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    Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture (English, Hardback) Dr 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 (English, Paperback) Gail Ashton $15.42
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    What Rain Taught Us (Paperback) Gail Ashton $11.40
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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    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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    The Other Side of Glass (Paperback) Gail Ashton $11.31 $18.25
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    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.

    $82.25 $100.00
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    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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    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.

    $36.02 $40.00
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    To Love a Woman (English, Paperback) Gail Lawrence, Ashton Lawrence

    Jesse Hilliard is a successful businessman who's flown in to town to view a subsidiary of a company he's about to take over. Kelly Morgan meets him on the flight from London. His attentiveness ignites within her a host of unsettling feelings: guilt for wanting to be with him; anger that her husband is so completely different, so indifferent; and a compelling passion for Jesse every time he looks...

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