Medieval Hagiography An Anthology
The Novellino or One Hundred Ancient Tales An Edition and Translation based on the 1525 Gualteruzzi editio princeps
Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline Literature and Philology
By Thomas Head
July 23, 2001
This collection presents-through the medium of translated sources-a comprehensive guide to the development of hagiography and the cult of the saints in western Christendom during the middle ages. It provides an unparalleled resource for the study of the ideals of sanctity and the practice of ...
By Joseph P. Consoli
May 31, 2016
First published in 1997. Considered one of the first prose works in Italian and a precursor of the Decameron,this is the first complete translation of the Novellino into English, based on the 1525 editio princeps. While manuscripts vary as to wording and the number of tales, the 1525 first edition ...
By Karen J. Taylor
May 13, 2016
This collection, comprising nine critical essays from prominent and emerging medievalists, seeks to explore the different ways in which French authors of the Middle Ages transgress normative social and cultural gender codes in their literary works Offering fresh approaches to texts that have long ...
By Helen Helen Damico
April 27, 2016
This is the third of a three-volume set on medieval scholarship that presents original biographical essays on scholars whose work has shaped medieval studies for the past four hundred years. A companion to Volume 1: History and Volume 2: Literature and Philology, Volume 3: Philosophy and the Arts...
By Peter Meister
December 22, 2014
Intended as "the other bookend" to Jessie Weston's work some eighty years earlier, this essay collection provides a careful overview of recent scholarship on possible overlap between Arthurian literature and Christianity. From Ritual to romance and Notes, taken together, bracket contemporary ...
By Helen Damico, Joseph B. Zavadil
May 01, 1995
Surveying the development of medieval scholarship through biography, this volume contains 23 original essays on scholars whose work shaped medieval historiography for the past 300 years. Their subject was Europe between 500 and 1500, and they labored to define that protean and multinational culture...
By Helen Damico
April 01, 1998
First published in 1998. Medieval Scholarship: Biographical Studies on the Formation of a Discipline: Volume 2: Literature and Philology is the second volume of three that present Biographies of scholars whose work influenced the study of the Middle Ages and transformed it into the discipline known...
By Debra Hassig
July 27, 2000
The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the ...
By R. Barton Palmer
December 14, 2001
This is the first edition in more than a century and the first modern English translation of the crowning masterwork of Machaut's literary career. Based on his extensive discussion with returning crusaders, the poet recounts King Peter I of Cyprus's successful attack and capture of the Egyptian ...
By Norris J. Lacy
August 01, 1993
First published in 1993. This volume is th author's observations of his reading of Fabliaux in order to observe their materials, methods and to evaluate theeffect of those methods. He looks at 150 texts in order to uncover the indivdual fabliau, rather than treat them as a whole genre....
By Rene D'Anjou, Kathryn Karczenska
February 20, 2001
Available only in Middle French and German translation until now, this volume constitutes the first full-length , French-English bilingual edition of Rene of Anjou's Livre du cuers d'amours espris, including all sixteen of the celebrated color plates, a critical introduction, notes on the ...