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Medieval. Middle English (1066-1500)

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  • The Spirit of Medieval English Popular Romanceby Ad Putter; Jane Gilbert

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Shaftesburyby Lothar Kreimendahl; Martin Mulsow; Monika Neugebauer-Wölk; Friedrich Vollhardt

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 110.59

    Hauptbeschreibung Thema: Shaftesbury ABHANDLUNGEN Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp >Go to the poets Alexandra Kleihues Figuren der Evidenz in Shaftesburys »Moralists« Michael B. Prince Mimetic Virtue. On Shaftes¬bury's moral sense Mark-Georg Dehrmann Shaftesburys stoischer Sokratismus Insa Kringler Shaftesburys Natur- und Moralverständnis hinsichtlich... more...

  • Rushing Into Floodsby Gunda Windmüller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 45.03

    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 of the sea and shipping... more...