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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Fama: The Politics of Talk and Reputation in Medieval Europe.   

Dear Sister: Medieval Women and the Epistolary Genre

Karen Cherewatuk - History - 1993 - 215 pages
Explored in this book are women's contributions to letter writing in western Europe from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries. The essays represent the first attempt to chart ...
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Canon, Period, and the Poetry of Charles of Orleans: Found in Translation

Anne E. B. Coldiron - History - 2000 - 224 pages
Charles, duc d'Orléans was imprisoned in England for 25 years, following his capture at the Battle of Agincourt, during which period he composed hundreds of French and English ...
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Abandoned Women: Rewriting the Classics in Dante, Boccaccio, & Chaucer

Suzanne C. Hagedorn - History - 2004 - 220 pages
Sheds light on the complex web of allusions that link medieval authors to their literary predecessors
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The Correspondence of Johann Amerbach: Early Printing in Its Social Context

Johannes Amerbach, Barbara Crawford Halporn - History - 2000 - 383 pages
Sheds a bright light on the infancy of book publishing.
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At Play in the Tavern: Signs, Coins, and Bodies in the Middle Ages

Andrew Cowell - History - 1999 - 270 pages
Cowell investigates the raucous world of the tavern, inn and brothel in the literature of medieval France, or what the author terms 'the French "comico-realist" literary ...
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The Invention of Middle English: An Anthology of Primary Sources

David Matthews - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 244 pages
At a time when medieval studies is increasingly concerned with historicizing and theorizing its own origins and history, the development of the study of Middle English has been ...
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Magnus Felix Ennodius: A Gentleman of the Church

S. A. H. Kennell - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 256 pages
The letters, speeches and pamphlets of Ennodius, deacon of Milan and Bishop of Pavia at the turn of the 6th century, provides a valuable insight into the social and religious ...
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From Scythia to Camelot: A Radical Reassessment of the Legends of King ...

C. Scott Littleton, Linda A. Malcor - History - 2000 - 388 pages
This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient ...
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