Medieval Literature

Dana E. Stewart, Alison Cornish, "Sparks and Seeds: Medieval Literature and its Afterlife"

Dana E. Stewart, Alison Cornish, "Sparks and Seeds: Medieval Literature and its Afterlife"
Publisher: Brepols | 2000 | ISBN: 2503509061 | English | PDF | 347 pages | 9.9 Mb

John Freccero is internationally renowned for his scholarship on Dante, Petrarch, Macchiavelli, and other authors. Currently Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at New York University, he has also taught at Yale, Stanford, Cornell, and Johns Hopkins. His numerous honours include Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships and awards from the city of Florence and the Republic of Italy. …

Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature (repost)  

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Serina Patterson, "Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature"
English | ISBN: 1137311037 | 2015 | 260 pages | PDF | 2 MB

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Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature

Serina Patterson, "Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature"
English | ISBN: 1137311037 | 2015 | 260 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Old Icelandic Literature and Society (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Margaret Clunies Ross

Old Icelandic Literature and Society (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Margaret Clunies Ross
English | Nov 6, 2000 | ISBN: 0521631122 | 352 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This book provides a comprehensive account of Old Icelandic literature within its social context. An international team of specialists examines the ways in which the unique medieval social experiment in Iceland, a kingless society without an established authority structure, inspired a wealth of innovative writing composed in the Icelandic vernacular.
Medieval Dutch Literature in its European Context (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Erik Kooper

Medieval Dutch Literature in its European Context (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Erik Kooper
English | Oct 28, 1994 | ISBN: 0521402220, 0521032342 | 343 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book offers new insights into the rich and varied Dutch literature of the Middle Ages. Sixteen essays written by top scholars consider this literature in the context of the social, historical and cultural developments of the period in which it took shape. The collection includes studies of the most representative authors, genres and works of the time
'Floire and Blancheflor' and the European Romance (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Patricia E. Grieve

'Floire and Blancheflor' and the European Romance (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Patricia E. Grieve
English | Apr 28, 1997 | ISBN: 052143162X, 0521027675 | 256 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

This comparative study examines Floire and Blancheflor and shows how medieval writers from Spain, France, Italy, England, and Scandinavia reworked this story from the twelfth through the sixteenth centuries to develop and emphasize social, political, religious and artistic goals.
Sodomy, Masculinity and Law in Medieval Literature: France and England, 1050-1230 by William E. Burgwinkle

Sodomy, Masculinity and Law in Medieval Literature: France and England, 1050-1230 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by William E. Burgwinkle
English | Aug 16, 2004 | ISBN: 0521839688 | 314 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Shedding new light on the representations of masculinity and same-sex desire in medieval literature, William Burgwinkle offers a historical survey of attitudes towards same-sex love during the Middle Ages. His studies of a wide range of texts reveal that medieval attitudes towards sexual preferences were much broader than usually conceded.
Fictions of Identity in Medieval France (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Donald Maddox

Fictions of Identity in Medieval France (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Donald Maddox
English | Dec 28, 2000 | ISBN: 0521781051 | 319 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

In this study of vernacular French narrative from the twelfth century through the later Middle Ages, Donald Maddox considers the construction of identity in a wide range of fictions. He focuses on crucial encounters, widespread in medieval literature, in which characters are informed about fundamental aspects of their own circumstances and selfhood.
Ethics and Power in Medieval English Reformist Writing (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Edwin D. Craun

Ethics and Power in Medieval English Reformist Writing (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Edwin D. Craun
English | Mar 31, 2010 | ISBN: 0521199328 | 234 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The late medieval Church obliged all Christians to rebuke the sins of others, especially those who had power to discipline in Church and State: priests, confessors, bishops, judges, the Pope. This practice, in which the injured party had to confront the wrong-doer directly and privately, was known as fraternal correction.
Editing Piers Plowman: The Evolution of the Text (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Charlotte Brewer

Editing Piers Plowman: The Evolution of the Text (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Charlotte Brewer
English | Feb 13, 2006 | ISBN: 0521024021, 0521342503 | 478 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

The fifty-plus manuscripts of Piers Plowman have always posed a puzzle to scholars. This book is an account of the editions of the poem that have appeared since 1550, when it was first published by the protestant reformer Robert Crowley.