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  • Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture
    Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture (English, Hardback) Gail Ashton

    With contributions from 29 leading international scholars, this is the first single-volume guide to the appropriation of medieval texts in contemporary culture.Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture covers a comprehensive range of media, including literature, film, TV, comics book adaptations, electronic media, performances, and commercial merchandise and tourism. Its lively chapters range...

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  • Meet Me There
    Meet Me There (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton $15.95
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  • Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture
    Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    With contributions from 29 leading international scholars, this is the first single-volume guide to the appropriation of medieval texts in contemporary culture. Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture covers a comprehensive range of media, including literature, film, TV, comic book adaptations, electronic media, performances, and commercial merchandise and tourism. Its lively chapters range...

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  • What Rain Taught Us
    What Rain Taught Us (Paperback) Gail Ashton $12.62
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  • The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography
    The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of both the lives and deeds of female saints and the contemporary, and almost always male, attitudes to...

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  • Medieval Afterlives in Popular Culture 2012
    Medieval Afterlives in Popular Culture 2012 (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    This book is concerned with our ideological, technical and emotional investments in reclaiming medieval for contemporary popular culture. The authors illuminate both medieval and contemporary popular culture in surprising and productive ways while interrogating the many ways in which metamedievalism reinterprets and reconceptualises the medieval.

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  • Medieval Afterlives in Popular Culture
    Medieval Afterlives in Popular Culture (English, Hardback) Gail Ashton

    This book is concerned with our ideological, technical and emotional investments in reclaiming medieval for contemporary popular culture. The authors illuminate both medieval and contemporary popular culture in surprising and productive ways while interrogating the many ways in which metamedievalism reinterprets and reconceptualises the medieval.

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  • The Other Side of Glass
    The Other Side of Glass (Paperback) Gail Ashton $11.59 $18.25
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  • Medieval English Romance in Context
    Medieval English Romance in Context (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    Presents an introduction to the key texts and historical, cultural and critical contexts of medieval romance. This book introduces key issues and events that impacted on romance writing and its reception such as chivalric ideals, the Black Death, wars and 'Englishness' as well as key literary issues such as medieval manuscript production.

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  • Medieval English Romance in Context
    Medieval English Romance in Context (English, Hardback) Gail Ashton

    Presents an introduction to the key texts and historical, cultural and critical contexts of medieval romance. This book introduces key issues and events that impacted on romance writing and its reception such as chivalric ideals, the Black Death, wars and 'Englishness' as well as key literary issues such as medieval manuscript production.

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  • Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"
    Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    A guide to Chaucer's poem "The Canterbury Tales" which introduces readers to Chaucer's life and times and reconsiders both the impact and the context of its inception. It details Chaucer's cultural and literary world, as well as reviews the publishing history of the Tales.

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  • Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"
    Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" (English, Hardback) Gail Ashton

    A guide to Chaucer's poem "The Canterbury Tales" which introduces readers to Chaucer's life and times and reconsiders both the impact and the context of its inception. It details Chaucer's cultural and literary world, as well as reviews the publishing history of the Tales.

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  • Teaching Chaucer
    Teaching Chaucer (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    Talks about innovations in teaching Chaucer in higher education from a range of scholars and practitioners experienced in dealing with students. This book features projects, which focus on a student-centered, active learning to enhance independent research skills and critical thinking.

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  • Teaching Chaucer
    Teaching Chaucer (English, Hardback) Gail Ashton

    Talks about innovations in teaching Chaucer in higher education from a range of scholars and practitioners experienced in dealing with students. This book features projects, which focus on a student-centered, active learning to enhance independent research skills and critical thinking.

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  • The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography
    The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography (English, Hardback) Gail Ashton

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the depiction of female saints in a wide range of medieval texts.

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  • Chaucer
    Chaucer (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    Detailed textual analysis invites the reader to sharpen critical faculties, extend knowledge and engage with the text itself in order to appreciate the work of this fascinating, complex and surprisingly modern writer more fully.

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  • Chaucer
    Chaucer (Paperback) Gail Ashton

    This book includes close readings of extracts from the most commonly studied of Chaucer's tales at A level and first year university level. It guides the reader in methods of approaching extracts from difficult texts reflecting the emphasis on textual analysis in examinations. In the ANALYSING TEXTS series.

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  • Ghost Songs
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  • Chaucer: The "Canterbury Tales"
    Chaucer: The "Canterbury Tales" (Hardback) Gail Ashton

    Provides textual analysis of the "Tales" by the "Miller", "Nun's Priest", the "Wife of Bath" and the "Pardoner", as well as Chaucer's "General Prologue". This book demonstrates some approaches which can be used to learn about style, structure, multiple voices and key themes in Chaucer's work.

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  • Brief Lives: Geoffrey Chaucer
    Brief Lives: Geoffrey Chaucer (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton

    One of England's best-loved authors, Geoffrey Chaucer was a poet, bureaucrat, and diplomat. His richly imaginative and witty works, written in vernacular English rather than courtly French or Latin, established his mother tongue as a literary language in its own right. Although his writing is well known, the biographical details of Chaucer's life in 14th-century England remain scarce. In this new...

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