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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Politeness in Shakespeare: Applying Brown and Levinson´s politeness theory to Shakespeare's comediesby Abdelaziz Bouchara

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 48.86

    Penelope Brown and Stephen Levinson have proposed that power (P), distance (D), and the ranked extremity (R) of a face-threatening act are the universal determinants of politeness levels in dyadic discourse. This claim is tested here for Shakespeare's use of Early Modern English in Much Ado about Nothing, Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew,... more...

  • Shakespeares Schriftraumby Bernd Schneid

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 14.77

    William Shakespeares Drama 'Julius Caesar' gilt als eines der meistkommentierten und rhetorisch brillantesten des offiziellen Kanons. Dennoch findet es aus Gründen politischer wie textlicher Zusammenhänge immer weniger auf deutsche Bühnen. Dieses Buch versucht über eine dekonstruktivistische Lektüre, die sich auf die Selbstreflexivität und Räumlichkeit... more...

  • Kulturpolitik und Kunstgeschichteby Ursula Franke; Annemarie Gethmann-Seifert

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2005; US$ 88.65

    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...

  • Finanzen und Fiktionenby Christine Künzel; Dirk Hempel

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 33.80

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Vorwort7 Finanzen und Fiktionen: Eine Einleitung Christine Künzel9 I.Theoretische Ansätze und Perspektiven Fiktion und Realität im Finanzwesen Max Otte27 Vielfalt der Deutungen statt exakter Modelle? Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des interdisziplinären Dialogs zwischen Ökonomik und Kulturwissenschaft Michael Horvath45... more...

  • Shakespeare's Sonnets: Loves, Layers, Languagesby Sonja Fielitz

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 31.56

    Hauptbeschreibung 'Shakespeare's Sonnets: Loves, Layers, Languages' does not only testify to the longevity of the Bard´s sonnets by covering various original aspects from their publication to the present but also takes them beyond England, that is, to Wales and Scotland, and to the Continent. The fresh idea behind it is that Shakespeare´s sonnets... more...