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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95
With his extraordinary command over English and his ability to transmit ideas clearly, Meynell takes on the concept of atheism and what he labels as Schleiermachers cultured despisers of religion. He argues that the concept of God is a rational belief and that the awareness of divinity illuminates the path for science. Not only does... more...
How the Writings of William Morris Shaped the Literary Style of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and YeatsThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95
This text is the first to examine the influence of William Morris on the artistic, literary, and ideological styles of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and Yeats. This book focuses on a selection of Morris writings and situates them in the fields of art, culture, and society. Through Roland Barthes approach to interpreting text, Sasso demonstrates... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 139.95
Nadya Q.Chishty-Mujahids Explaining the Canonical Poems of English Literature spans several centuries of English literature, by examining the canonical poetry of writers such as Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, Browning, Tennyson, Elizabeth Barrett, and D.H. Lawrence. Chishty-Mujahid demonstrates that however much we have studied these great poets,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 324.00
This is an unusually international and interdisciplinarycollection of essays on the modern city. Authors and subject mattercome from Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, United States, Bulgaria, Spain,Germany, and China among others. Among the disciplinesrepresented are Geography, Political Science, Architecture,Literary Studies, Economics, History, Cultural Studies,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 100.00
The author examines jihad from an historical discursive perspective, taking account of the economic and cultural contexts in which the doctrine first developed in Islamic law, as well as the doctrines applicability to international law and relations. more...
The Life and Thought of Marjorie Reeves (1905-2003), Advocate for Humanist Scholarship and Opponent of Utilitarian University EducationThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This work is an edition of the memoirs of the late Dr. Marjorie Reeves, a distinguished scholar of the twentieth century. Reeves combined outstanding achievements in medieval studies with major contributions to educational thinking and policy making in Britain. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This volume examines a variety of comparative literary texts from different periods, literary traditions and cultures that are drawn on to examine metatheatricality and metafictionality. Metatheatre and metafiction are considered for their interrelation, impact and correspondence with seventeenth century French drama, the eighteenth century German... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 169.95
This work argues that the Elizabethan polymath John Dee was not the influential intellectual he purported himself to be. Dees scientific works were anachronistic and in no way heralded the new age of experimental science. This book traces the course of Dees life showing how he was a marginal figure and his works had little lasting value.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This study analyzes the readership of a work commonly known as a Speculum astronomiae from the time of its production in the mid-thirteenth century to the point when it lapsed from learned discourse to in the late fifteenth century. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This book reconsiders the life of former South African Defense Minister, F.C. Erasmus. Although an architect of the Nationalists' post-war election victory, he was not considered a minster of the first rank. Erasmus initiated a process of ridding the defense force of officers who he believed were associated with the government of Jan Smuts. Erasmus... more...