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  • Saracens and Franks in 12th - 15th Century European and Near Eastern Literature: Perceptions of Self and the Other book cover

    Saracens and Franks in 12th - 15th Century European and Near Eastern Literature

    Perceptions of Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By Aman Y. Nadhiri

    Saracens and Franks in 12th - 15th Century European and Near Eastern Literature examines the tension between two competing discourses in the medieval Muslim Mediterranean and medieval Christian Europe: one rooted in the desire to understand the world and one's place in it, and another promoting an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Latin Manuscript Fragments: The Destruction and Reconstruction of Medieval Books book cover

    Nordic Latin Manuscript Fragments

    The Destruction and Reconstruction of Medieval Books, 1st Edition

    Edited by Åslaug Ommundsen, Tuomas Heikkilä

    Much of what is known about the past often rests upon the chance survival of objects and texts. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the fragments of medieval manuscripts re-used as bookbindings in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Such fragments provide a tantalizing, yet often…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays: History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty book cover

    Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays

    History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By Kristin M.S. Bezio

    Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays examines the changing ideological conceptions of sovereignty and their on-stage representations in the public theaters during the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods (1580-1642). The study examines the way in which the early modern stage…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries book cover

    Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Derek Krueger

    Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries forges a new conversation about the diversity of Christianities in the medieval eastern Mediterranean, centered on the history of practice, looking at liturgy, performance, prayer, poetry, and the material culture of worship. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Impact upon English Renaissance Literature: A Globalization and Liberal Cosmopolitan Approach to Donne and Milton book cover

    The Chinese Impact upon English Renaissance Literature

    A Globalization and Liberal Cosmopolitan Approach to Donne and Milton, 1st Edition

    By Mingjun Lu

    The Chinese Impact upon English Renaissance Literature examines how English writers responded to the cultural shock caused by the first substantial encounter between China and Western Europe. Author Mingjun Lu explores how Donne and Milton came to be aware of England’s participation in ’the race…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Translating the Relics of St James: From Jerusalem to Compostela book cover

    Translating the Relics of St James

    From Jerusalem to Compostela, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    Analysing the narration of the translatio of the body of Saint James from Palestine to Santiago de Compostela and its impact on the historical and biblical construction of Jacobean pilgrimages, this book presents an interdisciplinary approach to the two cities at the centre of the legend: Jerusalem…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women's Ritual Competence in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean book cover

    Women's Ritual Competence in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Dillon, Esther Eidinow, Lisa Maurizio

    Contributions in this volume demonstrate how, across the ancient Mediterranean and over hundreds of years, women’s rituals intersected with the political, economic, cultural, or religious spheres of their communities in a way that has only recently started to gain sustained academic attention. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Pathology in Practice: Diseases and Dissections in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Pathology in Practice

    Diseases and Dissections in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia De Renzi, Marco Bresadola, Maria Conforti

    Post-mortems may have become a staple of our TV viewing, but the long history of this practice is still little known. This book provides a fresh account of the dissections that took place across early modern Europe on those who had died of a disease or in unclear circumstances. Drawing on different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of the Modernist Bookshop: Books and the Commerce of Culture in the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Rise of the Modernist Bookshop

    Books and the Commerce of Culture in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Huw Osborne

    The trade in books has always been and remains an ambiguous commercial activity, associated as it is with literature and the exchange of ideas. This collection is concerned with the cultural and economic roles of independent bookstores, and it considers how eight shops founded during the modernist…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transatlantic Literary Ecologies: Nature and Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Atlantic World book cover

    Transatlantic Literary Ecologies

    Nature and Culture in the Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Atlantic World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hutchings, John Miller

    Opening a dialogue between ecocriticism and transatlantic studies, this collection shows how the two fields inform, complement, and complicate each other. The editors situate the volume in its critical contexts by providing a detailed literary and historical overview of nineteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The French Language and British Literature, 1756-1830 book cover

    The French Language and British Literature, 1756-1830

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Tomalin

    From the 1750s to the 1830s, numerous British intellectuals, novelists, essayists, poets, playwrights, translators, educationalists, politicians, businessmen, travel writers, and philosophers brooded about the merits and demerits of the French language. The decades under consideration encompass a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Travel, Modernism and Modernity book cover

    Travel, Modernism and Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Robert Burden

    Focusing on the significance of travel in Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, Henry James, and Edith Wharton, Robert Burden shows how travel enabled a new consciousness of mobility and borders during the modernist period. For these authors, Burden suggests, travel becomes a narrative…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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