    The book reviews scholarly literature and archival sources including maps and diagrams, to better situate Siena's achievement in urban history and broadens our understanding of medieval technology and urban life....

    Published December 19th 2004 by Routledge