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- IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 13.00
Heather Taylor Johnson?s poetry captures the immediacy of a crisp Rocky Mountains landscape and the moments of intimacy we wish we could freeze-frame. This is a celebration of clean air, snow and sunflowers, and a home divided between two continents, but it?s mostly about the vibrancy and transforming power of love. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 43.03
Hauptbeschreibung The dramatic representation of maritime spaces, characters and plots in Restoration and early eighteenth-century English theatres served as a crucial discursive negotiation of a burgeoning empire. This study focuses on 'staging the sea' in a period of growing maritime, commercial and colonial activity, a time when the prominence... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 17.25
Hauptbeschreibung P. Ovidius Naso ist einer der bekanntesten römischen Dichter. Sowohl die umstrittene Erotik seiner Werke, als auch die sehnsuchtsvolle Exildichtung erfreuen sich nach wie vor eines großen Publikums. Katharina Volk legt mit ihrem Buch eine einzigartige Einführung in Leben und Werk dieses großen Dichters vor. Sie geht dabei thematisch... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume VIIThe Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 189.95
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 105.68
Hauptbeschreibung Thema: Shaftesbury ABHANDLUNGEN Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp >Go to the poets Alexandra Kleihues Figuren der Evidenz in Shaftesburys »Moralists« Michael B. Prince Mimetic Virtue. On Shaftes¬bury's moral sense Mark-Georg Dehrmann Shaftesburys stoischer Sokratismus Insa Kringler Shaftesburys Natur- und Moralverständnis hinsichtlich... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 47.99
Jonathan Swift has had a profound impact on almost all the national literatures of Continental Europe. The celebrated author of acknowledged masterpieces like A Tale of a Tub (1704), Gulliver's Travels (1726), and A Modest Proposal (1729), the Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, was courted by innumerable translators, adaptors, and retellers, admired... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00
Kevin Hart traces the vast literary legacy and reputation of Samuel Johnson. Through detailed analyses of the biographers and critics who preserved Johnson's life for posterity, Hart explores the emergence of 'The Age of Johnson', and demonstrates how Johnson came to occupy a central place in the English literary canon. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 26.00
Milton's contempt for women has been accepted as fact by many critics. This book re-evaluates this claim by analysing his major poems, his four divorce tracts, and the responses of female readers. Together, these essays provide a fresh perspective on all aspects of gender in Milton's work. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00
Greg Clingham examines Johnson's writing, including his biographical writing, as it intersects with eighteenth-century thought on literature, history, fiction and law and in its subsequent compatibility with and resistance to modern theory. Clingham offers a theoretically nuanced and original account of Johnson's work. more...