|

Picture Information

Image is loading
Image not available
Have one to sell? Sell it yourself

Details about  NEW Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London by Arthur

NEW Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London by Arthur

Item direct from brand

99.1% Positive feedback
Visit store:
The Nile Australia
See other items

Item Information

Item condition:
Brand new
Error icon
5 available
Please enter a quantity of $qty_dummy$ or less Please enter a quantity of 1 Purchases are limited to $qty_dummy$ per buyer Please enter quantity of 1 or more Please enter a lower number Choose quantity that is less than $qty_dummy1$ or equal to $qty_dummy$ You can only choose quantity that is equal to $qty_dummy$
Price:
AU $71.86
 
 
 
Experienced seller
Free postage
30-day returns
Postage:
FREE Economy delivery from outside AU | See details
 
Item location:
Multiple, United States
 
Posts to:
Worldwide  |  See exclusions
Delivery:
Payments:
PayPal Bank Deposit  |  See payment information
International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. Learn More- opens in a new window or tab
Returns:
30 day money back, buyer pays return postage See details
Guarantee:
 | See details - opens in a new window or tab
Get the item you ordered or get your money back.
eBay item number:
140957296508
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.
Last updated on  28 Apr, 2015 13:06:37 AEST  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition:
Brand new: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. See the seller's ... Read moreabout the condition
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover ISBN-10: 0226924912
Language: English ISBN-13: 9780226924915
ISBN: 9780226924915

Detailed item info

Description
In Fragments and Assemblages , Arthur Bahr expands the ways in which we interpret medieval manuscripts, examining the formal characteristics of both physical manuscripts and literary works. Specifically, Bahr argues that manuscript compilations from fourteenth-century London reward interpretation as both assemblages and fragments: as meaningfully constructed objects whose forms and textual contents shed light on the city's literary, social, and political cultures, but also as artifacts whose physical fragmentation invites forms of literary criticism that were unintended by their medieval makers. Such compilations are t simply repositories of data to be used for the reconstruction of the distant past; their physical forms reward literary and aesthetic analysis in their own right. The compilations analyzed reflect the full vibrancy of fourteenth-century London's literary cultures: the multilingual codices of Edwardian civil servant Andrew Horn and Ricardian poet John Gower, the famous Auchinleck manuscript of texts in Middle English, and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. By reading these compilations as both formal shapes and historical occurrences, Bahr uncovers neglected literary histories specific to the time and place of their production. The book offers a less empiricist way of interpreting the relationship between textual and physical form that will be of interest to a wide range of literary critics and manuscript scholars.

Key Features
Author(s)Arthur Bahr
PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
Date of Publication05/04/2013
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardback
ISBN-100226924912
ISBN-139780226924915
SubjectLiterary Criticism

Publication Data
Place of PublicationChicago, IL
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
Content Note7 halftones

Dimensions
Weight458 g
Width140 mm
Height216 mm
Spine21 mm

Description
Author BiographyArthur Bahr is associate professor of literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited or by the publishers or by their respective licensors: all rights reserved.

Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London (English)

by Arthur Bahr

Format Hardcover

Condition Brand New

Language English

Expands the ways in which we interpret medieval manuscripts, examining the formal characteristics of both physical manuscripts and literary works. In this book, the author argues that manuscript compilations from fourteenth-century London reward interpretation as both assemblages and fragments.

Publisher Description

In "Fragments and Assemblages", Arthur Bahr expands the ways in which we interpret medieval manuscripts, examining the formal characteristics of both physical manuscripts and literary works. Specifically, Bahr argues that manuscript compilations from fourteenth-century London reward interpretation as both assemblages and fragments: as meaningfully constructed objects whose forms and textual contents shed light on the city's literary, social, and political cultures, but also as artifacts whose physical fragmentation invites forms of literary criticism that were unintended by their medieval makers. Such compilations are not simply repositories of data to be used for the reconstruction of the distant past; their physical forms reward literary and aesthetic analysis in their own right. The compilations analyzed reflect the full vibrancy of fourteenth-century London's literary cultures: the multilingual codices of Edwardian civil servant Andrew Horn and Ricardian poet John Gower, the famous Auchinleck manuscript of texts in Middle English, and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
By reading these compilations as both formal shapes and historical occurrences, Bahr uncovers neglected literary histories specific to the time and place of their production. The book offers a less empiricist way of interpreting the relationship between textual and physical form that will be of interest to a wide range of literary critics and manuscript scholars.

Author Biography

Arthur Bahr is associate professor of literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Review

""Fragments and Assemblages" makes the striking claim that the standard treatment of Chaucer and other Ricardian poets, as figures who broke with the past in order to inaugurate a new kind of literary writing in English, must be revised in light of textual evidence. Arthur Bahr works carefully with fourteenth-century manuscripts in order to show us connections from Andrew Horn to the Auchinleck manuscript to Chaucer and Gower; he thereby stitches together the divided fourteenth century and demonstrates that literary production during the period was an ongoing and continuous project. At the same time, he also makes an important methodological statement about the significance of formalism to the study of manuscripts and to historical work. All of the texts he discusses are compilations, which he categorizes as either 'fragments' or 'assemblages' in order to suggest that there is a necessary dialectic between them: the works he describes all betray evidence of being assembled for a larger purpose, but they simultaneously exist as fragments, both physically and in the abstract. This double approach enables Bahr to construct an original and creative new account of fourteenth-century writing, one with which all scholars of late medieval literature will want to engage."--Maura Nolan, University of California, Berkeley

Details

  • ISBN0226924912
  • Title Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London
  • Author Arthur Bahr
  • Short Title FRAGMENTS & ASSEMBLAGES
  • Publisher University of Chicago Press
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10 0226924912
  • ISBN-13 9780226924915
  • Media Book
  • Format Hardcover
  • DEWEY 820.900
  • Year 2013
  • Imprint University of Chicago Press
  • Subtitle Forming Compilations of Medieval London
  • Place of Publication Chicago, IL
  • Country of Publication United States
  • Illustrations 7 halftones
  • Birth 1976
  • Pages 285
  • Publication Date 2013-04-05
  • Dimensions146mm x 21mm x 225mm

About Us

The Nile is the ideal place for all your shopping needs! With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and well over a million items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! And better yet, we're based in here in Australia – providing you with all the convenience and safety of dealing with a local company. More about us...

