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A Companion to Gawain-Poet
Edited by Derek Brewer & Jonathan Gibson

`Provides an excellent one-volume guide to the works of the anonymous Gawain-poet.'  CHOICE 


A Critical Companion to Beowulf
Andy Orchard

'A generous, energetic, engaging work... will be important to Beowulf study for years to come.' THE MEDIEVAL REVIEW


An Introduction to English Runes
R.I. Page

Introduction to the use of runes as a practical script for a variety of purposes in Anglo-Saxon England.


A Companion to the Fairy Tale
Edited by Hilda Ellis Davidson & Anna Chaudri

Offers an excellent introduction to the work currently and historically being done on fairy tales by folk-lorists. MEDIEVAL REVIEW    

A Companion to the Middle English Lyric
Edited by Thomas G. Duncan

Comprehensive survey of the Middle English lyric, one of the most important forms of medieval literature.


Hildegard of Bingen: On Natural Philosophy and Medicine
Selections from Cause et Cure
Translated by Margaret Berger

Medieval attitudes to health and treatment revealed in Hildegard's treatise.


The History of the Kings of Britain
An edition and translation of the De gestis Britonum [Historia Regum Brittannie]
Geoffrey of Monmouth, Edited by Michael D. Reeve, Translated by Neil Wright

New translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin history - the first work to recount the woes of Lear and the glittering career of Arthur.


Julian of Norwich: Revelations of Divine Love and The Motherhood of God
Frances Beer

Frances Beer chooses Julian's first, more intimate, Revelations on which to base this accessible edition and study of her life and work.

King Arthur: Legend and Hero
Richard Barber

Authoritative but accessible...[an] admirable survey... If you want a reliable overview of this phenomenal figure as he is developed and refurbished, then you can't do much better than this. PENDRAGON

Medieval Comic Tales
Edited by Derek Brewer

Medieval humour revealed in an anthology of 80 tales from England, France, Italy, Germany and Spain.


Medieval Ghost Stories
An Anthology of Miracles, Marvels & Prodigies
Andrew Joynes

Seventy-seven tales of the supernatural, intended to frighten and excite and bring to heel their medieval audience, gathered from medieval chronicles, sagas, heroic poetry and romances. 


Merlin and the Grail
Joseph of Arimathea, Merlin, Perceval: The Trilogy of Arthurian Prose Romances attributed to Robert de Boron
Robert de Boron, Nigel Bryant

This trilogy establishes a provenance for the Holy Grail and, through the figure of Merlin, links Joseph of Arimathea with mythical British history and with the knightly adventures of Perceval's Grail quest.

The Book of Margery Kempe
Edited by Barry Windeatt

Fully-annotated edition of English mystic Margery Kempe's life and divine revelations [dated 1436-8]. [This edition previously published by Longman.]



The History of Norman People: Wace
Wace's Roman de Rou
.. Wace, Translated by Glyn S. Burgess

Wace's Roman de Rou relates the history of the Normans from Rollo (Rou) to the battle of Tinchebray, establishing their right to the English throne.
Women and Mystical Experience in the Middle Ages
Frances Beer

Original and thought-provoking study of three medieval women mystics based on writings and biographical material.