The Presence of Medieval English Literature Studies at the Interface of History, Author, and Text in a Selection of Middle English Literary Landmarks,

A. J. Fletcher;

Editore: Turnhout Brepols 2012, 2012
Usato / Hardcover / Quantità: 1
Da BOOKSELLER - ERIK TONEN BOOKS (antwerpen, Belgio)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 101,00
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 29,00
Da: Belgio a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti


Dati bibliografici

Titolo: The Presence of Medieval English Literature ...

Casa editrice: Turnhout Brepols 2012

Data di pubblicazione: 2012

Legatura: Hardcover


Hardback, X+304 p., 156 x 234 mm. ISBN 9782503536804. Negotiations between history, author, and text in a selection of Middle English literary landmarks. The modern period has read its own contingent values into Middle English literature, and a modern canon of vernacular medieval literary texts has evolved as a result. While this book works with a selection of texts that have achieved such canonical status, it brings to light some of the ways in which they nevertheless resist the flattening domestications and expectations of modern taste. It illustrates how they formerly existed as constituents of a past world richer, stranger, and less familiar than much modern opinion has supposed. Thus the book aims to recuperate lost senses in which the age in which these texts were conceived and written was present within them, as well as ways in which they may have been present to their age. This twin idea of ?presence? is the thread that binds a series of chapters on English verse and prose written between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries together. While they may be read as discrete studies of individual literary landmarks, the chapters also entail an implicit and ramifying demonstration of the shortcomings of some modern views of what makes certain currently prized Middle English texts worth reading, and of how the vernacular literature of medieval England is retrospectively to be defined and periodized. Languages : English, Italian, Latin. 0 g. Codice inventario libreria 37402

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Indirizzo: antwerpen, Belgio

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 4 luglio 2002
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

Terms and conditions of sale

Books are offered if unsold. The order of incoming orders will be respected strictly. You can also order the book directly on and you get the best price - !!

Orders can be placed via e-mail (, or in writing, preferably not by telephone.

The books that are offered online are not available at our bookshop at 48 Kloosterstraat.

You will receive an e-mail confirming the availability of the book(s) and providing details wi...

[Ulteriori informazioni]

Condizioni di spedizione:

Orders usually ship within 3 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 4.2 LB, or 2 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. ;

Descrizione libreria: Always WELCOME !! And this treasure trove of a bookstore does offer a lot to browse through. If you visit www.erik-tonen-books on Abebooks and use the search feature, you will find that the books located on the shelves are a mere fraction of the titles stored in the vaults of this individual who set out as a dilettante, but ended up as a more than professional bookseller - and an eminent member of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers to boot.