Christine de Pizan: A Casebook
Hildegard of Bingen: A Book of Essays
Julian of Norwich: A Book of Essays
Medieval Rhetoric: A Casebook
The Italian Novella
The Poetic Edda: Essays on Old Norse Mythology
May 13, 2016
First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Kathleen M. Hewett-Smith
January 20, 2016
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Barbara K. Altmann, Deborah L. McGrady
August 12, 2015
Christine de Pizan wrote voluminously, commenting on various aspects of the late-medieval society in which she lived. Considered by many to be the first French woman of letters, Christine and her writing have been difficult to place ever since she began putting her thoughts on the page. Although...
Sandra J. McEntire
July 17, 2014
These essays-written specifically for this book-provide a rich evaluation of this late 14th and early 15th-century mystical writer's book of revelations and considers the construction of her narrative, its theological complexity, and its literary and intellectual context. This casebook features...
June 09, 2014
Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence. Lovers were rejected, mistrust ruled, rape was a rampant...
May 30, 2014
Conflicting Identities and Multiple Masculinities takes as its focus the construction of masculinity in Western Europe from the early Middle Ages until the fifteenth century, crossing from pre-Christian Scandinavia across western Christendom. The essays consult a broad and representative cross...
May 30, 2014
The computer revolution is upon us. The future of books and of reading are debated. Will there be books in the next millennium? Will we still be reading? As uncertain as the answers to these questions might be, as clear is the message about the value of the book expressed by medieval writers. The...
Scott D. Troyan
May 30, 2014
This volume in the Routledge Medieval Casebooks series explores medieval rhetorical practices. Ten original essays examine the ways in which contemporary readers and scholars might employ rhetorical theory to illuminate underlying meanings in medieval texts. The contributors also explore how...
Jan S. Emerson
March 19, 2014
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....