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  • The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeareby Arthur F. Kinney

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 169.99

    Situated within the Oxford Handbooks to Literature series, the group of Oxford Handbooks to Shakespeare are designed to record past and present investigations and renewed and revised judgments by both familiar and younger Shakespearean specialists. Each of these volumes is edited by one or more internationally distinguished Shakespeareans; together,... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Rose of Loveby John Vyvyan

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2013; US$ 24.99

    Offering an unusual and exceptionally clear insight into Shakespeare?s philosophy and a viewpoint seldom considered, this book argues that his philosophy was consistent, consciously held, and profoundly Christian. Showing that Shakespeare appreciated the danger faced in writing at a time of major religious intolerance, it explains how the playwright... more...

  • Shakespearean Educationsby Coppélia Kahn; Heather S. Nathans; Mimi Godfrey; Denise Albanese

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 89.99

    Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of 'education' beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically 'American' education. This book maps... 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...

  • 31 v. Chr.by David Stuttard; Sam Moorhead

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 20.87

    Nur ein einziges Mal in der Geschichte, im Epochenjahr 31 v. Chr., standen sich Rom und Ägypten in einer Seeschlacht gegenüber. Für beide Supermächte ging es um Sieg oder Untergang. Octavian, der spätere Augustus, traf an der Küste vor Actium auf den »Verräter Roms« ? wie er Marcus Antonius in seiner Propaganda nannte ? und dessen Geliebte Kleopatra,... more...

  • Good and Evil in Shakespeare´s King Lear and Macbethby Alina Degünther

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 26.08

    The concepts of good and evil, which can be understood and defined differently, are two broad and sapid concepts because of its diverse interpretations. The two abstract notions have been discussed throughout the centuries since the human existence and continue to be a dispute today. However, the meaning of good and evil was especially interesting... more...

  • Mütterlichkeit unter Geliebten und Kameradenby Frank Krause

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 29.22

    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...

  • Royal Marriage Secretsby John Ashdown-Hill

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    Were the 'Princes in the Tower' illegitimate? Did Henry VIII really have six wives? How virginal was the 'Virgin Queen'? Was James, Duke of Monmouth the heir to the throne, or just one of Charles II's bastards? Did George IV marry a German princess or a Catholic widow? Was Queen Victoria 'Mrs Brown'? These questions are explored in the context of... more...

  • Hamlet im Filmby Zrinka Cutura

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 20.82

    Hauptbeschreibung William Shakespeares Tragödie Hamlet ist nicht nur ein zentrales Werk der Weltliteratur, sondern seit den ersten Tagen bewegter Bilder auch eine ständige Inspiration für Filmemacher aus aller Welt. Unzählige Male wurde der Stoff für die Leinwand und das Fernsehen adaptiert. Laurence Olivier, Mel Gibson oder Ethan Hawke schlüpften... more...