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Incest And The Medieval Imagination

Pub Date : 2001-05-24 | Author : Elizabeth Archibald | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191540851
ISBN 13 : 0191540854

Incest is a remarkably frequent theme in medieval literature; it occurs in a wide range of genres, including romances, saints's lives, and exempla. Historically, the Church in the ..


The Middle Ages A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2014-10-23 | Author : Miri Rubin | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191019555
ISBN 13 : 0191019550

The Middle Ages is a term coined around 1450 to describe a thousand years of European History. In this Very Short Introduction, Miri Rubin provides an exploration of the variety, c..


Close Relationships

Pub Date : 2005-03-24 | Author : Jan Van Gelder | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857711458
ISBN 13 : 0857711458

Close Relationships is Geert Jan van Gelder's groundbreaking and comprehensive study of the diverse facts and opinions found in pre-modern Arabic texts - both literary and non-lite..


Inventing Eleanor

Pub Date : 2014-09-25 | Author : Michael R. Evans | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781441146038
ISBN 13 : 1441146032

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124-1204), queen of France and England and mother of two kings, has often been described as one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages. Yet her real..



Everybody S Family Romance

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Gillian Harkins | Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

ISBN 10 : 9780816653478
ISBN 13 : 081665347X

In the 1990s, a boom in autobiographical novels and memoirs about incest emerged, making incest one of the hottest topics to connect daytime TV talk shows, the self-help industry, ..


A Companion To Arthurian Literature

Pub Date : 2011-11-23 | Author : Helen Fulton | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118234303
ISBN 13 : 1118234308

This Companion offers a chronological sweep of the canon of Arthurian literature - from its earliest beginnings to the contemporary manifestations of Arthur found in film and elect..