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Chaucer's Body: The Anxiety of Circulation in the "Canterbury Tales"

Richard Allen Shoaf - History - 2001 - 162 pages
Chaucer's Body follows the fortunes of individual bodies in the Canterbury Tales to their surprising, often shocking, involvements in both the humor and the horror of being ...
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Reality Fictions: Romance, History, and Governmental Authority, 1025-1180

Robert M. Stein - Fiction - 2006 - 294 pages
"The sense of being guided by a trustworthy intelligence, deeply grounded in knowledge based on thorough study of the relevant texts, in command of precise and accurate ...
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Sarah M. Anderson, Alan Sullivan, Timothy Murphy - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 234 pages
A new translation of Beowulf, by Alan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy, is enhanced by Sarah Anderson with commentary and notes that explain unfamiliar terms, assist with literary ...
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Courtly Love Undressed: Reading Through Clothes in Medieval French Culture

E. Jane Burns - History - 2002 - 326 pages
In the later Middle Ages clothing was used to mark religious, military, and chivalric orders; in the courtly milieu, more specifically, the ostentatious display of luxury dress ...
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Autonomy, Self-governance and Conflict Resolution: Innovative Approaches to ...

Marc Weller, Stefan Wolff - Political Science - 2005 - 276 pages
Conflicts over the rights of self-defined population groups to determine their own destiny within the boundaries of existing states are among the most violent forms of inter ...
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Gender and the Chivalric Community in Malory's Morte D'Arthur

Dorsey Armstrong - Arthurian romances - 2003 - 272 pages
OC A lively and thought-provoking study of gender in the Arthurian community. It is at once theoretically sophisticated and highly readable, full of insightful close readings ...
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Possessions: essays in French literature, cinema, and theory

Julia Horn, Lynsey Russell-Watts - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 223 pages
Possessions emerges from the fifth Cambridge French Graduate Conference, which took place in 2001. The theme has provoked a broad scope of investigation, covering French ...
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