8vo. xiii, 278 p.: ill. Light edgewear to the dust-jacket, now in a protective jacket. 'Damaged' has been stamped on page iii, but I have been unable to find any damage apart from the stamp itself. Notes with references: (p. 194-235). Bibliography (p. 236-270).
Contents: • Introduction: A is for Artisan • Making conversations: from Ælfric's Colloquy to Caxton's Dialogues • Laboring legends: writing home in fable and fabliau • Shaping souls: artisanal allegory in the Pilgrimage poems of Guillaume de Deguileville and John Lydgate • Mirroring monarchs: Rex/Artifex in the Speculum Principum tradition • Epilogue: crafting nostalgias.
Author Cooper, Lisa H.
Publisher Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Condition Good / Good