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  • The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart: Fixed Forms and the Expression of the Courtly Ideal book cover

    The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart

    Fixed Forms and the Expression of the Courtly Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Kristen Mossler Figg

    Originally published in 1994, The Short Lyric Poems of Jean Froissart is a meticulous reading of the important but generally neglected short lyric poems of Jean Froissart. The book situates Froissart within the cultural and literary context of fourteenth-century Europe and examines a representative…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Themes and Images in the Medieval English Religious Lyric book cover

    Themes and Images in the Medieval English Religious Lyric

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Gray

    Originally published in 1972, Themes and Images in the Medieval English Religious Lyric discusses themes and images in religious lyric poetry in Medieval English poetry. The book looks at the affect that tradition and convention had on the religious poetry of the medieval period. It examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages: An Anthology book cover

    Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Thorlac Turville-Petre

    Originally published in 1989, Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages is an anthology of texts looking at the tradition of alliterative poetry in medieval English literature. The book presents lesser known alliterative Middle English poems, which are unmodernised and include explanatory…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Sinatra, Thomas C. Crochunis

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 brings together ten eclectic plays by female dramatists and writers, to stimulate a rich discussion of women, writing, and theatre history. Ranging through tragedy, comedy, musical theatre and mixed-genre texts, this volume celebrates…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Riddles book cover

    Dictionary of Riddles

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bryant

    Originally published in 1990, Dictionary of Riddles is a collection of nearly 1500 of the most cryptic and entertaining riddles from history. Drawn from sources throughout the world, the collection ranges from earthy medieval jokes about fleas, worms and vegetables to the sophisticated puzzles…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Walther von der Vogelweide: The Single-Stanza Lyrics book cover

    Walther von der Vogelweide

    The Single-Stanza Lyrics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Goldin

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Texts

  • Routledge Revivals: The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita (1906): From the Mahabharata book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita (1906)

    From the Mahabharata, 1st Edition

    First published in 1909, this book presents an English translation of chapters 25-42 of the Bhishma Parva from the epic Sanskrit poem Mahabharata — better known as the Bhagavad-Gita, reckoned as one of the "Five Jewels" of Devanagari literature. The plot consists of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford: Part II book cover

    English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford

    Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Clark

    First published in 1905, these two volumes together reproduced the text of Rawlinson MS. B 408 from the Bodleian Library in two parts. They consist of a preface followed the full Middle English text with glosses. The initial section of the manuscript is slightly older and consists of prefixed…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry: An Anthology of New Translations book cover

    Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry, first published almost 25 years ago, offered students accurate and poetic translations of poems from the sudden flowering of lyric and elegy in Rome at the end of the Republic and in the first decades of the Augustan principate. Now updated in this second edition,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

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