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Product Description: The classic respected series in a stunning new design. This edition of The Knight's Tale from the highly-respected Selected Tales series includes the full, complete text in the original Middle English, along with an in-depth introduction by A...read more
By A. C. Spearing (editor)

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9781316615584 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 27, 2016, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: The classic respected series in a stunning new design.

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Product Description: The classic respected series in a stunning new design. This edition of The Franklin's Prologue and Tale from the highly-respected Selected Tales series includes the full, complete text in the original Middle English, along with an in-depth introduction by A...read more
By A. C. Spearing (editor)

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9781316615577 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 2, 2016, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: The classic respected series in a stunning new design.
9780521466943 | Rev sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1994), cover price $18.90 | About this edition: A well-established and respected series.
9780521046244 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1966, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: The classic respected series in a stunning new design. This edition of The Pardoner's Prologue and Tale from the highly-respected Selected Tales series includes the full, complete text in the original Middle English, along with an in-depth introduction by A...read more
By A. C. Spearing (editor)

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9781316615591 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 18, 2016, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: The classic respected series in a stunning new design.
9780521046275 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1965, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.

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Product Description: The classic respected series in a stunning new design. This edition includes the full, complete text of The Reeve's Prologue and Tale and The Cook's Prologue and the Fragment of his Tale from the highly-respected Selected Tales series...read more

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9781316615614, titled "The Reeve's Prologue and Tale: With the Cook's Prologue and the Fragment of His Tale" | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 11, 2016, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: The classic respected series in a stunning new design.
9780521222112 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1979, cover price $18.90 | About this edition: A well-established and respected series.

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Product Description: In Medieval Autographies, A. C. Spearing develops a new engagement of narrative theory with medieval English first-person writing, focusing on the roles and functions of the “I” as a shifting textual phenomenon, not to be defined either as autobiographical or as the label of a fictional speaker or narrator...read more

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9780268017828 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, November 15, 2012, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In Medieval Autographies, A.

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Product Description: This book investigates how subjectivity is encoded in the texts of a wide variety of medieval narratives and lyrics--not how they express the subjectivity of individuals, but how subjectivity, escaping the bounds of individuality, is incorporated in the linguistic fabric of their texts...read more

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9780198187240 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 29, 2005, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This book investigates how subjectivity is encoded in the texts of a wide variety of medieval narratives and lyrics--not how they express the subjectivity of individuals, but how subjectivity, escaping the bounds of individuality, is incorporated in the linguistic fabric of their texts.

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Product Description: Modern plate tectonic theory, the development of earthquake prediction and the mitigation of earthquake hazards are based on the study of earthquakes during the twentieth century. Investigation of earthquakes over a much longer period, although in no way invalidating the global importance of plate tectonics, shows that patterns of seismic activity do change with time and that areas of intense seismic activity in the historical past are often gaps of earthquake activity today...read more
By A. C. Spearing (not applicable)

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9780521021876 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2005, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Modern plate tectonic theory, the development of earthquake prediction and the mitigation of earthquake hazards are based on the study of earthquakes during the twentieth century.

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Product Description: In the fourteenth century there was a great flourishing of religious writings in English, both orthodox and heretical. Many of these works focused on Christ's Passion and humanity, whereas The Cloud of Unknowing describes an abstract, transcendent God beyond human knowledge and human language...read more
By A. C. Spearing (trans)

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9780140447620 | Reissue edition (Penguin Classics, March 1, 2002), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In the fourteenth century there was a great flourishing of religious writings in English, both orthodox and heretical.

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Product Description: A well-established and respected series. Texts are in the original Middle English, and each has an introduction, detailed notes and a glossary. Selected titles are also available as CD recordings.

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9780521635288 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 13, 1999, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: A well-established and respected series.

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Product Description: A well-established and respected series. Texts are in the original Middle English, and each has an introduction, detailed notes and a glossary. Selected titles are also available as CD recordings. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Geoffrey Chaucer and A. C. Spearing (introduced by)

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9780521499125 | Revised edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1995), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A well-established and respected series.

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Product Description: While love is private, and in medieval literature especially is seen as demanding secrecy, to tell stories about it is to make it public. Looking, often accompanied by listening, is the means by which love is brought into the public realm and by which legal evidence of adulterous love can be obtained...read more

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9780521410946 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1993, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: While love is private, and in medieval literature especially is seen as demanding secrecy, to tell stories about it is to make it public.

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9780521021692 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 3, 2005), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: While love is private, and in medieval literature especially is seen as demanding secrecy, to tell stories about it is to make it public.

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Product Description: Readings in Medieval Poetry is a linked collection of essays on such poems as the Song of Roland, King Horn, Havelok, Sir Orfeo, Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, House of Fame and Troilus and Criseyde, the alliterative Morte Arthure, The Siege of Jerusalem, Purity, Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Piers Plowman...read more

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9780521322683 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1988, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Readings in Medieval Poetry is a linked collection of essays on such poems as the Song of Roland, King Horn, Havelok, Sir Orfeo, Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, House of Fame and Troilus and Criseyde, the alliterative Morte Arthure, The Siege of Jerusalem, Purity, Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Piers Plowman.

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9780521311335 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1989), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Readings in Medieval Poetry is a linked collection of essays on such poems as the Song of Roland, King Horn, Havelok, Sir Orfeo, Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, House of Fame and Troilus and Criseyde, the alliterative Morte Arthure, The Siege of Jerusalem, Purity, Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Piers Plowman.

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Product Description: This is the first critical book to study in depth the transition from the 'medieval' to the 'Renaissance' periods in English literature. What exactly, in a literary context, do those terms designate? Mr Spearing argues that, far from being fixed determinants, they demand careful critical reappraisal...read more

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9780521247696 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 27, 1985), cover price $74.95 | About this edition: This is a critical book to study in depth the transition from the 'medieval' to the 'Renaissance' periods in English literature.

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9780521315333 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1986, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This is the first critical book to study in depth the transition from the 'medieval' to the 'Renaissance' periods in English literature.

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Product Description: A 1976 study of the medieval English dream-poem, set against the background of classical and medieval visionary and religious writings and the theory of dreams from classical times down to Freud and Jung. In this first general treatment of one of the most popular kinds of literature in the Middle Ages, Mr Spearing examines many specific poems in some detail and explores the nature of the visionary tradition in which medieval dream-poets felt themselves to be writing: he develops a theory of the dream-poem as a type of work in which medieval poets focused their own consciousness of the activity of creating imaginative fictions, variously and often ambiguously balanced between vision and fantasy...read more

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9780521290692 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1977, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: A 1976 study of the medieval English dream-poem, set against the background of classical and medieval visionary and religious writings and the theory of dreams from classical times down to Freud and Jung.

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9780713158540 | Charles River Books, May 1, 1976, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: A study of the four great Middle English poems, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience and Purity, which are in the same manuscript and are usually attributed to the same anonymous poet. After a general chapter devoted to the poet and his background, Mr Spearing turns to the poems, analysing each closely, paying particular attention to details of style, tone and approach, and commenting on what they have in common and the ways in which they diverge...read more

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9780521291194 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1970, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: A study of the four great Middle English poems, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience and Purity, which are in the same manuscript and are usually attributed to the same anonymous poet.

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