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  • Northrop Fryeby Jonathan Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 108.95

    An indispensable introduction to one of the great critics of the twentieth century, whose work on ideology, aesthetics and social criticism has ensured his place at the centre of cultural studies and contemporary theoretical debates. more...

  • Columbus, Shakespeare, and the Interpretation of the New Worldby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 120.00

    Columbus, Shakespeare, and the Interpretation of the New World explores a range of images and texts that shed light on the complexity of the European reception and interpretation of the New World. Jonathan Hart examines Columbus's first representation of the natives and the New World, the representation of him in subsequent ages, the portrayal of... more...

  • Comparing Empiresby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 34.00

    By consulting rare manuscripts, images, maps, and books, Jonathan Hart explores the relatively neglected empires of Portugal and the Netherlands to draw new conclusions about those of Spain, France, and England (as well as its successor the US). The book ranges from the Portuguese voyages to Africa to the Spanish-American War of 1898 and concentrates... more...

  • Contesting Empiresby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    Based on extensive archival research, Contesting Empires looks at the earlier contest of empires in the New World, especially among Spain, France, and England more...

  • Representing the New Worldby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 130.00

    Representing the New World argues for the importance of Spain in the New World as an example of France and England in their efforts to establish colonies and suggests that this example was ambivalent and contradictory as well as surprisingly persistent in the representations of Spain in French and English texts concerning the Americas. more...

  • Shakespeareby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    Veteran scholar Jonathan Hart explores notions of 'text' and 'context' in Shakespeare's work, highlighting the nuanced social and historical commentary that imbue The Bard's work. more...

  • Shakespeare and His Contemporariesby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Shakespeare and His Contemporaries  begins with Shakespeare's England and expands to a world before, after, and beyond. With an eye to language, genre, drama, and literary and historical narrative, this book examines the comedy of Shakespeare in the context of comedies from Italy, Spain, and France in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.  more...

  • Literature, Theory, Historyby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    In this interdisciplinary work that ranges from the ancients through the Renaissance to the present, Jonathan Hart examines systems, law,  theatre,  nature, stereotype, otherness, authority,  new historicism,  deconstruction,  feminism, reading, interpretation, poetry, and poetics.  Whatever the period, this towering study assumes that meaning, genre,... more...

  • Fictional and Historical Worldsby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Examines possible and fictional worlds, author and authority, otherness and recognition, translation, alternative critique, empire, education, imagination, comedy, history, poetry, and culture. The analyzed works include classical and modern texts and theorists of the past sixty years ranging from Jerome Bruner to Stephen Greenblatt. more...

  • Textual Imitationby Jonathan Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 40.00

    Textual Imitation offers a new critique of the space between fiction and truth, poetry and philosophy. In a nimble, yet startlingly wide-ranging argument, esteemed scholar Jonathan Hart argues that recognition and misrecognition are the keys to understanding texts and contexts from the Old World to the New World. more...