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  • Macbeth - William Shakespeareby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Macbeth is William Shakespeare's stark tale of a tormented nobleman driven to pursue a murderous plot by his ambition to usurp the throne of Scotland. The tautly constructed tragedy is a ruthlessly economic drama, marked by a continuous eloquence that is astonishing even for Shakespeare. This new edition of the Scottish play features full-length... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 49.90

    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$ 15.08

    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...

  • Bloom's How to Write about Shakespeare's Historiesby Neil Heims; Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Shakespeare's vibrant history plays, including Richard III, Henry V, and the two parts of Henry IV, spring to life with all the drama of the feuds, rivalries, and epic battles on which they were based. While Shakespeare was aware of the historical past and a keen observer of his own times, his true genius lies in the timeless universality he lends... 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...

  • The Works of William Congreve, Volume Iby Donald McKenzie

    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 School for Scandal and Other Playsby Richard Brinsley Sheridan

    Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99

    Richly exploited comic situations, effervescent wit, and intricate plots combine to make Sheridan's work among the best of all English comedy. This edition includes his most famous plays, The Rivals, The School for Scandal, and The Critic, and two lesser known musical plays, The Duenna and A Trip to Scarborough. A fine introduction and notes on... more...

  • John Miltonby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    Written just after the Restoration period in England, Milton's blank verse epic "Paradise Lost dramatized man's "fortunate fall" from grace and earned him a permanent place in the canon. 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...

  • The Rough Guide to Shakespeareby Andrew Dickson; Rough Guides

    Rough Guides 2009; US$ 27.99

    The Rough Guide to Shakespeare is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world?s greatest playwright; William Shakespeare. With full coverage of the 38 Shakespearian plays, including a synopsis, full character list, stage history and a critical essay for each, this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and in-depth background guide... more...