Ethnicity and Self-identity

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Paul Maurice Clogan
Rowman & Littlefield, 2002 - 152 sayfa
Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a new series, sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America and edited by an international board of distinguished scholars and critics, has published interdisciplinary articles. In yearly hardbound volumes, the new series publishes significant scholarship, criticism, and reviews treating all facets of medieval and Renaissance culture: history, art, literature, music, science, law, economics, and philosophy. The twenty-eighth volume in the new series of Medievalia et Humanistica contains five original articles exploring topics ranging from medieval ethnicity and self-identity to little-known documents in fifteenth century Italy. Michael Faletra examines a series of discourses during the twelfth century about the Welsh and ancient Britons, considering how these texts inform and are informed by Norman colonialism. Fabian Alfie studies Cecco Angliolieri's poetry and, more generally, early Italian comic tradition. Michael Calabrese focuses on male sexuality as the corollary of the plague in Boccaccio's Decameron and the inescapable condition facing male characters in the collection. Dominique Battles contributes to our understanding of Boccaccio's Teseida in suggesting that the poem amplifies the subject matter of Statius' Thebaid and points toward the matter of Troy. Daniel Bornstein sheds new light on the relative wealth and poverty of the churches in fifteenth-century Cortona by focusing on their inventories. In addition to these five articles, fourteen review notices examine recent publications in medieval and early modern studies completing the twenty-eighth volume of Medievalia et Humanistica.

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The Welsh in Lawman s Brut
Homoeroticism in Cecco Angiolieri
Men and Sex in Boccaccios Decameron
Boccaccios Teseida and the Destruction of Troy
Church Inventories in FifteenthCentury Cortona
Review Notices
Early Irish Religious Writings Dublin Ire Four Courts Press 1998
The Story of the Grail Trans Burton Raflel Afterword Joseph J Duggan New Haven Conn Yale University Press 1999 Pp x 310
University of Pennsylvania Press 1999 Pp iix 272
Chaucer Shakespeare and Early Medicine Pittsburgh Duquesne University Press 1995 Pp 185
Joyce and the Aesthetics of Mysticism Madison University of Wisconsin Press 1997 Pp xi 156 4 figures
A Cultural Enquiry The Impact of Humanism New Haven Conn Yale University Press in association with The Open University 2000 Pp xii 273 87 ill...
Cambridge University Press 1998 Pp xii 212 14 illustrations
The Politics of Book Production in the Douce Piers Plowman Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press 1999 Medieval Cultures V 15 Pp xviii 270
The Social Uses of an Emotion in the Middle Ages Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 1998 Pp 256 12 illustrations
Studium Generale and the Origins of University Education in Europe Trans Richard North Cambridge England Cambridge University Press 1997 Pp ...

Sexualities and Communities Pre and Postmodern Durham NC Duke University Press 1999 Pp xii 345
Cambridge University Press 1998 Pp 256

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Paul Maurice Clogan is professor of English at the University of North Texas and a fellow of the American Academy in Rome. He is editor of The Medieval Archilleid of Statius and author of numerous articles on classics, medieval, and Renaissance literature.

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