Paperback titles released this January to March

It’s easy to keep track of the many paperbacks we now publish across our imprints and subjects: we’ll collect them all here and update the list quarterly. Full descriptions, contents and details of eBook editions are just a click away. If you think a particular title might be suitable for adoption on a course you teach please don’t hesitate to contact us – see full details here. Any queries? Just mail [email protected] or [email protected].

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Anchoritic Traditions of Medieval Europe

Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy

An examination of the growth and different varieties of anchoritism throughout medieval Europe.

Boydell Press

Brothers and Sisters in Medieval European Literature

by Carolyne Larrington

A wideranging and groundbreaking investigation of the sibling relationship as shown in European literature, from 500 to 1500.

York Medieval Press

Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages

Edited by Larissa Tracy

Essays exploring medieval castration, as reflected in archaeology, law, historical record, and literary motifs.


Creed & Grievance

Edited by Abdul Raufu Mustapha and David Ehrhardt

Analyses the complexities of Christian-Muslim conflict that threaten the fragile democracy of Nigeria, and the implications for global peace and security.

James Currey

The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c.1000

by Jesse D. Billett

First full-scale survey and examination of liturgical practice and its fundamental changes over four centuries.

Henry Bradshaw Society

Inscription and Rebellion

by Sonja Klocke

Employs research on the GDR's healthcare system along with feminist and queer theory to get at socialism's legacy, revealing a specifically East German literary convention: employment of "symptomatic female bodies" to either enforce or rebel against political and social norms.

Camden House

Italian Guitar Music of the Seventeenth Century

by Lex Eisenhardt

One of Europe's foremost experts on early guitar music explores this little-known but richly rewarding repertoire.

University of Rochester Press

Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy

by Joshua Parens

A thorough treatment of Leo Strauss's controversial interpretation of medieval political thought

University of Rochester Press

Lost Nationalism

by Elena Vezzadini

Winner of the African Studies Association 2016 Bethwell A. Ogot Book Prize

A lively account of the 1924 Revolution in Sudan and the way in which the colonial situation has affected its representation, a case in point inthe histories of nationalist anti-colonial movements in Africa and the Middle East.

James Currey

The Medieval Romance of Alexander

by Jehan Wauquelin

Translated by Nigel Bryant

Nigel Bryant's is the first translation of an example of the many medieval romances about Alexander, as popular in their day as those about Arthur.


Nonconformist Writing in Nazi Germany

by John Klapper

An innovative, critical, historically informed, yet accessible reassessment of writers who remained in Nazi Germany and Austria yet expressed nonconformity - even dissent - through their fiction.

Camden House

Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages

Edited by Pat H Cullum and Katherine J Lewis

Essays offering new approaches to the changing forms of medieval religious masculinity.

Boydell Press

Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia

Edited by Michael D.J. Bintley and Thomas J.T. Williams

Essays on the depiction of animals, birds and insects in early medieval material culture, from texts to carvings to the landscape itself.

Boydell Press

Revisiting the "Nazi Occult"

Edited by Monica Black and Eric Kurlander

New collection of essays promising to re-energize the debate on Nazism's occult roots and legacies and thus our understanding of German cultural and intellectual history over the past century.

Camden House

Seasons in the Literatures of the Medieval North

by Paul S. Langeslag

A fresh examination of how the seasons are depicted in medieval literature.


Urban Bodies: Communal Health in Late Medieval English Towns and Cities

by Carole Rawcliffe

The idea of English medieval towns and cities as filthy, muddy and insanitary is here overturned in a pioneering new study.

Boydell Press