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- Continuum International Publishing 2000; US$ 400.00
Providing an alphabetical listing of sexual language and locution in 16th and 17th-century English, this book draws especially on the more immediate literary modes: the theatre, broadside ballads, newsbooks and pamphlets. The aim is to assist the reader of Shakespearean and Stuart literature to identify metaphors and elucidate meanings; and more broadly,... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2006; US$ 170.00
Shakespeare's use of sexual language, imagery and erotic themes is extensive, varied, and although this is necessarily hard to establish, probably innovative at times. This glossary provides a first-hand guide to Shakespeare's sexual language, some of which is notoriously difficult to unravel and whose roots go back into earlier literature.... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2003; US$ 170.00
British Theatre in the Great War deals with a theatrical phase customarily dismissed by those charting twentieth-century developments. What becomes clear is that assessment by unsuitable literary criteria has masked the importance of the war years in Brit more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2000; US$ 150.00
This book investigates how the sexual element in Shakespeare's works is complicated and compromised by the impact of print. Whether the issue is one of censorship and evasion or sexual redefinition, the fact that Shakespeare wrote in the first century of popular print is crucial. Out of the newly-accessible classical canon he creates a reconstituted... more...
- Titan 2011; US$ 12.95
The original novel on which Sam Peckinpah's controversial movie Straw Dogs was based, and which has now been made into a brand-new movie by Rod Lurie, starring Alexander Skarsgård and Kate Bosworth - due for release in September 2011. American professor George Magruder, his wife Louise and their daughter rent an old, isolated house known as Trencher's... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 132.95
This is the definitive text introducing the new discipline of clinical and translational science. It covers all aspects of this new field, and captures the excitement of novel approaches to investigation of human health and disease, emphasizing drug discovery, interventions, and outcomes for the purposes of developing new treatment approaches, devices,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95
The tools of American statecraft?defense, diplomacy, foreign and security assistance, homeland security and intelligence?are rarely examined together. Adams and Williams fill this gap by examining how these tools work, how they are planned for, and how they are budgeted. Seeing policy through the lens of the budget can help decision makers and ordinary... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 180.00
The Textbook of Nephro-Endocrinology is the definitive translational reference in the field of nephro-endocrinology, investigating both the endocrine functions of the kidneys and how the kidney acts as a target for hormones from other organ systems. It offers both researchers and clinicians expert, gold-standard analysis of nephro-endocrine research... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 22.95
These delightful poems?by turns whimsical, beautiful, and vulgar?seem to have primarily survived because they were attributed to Virgil. But in David R. Slavitt?s imaginative and appealing translations, they stand firmly on their own merits. Slavitt brings to this little-known body of verse a fresh voice, vividly capturing the tone and style of the... more...