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Dante’s PersonsAn Ethics of the Transhuman

Dante’s Persons: An Ethics of the Transhuman

Heather Webb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198733485
eISBN:
9780191797941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733485.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume explores the concept of personhood in Dante’s Commedia and seeks out the constituent ethical modes that the poem presents as necessary for attaining a fullness of persona. This study ... More

Hrafnkel or the AmbiguitiesHard Cases, Hard Choices

Hrafnkel or the Ambiguities: Hard Cases, Hard Choices

William Ian Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198793038
eISBN:
9780191834776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Criticism/Theory

A close reading of one of the best known of the Icelandic sagas, showing its moral, political, and psychological sophistication. The saga tells of a fairly simple feud in which a man rises, falls, ... More

Medieval Grammar and RhetoricLanguage Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This book contributes to two fields, the history of the language arts and the history of literary theory. It brings together sources in the disciplines of grammar and rhetoric which were used to ... More

Voice in Later Medieval English LiteraturePublic Interiorities

Voice in Later Medieval English Literature: Public Interiorities

David Lawton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198792406
eISBN:
9780191835254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study approaches later medieval English vernacular culture in terms of voice. As texts and discourses shift in translation and in use from one language to another, antecedent texts are revoiced ... More

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