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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 193 new and published books in the subject of Medieval Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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

  2. Cultural Difference and Material Culture in Middle English Romance

    Normans and Saxons

    By Dominique Battles

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

    This book explores how the cultural distinctions and conflicts between Anglo-Saxons and Normans originating with the Norman Conquest of 1066 prevailed well into the fourteenth century and are manifest in a significant number of Middle English romances including King Horn, Havelok the Dane, Sir...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Revisiting the Poetic Edda

    Essays on Old Norse Heroic Legend

    Edited by Paul Acker, Carolyne Larrington

    Series: Routledge Medieval Casebooks

    Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Romance of Arthur

    An Anthology of Medieval Texts in Translation, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Norris J. Lacy, James J. Wilhelm

    The Romance of Arthur, James J. Wilhelm’s classic anthology of Arthurian literature, is an essential text for students of the medieval Romance tradition. This fully updated third edition presents a comprehensive reader, mapping the course of Arthurian literature, and is expanded to cover: key...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Medievalisms

    Making the Past in the Present

    By Tison Pugh, Angela Jane Weisl

    From King Arthur and Robin Hood, through to video games and jousting-themed restaurants, medieval culture continues to surround us and has retained a strong influence on literature and culture throughout the ages. This fascinating and illuminating guide is written by two of the leading contemporary...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Regional Cuisines of Medieval Europe

    A Book of Essays

    Edited by Melitta Weiss Adamson

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    Expert food historians provide detailed histories of the creation and development of particular delicacies in six regions of medieval Europe-Britain, France, Italy, Sicily, Spain, and the Low Countries....

    Published June 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sexuality in Medieval Europe

    Doing Unto Others, 2nd Edition

    By Ruth Mazo Karras

    ‘The best short introduction to medieval sexuality that I have read: a remarkable book.’ -Vern Bullough, Reviews in History 'Undergraduate and graduate students will find in Karras’ book an extremely helpful guide to what can be a confusing and perplexing body of scholarship. Even established...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Chaucer and the Social Contest (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peggy Knapp

    First published in 1990, Chaucer and the Social Contest takes a fresh view of The Canterby Tales, by placing the storytelling contest among the Canterbury pilgrims within the larger social contests in the changing England of the late fourteenth century. The author focuses on three crucial fields of...

    Published March 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sin and Filth in Medieval Culture

    The Devil in the Latrine

    By Martha Bayless

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

    This important new contribution to the history of the body analyzes the role of filth as the material counterpart of sin in medieval thought. Using a wide range of texts, including theology, historical documents, and literature from Augustine to Chaucer, the book shows how filth was regarded as...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Why the Middle Ages Matter

    Medieval Light on Modern Injustice

    Edited by Celia Chazelle, Simon Doubleday, Felice Lifshitz, Amy G. Remensnyder

    The word "medieval" is often used in a negative way when talking about contemporary issues. Why the Middle Ages Matter refreshes our thinking about this historical era, and our own, by looking at some pressing concerns from today’s world, asking how these issues were really handled in the medieval...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Arthurian Literature and Christianity: Notes from the Twentieth Century
    Edited by Peter Meister
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  2. Hildegard of Bingen: A Book of Essays
    Edited by Maud Burnett McInerney
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  3. Meeting the Foreign in the Middle Ages
    Edited by Albrecht Classen
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  4. National Poetry, Empires and War
    By David Aberbach
    To Be Published December 18th 2014
  5. Medieval Literature for Children
    Edited by Daniel T. Kline
    To Be Published December 19th 2014

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