Pre-medieval Literature Products

  • Middle English Literature

    A Critical Study of the Romances, the Religious Lyrics, and Piers Plowman, 1st Edition

    By George Kane

    Originally published in 1951 Middle English Literature applies methods of literary evaluation to certain Middle English works. Arguing that previous literary criticism has largely focused on the commentary of their historical, social, philological and religious content, the book suggests that it…

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

  • Literature and Law in the Middle Ages

    A Bibliography of Scholarship, 1st Edition

    By John A. Alford, Dennis P. Seniff

    Originally published in 1984, Literature and Law in the Middle Ages is a comprehensive bibliography on the subject of literature and law in the Middle Ages. The collection was composed with the notion that early society regarded literature, law and religion from the same single point of view. It…

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

  • Medieval English Drama

    An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Sidney E. Berger

    Originally published in 1990, Medieval English Drama is an exhaustive bibliography of scholarship on medieval English drama. Each item has been annotated in the bibliography with considerable care; these annotations are descriptive rather than critical and give a clear synopsis of the content of…

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

  • The Medieval Charlemagne Legend

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan E. Farrier

    Originally published in 1993, The Medieval Charlemagne Legend is a selective bibliography for the literary scholar, of historical and literary material relating to Charlemagne. The book provides a chronological listing of sources on the legend and man is split into three distinct sections, covering…

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

  • The Lost Literature of Medieval England

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1952 The Lost Literature of Medieval England provides an account of lost masterpieces of medieval English literature. The book examines the evidence for their existence and pieces together a fuller understanding of the literary traditions of the period. In more specific…

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

  • Early Middle English Literature

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1939, Early Middle English Literature is a comprehensive overview of various aspects of early Middle English literature. The book examines authorship and provenance and the effect this had upon the literature of the period. This text examines literature from the period of…

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

  • Allegory

    1st Edition

    By John MacQueen

    First published in 1970, this book examines the use of allegory in religious, philosophical and literary texts. It traces the development of the device over time from the Classical period through to the early modern and modern periods, demonstrating its evolution from the transmission of myths and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Comedy of Manners

    1st Edition

    By David L. Hirst

    First published in 1979, this book traces comedy of manners from the 1660s to the then present — a scope beyond the traditional focus on the Restoration and early twentieth century. It uncovers an underestimated subversive potential and socially critical force in this particularly English dramatic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Romance

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Beer

    First published in 1970, this work provides an overview of the Romance from the medieval period to the 20th century and tracks how the genre has changed with time, including its interaction with other forms of literature such as gothic novels, realism and science fiction. It explores a myriad of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • From Conversation to Oral Tradition

    A Simplest Systematics for Oral Traditions, 1st Edition

    By Raymond F Person

    This book argues that many of the most prominent features of oral epic poetry in a number of traditions can best be understood as adaptations or stylizations of conversational language use, and advances the claim that if we can understand how conversation is structured, it will aid our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • The Greek View of Life

    1st Edition

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1896 (this twenty-third edition in 1957), this book provides a general introduction to Greek literature and thought. Among the subjects dealt with are the Greek view of religion, the state and its relation to the citizen, law, artisans and slaves, manual labour, trade and art.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Imagining the Pagan Past

    Gods and Goddesses in Literature and History since the Dark Ages, 1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    Imagining the Pagan Past explores stories of Britain’s pagan history. These tales have been characterised by gods and fairies, folklore and magic. They have had an uncomfortable relationship with the scholarly world; often being seen as historically dubious, self-indulgent romance and, worse,…

    Paperback – 2013-01-23
    Routledge

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