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- Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95
Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 26.49
Die außerfamiliale Bedeutung der Mütterlichkeit als Kompetenz, den eigensinnig Anderen sorgend zu fördern, ist umstritten. In Liebesbeziehungen unter Erwachsenen gilt sie meist als Symptom problematischer Abhängigkeiten, doch als zivilgesellschaftliche Tugend steht sie hoch im Kurs. Vor diesem Hintergrund erweisen sich Figuren mütterlicher Geliebter... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 19.08
In der platonischen Akademie von Florenz wurde im 15. Jahrhundert entdeckt, dass sich durch die ganze abendländische Geistesgeschichte eine synkretistische Traditionskette zieht, die Ideen von Hermes Trismegistos, Plato, Pythagoras, Seneca, Plotin und des Neuplatonismus vereinigt. Strelkas ideengeschichtliche Untersuchung zeigt in faszinierender Weise... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
The Middle English popular romances enjoyed a wide appeal in later medieval Britain, and even today students of medieval literature will encounter examples of the genre, such as Sir Orfeo, Sir Tristrem, and Sir Launfal. This collection of twelve specially commissioned essays is designed to meet the need for a stimulating guide to the genre. Each essay... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This collection of selected writings represents the best of recent critical work on Milton. The essays cover all stages of his career, from the early poems through to the later poems of the Restoration period, especially Paradise Lost . Professor Patterson includes British and American critics such as Michael Wilding, Victoria Kahn, James Grantham... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Kiki, Bob and Jumper are best friends with extravagant and idiosyncratic dreams. Kiki wants to dance the tango on Mount Kilimanjaro with a bearded lady, Jumper is in love with a snake called Trix and Bobs an ordinary bloke who might just hold the secret to time travel. Join them for the wild ride. Cut Snake is a comedy about growing up, dying... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82
The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 11.99
As a writer, E. Nesbit understood that the stories are the least part of Shakespeare, but as a mother she also understood the need for simplicity. Envisioning this simplified introduction to works such as The Winter's Tale, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew -- eleven plays in all -- E. Nesbit set out to make them... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
History has not been kind to Hannah More. This once lionized writer and activist -- the most influential female philanthropist of her day -- is now considered by many to be the embodiment of pious morality and reactionary anti-feminism. Largely because of her belief in separate spheres for men and women, More has been vilified by modern-day feminists.... more...
- Anthem Press 2015; US$ 21.86
This engaging book provides in-depth discussion of the various influences that an audience in 1607 would have brought to interpreting ‘Antony and Cleopatra?. How did people think about the world, about God, about sin, about kings, about civilized conduct? Learn about the social hierarchy, gender relationships, court corruption, class tensions, the... more...