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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • Margery Kempeby A E Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Daughter of a mayor of King's Lynn, wife of a burgess there and mother of fourteen children, Margery Kempe (c. 1373-post 1438) was also a religious mystic and hysteric, who dictated her 'autobiography' to a scribe at the end of her life. In this history of her life, Anthony Goodman examines "The Book", to reconstruct as much of her conventional biography... 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Weite Teile mittelalterlichen Erzählens gelten aufgrund ihrer mythischen, christlichen oder historischen Perspektivierung in besonderer Weise als anfangs- und endfixiert. Der Band verfolgt die Kategorien Anfang und Ende in ihren narratologischen, kulturellen und anthropologischen Dimensionen. Ob Subjekte, Kollektive oder die Geschichte insgesamt, sie... more...

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

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 28.31

    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...

  • Lesermodelle und Lesertheorienby Marcus Willand

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The theory and practice of literary studies has long been characterized by a virtually unnoticed asymmetry: the striking contrast between an intense effort to create a scientific foundation for the discipline and the equally striking paucity of efforts to systematically incorporate the reader models arising from these positions. This study attempts... more...

  • The Essaysby Francis Bacon; John Pitcher

    Penguin Books Ltd 1985; Not Available

    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

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available

    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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 37.16

    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...

  • Verfilmung von Lyrikby Simin N Littschwager

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.51

    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...