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- 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...
- HarperCollins Canada 2011; US$ 13.99
If you look closely, Shakespeare is all around us. From nightclubs and suburban mall food courts to the theatre where Lincoln died, from coffee mugs to shopping bags—William Shakespeare?s literary power is so intense and so widespread that it intrudes into the material world. How Shakespeare Changed Everything , by novelist and esquire columnist... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Providing important context for his greatest works, Shakespeare's Life presents a thorough biography of the Bard, featuring the latest findings from scholars about his life and his works. Included is coverage of his upbringing in Stratford, his marriage and family life, the process of writing his greatest works, and his life after the theater.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.50
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...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 133.00
The study is concerned with the way the love of Shakespeare evinced by the German theatre and its audiences began and developed in the 18th century. In fact, this is a history of 'love at second sight'. When the German stages discovered Shakespeare in the second half of the 18th century, they initially performed the dramas in a heavily... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 36.71
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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 50.32
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...
- Black & White Publishing 2008; US$ 1.88
The adventures of Harry the Polis – the self-appointed Chief Constable of funny stories – continue with this hilarious new collection. Join Harry on his new adventures as he tackles speeding motorists, visits the Blackhills of Glesca, calls time on some barking dogs, gets some Devine intervention and meets some gorgeous girls as he falls victim to... more...
- University of Delaware Press 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...