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- BRILL 2008; US$ 262.00
The Egyptological literature usually belittles or ignores the political and intellectual initiative and success of the Nubian Twenty-Fifth Dynasty in the reunification of Egypt, while students of Nubian history frequently ignore or misunderstand the impact of Egyptian ideas on the cultural developments in pre and post-Twenty-Fifth-Dynasty Nubia. This... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
Providing a unique perspective on a fascinating aspect of early modern culture, this volume focuses on the role of food and diet as read in the works of a range of European authors, including Shakespeare, from the late medieval period to the mid seventeenth century. The essays are international and interdisciplinary in their approach; they incorporate... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 122.00
The essays in this collection explore new directions in autobiography studies. Examining a wide range of texts, from narratives of suicide survivors, cross-dressers, and people with HIV/AIDS to self-representations in the visual arts, the collection demonstrates how writers have used the postmodern experience fragmentation to forge new kinds of identities.... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00
Contrary to a widely held belief, Hippocratic surgery did not just cover orthopaedics, it also included therapy for serious injuries to soft tissue. This was generally forgotten, since Hippocrates? central text on the matter was lost in the Early Middle Ages. The work presented here attempts to reconstruct the lost text from quotes and references... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99
This book is a re-examination of the fertile years of early modernism immediately preceding the First World War. During this period, how, where, and under whose terms the avant-garde in Britain would be constructed and consumed were very much to play for. It is the first study to look in detail at two little magazines marginalised from many accounts... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 49.00
Women Write Back explores the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century womens responses to texts written by well-known Enlightment figures. Hilger investigates the authorial strategies employed by Karoline von Günderrode, Ellis Cornelia Knight, Julie de Krüdener, and Helen Maria Williams, whose works engage Voltaires Mahomet... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 86.80
The Abject of Desire approaches the aestheticization of the unaesthetic via a range of different topics and genres in twentieth-century Anglophone literature and culture. The experience of disgust, which Winfried Menninghaus describes as an acute crisis of self-preservation, is correlated with conceptualizations of gender in... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 119.00
In 28 essays selected from the proceedings of the XXII International Congress of FILLM held at Assumption University, Bangkok, scholars and teachers of languages and literatures have noted, bemoaned and analyzed the waning influence of the humanities to varying degrees. They have raised questions, offered solutions and vigorously defended their languages... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 100.10
In Romanticism and the Anglo-Hispanic Imaginary , the authors assess British Romanticisms creative and polemical engagements with the Peninsular War, the bid of Spanish American colonies to establish independence with British support, and the impac more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 19.99
More than fifty years after the publication of Anatomy of Criticism , Northrop Frye remains one of Canada's most influential intellectuals. This reappraisal reasserts the relevance of his work to the study of literature and illuminates its fruitful intersection with a variety of other fields, including film, cultural studies, linguistics, and feminism.... more...