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  • Tyranny in Shakespeareby Mary Ann McGrail

    Lexington Books 2001; US$ 32.99

    Even the most explicitly political contemporary approaches to Shakespeare have been uninterested by his tyrants as such. But for Shakespeare, rather than a historical curiosity or psychological aberration, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. Mary Ann McGrail's recovery of the playwright's perspective challenges the grounds of this modern... more...

  • Spirit, Soul, and Cityby Jan Blits

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99

    Spirit, Soul, and City offers a new reading of Coriolanus, Shakespeare's most political play and the last of his great tragedies. Portraying the founding of the Roman republic and the life and soul of its legendary warrior, Coriolanus, the play brings to light not only the hidden working of Rome's mixed regime but the inherent tragic tensions in the... more...

  • Rushing Into Floodsby Gunda Windmüller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 45.62

    Hauptbeschreibung The dramatic representation of maritime spaces, characters and plots in Restoration and early eighteenth-century English theatres served as a crucial discursive negotiation of a burgeoning empire. This study focuses on 'staging the sea' in a period of growing maritime, commercial and colonial activity, a time when the prominence... more...

  • Ovidby Katharina Volk; Dieter Prankel

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 18.13

    P. Ovidius Naso ist einer der bekanntesten römischen Dichter. Sowohl die umstrittene Erotik seiner Werke, als auch die sehnsuchtsvolle Exildichtung erfreuen sich nach wie vor eines großen Publikums. Katharina Volk legt mit ihrem Buch eine einzigartige Einführung in Leben und Werk dieses großen Dichters vor. Sie geht dabei thematisch vor, beschreibt,... more...

  • Hamlet & Opheliaby John Marsden

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 7.99

    Coping with the death of his father and reeling from the marriage of his mother to his uncle, Hamlet has an encounter with his father?s ghost, who reveals the truth: he was murdered—by his brother! Urged by his father to seek revenge, Hamlet is wracked with indecision and spirals into depression. It seems that not even his best friend, Horatio, nor... more...

  • The Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literatureby Dermot Cavanagh; Alan Gillis; Michelle Keown

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 27.00

    This introduction to the tools required for literary study provides all the skills, background and critical knowledge which students require to approach their study of literature with confidence. more...

  • Faustby Jef Jacobs; Vincent Laarhoven; Ad van der Logt; Myra Nijhof

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 23.50

    Faust is het nieuwste deel in de AUP-reeks ?Tekst in Context?, waarnaar veel literatuurminnende docenten in het voortgezet onderwijs hebben uitgekeken. Op een uitdagende wijze presenteert dit boek de tradities van een groots literair thema: de Engelse Faust van Christopher Marlowe, de Duitse Historia van Docor Faustus, La Damnation de Faust van Hector... more...

  • Historische letterkunde vandaag en morgenby Jürgen Pieters

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 42.50

    De studie van de historische letterkunde staat steeds meer onder druk, zowel aan de universiteit als daarbuiten. In de ons omringende landen heeft de marginale positie van de historische letterkunde geleid tot een vernieuwing van de traditionele methode waarmee teksten uit het verleden doorgaans werden gelezen. Vooral in de Angelsaksische wereld zijn... more...

  • The Passionate Shepherdess: The Life of Aphra Behnby Maureen Duffy

    Arcadia Books Limited 2013; US$ 11.65

    The barest facts of the life of Aphra Behn are astonishing in themselves. Born in 1640 of comparatively obscure parentage in Kent, she had, by her mid-twenties, travelled to South America, returned to England, been married and widowed. She was sent by Charles II as a spy to Antwerp and became involved in the complex politics of the Anglo-Dutch War;... more...

  • Kulturpolitik und Kunstgeschichteby Ursula Franke; Annemarie Gethmann-Seifert

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2005; US$ 88.04

    Hauptbeschreibung Einleitung: Über Kunst nach dem "Ende der Kunst". Zur Aktualität von Hegels Berliner Vorlesungen über Philosophie der Kunst oder Ästhetik I. Kunst in der modernen Welt Jeong-Im Kwon: Das moderne Ideal und die kulturelle Rolle der Kunst. Hegels Bestimmung der Kunst für die Gegenwart Elisabeth Weisser-Lohmann: Der Staat und die... more...