Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

“With its integration of current philosophies of voice, feminist criticism, and queer theory, this collection offers nuanced readings at every turn. The essays acknowledge the classical and ecclesiastical underpinnings of medieval misogyny while insightfully demonstrating how various genres and voices reflected—while undermining—conventional medieval European positions on women.”—Christopher Callahan, cotranslator of Thibaut de Champagne’s Les Chansons, textes … Continue reading Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

Welcome to Our 2021 MLA Virtual Booth

This year’s Modern Language Association conference will take place virtually January 7-10, 2021. Our virtual booth is open through February 1 and offers great deals on our titles. Use code MLA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2021 MLA Virtual Booth

Welcome to Our 2020 SAMLA Virtual Booth

This year’s South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference will take place virtually November 13-15, 2020. Our virtual booth is open through December 16 and offers great deals on our titles. Use code MLA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2020 SAMLA Virtual Booth

Your Guide to Our 2020 ICMS Medieval Studies Sale

Although the International Congress on Medieval Studies has been canceled, our books are still available in our ICMS Medieval Studies Book Sale. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code ICMS20 through May 31, 2020. Browse all books here. Need to know what’s new this year? View highlights … Continue reading Your Guide to Our 2020 ICMS Medieval Studies Sale

International Congress on Medieval Studies 2018

Last weekend we traveled to Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies conference, hosted by Western Michigan University. We had a great time displaying some of our new and bestselling medieval studies books. Thanks to everyone who visited our booth! Here are some of the books we brought to Kalamazoo: Machaut's Legacy: … Continue reading International Congress on Medieval Studies 2018

Machaut’s Legacy

"Machaut’s Legacy deepens our appreciation of the poet’s wide-ranging accomplishments and influences, which span from the Middle Ages to the postmodern era. It stakes out exciting new territories and provocative theses, all of which enhance our understanding of this genius of world literature."—Tison Pugh, author of Chaucer's (Anti-)Eroticisms and the Queer Middle Ages "This richly … Continue reading Machaut’s Legacy

Teaching a Medieval Poem in East Los Angeles

Written by Michael Calabrese, author of An Introduction to Piers Plowman . You’ve heard of Chaucer. But do you know Piers Plowman? Let me introduce this marvelous medieval epic: written by William Langland, Piers Plowman is a long allegorical poem from the late 14th century, chronicling the dreams and wanderings of a man named “Will”—the … Continue reading Teaching a Medieval Poem in East Los Angeles

An Introduction to Piers Plowman

"A comprehensive and witty guide to understanding Piers Plowman in all its versions and a manifesto for the pure intellectual pleasure to be had from reading the text as it dynamically unfolds in each of the poet's reworkings."--Sarah Wood, author of Conscience and the Composition of Piers Plowman "By innovatively working through all three of … Continue reading An Introduction to Piers Plowman