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  • Geoffrey Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By John Norton-Smith

    Originally published in 1974. This book discusses those aspects of Chaucer’s art which are concerned with the problem of specific form. These aspects have been concentrated on by the author for Chaucer’s major poems and some of his so-called minor poems in separate chapters. It offers a critical…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Clerk's Tale

    The Griselda Story Received, Rewritten, Illustrated, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bronfman

    Originally published in 1994. This surveys the origin and development of one of Chaucer’s most problematic characters, Griselda, who through the centuries has challenged the horizon of expectations of many an audience. Starting with Boccaccio’s Decameron and suggesting in turn its precursors in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and Middle English Studies

    In Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beryl Rowland

    Originally published in 1974. The thirty-six essays of this book were written and assembled in hour of an internationally recognised scholar of medieval literature. Written by a diverse range of contributors, the chapters cover not only various studies of aspects of Chaucer’s poetry, but also some…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Poetic Alchemy

    A Study of Value and its Transformation in The Canterbury Tales, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Fisher

    Originally published in 1988. The economic changes and the growth of commerce in fourteenth century England precipitated both social changes and a preoccupation with material wealth. This book examines Chaucer's treatment of economic and ethical value in The Canterbury Tales within the context of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1964 and 1994, this superb set of books is an array of scholarship on one of the most important authors of the medieval period. Some of these titles are introductory books on Chaucer and his works but others are specifically focused on his humour, or the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • "Many a Song and Many a Leccherous Lay"

    Tradition and Individuality in Chaucer's Lyric Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Jay Ruud

    Originally published in 1992. Although they were apparently much appreciated in his own time, Chaucer’s lyrics have for most of the modern era been the most neglected of his poetic productions. This work offers a comprehensive overview of Chaucer’s lyric corpus. The author extends his scope to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Entangled Discourses

    South-North Orders of Visibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Kerfoot, Kenneth Hyltenstam

    This book uniquely explores the shifting structures of power and unexpected points of intersection – entanglements – at the nexus of North and South as a lens through which to examine the impact of global and local circuits of people, practices and ideas on linguistic, cultural and knowledge…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Trauma

    1st Edition

    By Lucy Bond, Stef Craps

    Trauma has become a catchword of our time and a central category in contemporary theory and criticism. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Lucy Bond and Stef Craps: provide an account of the history of the concept of trauma from the late nineteenth century to the present day examine…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Postfeminism in Context

    Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Henderson, Anthea Taylor

    Postfeminism in Context studies the representation of women in Australian popular culture over the past three decades to locate postfeminism in a specific time and place. Margaret Henderson and Anthea Taylor argue that ‘postfeminism’, as a critical term, has been too often deployed in ways that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Choreographing Shakespeare

    Dance Adaptations of the Plays and Poems, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Klett

    Choreographing Shakespeare presents a hitherto unexplored history of the choreographers and performers who have created dance adaptations of Shakespeare. This book investigates forty dance works in genres such as ballet, modern dance, and hip-hop, produced between 1940 and 2016 by choreographers…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Fatal Errors; or Poor Mary-Anne. A Tale of the Last Century

    by Elizabeth Hays Lanfear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Whelan, Felicity James

    In December 2015 a novel by Elizabeth Hays (c. 1765-1825) that has eluded scholars of women novelists of the 1790s for more than a century was finally discovered in the British Library. Fatal Errors was written in the late 1790s by the sister of Mary Hays, but not published until 1819 under her…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

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