Volume 17, Number 2, January 2000

Table of Contents

Articles

The Derivation of the Date of the Badon Entry in the Annales Cambriae from Bede and Gildas

pp. 1-10
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Gender and Genealogy in English Illuminated Royal Genealogical Rolls from the Thirteenth Century

pp. 11-34
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Questioning Romance: Amadas and Ydoine in Gower's Confessio Amantis

pp. 35-49
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Water from the Well: The Reception of Chaucer's Metric

pp. 51-73
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Christine de Pizan's Ditie de Jehanne d'Arc: Poetry and Propaganda at the Court of Charles VII

pp. 75-106
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Jousting for Identity: Tournaments in Thomas Chestre's Sir Launfal

pp. 107-123
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Younger Sons, Illegitimate Sons and the Law: A Study of Three Yorkshire Gentry Families, 1480-1540

pp. 125-146
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Note

The Date of Cavendish's Advice to Charles II

pp. 147-150
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Reviews

The Stranger in Medieval Society (review)

pp. 151-153
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Political Allegory in Later Medieval England (review)

pp. 154-156
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Lollardy and the Gentry in the Later Middle Ages (review)

pp. 156-159
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Cultures of Piety: Medieval English Devotional Literature in Translation (review)

pp. 159-161
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The Cambridge Companion to Biblical Interpretation (review)

pp. 162-164
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How to Do It: Guides to Good Living for Renaissance Italians (review)

pp. 164-166
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A Medieval Life: Cecilia Penifader of Brigstock, c.1295-1344 (review)

pp. 167-169
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Beowulf (review)

pp. 169-171
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The Shock of Medievalism, and: The Future of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Problems, Trends, and Opportunities for Research (review)

pp. 172-175
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Chaucer and the Late Medieval World (review)

pp. 175-177
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A Beowulf Handbook (review)

pp. 177-179
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The Promised Lands: The Low Countries under Burgundian Rule, 1369-1530 (review)

pp. 180-181
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Contrary Things: Exegesis, Dialectic and the Poetics of Didacticism (review)

pp. 182-184
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Texts and Cultural Change in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 184-186
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Margaret of Cortona and the Lorenzetti: Sienese Art and the Cult of a Holy Woman in Medieval Tuscany (review)

pp. 186-187
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The Craft of Thought: Meditation, Rhetoric, and the Making of Images, 400-1200 (review)

pp. 188-189
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Maxims in Old English Poetry (review)

pp. 190-192
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The Book of Deeds of Arms and of Chivalry (review)

pp. 192-194
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Becoming Male in the Middle Ages (review)

pp. 194-196
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Material Culture in Medieval Drama (review)

pp. 196-197
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New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Li├Ęge and their Impact (review)

pp. 198-200
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The Tempietto del Clitunno near Spoleto. Vol. 1: Text, Vol. 2; Illustrations (review)

pp. 200-203
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The Study of the Bayeux Tapestry (review)

pp. 203-205
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Giordano Bruno and Renaissance Science (review)

pp. 205-208
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Reinventing the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Constructions of the Medieval and Early Modern Periods (review)

pp. 208-210
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The Trial of the Templars in Cyprus: A Complete English Edition (review)

pp. 211-212
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Handbook for William: A Carolingian Woman's Counsel for Her Son, by Dhuoda (review)

pp. 213-214
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Samuel Daniel. Selected Poetry and A Defense of Rhyme (review)

pp. 214-216
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Seeds of Virtue and Knowledge (review)

pp. 216-219
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Privacy and Print: Reading and Writing in Seventeenth-Century England (review)

pp. 219-222
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Gold-Hall and Earth-Dragon: Beowulf as Metaphor (review)

pp. 222-224
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The Rhetoric of Power in the Bayeux Tapestry (review)

pp. 225-227
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Julian of Norwich: A Book of Essays (review)

pp. 227-230
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Crossing Boundaries: Issues of Cultural and Individual Identity in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (review)

pp. 230-233
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Ben Jonson's Antimasques: A History of Growth and Decline (review)

pp. 233-235
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The Legacy of Boadicea. Gender and Nation in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 236-238
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Angelic Monks and Earthly Men: Monasticism and its Meaning to Medieval Society (review)

pp. 238-240
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Recycling the Cycle: The City of Chester and Its Whitsun Plays (review)

pp. 240-242
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The Preacher's Demons: Bernardino of Siena and the Social Underworld of Early Renaissance Italy (review)

pp. 242-245
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The Military Orders. Vol. 2: Welfare and Warfare (review)

pp. 245-247
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Writing the English Republic: Poetry, Rhetoric and Politics, 1627 1660 (review)

pp. 248-250
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Writing the Dead: Death and Writing Strategies in the Western Tradition (review)

pp. 250-252
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La Lumere as Lais (review)

pp. 252-254
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Closet Devotions (review)

pp. 254-256
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The Medieval Kitchen: Recipes from France and Italy (review)

pp. 257-259
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The Politics of Revelation in the English Renaissance (review)

pp. 259-261
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Violence against Women in Medieval Texts (review)

pp. 262-264
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Chaucer and the Trivium: The Mindsong of the Canterbury Tales (review)

pp. 264-267
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Heaven on Earth: Art and the Church in Byzantium (review)

pp. 267-269
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Richard II (review)

pp. 269-272
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Ghosts in the Middle Ages: The Living and the Dead in Medieval Society (review)

pp. 272-274
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Ivanhoe (review)

pp. 275-277
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The English Levellers (review)

pp. 277-279
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Breaking Boundaries: Politics and Play in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries (review)

pp. 279-282
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Drama and Resistance: Bodies, Goods and Theatricality in Late Medieval England (review)

pp. 282-285
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Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England (review)

pp. 285-288
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England and the 12th-Century Renaissance (review)

pp. 288-290
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The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature (review)

pp. 290-292
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The Idea of the Vernacular: An Anthology of Middle English Literary Theory 1280-1520 (review)

pp. 293-295
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Short Notices

A Genealogy of Manners: Transformations of Social Relations in France and England from the Fourteenth to the Eighteenth Century (review)

pp. 296-297
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Knights and Warhorses: Military Service and the English Aristocracy under Edward III (review)

pp. 297-298
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Beyond the Persecuting Society: Religious Toleration before the Enlightenment (review)

pp. 298-300
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Chaucer's Open Books: Resistance to Closure in Medieval Discourse (review)

pp. 300-301
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Medieval Venuses and Cupids: Sexuality, Hermeneutics and English Poetry (review)

pp. 302-303
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Books Received

pp. 304-310
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