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The Accommodated JewEnglish Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

The Accommodated Jew: English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

Kathy Lavezzo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703157
eISBN:
9781501706158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

England during the Middle Ages was at the forefront of European antisemitism. It was in medieval Norwich that the notorious “blood libel” was first introduced when a resident accused the city's ... More

Affective medievalismLove, abjection and discontent

Affective medievalism: Love, abjection and discontent

Thomas Prendergast and Stephanie Trigg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126863
eISBN:
9781526142009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126863.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book destabilises the customary disciplinary and epistemological oppositions between medieval studies and modern medievalism. It argues that the twinned concepts of “the medieval” and ... More

After LaviniaA Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy

After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy

John Watkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707575
eISBN:
9781501708527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707575.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Renaissance jurist Alberico Gentili once quipped that, just like comedies, all wars end in a marriage. In medieval and early modern Europe, marriage treaties were a perennial feature of the ... More

The Ages of ManA Study in Medieval Writing and Thought

The Ages of Man: A Study in Medieval Writing and Thought

J. A. Burrow

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117551
eISBN:
9780191670985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117551.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Medieval Europe inherited from antiquity a rich and varied tradition of thought about the aetates hominum. Scholars divided human life into three, four, six, or seven ages, and so related it to ... More

Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries

Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries

Sarah Kay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436739
eISBN:
9780226436876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores the relations between humans and other animals as they appear to a reader of medieval bestiaries, given that almost all of them are realized as parchment books and that parchment, ... More

The Anonymous Marie de France

The Anonymous Marie de France

R. Bloch

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226059686
eISBN:
9780226059693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book offers a fundamental reconception of the person generally assumed to be the first woman writer in French, the author known as Marie de France. It considers all of the writing ascribed to ... More

The Archpoet and Medieval Culture

The Archpoet and Medieval Culture

Peter Godman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719229
eISBN:
9780191788499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is about one of the most famous and least understood authors of the Latin Middle Ages. We know him by the pseudonym of Archpoet. Setting his world and his works in their historical ... More

Aspects of knowledgePreserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Aspects of knowledge: Preserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Marilina Cesario and Hugh Magennis (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719097843
eISBN:
9781526135896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This edited collection explores how knowledge was preserved and reinvented in the Middle Ages. Unlike previous publications, which are predominantly focused either on a specific historical period or ... More

Between Medieval MenMale Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

Between Medieval Men: Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

David Clark

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558155
eISBN:
9780191721342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558155.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This book argues for the importance of synoptically examining the whole range of same‐sex relations in the Anglo‐Saxon period, revisiting well‐known texts and issues (as well as material often ... More

Black LegaciesRace and the European Middle Ages

Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

Lynn T. Ramey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060071
eISBN:
9780813050478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060071.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe's Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the ... More

Boccaccio's FabliauxMedieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Katherine A. Brown

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049175
eISBN:
9780813050034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049175.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Old French fabliaux are humorous short stories from the 13th century that resemble some of the most memorable tales in Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1348-1351). Yet their humor and ostensible ... More

The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition'An Annotated Translation by Nu'aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi

The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition': An Annotated Translation by Nu'aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi

Nu'aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474424103
eISBN:
9781474435659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424103.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

“The Book of Tribulations by Nu`aym b. Hammad al-Marwazi (d. 844) is the earliest Muslim apocalyptic work to come down to us. Its contents focus upon the cataclysmic events to happen before the end ... More

The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature

The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature

Dorothy Yamamoto

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186748
eISBN:
9780191718564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Animals and ‘wild men’ are everywhere in medieval culture, but their role in illuminating medieval constructions of humanity has never been properly explored. This book gathers together a large ... More

The Case for Women in Medieval Culture

The Case for Women in Medieval Culture

Alcuin Blamires

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186304
eISBN:
9780191674501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186304.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Misogyny is of course not the whole story of medieval discourse on women: medieval culture also envisaged a case for women. But hitherto studies of profeminine attitudes in that period's culture have ... More

The Chansons de Geste in the Age of RomancePolitical Fictions

The Chansons de Geste in the Age of Romance: Political Fictions

Sarah Kay

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151920
eISBN:
9780191672903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This is a major reassessment of the relation between the medieval French chansons de geste and the romance genre. Critics have traditionally seen romance as a superior development of the chanson de ... More

Chaucer and Italian Textuality

Chaucer and Italian Textuality

K. P. Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This book breaks important new ground in the study of Chaucer's various engagements with Italian literary culture, taking a more dynamic approach to Chaucer's Italian sources than has previously been ... More

Chaucer from Prentice to PoetThe Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Edward I. Condren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

While covering all the major work produced by Geoffrey Chaucer in his pre-Canterbury Tales career, this book seeks to correct the traditional interpretations of these poems. The author provides new ... More

Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Alcuin Blamires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book, mainly concentrating on the Canterbury Tales, reassesses the moral dimension in Chaucer’s writings. For the Middle Ages, the study of human behaviour was quintessentially moral. It was not ... More

Chaucerian ConflictLanguages of Antagonism in Late Fourteenth-Century London

Chaucerian Conflict: Languages of Antagonism in Late Fourteenth-Century London

Marion Turner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207893
eISBN:
9780191709142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207893.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores the textual environment of London in the 1380s and 1390s, revealing a language of betrayal, surveillance, slander, treason, rebellion, flawed idealism, and corrupted compaignyes. ... More

Chrétien ContinuedA Study of the Conte du Graal and its Verse Continuations

Chrétien Continued: A Study of the Conte du Graal and its Verse Continuations

Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557219
eISBN:
9780191720932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557219.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This book examines all four verse continuations that follow Chrétien's unfinished Grail story, a powerful site of rewriting from the late 12th through the 15th centuries. By focusing on the dialogue ... More

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