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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 37.84
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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 72.00
The theme of sexuality is often integral to Shakespeare's works and therefore merits a thorough exploration. Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeare begins with descriptions of sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome, medieval England, and early-modern Europe and England, then segues into examinations of the role of sexuality in Shakespeare's plays... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.46
William Shakespeare ist der wohl größte englische Dichter. Hans-Dieter Gelfert gibt in diesem Buch eine Einführung in Leben und Werk. Er skizziert das gesellschaftliche Bewußtsein der Shakespearezeit und die Grundthemen des Gesamtwerks, interpretiert die wichtigsten Werke und deutet sie vor dem Hintergrund des elisabethanischen Weltbildes und der anbrechenden... 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...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 26.50
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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 12.19
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...
- University of Minnesota Press 1950; US$ 67.50
This original and perceptive study of the writings of the great seventeenth-century author of Religio Medici offers the general reader a view of the intellectual world of Brownes time, and for the special student of the period provides a more extended ex more...
- 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...