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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • Essaysby Francis Bacon

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    It is virtually impossible to overstate the impact of Francis Bacon's work on modern society. As the creator of the scientific method, he paved the way for thousands of important discoveries. In this interesting volume of essays, Bacon takes on topics ranging from travel to family life, offering his unique viewpoint and nuggets of philosophical... more...

  • Tango als Ausdruck der Melancholie in der modernen Gesellschaftby Vicky Kämpfe

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.54

    Die Moderne Gesellschaft in Europa tanzte, sofern sie der Anziehungskraft des Tangos erlegen war, einen melancholischen Tango. Diese Ausgangsthese fasst den in Europa getanzten Tango als Ausdruck eines melancholischen Gestimmtseins in Europa auf. Der Tango besaß in Europa in den 10er und 20er Jahren sowie in den 80er und 90er Jahren des 20. Jahrhunderts... more...

  • Metzler Lexikon englischsprachiger Autorinnen und Autorenby Eberhard Kreutzer; Ansgar Nünning

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2006; US$ 23.09

    650 Autoren im Porträt. Wer sich als englischsprachiger Literat oder als Schriftstellerin einen Namen gemacht hat - hier ist das Wichtigste über Werk und Wirken nachzulesen: vom frühen Mittelalter bis zur unmittelbaren Gegenwart. Über den bekannten Kanon hinaus präsentiert das Lexikon viele Autoren aus dem globalen Einzugsbereich der "New English... more...

  • The Canterbury Talesby Geoffrey Chaucer; David Wright

    Oxford University Press, UK 1986; US$ 18.88

    David Wright's new translation of The Canterbury Tales into modern verse--the first to appear in over thirty years--makes one of the greatest works of English literature accessible to all readers while preserving the wit and vivacity of Chaucer's original text. more...

  • The Essaysby Francis Bacon; John Pitcher

    Penguin Books Ltd 1985; US$ 19.18

    One of the major political figures of his time, Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) served in the court of Elizabeth I and ultimately became Lord Chancellor under James I in 1617. A scholar, wit, lawyer and statesman, he wrote widely on politics, philosophy and science - declaring early in his career that 'I have taken all knowledge as my province'. In this,... more...

  • The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Worksby Thomas Nashe; J. Steane

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 27.18

    Written in the late sixteenth century, at the pinnacle of the English Renaissance, the rich and ingenious works of Thomas Nashe uniquely reveal the ambivant nature of the Elizabethan era. Mingling the devout and the bawdy, scholarship and slang, they express throughout an irrepressible, inexhaustible wit and an astonishing command of language. This... more...

  • Verfilmung von Lyrikby Simin N Littschwager

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 18.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Verfilmte Gedichte - gibt es das? Ja und ob! Weltweit erfreuen sich Poetryfilme aus der filmisch-literarischen Subkultur einer wachsenden Popularität. Das "ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival" in Berlin ist eines ihrer wichtigsten Foren. In den Feuilletons jedoch ist man sich als Schützer des 'Hochkulturguts Lyrik' uneinig, was davon zu... more...

  • Medieval English:Literature and Languageby Fritz Kemmler; Iryna Riekert

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 22.94

    Hauptbeschreibung The fifth edition of this innovative approach to English Medieval Studies offers an expanded corpus of Old and Middle English texts. The selection from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle now includes entries recording Viking raids during the second half of the ninth century. Readers and students interested in Middle English lyrics will find... more...

  • Anfang und Endeby Udo Friedrich; Andreas Hammer; Christiane Witthöft

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the categories of beginning and ending in their narratological, cultural, and anthropological dimensions. Individuals, collectives, and history overall are all contingent on epoch-specific causalities and finalities. Essays by literary theorists are supplemented by papers by cultural scientists and historians in order... more...

  • Galatea's Emancipation: The Transformation of the Pygmalion Myth in Anglo-Saxon Literature since the 20th Centuryby Stefanie Eck

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 22.94

    The Pygmalion myth, most famously told by Ovid in his Metamorphoses, has always fascinated artists. This fascination, due to the erotic potential of the story, resulted in an abundance of patriarchal re-narrations from the Middle Ages to the late 19th century. With the turn of the 20th century, however, the Pygmalion stories gradually changed under... more...