Shipping & Delivery Times

Shipping is FREE to any address in Australia.

Please view eBay estimated delivery times at the top of the listing. Deliveries are made by either Australia Post or Courier. As this title ships from our overseas warehouse, we are unable to deliver faster than stated.

Returns

If you wish to return an item, please consult our Returns Policy as below:

Please contact Customer Services and request "Return Authorisation" before you send your item back to us. Unauthorised returns will not be accepted.

Returns must be postmarked within 4 business days of authorisation and must be in resellable condition.

Returns are shipped at the customer's risk. We cannot take responsibility for items which are lost or damaged in transit.

For purchases where a shipping charge was paid, there will be no refund of the original shipping charge.

Additional Questions

If you have any questions please feel free to consult our FAQ or Contact Us.

Questions and answers about this item

No questions or answers have been posted about this item.




Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Postage and handling

Item location: Multiple, United States
Posting to: Worldwide
Excludes: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bolivia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan Republic, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Iraq, Lebanon, Yemen
Domestic handling time
Will usually post within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab.

Return policy

Item must be returned within
Refund will be given as
30 days after the buyer receives it
Money Back
The buyer is responsible for return postage costs.
Return policy details
Please contact Customer Services and request "Return Authorisation" before you send your item back to us. Unauthorised returns will not be accepted. Returns must be postmarked within 4 business days of authorisation and must be in resellable condition. Returns are shipped at the customer's risk. We cannot take responsibility for items which are lost or damaged in transit. Accepted returns are refunded by the method in which you paid. For purchases where a shipping charge was paid, there will be no refund of the original shipping charge.

Refunds by law: In Australia, consumers have a legal right to obtain a refund from a business for goods purchased if the goods are faulty, not fit for purpose or don't match description. More information at returns - opens in a new window or tab.

Payment details

Payment method Preferred/Accepted  
Credit or debit card through PayPal
PayPal Preferred
 
Bank Deposit
Accepted
 
Current bid amount
+
time left ##2## left | Bid Count

Current Max Bid:
Your bid amount:
Calculating import charges...
Choose a max bid >Help button.Click to expand the details about Quick bid?
Get your bid out there fast with a quick bid.
Remember, you only pay the amount needed to win, which could be less than the quick bid amount. Learn More - opens in a new window or tab
Approx.
Approx.
Approx.

OR

What's a max bid?
Your max bid should be the highest amount you're willing to pay for an item.
We keep your max bid amount a secret from the seller and other bidders.
Max bidding example:
If a current bid is $20 and your max bid is $30, we bid $21 for you.
If no one else bids, you win and pay $21.
However, if someone else places a bid for $35, we only bid up to your $30 max bid.
By placing a bid, you're committing to buy this item if you win.
By submitting your bid, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder. You've read and agreed to the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase your maximum bid amount.
By clicking Confirm, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder.
By clicking Confirm, you're committing to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder and have read and agreed to the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase your maximum bid amount.
Loading...
Bid layer is updating the contents.
Resume bidding, if the page doesn't update immediately.
d
h
m
s
day
hour
hours
FREE postage
See item description
+ See item description for shipping
Approximately:
(Enter ##1## or more)
(Enter more than ##1##)
Your max bid:
You've been outbid. Don't let it get away - place another bid.
You've been outbid by an automatic bid placed earlier by another bidder.
You're the highest bidder on this item!
You're the first bidder on this item!
You're the highest bidder on this item, but you're close to being outbid.
This auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder.
You're the high bidder on this item, but the reserve price hasn't been met yet.
You've been outbid by someone else.
You can still win! Try bidding again.
You've been outbid by someone else's max bid.
You can still win! Try bidding again.
Your bid wasn't accepted because it's the same as someone else's bid.
Try raising your max bid.
You're the highest bidder!
To increase your chances of winning, try raising your bid.
You're the first bidder. Good Luck!
You're still the highest bidder!
You increased your max bid to
Please enter your bid again.
Enter a valid amount for your bid.
Enter a bid that is the minimum bid amount or higher.
You have to bid at least
Sorry, you can't lower your maximum bid once it's placed.
This seller requires the buyer to have a PayPal account to purchase this item. Get a PayPal account here .
Your bid is the same as or more than the Buy It Now price. You can save time and money by buying it now.
Place bid
Review and confirm your bid
Bid confirmation
Increase max bid
Enter a custom max bid more than ##2##
Enter a custom max bid of ##2## or more
+ ##2## approximate import charges
##2## (approximately)
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
+ ##2## for shipping
+ FREE SHIPPING
Bid ##3## now
Bid ##3##
Time left:
Current bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Increase your maximum bid:
By clicking 1 Click Bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. Learn moreabout 1-click bid - opens in a new window or tab
day
hour
min
sec
days
hours
mins
secs
(approximately ##1##)
Winning bid:
Starting bid:
Close
Congratulations! The auction has ended and you're the winner.
The auction has ended, but the reserve price was not met.
Sorry, the auction has ended and you were outbid.
Good news, you're the high bidder.
Sorry, you've been outbid.
You're the high bidder, but the reserve price is not met.
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
Maximum bids can't be lowered once submitted.
Please enter a valid number.