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Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance ItalyHistoriography and Princely Ideology

Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance Italy: Historiography and Princely Ideology

Marta Celati

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863625
eISBN:
9780191895999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The present work represents the first full-length investigation of Italian Renaissance literature on the topic of conspiracy. This literary output consists of texts belonging to different genres that ... More

Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante

Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante

David Bowe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198849575
eISBN:
9780191883668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849575.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante provides a new perspective on the highly networked literary landscape of thirteenth and fourteenth-century Italy. It demonstrates the fundamental role of ... More

Marketing English Books, 1476-1550How Printers Changed Reading

Marketing English Books, 1476-1550: How Printers Changed Reading

Alexandra da Costa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198847588
eISBN:
9780191904011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book sets out to show how new markets were cultivated by printers in the period 1476–1550. It argues that while print and manuscript reading continued alongside each other, developments in the ... More

The Arts of DisruptionAllegory and Piers Plowman

The Arts of Disruption: Allegory and Piers Plowman

Nicolette Zeeman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198860242
eISBN:
9780191892431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Arts of Disruption offers a series of new readings of the allegorical poem Piers Plowman: but it is also a book about allegory. It argues not just that there are distinctively disruptive ‘arts’ ... More

Stages of LossThe English Comedians and their Reception

Stages of Loss: The English Comedians and their Reception

George Oppitz-Trotman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858805
eISBN:
9780191890901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858805.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Early and Medieval Literature

Stages of Loss supplies an original and deeply researched account of travel and festivity in early modern Europe, complicating, revising, and sometimes entirely rewriting received accounts of the ... More

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

Carl Phelpstead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066516
eISBN:
9780813058719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders provides new perspectives on a unique medieval literary genre: the Sagas of Icelanders (also known in English as Family Sagas). The book deepens our ... More

An Old French TrilogyTexts from the William of Orange Cycle

An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066462
eISBN:
9780813058634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book provides a modern English translation of three Old French epic poems devoted to the exploits of the legendary William of Orange. The Coronation of Louis, The Convoy to Nîmes, and The ... More

Meditating Death in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional WritingFrom Bonaventure to Luther

Meditating Death in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Writing: From Bonaventure to Luther

Mark Chinca

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198861980
eISBN:
9780191894787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861980.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Meditating about death and the afterlife was one of the most important techniques that Christian societies in medieval and early modern Europe had at their disposal for developing a sense of ... More

Reading English Verse in Manuscript c.1350-c.1500

Reading English Verse in Manuscript c.1350-c.1500

Daniel Sawyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198857778
eISBN:
9780191890390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume offers the first book-length history of reading for Middle English poetry. Drawing on evidence from more than 450 manuscripts, it examines readers’ choices of material, their movements ... More

Medieval French Literary Culture Abroad

Medieval French Literary Culture Abroad

Jane Gilbert, Simon Gaunt, and William Burgwinkle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198832454
eISBN:
9780191888823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The field of medieval francophone literary culture outside France was for many years a minor and peripheral sub-field of medieval French literary studies (or, in the case of Anglo-Norman, of English ... More

The Subject of CrusadeLyric, Romance, and Materials, 1150 to 1500

The Subject of Crusade: Lyric, Romance, and Materials, 1150 to 1500

Marisa Galvez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693217
eISBN:
9780226693491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693491.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

When medieval people went to war over religion, they prayed, took up arms, bade farewell to their families—and sometimes wrote lyric poetry. These warrior-artisans expressed their culture in poetry ... More

Arts of DyingLiterature and Finitude in Medieval England

Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval England

D. Vance Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226640853
eISBN:
9780226641041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641041.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book argues that the problem of how to designate death produces a long tradition of literature about dying in Old and Middle English, a literature that intensively and self-reflexively imagines ... More

Reading Chaucer in TimeLiterary Formation in England and Italy

Reading Chaucer in Time: Literary Formation in England and Italy

Kara Gaston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852865
eISBN:
9780191887161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852865.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Reading for form can mean reading for formation. Understanding processes through which a text was created can help us in characterizing its form. But what is involved in bringing a diachronic process ... More

I, the PoetFirst-Person Form in Horace, Catullus, and Propertius

I, the Poet: First-Person Form in Horace, Catullus, and Propertius

Kathleen McCarthy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739552
eISBN:
9781501739569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739552.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

First-person poetry is a familiar genre in Latin literature. Propertius, Catullus, and Horace deployed the first-person speaker in a variety of ways that either bolster or undermine the link between ... More

Literature and Law in the Era of Magna Carta

Literature and Law in the Era of Magna Carta

Jennifer Jahner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198847724
eISBN:
9780191882401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847724.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Literature and Law in the Era of Magna Carta traces the fortunes of literary training and experimentation across the early history of the English common law, from its beginnings in the reign of Henry ... More

Father ChaucerGenerating Authority in The Canterbury Tales

Father Chaucer: Generating Authority in The Canterbury Tales

Samantha Katz Seal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832386
eISBN:
9780191883385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Paternity is a powerful metaphor for literary authority and legitimacy, and thus Geoffrey Chaucer has been granted the supposedly supreme honor of being termed the “father of English poetry.” And ... More

Shaping Identity in Medieval French LiteratureThe Other Within

Shaping Identity in Medieval French Literature: The Other Within

Adrian P. Tudor and Kristin L. Burr (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056432
eISBN:
9780813058238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Contributors to Shaping Identity in Medieval French Literature consider the multiplicity and instability of identity in medieval French literature, examining the ways in which literary identity can ... More

Imitating AuthorsPlato to Futurity

Imitating Authors: Plato to Futurity

Colin Burrow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198838081
eISBN:
9780191874604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838081.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Imitating Authors analyses the theory and practice of imitatio (the imitation of one author by another) from early Greek texts right up to recent fictions about clones and artificial humans. At its ... More

Weeping for DidoThe Classics in the Medieval Classroom

Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom

Marjorie Curry Woods

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691170800
eISBN:
9780691188744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Saint Augustine famously “wept for Dido, who killed herself by the sword,” and many later medieval schoolboys were taught to respond in similarly emotional ways to the pain of female characters in ... More

Men and Masculinities in the Sagas of Icelanders

Men and Masculinities in the Sagas of Icelanders

Gareth Lloyd Evans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831242
eISBN:
9780191869082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume is the first book-length study of masculinities in the sagas of Icelanders. Spanning the entire corpus of the sagas of Icelanders—and so taking into account a number of little-studied ... More

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