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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 195 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. The Mabinogi (Routledge Revivals)

    A Book of Essays

    By C. W. Sullivan III

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The purpose of this collection, which was first published in 1996, is to provide both an overview of the major critical approaches to the Four Branches of the Mabinogi and a selection of the best essays dealing with them. The essays examine the origins of the Mabinogion, comparative analyses, and...

    Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Arthurian Literature and Christianity

    Notes from the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Peter Meister

    Series: Garland Library of Medieval Literature

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 21st 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Chaucer's Early Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Wolfgang Clemen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1963, this book provides an account of Chaucer’s poetry written before The Canterbury Tales. W. H. Clemen gives full, comprehensive and intriguing accounts of three major poems including The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, and The Parliament of Fowls in addition to some...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Narrative Developments from Chaucer to Defoe

    Edited by Gerd Bayer, Ebbe Klitgard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    This collection analyzes how narrative technique developed from the late Middle Ages to the beginning of the 18th century. Taking Chaucer’s influential Middle English works as the starting point, the original essays in this volume explore diverse aspects of the formation of early modern prose...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Medieval Literature for Children
    Edited by Daniel T. Kline
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  2. The Legend of Guy of Warwick
    By Velma Bourgeois Richmond
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  3. The Nibelungen Tradition: An Encyclopedia
    Edited by Winder McConnell, Werner Wunderlich, Frank Gentry, Ulrich Mueller
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  4. Christine de Pizan: A Casebook
    Edited by Barbara K. Altmann, Deborah L. McGrady
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  5. Medieval Texts in Context
    Edited by Graham D. Caie, Denis Renevey
    To Be Published April 29th 2015

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