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  1. Tolkien the Medievalist

    Edited by Jane Chance

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    Interdisciplinary in approach, Tolkien the Medievalist provides a fresh perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien's Medievalism. In fifteen essays, eminent scholars and new voices explore how Professor Tolkien responded to a modern age of crisis - historical, academic and personal - by adapting his...

    Published April 30th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Medieval Texts in Context

    Edited by Graham D. Caie, Denis Renevey

    This collection of essays by leading experts in manuscript studies sheds new light on ways to approach medieval texts in their manuscript context. Each contribution provides groundbreaking insight into the field of medieval textual culture, demonstrating the various interconnections between...

    Published April 6th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Medieval Romance

    Critical Heritage Set

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    Comprises of individual volumes on: Dante, Geoffrey Chaucer (2 volumes), Sir Thomas Malory, John Skelton and Edmund Spenser.The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work,...

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Envisaging Heaven in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Carolyn Muessig, Ad Putter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    Envisaging Heaven in the Middle Ages deals with medieval notions of heaven in theological and mystical writings, in visions of the Otherworld, and in medieval art, poetry and music. It considers the influence of such notions in the secular literature of some of the greatest writers of the period...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Essentials of Early English

    Old, Middle and Early Modern English, 2nd Edition

    By Jeremy J. Smith, Jeremy Smith

    This is a completely revised and updated edition of a highly successful textbook. It provides a practical and highly accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English. Designed specifically as a handbook for students beginning...

    Published June 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Medieval Rhetoric

    A Casebook

    Edited by Scott D. Troyan

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    This volume in the Routledge Medieval Casebooks series explores medieval rhetorical practices. Ten original essays examine the ways in which contemporary readers and scholars might employ rhetorical theory to illuminate underlying meanings in medieval texts. The contributors also explore how...

    Published September 17th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Violence in Medieval Courtly Literature

    A Casebook

    By Albrecht Classen

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence. Lovers were rejected, mistrust ruled, rape was a rampant...

    Published July 18th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Alain Chartier

    The Quarrel of the Belle Dame Sans Mercy

    Edited by Joan E. McRae

    Series: Routledge Medieval Texts

    Belle dame sans merci (Beautiful lady with no mercy) (1424) is not readily available in moden English translation elsewhere, making this an essential addition to any library with a medieval literature or French literature collection....

    Published June 27th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Pestilence in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature

    By Byron Lee Grigsby

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Pestilence in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature examines three diseases--leprosy, bubonic plague, and syphilis--to show how doctors, priests, and literary authors from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance interpreted certain illnesses through a moral filter. Lacking knowledge about...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge