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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Medieval Tradition of Thebes

    History and Narrative in the Roman de Thebes, Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Lydgate

    By Dominique Battles

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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

    Published May 5th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 28th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Reproductive Unconscious in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

    By Jennifer Wynne Hellwarth

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Literal Sense and the Gospel of John in Late Medieval Commentary and Literature

    By MArk Hazard

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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

    Published September 19th 2002 by Routledge

  8. John Cassian and the Reading of Egyptian Monastic Culture

    By Steven D. Driver

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book examines the method of meditative reading encouraged by John Cassian (c. 360-435) in his ascetic writings, the bulk of which are fictive dialogues that purportedly record the instruction he had received from Egyptial Christian monks. This instruction was at its core an interactive...

    Published February 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Marriage Fictions in Old French Secular Narratives, 1170-1250

    A Critical Re-evaluation of the Courtly Love Debate

    By Keith Nickolaus

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Nickolaus provides the readers with a concise critical discussion of the "courtly love" debate, broad historical and comparative analysis, and a model that explains, at the level of plot, rhetoric, and ideology, the proper place of amorous motifs in the context of prevailing Christian doctrines and...

    Published November 20th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Justice and the Social Context of Early Middle High German Literature

    By Robert G. Sullivan

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    This book argues that far from preaching traditional, otherworldly ideals, the authors or these religious works were deeply engaged in the social, political, and spiritual issues that characterized the Holy Roman Empire at a time of radical transformation....

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge