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- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 32.99
These selections from the esteemed career of Gottfried Benn?one of the most significant German poets of the 20th century?showcase his early, shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, as well as the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world found in his later work. Translator David Paisey presents... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Drawing together landscape, architecture and literature, Strawberry Hill, the celebrated eighteenth-century Gothic villa and garden beside the River Thames, is an autobiographical site, where we can read the story of its creator, Horace Walpole. This beautifully illustrated book reveals the Gothic villa and associated landscape to be inspired... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Framed within a wide range of ideas, including politics and religion, this volume makes new connections between embodiment, selfhood and the passions. It explores new ways of negotiating the boundaries between a cognitive and bodily approach to emotion, and in the process suggests both new models of the self and new models for interactive and inter-disciplinary... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
Don Juan is a long, digressive satiric poem by Lord Byron, based on the legend of Don Juan, which Byron reverses, portraying Juan not as a womaniser but someone easily seduced by women. It is a variation on the epic form. Unlike the more tortured early romantic works by Byron, exemplified by Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Don Juan has a more humorous,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Literature is recognised as having significantly influenced the development of modern psychoanalytic thought. In recent years psychoanalysis has drawn increasingly on the literary and artistic traditions of western culture and moved away from its original medical?scientific context. Originally published in 1991 The Chamber of Maiden Thought (Keats's... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 74.99
This is the first monograph to focus exclusively on the language of Robert Burns. While engaging fully with up-to-date literary criticism, it makes use of theories and analytical techniques from twenty-first-century sociolinguistics in order to offer a new understanding of how Burns?s language works. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 34.95
This volume takes as its starting point an interrogation of the African contributions to the Globe to Globe Festival staged in London in 2012, where 37 Shakespeare productions were offered, each from a different nation. Five African companies were invited to perform and there are articles on each of these productions, examining issues of interculturalism,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.99
Robert Browning (1812 ? 1889) was one of the defining figures of the Victorian age. Famous in his lifetime for his elopement and marriage to Elizabeth Barratt, his critical reputation grew steadily in the years following her early death. Browning?s mastery of dramatic verse was evident throughout his career, from such chillingly unforgettable monologues... more...