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- 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...
- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
The Tao Te Ching or Book of the Way of Virtue is a touchstone of Eastern philosophy and mysticism. It has been called the wisest book ever written, and its author, Lao Tzu, is known as the Great Archivist. Shakespeare, the Bard, was the West?s greatest writer and even invented human nature, according to some. The Tao and the Bard is the delightful... more...
- 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...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2007; US$ 37.26
Was es bedeutet, die milieuspezifische Perspektive in das Angebot der Weiterbildung zu integrieren, dokumentiert dieser Band. Er basiert auf den Erfahrungen aus 26 Pilotprojekten, die Erwachsenenpädagogen der Universitäten Düsseldorf und München bei der Entwicklung, Einführung und Etablierung milieuspezifischer Angebote begleiteten. Folgende Fragen... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 137.30
Seit über 350 Jahren wird kontinuierlich Shakespeare-Philologie betrieben. Diese Einführung belegt, dass die fruchtbare Auseinandersetzung mit dem englischen Nationaldichter noch lange nicht an ihr Ende gekommen ist. Weit davon entfernt, endgültige Antworten zu liefern, präsentiert sich das Forschungsfeld in ständiger Bewegung. Dem trägt diese Einführung... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 50.00
First performed in May 1611, The Winter's Tale is a play about reconciliation, atonement, and the healing effects of time. Leontes, a paranoid tyrant, suffers from his own rash behavior and jealous delusions. When his long-lost daughter returns and the statue of his dead wife magically comes back to life, order is restored, the family is reunited,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 249.99
The late D. F. McKenzie worked on this comprehensive edition of the works of the playwright, poet, librettist, and novelist William Congreve for more than twenty years, until his sudden death in 1999. This was a task he had taken over from Herbert Davis, to whom this edition is dedicated. During that time McKenzie uncovered new verse and letters, collated... 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...