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  1. Amadas and Ydoine (Routledge Revivals)

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1993, presents a little-known medieval romance to readers who do not know Old French, or who are generally unfamiliar with the literature of the Middle Ages. Probably composed between 1190 and 1220, the major interest of Amadas and Ydoine to modern readers is...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mary Magdalene in Medieval Culture

    Conflicted Roles

    Edited by Peter Loewen, Robin Waugh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

    This innovative and multidisciplinary collection visits representations and interpretations of Mary Magdalene in the medieval and early modern periods, questioning major scholarly assumptions behind the examination of female saints and their depictions in medieval artworks, literature, and music....

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Medieval Literature

    Criticism and Debates

    Edited by Holly Crocker, D. Vance Smith

    Series: Routledge Criticism and Debates in Literature

    Medieval Literature: Criticism and Debates combines classic critical essays alongside new voices and approaches, highlighting vibrant debates on medieval literature that will continue to shape critical conversations for the coming decades. Holly A. Crocker and D. Vance Smith present a fascinating...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Crying in the Middle Ages

    Tears of History

    Edited by Elina Gertsman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    Sacred and profane, public and private, emotive and ritualistic, internal and embodied, medieval weeping served as a culturally charged prism for a host of social, visual, cognitive, and linguistic performances. Crying in the Middle Ages addresses the place of tears in Jewish, Christian, and...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Biblical Paradigms in Medieval English Literature

    From Cædmon to Malory

    By Lawrence Besserman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

    This book examines the intricate and unusual relationship between the sacred and secular spheres of English medieval culture, positing that the assimilation of sacred and secular motifs could be in either direction, or even in both directions. That is, medieval English writers could appropriate...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in Al-Andalus

    By Shari Lowin

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in al-Andalus investigates a largely overlooked subset of Muslim and Jewish love poetry in medieval Spain: hetero- and homo-erotic love poems written by Muslim and Jewish religious scholars, in which the lover and his sensual experience of the beloved are compared to...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages

    Edited by Daniel T. Kline

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Digital gaming’s cultural significance is often minimized much in the same way that the Middle Ages are discounted as the backward and childish precursor to the modern period. Digital Gaming Reimagines the Middle Ages challenges both perceptions by examining how the Middle Ages have persisted into...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Poetic Edda

    Essays on Old Norse Mythology

    Edited by Paul Acker, Carolyne Larrington

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

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

    Published June 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Sir Thomas Malory

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Marylyn Parins

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

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 12th 2013 by Routledge