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Product Description: One of the chief functions of poetry in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance was to praise gods, people and things. Heroes and kings were glorified in many varieties of praise, and the arts of encomium and panegyric were codified by classical rhetoricians and later by writers on poetry...read more

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9780521886932 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2008), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: One of the chief functions of poetry in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance was to praise gods, people and things.

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Product Description: Gestures and looks played an even more important role in public and private exchanges of medieval society, than they do today. Gestures meant more than words, for example, in ceremonies of homage and fealty. In this compelling study, medievalist Burrow examines the role of non-verbal communication in a range of narrative texts, including Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde, the anonymous Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Malory's Morte D'arthur, the romances of Chrétien de Troyes, the prose Lancelot, Boccaccio's Il Filostrato, and Dante's Commedia...read more

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9780521815642 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 2002, cover price $104.99 | About this edition: Gestures and looks played an even more important role in public and private exchanges of medieval society, than they do today.

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9780521050661 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 3, 2008), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Gestures and looks played an even more important role in public and private exchanges of medieval society, than they do today.

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Product Description: A profoundly organic view of humanity in nature, the concept of ages of man made itself felt in nearly all forms of medieval discourse--sermons, Bible commentaries, moral and political treatises, encyclopedias and lexicons, medical and astrological handbooks, didactic and courtly poems, andeven stained glass windows...read more

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9781597401975 | Acls History E-Book Project, January 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A profoundly organic view of humanity in nature, the concept of ages of man made itself felt in nearly all forms of medieval discourse--sermons, Bible commentaries, moral and political treatises, encyclopedias and lexicons, medical and astrological handbooks, didactic and courtly poems, andeven stained glass windows.

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9781597404952 | Acls History E-Book Project, November 30, 2008, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A profoundly organic view of humanity in nature, the concept of ages of man made itself felt in nearly all forms of medieval discourse--sermons, Bible commentaries, moral and political treatises, encyclopedias and lexicons, medical and astrological handbooks, didactic and courtly poems, andeven stained glass windows.
9780198117551 | Clarendon Pr, January 1, 1989, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: A profoundly organic view of humanity in nature, the concept of "ages of man" made itself felt in nearly all forms of medieval discourse--sermons, Bible commentaries, moral and political treatises, encyclopedias and lexicons, medical and astrological handbooks, didactic and courtly poems, and even stained glass windows.

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Product Description: In an updated edition of his hugely successful student introduction to English literature from 1100 to 1500, J.A. Burrow takes account of scholarly developments in the the field, most notably devoting a final chapter to the impact of historicism on medieval studies...read more

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9780199532049 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 15, 2008), cover price $36.95 | About this edition: In an updated edition of his hugely successful student introduction to English literature from 1100 to 1500, J.

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This essential Middle English textbook, now in its third edition, introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400. New, thoroughly revised edition of this essential Middle English textbook. Introduces the language of the time, giving guidance on pronunciation, spelling, grammar, metre, vocabulary and regional dialects. Now includes extracts from ‘Pearl’ and Chaucer’s ‘Troilus and Criseyde’. Bibliographic references have been updated throughout. Each text is accompanied by detailed notes.

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9781405117081 | 3 edition (Blackwell Pub, December 7, 2004), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This essential Middle English textbook, now in its third edition, introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400.
9780631193524 | 2 sub edition (Blackwell Pub, February 1, 1996), cover price $63.95 | About this edition: This revised edition takes account of suggestions and comments from reviewers and from those who have used the book all over the world.
9780631160977 | Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1992, cover price $64.95

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9781405117098 | 3 revised edition (Blackwell Pub, December 7, 2004), cover price $54.95
9780631193531 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, February 1, 1996), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: This revised edition takes account of suggestions and comments from reviewers and from those who have used the first edition all over the world.
9780631167266 | Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1992, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: This book is an introduction to the wide range of literature written in England between 1100 and 1400.

By J. A. Burrow (editor), A. I. Doyle (editor), Early English Text Society (corporate author) and Thomas Hoccleve

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9780197224205 | Early English Text Society, July 17, 2003, cover price $140.00

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Product Description: This book treats separately all four poems: Pearl, Cleanness, Patience and Sir Gawain. There are also chapters on: the history of the poems and their rediscovery; alliterative verse; and what little is known about the author. The main emphasis falls on interpretation, and on such explanations as a modern reader may require...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780746308783 | Northcote House Pub Ltd, September 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book treats separately all four poems: Pearl, Cleanness, Patience and Sir Gawain.

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Product Description: Medieval Futures explores the rich variety of ways in which medieval people imagined the future, from the prophetic anticipation of the end of the world to the mundane expectation that the world would continue indefinitely, permitting ordinary human plans and provisions...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By J. A. Burrow (editor) and Ian P. Wei (editor)

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9780851157795 | Boydell Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Medieval Futures explores the rich variety of ways in which medieval people imagined the future, from the prophetic anticipation of the end of the world to the mundane expectation that the world would continue indefinitely, permitting ordinary human plans and provisions.

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9780197223178 | Early English Text Society, November 1, 1999, cover price $60.00

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Product Description: This collection develops issues and themes first broached in John Burrow's groundbreaking book Ricardian Poetry and incorporates a bibliography of his published writings, which have revolutionized critical appreciation of medieval literature...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By J. A. Burrow (editor), A. J. Minnis (editor), Charlotte C. Morse (editor) and Thorlac Turville-Petre (editor)

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9780198182825 | Clarendon Pr, November 6, 1997, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: This collection develops issues and themes first broached in John Burrow's groundbreaking book Ricardian Poetry and incorporates a bibliography of his published writings, which have revolutionized critical appreciation of medieval literature.

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Product Description: Part of a series describing authors of the Middle Ages, this concise reference details this poet's life and works, including his time spent as a clerk at the Privy Seal office.

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9780860784197 | Variorum, June 1, 1994, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Part of a series describing authors of the Middle Ages, this concise reference details this poet's life and works, including his time spent as a clerk at the Privy Seal office.

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Product Description: Langland's Piers Plowman is a profoundly Christian poem which nevertheless has enjoyed a wide general appeal. Readers--both religious and non-religious--have been drawn by the power of Langland's fictive imagination, the rich variety of imaginary worlds in his great dream-poem...read more

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9780198112938 | Clarendon Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Langland's Piers Plowman is a profoundly Christian poem which nevertheless has enjoyed a wide general appeal.

Product Description: This volume collects all of the Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lectures that have been delivered on Middle English topics over the last forty years. Together, they represent the many advances in the critical and scholarly study of Middle English literature since World War II.
By British Academy (corporate author) and J. A. Burrow (editor)

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9780197260852 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This volume collects all of the Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lectures that have been delivered on Middle English topics over the last forty years.

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The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight.
By J. A. Burrow (editor)

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9780140422955 | Penguin Classics, September 1, 1987, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight.

Reinforced:

9780606177474 | Demco Media, June 1, 1987, cover price $17.94 | About this edition: Dual text on facing pages, now revised and updated.

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Product Description: Essays on Medieval Literature

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9780198111870 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 26, 1984, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Essays on Medieval Literature

Examines the language, genres, audiences, historical background, social role, and literary techniques of medieval English authors

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9780192891228 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 10, 1982, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Examines the language, genres, audiences, historical background, social role, and literary techniques of medieval English authors

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