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  • Animals in Art and Thought: To the End of the Middle Ages book cover

    Animals in Art and Thought

    To the End of the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Francis Klingender

    Edited by Evelyn Antal, John P Harthan

    Originally published in 1971, Animals in Art and Thought discusses the ways in which animals have been used by man in art and literature. The book looks at how they have been used to symbolise religious, social and political beliefs, as well as their pragmatic use by hunters, sportsmen, and farmers…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Piers Plowman and Prophecy: An Approach to the C-Text book cover

    Piers Plowman and Prophecy

    An Approach to the C-Text, 1st Edition

    By Theodore L. Steinberg

    Originally published in 1991, Piers Plowman: An Approach to the C-Text studies what might be called the "mindscape" of Piers Plowman. The book argues that the C-text poem is inspired by the writings of the biblical prophets. The book outlines the fourteenth-century background and discusses the idea…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Poetry of John Lydgate book cover

    The Poetry of John Lydgate

    1st Edition

    By Alain Renoir

    Originally published in 1967, The Poetry of John Lydgate presents a broad discussion of John Lydgate’s secular poetry. It reassesses much of the poetry through critical examination and suggests that Lydgate was not necessarily the master that the medieval ages proclaimed him to be, nor the plain…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Writer as Liar: Narrative Technique in the Decameron book cover

    The Writer as Liar

    Narrative Technique in the Decameron, 1st Edition

    By Guido Almansi

    Originally published in 1975, The Writer as Liar examines the literary game of falsehood as it is portrayed in the Decameron. The book examines how Boccaccio’s collection of tales has a ‘frame’ story, its own built-in key to the art of story-telling, its internal logic of truth and falsehood, as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Pearl: An Interpretation book cover

    The Pearl

    An Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By P.M. Kean

    Originally published in 1967 The Pearl looks at the anonymous fourteenth century poet of Pearl. The book argues that the poem ranks in importance and interest with that of Chaucer and Langland, but suggests that it has always proved more difficult to approach to the modern reader. The aim of this…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Middle English Mystics book cover

    The Middle English Mystics

    1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Riehle

    Originally published as an English translation in 1981, The Middle English Mystics is a crucial contribution to the study of the literature of English mysticism. This book surveys and analyses the language of metaphor in the writings of such mystics as Richard Rolle, Walter Hilton, Julian of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays book cover

    Margery Kempe

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra J. McEntire

    Originally published in 1992, Margery Kempe looks at one of the most appealing mystics and pilgrims of 15th-century England. The book looks at Margery Kempe, and her book The Book of Margery Kempe, thought to be the first vernacular autobiography in medieval Britain. Original essays in the book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1938 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medieval history and medieval literature, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines medieval history from the early Middle Ages, right…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Translation Sites: A Field Guide book cover

    Translation Sites

    A Field Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sherry Simon

    In Translation Sites, leading theorist Sherry Simon shows how the processes and effects of translation pervade contemporary life. This field guide is an invitation to explore hotels, markets, museums, checkpoints, gardens, bridges, towers and streets as sites of translation. These are spaces whose…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • World Literature and Dissent book cover

    World Literature and Dissent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Burns, Katie Muth

    World Literature and Dissent reconsiders the role of dissent in contemporary global literature. Bringing together scholars of world and postcolonial literatures, the contributors explore the aesthetics of resistance through concepts including the epistemology of ignorance, the rhetoric of innocence…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge

  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel: Memory, Culture and Politics book cover

    The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Marjaana Merivirta

    This book examines the memory of the National Emergency (1975-1977) in Indian English novels of 1980s and 1990s. It looks at five major, award-winning works: Salman Rushdie’s ‘Booker of Bookers’ Midnight’s Children (1981), Nayantara Sahgal’s Rich Like Us (1985), Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge India

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