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The Divine Comedy (Northwestern World Classics)
The Divine Comedy (Northwestern World Classics)
By Northwestern University Press
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mpn: 9780810126725, ean: 9780810126725, isbn: 0810126729,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The Divine Comedy marked nothing less than the arrival of vernacular Italian as a literary language—and Dante’s book is still considered Italy’s greatest literary achievement. Its highly idiomatic verse, however, has long bedeviled English-lang...


Troubadour Poems from the South of France
Troubadour Poems from the South of France
By D.S.Brewer
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mpn: 7 black & white illustrations, 1 black &, ean: 9781843844082, isbn: 1843844087,

The poetry of the troubadours was famous throughout the middle ages, but the difficulty and diversity of the original languages have been obstacles to its appreciation by a wider audience. This collection aims to redress the situation, presenting Eng...


Anglo-Saxon Poetry
Anglo-Saxon Poetry
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mpn: chronology, ean: 9780460875073, isbn: 0460875078,

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Anglo–Saxon poetry is esteemed for its subtle artistry and for its wealth of insights into the artistic, social and spiritual preoccupations of the formative first centuries of English literature.This anthology of prose translations covers most of ...


Paradiso
Paradiso
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Like his groundbreaking Inferno (Hackett, 2009) and Purgatorio (Hackett, 2016), Stanley Lombardo's Paradiso features a close yet dynamic verse translation, innovative verse paragraphing for reader-friendliness, and a facing-page Italian text. It also...


The Faerie Queene, Book 5 (Bk. 5)
The Faerie Queene, Book 5 (Bk. 5)
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Book Five of The Faerie Queene is Spenser's Legend of Justice. It tells of the knight Artegall's efforts to rid Faerie Land of tyranny and injustice, aided by his sidekick Talus and the timely intervention of his betrothed, the woman warrior Britomar...


The Song of Roland
The Song of Roland
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A contemporary prose rendering of the great medieval French epic, The Song of Roland is as canonical and significant as the Anglo-Saxon Beowulf. It extols the chivalric ideals in the France of Charlemagne through the exploits of Charlemagne's nephew,...


The Works of the Gawain Poet: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience, Cleanness (Penguin Classics)
The Works of the Gawain Poet: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience, Cleanness (Penguin Classics)
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A comprehensive and accessible volume of some of the best-loved medieval literature in its original Middle EnglishThis volume brings together four works of the unknown fourteenth-century poet famous for the Arthurian romance Sir Gawain and the Green...


Beowulf: A Prose Translation (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
Beowulf: A Prose Translation (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
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The text of this edition of Beowulf is based on the highly regarded Donaldson prose translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic poem. Accurate and literally faithful, the Donaldson translation conveys the full meaning and spirit of the original. "Backgrounds...


On the Nature of Things: De rerum natura
On the Nature of Things: De rerum natura
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Titus Lucretius Carus was probably born in the early first century B.C., and died in the year 55. Little is known of his life, although two tantalizing bits of gossip were passed on by St. Jerome: that he was poisoned by a madness-inducing aphrodisia...


The Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
The Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
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The witty and self-assertive poetry of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous provides unique snapshots of eleventh-century Constantinople at the height of its splendor and elegance. Their collections, aptly called “various verses,” greatly r...


Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry (New York Review Books Classics)
Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry (New York Review Books Classics)
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It was out of medieval Provence—Proensa—that the ethos of courtly love emerged, and it was in the poetry of the Provençal troubadours that it found its perfect expression. Their poetry was also a central inspiration for Dante and his Italian con...


The Faerie Queene, Book Six and the Mutabilitie Cantos (Hackett Classics) (Bk. 6)
The Faerie Queene, Book Six and the Mutabilitie Cantos (Hackett Classics) (Bk. 6)
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Book Six and the incomplete Book Seven of The Faerie Queene are the last sections of the unfinished poem to have been published. They show Spenser inflecting his narrative with an ever more personal note, and becoming an ever more desperate and anxio...


Old English Shorter Poems, Volume II: Wisdom and Lyric (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
Old English Shorter Poems, Volume II: Wisdom and Lyric (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
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The twenty-five poems and eleven metrical charms in this Old English volume offer tantalizing insights into the mental landscape of the Anglo-Saxons. The Wanderer and The Seafarer famously combine philosophical consolation with introspection to achie...


Teika: The Life and Works of a Medieval Japanese Poet
Teika: The Life and Works of a Medieval Japanese Poet
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Fujiwara no Teika (1162–1241) was born into an illustrious lineage of poets just as Japan’s ancien régime was ceding authority to a new political order dominated by military power. Overcoming personal and political setbacks, Teika and his allies...


The Old English Poems of Cynewulf (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
The Old English Poems of Cynewulf (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
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The Old English poems attributed to Cynewulf, who flourished some time between the eighth and tenth centuries, are unusual because most vernacular poems in this period are anonymous. Other than the name, we have no biographical details of Cynewulf, n...


Eight Old English Poems (Third Edition)
Eight Old English Poems (Third Edition)
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A meticulous updating of the highly respected Norton college paperback Seven Old English Poems, this Third Edition, retitled Eight Old English Poems meets the needs of both graduate and undergraduate students of Old English. Included are the texts of...


Pearl: A New Verse Translation
Pearl: A New Verse Translation
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Winner of the 2017 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation From the acclaimed translator of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, a spellbinding new translation of this classic allegory of grief and consolation. One of our most ingenious interpreters of Midd...


The Faerie Queene, Book Two (Hackett Classics) (Bk. 2)
The Faerie Queene, Book Two (Hackett Classics) (Bk. 2)
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
From its opening scenes--in which the hero refrains from fighting a duel, then discovers that his horse has been stolen--Book Two of The Faerie Queene redefines the nature of heroism and of chivalry. Its hero is Sir Guyon, the knight of Temperance, w...


The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy)
The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy)
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ean: 9781433200236, isbn: 1433200236,

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One of the greatest works in literature, Dante's story-poem is an allegory that represents mankind as it exposes itself, by its merits or demerits, to the rewards or the punishments of justice. A single listening will reveal Dante's visual imaginatio...


Vita Nuova
Vita Nuova
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ean: 9781847496959, isbn: 1847496954,

"The Vita Nuova, with its unusual blend of prose and poetry, is universally recognized as Dante’s early masterpiece and provides an indispensable prequel to The Divine Comedy. Set in thirteenth-century Florence, part autobiography and part religiou...



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