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- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 16.52
Hauptbeschreibung Dass jede literarische Selbstdarstellung fiktionale Elemente beinhaltet, ist in der gegenwärtigen Autobiographie-Diskussion unbestritten. Mit dem von Serge Doubrovsky geprägten Terminus "Autofiktion" hat sich die Forschung verstärkt literarischen Texten zugewendet, die fiktionales und faktuales Erzählen der eigenen Biographie mehr... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 46.00
Brian Vickers examines the issue of what Shakespeare actually wrote, and how this is determined. Shakespeare's authorship has been claimed for two poems, 'Shall I die?' and A Funerall Elegye. Vickers shows that neither has the requisite stylistic and imaginative qualities. In other words, they are 'counterfeits', in the sense of anonymously authored... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 80.00
This book contains an overview of the current state of scholarship on Beowulf, looking back over the history of the field and suggesting new directions for future research. More than 1,000 books, articles, recordings and websites are surveyed and a nuanced sense is offered of the great variety of views that have been expressed on this greatest of all... more...
- Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 28.95
One of Shakespeare’s final plays, The Tempest is often considered a jewel in the canon of English literature. Mythic, impassioned characters dictate the action, all of which takes place on a moody, windswept island far from the shores of Great Britain. 'The Tempest' and Its Travels considers the rich legacy of this play’s productions... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 112.00
William W. Kibler is one of the most productive and versatile medievalists of his generation. Some scholars and students think of him primarily as a specialist in the medieval epic, whereas others consider him to be an Arthurian scholar. He is of course both, but he is also much more: a consummate philologist and editor of texts and also a prolific... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 26.95
I Henry IV has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays and this critical guide offers a comprehensive guide to the wide range of criticism on the play and its central figures, including Falstaff. It introduces the play's critical and performance history, including notable stage productions alongside TV, film and radio versions.... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 9.95
You've read Emma. You own Pride & Prejudice. You love Sense and Sensibility. But do you know all there is to know about Jane Austen? Find answers to questions such as: Who was the Irishman who stole her heart? Why was their affair doomed? Which Austen heroine most resembled Jane? Who were the real Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy? Why did Jane never... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 104.00
Kill the bugger!' So read one telegram to the Marquess of Queensberry before his legal battle with Oscar Wilde in the spring of 1895. Today's readers often see the Wilde case as dramatising the intolerance and cruelty of late-Victorian life, but what was its contemporary significance? What was it like to live in Britain in 1895? Which stories,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 82.50
Think you know Shakespeare? Think again . . . Was a real skull used in the first performance of Hamlet? Were Shakespeare's plays Elizabethan blockbusters? How much do we really know about the playwright's life? And what of his notorious relationship with his wife? Exploring and exploding 30 popular myths about the great playwright, this illuminating... more...