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- Oxford University Press, UK 2000; US$ 60.00
This book, written by a team of experts from many countries, provides a comprehensive account of the ways in which translation has brought the major literature of the world into English-speaking culture. Part I discusses theoretical issues and gives an overview of the history of translation into English. Part II, the bulk of the work, arranged by language... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.95
Edited and with an Introduction by Frank Kermode A Woman Killed with Kindness by Thomas Heywood Volpone by Ben Jonson The Revenger?s Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur The Maid?s Tragedy by John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95
English Translation and Classical Reception is the first genuine cross-disciplinary study bringing English literary history to bear on questions about the reception of classical literary texts, and vice versa. The text draws on the author’s exhaustive knowledge of the subject from the early Renaissance to the present. The first book-length... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 40.00
This book re-examines Rousseau's influence on the French Revolution and on English Romanticism, through his confessional writings and political theory, and their mediation in the speeches and actions of Robespierre. Gregory Dart shows how the writings of Godwin, Wollstonecraft, Wordsworth and Hazlitt engage with the Jacobin tradition after the Terror. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00
This book examines the impact of ideas of race and gender on imperialism through various forms of discourse surrounding the Boer War of 1899-1902: from the writings of Arthur Conan Doyle, Olive Schreiner, H. Rider Haggard and Rudyard Kipling to newspapers, propaganda, and other forms of debate in print. more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 12.99
From a man with far too much time on his hands comes this collection of barmy correspondence, guaranteed to put a smile on the face of even the most dedicated customer services assistant. Whether he?s appealing to the British Lubrication Federation for advice on resolving his catflap predicament or making an enthusiastic request to Tiffany & Co... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00
Whether Enlightenment philosophy, Shakespeare, landscape gardening or fashionable clothing - the 18th Century is considered to be the most "English" century in German history. This study examines the material basis of this intensive cultural transfer at the point where the history of the book trade overlaps with the history of science and ideas, and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1975; Not Available
Humour, pathos and suffering, and the culminating drama of the Crucifixion and Resurrection, give these plays a wonderful immediacy. Their action was conceived on a cosmic scale and all the enthusiasm and vitality of their writing is retained to this day. The energies of whole communities, notably at Chester, York and Wakefield, were devoted to their... more...