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An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

Carl Phelpstead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066516
eISBN:
9780813058719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders provides new perspectives on a unique medieval literary genre: the Sagas of Icelanders (also known in English as Family Sagas). The book deepens our ... More

An Old French TrilogyTexts from the William of Orange Cycle

An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066462
eISBN:
9780813058634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book provides a modern English translation of three Old French epic poems devoted to the exploits of the legendary William of Orange. The Coronation of Louis, The Convoy to Nîmes, and The ... More

Shaping Identity in Medieval French LiteratureThe Other Within

Shaping Identity in Medieval French Literature: The Other Within

Adrian P. Tudor and Kristin L. Burr (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056432
eISBN:
9780813058238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Contributors to Shaping Identity in Medieval French Literature consider the multiplicity and instability of identity in medieval French literature, examining the ways in which literary identity can ... More

Machaut's LegacyThe Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Later Middle Ages and Beyond

Machaut's Legacy: The Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Later Middle Ages and Beyond

R. Barton Palmer and Burt Kimmelman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813062419
eISBN:
9780813053080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Machaut’s Legacy focuses on the influence, in both specific and broad senses, of Guillaume de Machaut’s Judgment Series on his contemporaries, especially English and French, and on the development of ... More

Signs That SingHybrid Poetics in Old English Verse

Signs That Sing: Hybrid Poetics in Old English Verse

Heather Maring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054469
eISBN:
9780813053202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054469.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Signs That Sing argues that Anglo-Saxon poets wrote by drawing from a broad range of verbal resources: oral tradition, ecclesiastical literature, and Christian liturgy. Hybrid oral, written, and ... More

Medieval Mythography, Volume 3The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Jane Chance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060125
eISBN:
9780813050492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060125.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book focuses on the advent of hybrid mythography in the Middle Ages as a form of commentary in vernacular poetry and, alternatively, as restyled and reformatted Latin prose commentary that ... More

Black LegaciesRace and the European Middle Ages

Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

Lynn T. Ramey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060071
eISBN:
9780813050478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060071.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe's Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the ... More

Boccaccio's FabliauxMedieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Katherine A. Brown

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049175
eISBN:
9780813050034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049175.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Old French fabliaux are humorous short stories from the 13th century that resemble some of the most memorable tales in Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1348-1351). Yet their humor and ostensible ... More

Ogling LadiesScopophilia in Medieval German Literature

Ogling Ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature

Sandra Lindemann Summers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044187
eISBN:
9780813046198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044187.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The book Ogling Ladies examines gazing female characters in a selection of medieval texts. While female scopophilia is harshly condemned in conduct literature and religious texts, female ogling is a ... More

The Medieval French Pastourelle TraditionPoetic Motivations and Generic Transformations

The Medieval French Pastourelle Tradition: Poetic Motivations and Generic Transformations

Geri L. Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033365
eISBN:
9780813038889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033365.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

One of the most popular genres created and performed by Medieval troubadours and trouvères was the pastourelle. Though it varied greatly in its details, the genre was dominated by the following ... More

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