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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 194 new and published books in the subject of Medieval Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. National Poetry, Empires and War

    By David Aberbach

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Nationalism has given the world a genre of poetry bright with ideals of justice, freedom and the brotherhood of man, but also, at times, burning with humiliation and grievance, hatred and lust for revenge, driving human kind, as the Austrian poet Grillparzer put it, ‘From humanity via nationality...

    Published December 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Medieval Literature for Children

    Edited by Daniel T. Kline

    This volume will be a critical anthology of primary texts whose main audience was children and/or adolescents in the medieval period. Texts will include theoretical and interpretative introductions and commentary....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Chaucer and the Jews

    Edited by Sheila Delany

    This edited collection explores the importance of the Jews in the English Christian imagination of the 14th and 15th centuries - long after their expulsion from Britain in 1290....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Legend of Guy of Warwick

    By Velma Bourgeois Richmond

    Series: Garland Studies in Medieval Literature

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Chaucer's Cultural Geography

    Edited by Kathryn L. Lynch

    Series: Basic Readings in Chaucer and His Time

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

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Nibelungen Tradition

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Winder McConnell, Werner Wunderlich, Frank Gentry, Ulrich Mueller

    Within the English-speaking world, no work of the German High Middle Ages is better known than the Nibelungenlied, which has stirred the imagination of artists and readers far beyond its land of origin. Its international influence extends from literature to music, art, film, politics and propaganda...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Arthurian Literature and Christianity

    Notes from the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Peter Meister

    Series: Garland Library of Medieval Literature

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Hildegard of Bingen

    A Book of Essays

    Edited by Maud Burnett McInerney

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Meeting the Foreign in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Albrecht Classen

    This collectoion brings together an outstanding group of historical, cultural, and literary scholars to investigate the complicated, nuanced, and often surprising union and desire and dread associated with the figure of the foreign Other in the Middle Ages--represented variously by Muslims, Jews,...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Barbarian North in Medieval Imagination

    Ethnicity, Legend, and Literature

    By Robert Rix

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    This book examines the sustained interest in legends of the pagan and peripheral North, tracing and analyzing the use of an ‘out-of-Scandinavia’ legend (Scandinavia as an ancestral homeland) in a wide range of medieval texts from all over Europe, with a focus on the Anglo-Saxon tradition. The pagan...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge