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Un Dit Moral Contre Fortune: A Critical Edition of MS Paris, Bnf, Fr. 25418 (Mhra European Translations)
By Modern Humanities Research Association
ean: 9781781887608, isbn: 1781887608,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 250 reviews
The anonymous fifteenth-century French verse translation of Boethius's Consolatio Philosophiae, contained in a single known manuscript, Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, fr. 25418, fols 1-74r, is a revised and abridged version of the major French trans...
The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140434095, isbn: 0140434097,
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The most complete of all remaining surviving fragments sections of The Canterbury Tales, the First Fragment contains some of Chaucer's most widely enjoyed work. In The General Prologue, Chaucer introduces his pilgrims through a set of speaking portra...
Old English Poems of Christ and His Saints (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674053182, isbn: 0674053184,
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Religious piety has rarely been animated as vigorously as in Old English Poems of Christ and His Saints. Ranging from lyrical to dramatic to narrative, the individual poems show great inventiveness in reimagining perennial Christian topics. In differ...
The Shaping, Book 1: Satan's Saga (Volume 1)
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ean: 9780692148907, isbn: 0692148906,
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The Shaping, Book 1: Satan’s Saga tells the story of a mythological sky-god who wins a battle against an insurgency while creating a new race. The leader of the rebellion returns from his dark prison to take vengeance on this new creation. Initiall...
By Brand: University of Georgia Press
mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780820321424, isbn: 0820321427,
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In this verse translation of Cligès, written by Chrétien de Troyes circa 1176, Ruth Harwood Cline not only preserves the artistry of the original work but also captures the wit, irony, and striking emotional power of Chrétien's stylistic genius an...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
ean: 9781554810192, isbn: 1554810191,
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a masterpiece of medieval English literature and one of the finest Arthurian tales in any language. Though its ingenious plotting and verbal artistry continue to dazzle readers, it is written in a challenging region...
The Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library)
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674736986, isbn: 0674736982,
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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...
The Kalevala: Or Poems of the Kaleva District
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ean: 9780674500105, isbn: 0674500105,
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The national folk epic of Finland is here presented in an English translation that is both scholarly and eminently readable. To avoid the imprecision and metrical monotony of earlier verse translations, Francis Magoun has used prose, printed line for...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Legends from the Ancient North)
ean: 9780141393704, isbn: 014139370X,
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Legends from the Ancient North: Five classics of Norse literature that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien's epic vision in The Hobbit and The Lord of the RingsLegendary fantasy writer J. R. R. Tolkien spent much of his life studying, translating, and teach...
The Carmina Burana: Songs from Benediktbeuern, 3rd Edition
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781502748034, isbn: 1502748037,
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A FULL AND FAITHFUL TRANSLATION The Carmina Burana, or Songs from Benediktbeuern, the name of the monastery in Bavaria where the thirteenth-century manuscript was discovered in 1803, is a seminal work of the Middle Ages, exposing an often unseen face...
The Faerie Queene, Book Two (Hackett Classics) (Bk. 2)
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ean: 9780872208476, isbn: 0872208478,
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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 (Everyman's Library Classics)
mpn: 9781857151831, ean: 9781857151831, isbn: 1857151836,
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This edition prints all three parts of Dante's great poem about the journey of the soul - INFERNO, PURGATORIO and PARADISO - in the recent English translation by Allen Mandelbaum, with an introduction and explanatory notes on each canto by the noted ...
Inferno: The Longfellow Translation
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ean: 9780812967210, isbn: 0812967216,
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In 1867, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow completed the first American translation of Inferno and thus introduced Dante’s literary genius to the New World. In the Inferno, the spirit of the classical poet Virgil leads Dante through the nine circles of He...
The Siege of Jerusalem
ean: 9781554811588, isbn: 1554811589,
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The Siege of Jerusalem (c. 1370-90 CE) is a difficult text. By twenty-first-century standards, it is gruesomely violent and offensive. It tells the story of the Roman destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in 70 CE, an event viewed by its auth...
Inferno: The Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Canticle One
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ean: 9781585101139, isbn: 1585101133,
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"Tom Simone's translation is simply superb. Of all the translations with which I am familiar, this is the one that is the most faithful to what's there in the Italian: no frills, no poetic sallies, no choosing a word because it brings the line closer...
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