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  1. 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...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Women's Writing in Middle English

    An Annotated Anthology, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Barratt

    Series: Longman Annotated Texts

    Women's writing in any period remains of critical concern, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Alexandra Barratt's edition offers a wide range of texts from the period 1300-1500, including: Original texts written by women in the Middle Ages Texts translated by women in the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Concise History of Medieval Literature

    By Corinne Saunders

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    The medieval period offers a rich variety of literature and was crucial to the development of English Literature and particularly to the development of key literary genres. However, differences between Medieval and Modern language can make this a challenging area to approach. In this handy guide,...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

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Recently Published Books

  1. Arthurian Literature and Christianity: Notes from the Twentieth Century
    Edited by Peter Meister
    Published August 14th 2014
  2. Medieval Literature for Children
    Edited by Daniel T. Kline
    Published August 14th 2014
  3. Hildegard of Bingen: A Book of Essays
    Edited by Maud Burnett McInerney
    Published August 14th 2014
  4. Chaucer and the Jews
    Edited by Sheila Delany
    Published August 14th 2014
  5. The Legend of Guy of Warwick
    By Velma Bourgeois Richmond
    Published August 14th 2014

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