A Handbook of Middle English Studies (Critical Theory Handbooks)

A Handbook of Middle English Studies (Critical Theory Handbooks)

By: Marion Turner (editor)Hardback

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A Handbook to Middle English Studies presents a series of original essays from leading literary scholars that explore the relationship between critical theory and late medieval literature. * Includes 26 new essays by leading scholars of late medieval literature * Sets the new standard for an introduction to the study of late medieval literature * Showcases the most current cutting-edge theoretical research * Demonstrates a range of approaches to late medieval literature * Brings together critical theory and medieval literature

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About Author

Marion Turner is a Tutorial Fellow in English literature at Jesus College, University of Oxford. She is the author of Chaucerian Conflict: Languages of Antagonism in Late Fourteenth-Century London (2007), and numerous articles on late-medieval literature.

Contents

Acknowledgments xi Notes on Contributors xiii Abbreviations xvii List of Figures xix Introduction 1 Marion Turner Part 1: Selfhood and Community 13 1 Imagination 15 Aranye Fradenburg 2 Memory 33 Anke Bernau 3 Desire 49 Elizabeth Scala 4 Gender 63 Nicola McDonald 5 Sexuality 77 Glenn Burger and Steven F. Kruger 6 Public Interiorities 93 David Lawton 7 Race 109 Jeffrey Jerome Cohen 8 Animality 123 Susan Crane Part 2: Constructing Texts, Constructing Textual History 135 9 Authorship 137 Vincent Gillespie 10 Audience 155 Joyce Coleman 11 Manuscript 171 Alexandra Gillespie 12 Material Culture 187 Jessica Brantley 13 Genre 207 Julie Orlemanski 14 Aesthetics 223 Maura Nolan 15 Canon Formation 239 Thomas A. Prendergast 16 Periodization 253 David Matthews Part 3: Politics and Places 267 17 Sovereignty 269 Robert Mills 18 Class 285 Isabel Davis 19 Church 299 Laura Varnam 20 City 315 Jonathan Hsy 21 Margins 331 Corinne Saunders 22 Ecology 347 Carolyn Dinshaw 23 Nation 363 Kathy Lavezzo 24 Language 379 Laura Ashe 25 Postcolonialism 397 John M. Ganim 26 A Global Middle Ages 413 Geraldine Heng Index 431

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780470655382
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780470655382
  • weight: 888
  • ISBN10: 0470655380

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