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Medieval. Middle English (1066-1500)

  • Die beiden Veroneser. Coriolanus. Liebes Leid und Lustby

    De Gruyter 1856; US$ 182.00

    Die beiden Veroneser. Coriolanus. Liebes Leid und Lust more...

  • The Bi-sexuality of Daniel Defoeby Leo Abse

    Karnac Books 2006; US$ 39.95

    Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) is known to many only by his first novel, "Robinson Crusoe", astonishingly written as he approached his sixtieth year. Acknowledged as the first of English novelists, he has also been awarded accolades for being the 'Father of Journalism', the most successful spy in British history, the precursor to contemporary depth psychologists,... more...

  • Milton & Tolerationby Sharon Achinstein; Elizabeth Sauer

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 109.99

    Locating John Milton's works in national and international contexts, and applying a variety of approaches from literary to historical, philosophical, and postcolonial, Milton and Toleration offers a wide-ranging exploration of how Milton's visions of tolerance reveal deeper movements in the history of the imagination. Milton is often enlisted... more...

  • Blood Relationsby Janet Adelman

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    In Blood Relations , Janet Adelman confronts her resistance to The Merchant of Venice as both a critic and a Jew. With her distinctive psychological acumen, she argues that Shakespeare’s play frames the uneasy relationship between Christian and Jew specifically in familial terms in order to recapitulate the vexed familial relationship between... more...

  • Suffocating Mothersby Janet Adelman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    An original reading of Shakespeare's plays illuminating his negotiations with mothers, present and absent, and tracing the genesis of Shakespearean tragedy and romance to a psychologized version of the Fall. more...

  • The Debt to Pleasureby John Adlard; John Wilmot

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99

    Rochester, incontestably the greatest of the Restoration poets and reprobates, is presented in The Debt to Pleasure both in his own words and the words of those who loved or loathed him. The book is a mosaic in which the poet's voice and the voice of his age sound with a startling, ribald, and riotous clarity. more...

  • Milton and the Spiritual Readerby David Ainsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    Milton and the Spiritual Reader  examines spiritual reading in Areopagitica, Eikonoklastes, De Doctrina Christiana, Paradise Lost, and Paradise Regained, comparing  Miltonic spiritual reading with that of two of his Puritan contemporaries, Richard Baxter and George Fox.  more...

  • Extramural Shakespeareby Denise Albanese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 90.00

    This study argues that Shakespeare can now be understood as part of public culture. Thanks to the emergence of mass education in the twentieth century, Albanese argues that Shakespeare has become a shared property, despite the depiction of his texts as 'elite' cultural objects in the film industry. more...

  • Shakespeare and Languageby Catherine M. S. Alexander

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 35.00

    Selection of the best essays from the last forty years on Shakespeare's use of language. more...

  • An Essay on Criticismby Alexander Pope

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99

    Despite its somewhat dry title, this text is not a musty prose dissection of literary criticism. Instead, the piece takes the shape of a long poem in which Pope, at the very peak of his powers, takes merciless aim at many of the best-known writers of his day. The epitome of the subtle but lethal wit Alexander Pope has come to be celebrated for, "An... more...