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Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs

A popular crowd-pleaser in the late 16th and mid-17th century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama which included elements of dance, slapstick and disguise. This performance edition presents for the first time nine examples of English dramatic jigs from the late sixteenth century through to the Restoration.



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9780859898782 | Published: 2014
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9780859899840 | Published: 2015
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9780859899628 | Published: 2015
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Sir Gawain
This volume is the first affordable, modern collection of all eleven of the known Middle English Gawain tales, and aims to make these texts accessible to a wider, contemporary audience. Incorporating glosses and introductions for each text as well as an extensive glossary, this edition is excellent for students of Middle English romance.

Paperback    £31.50
9781879288591 | Published: 1995
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Sir Perceval of Galles and Ywain and Gawain
The only known English version of Chrétien de Troyes's romance of Perceval. Accompanying this tale is Ywain and Gawain. An excellent introduction to Middle English Arthurian romance, as they include editing, glosses, introductions, and a very helpful glossary for beginning students.

Paperback    £15.50
9781879288607 | Published: 1995
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Sir Torrent of Portingale
Romance written to entertain 15th-century audiences with action-packed tales of love and adventure. Adventures include fights with dragons, giants, and savage beasts; perilous sea journeys; magic horses and swords; sieges and wars in the Holy Land. This new edition collates the surviving manuscript and print fragments with commentary and notes.

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9781580442503 | Published: 2017
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9780878202546 | Published: 2013
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Six Ecclesiastical Satires
On anticlerical poetry in late medieval England. These Middle English poems attack ecclesiastical corruption; most of the poems were written by disgruntled Lollards about clerics and friars in the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century. Well glossed and include introductions and copious notes, for students of any level of experience.

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9781879288058 | Published: 1991
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Six Scottish Courtly and Chivalric Poems, Including Lyndsay's Squyer Meldrum
These six poems explore some of the courtly and chivalric themes that preoccupied late medieval Scottish society.

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9781580443326 | Published: 2018
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9781580443425 | Published: 2018
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Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis

Full colour, numerous charts and catalogues. Draws together information on all slab stelae emplacements, the history of their excavation, previous scholarly research, and comparative and interpretive chapters. Appendices incl. palaeographies of all hieroglyphs appearing on the stelae, and a collection of 'linen lists' that adorn the Giza stelae.

Hardback    £31.00
9780974002514 | Published: 2003
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Slaves and Households in the Near East
Seventh in the Oriental Institute Seminar Series, this volume contains papers that emerged from the March 2010 seminar 'Slaves and Households in the Near East'. Includes micro-historical examinations of slavery in contexts spanning almost four millennia.

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9781885923837 | Published: 2011
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A Slice of Life
Primarily for students of medieval history, nothing from a specifically literary text has been included. Only material from record sources is provided as these are the only written materials that permit some measure of personalized contact with specific men and women from the past, so this gives them a special importance.

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9781879288737 | Published: 1996
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