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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00
To picture the world as a theatre has been a common procedure since antiquity. In early modernity, however, the theatrum mundi became a particularly prominent topic, and most intensely so in England where this metaphor was used by playwrights as well as by theologians bitterly opposed to the professional theatre. The anthology examines how and why... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 32.20
Die literarischen Werke des Autors Walter Schulte vom Brühl (1858-1921) erfuhren viel Anerkennung bei Dichterkollegen und Publikum. Doch gab seine politische Einstellung Anlass zu kontroversen Diskussionen: Parallelen seiner politischen Thesen zu denen des Nazi-Regimes lassen sich nicht leugnen, ebenso wurden einige seiner Werke - wenn auch nach seinem... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
Revisiting The Tempest offers a lively reconsideration of how The Tempest encourages interpretation and creative appropriation. It includes a wide range of essays on theoretical and practical criticism focusing on the play's original dramatic context, on its signifying processes and its present-time screen remediation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 115.00
This study reveals Greene in a dual role as author, one who projects literary experience into his view of life and subsequently projects both his experience and its "literary" interpretation into his fiction; and it defines two phases of Greenes novels through the changing relationship between writer and protagonists. The first phase progresses from... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 109.99
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake. Stephen Dedalus's famous complaint articulates a characteristic modern attitude toward the perceived burden of the past. As Robert Spoo shows in this study, Joyce's creative achievement, from the time of his sojourn in Rome in 1906-07 to the completion of Ulysses in 1922, cannot be understood... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 109.99
This book argues that the source of Gothic terror is anxiety about the boundaries of the self: a double fear of separateness and unity that has had a special significance for women writers and readers. Exploring the psychological, religious, and epistemological context of this anxiety, DeLamotte argues that the Gothic vision focuses simultaneously... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99
With Joyce, Proust, and Faulkner in mind, we have come to understand the novel as a form with intimate ties to the impulses and processes of memory. This study contends that this common perception is an anachronism that distorts our view of the novel. Based on an investigation of representative novels, Amnesiac Selves shows that the Victorian novel... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 134.99
Since the original publication of this classic book in 1979, Roosevelt's foreign policy has come under attack on three main points: Was Roosevelt responsible for the confrontation with Japan that led to the attack at Pearl Harbor? Did Roosevelt "give away" Eastern Europe to Stalin and the U.S.S.R. at Yalta? And, most significantly, did Roosevelt abandon... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 110.99
Asking why the 19th-century British novel features heroines, and how and why it features "feminine heroism," Susan Morgan traces the relationship between fictional depictions of gender and Victorian ideas of history and progress. Morgan approaches gender in selected 19th-century British novels as an imaginative category, accessible to authors and characters... more...