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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Middle English Romances of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries (Routledge Revivals)

    By Mehl Dieter

    First published in English in 1968, this book provides a critical guide to the wide field of the Middle english Romances and gives a helpful survey of the contemporary state of scholarship. Dr Mehl traces the development of Middle English Romances from thee thirteenth to the end of the...

    Published July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 February 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Moral Play and Counterpublic

    By Ineke Murakami

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this study, Murakami overturns the misconception that popular English morality plays were simple medieval vehicles for disseminating conservative religious doctrine. On the contrary, Murakami finds that moral drama came into its own in the sixteenth century as a method for challenging normative...

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Medieval Arthurian Literature: A Guide to Recent Research
    Edited by Norris J. Lacy
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  2. The Passing of Arthur: New Essays in Arthurian Tradition
    Edited by Christopher Baswell, William Sharpe
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  3. Arthurian Legend in the Seventeenth Century
    By Roberta Florence Brinkley
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  4. Word and Image in Arthurian Literature
    Edited by Keith Busby
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  5. The Avowing of King Arthur
    Edited by Roger Dahood
    To Be Published August 6th 2014

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