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  • 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...

  • Ausgewählte Schriften in zwei Bänden. Mit einer biographischen und werkanalytischen Einführungby Manuela Köppe

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 179.00

    Karl Grün (1817-1887) ? Studienfreund, früher Bewunderer und späterer Gegner von Karl Marx, Übersetzer Proudhons und Herausgeber des Nachlasses von Feuerbach ? hat ein bis heute unterschätztes Lebenswerk hinterlassen. Die Veröffentlichung der ersten Auswahl-Edition seiner Schriften ermöglicht nunmehr eine Wiederentdeckung seiner literaturwissenschaftlichen,... more...

  • A Preface to Miltonby Lois Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    A highly readable introduction to the life and work of Milton. more...

  • Marlowe's Ovidby M. L. Stapleton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    The first book of its kind, Marlowe’s Ovid explores and analyzes in depth the relationship between the Elegies—Marlowe’s translation of Ovid’s Amores—and Marlowe’s own dramatic and poetic works. Stapleton carefully considers Marlowe’s Elegies in the context of his seven known dramatic works and his epyllion, Hero... more...

  • The Spirit of Medieval English Popular Romanceby Ad Putter; Jane Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The Middle English popular romances enjoyed a wide appeal in later medieval Britain, and even today students of medieval literature will encounter examples of the genre, such as Sir Orfeo, Sir Tristrem, and Sir Launfal. This collection of twelve specially commissioned essays is designed to meet the need for a stimulating guide to the genre. Each essay... more...

  • Dante - Shakespeare - Goetheby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 22.65

    In der platonischen Akademie von Florenz wurde im 15. Jahrhundert entdeckt, dass sich durch die ganze abendländische Geistesgeschichte eine synkretistische Traditionskette zieht, die Ideen von Hermes Trismegistos, Plato, Pythagoras, Seneca, Plotin und des Neuplatonismus vereinigt. Strelkas ideengeschichtliche Untersuchung zeigt in faszinierender Weise... more...

  • Shaftesburyby Lothar Kreimendahl; Martin Mulsow; Monika Neugebauer-Wölk; Friedrich Vollhardt

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 111.95

    Hauptbeschreibung Thema: Shaftesbury ABHANDLUNGEN Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp >Go to the poets Alexandra Kleihues Figuren der Evidenz in Shaftesburys »Moralists« Michael B. Prince Mimetic Virtue. On Shaftes¬bury's moral sense Mark-Georg Dehrmann Shaftesburys stoischer Sokratismus Insa Kringler Shaftesburys Natur- und Moralverständnis hinsichtlich... 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...

  • Rushing Into Floodsby Gunda Windmüller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 45.62

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...