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  • Literary Circles and Gender in Early Modern Europeby Julie Campbell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95

    Exploring interactions of early modern male and female writers, Campbell examines how the querelle des femmes influenced the perception of well-educated women who were part of literary circles in Italy, France, and England from approximately 1530-1650. To gain a better sense of how querelle language and issues were used for or against learned women... more...

  • Rhetoric, Rhetoricians and Poetsby Marijke Spies; Ton van Strien; Henk Duits

    Amsterdam University Press 2000; US$ 29.25

    A tribute to Marijke Spies on her retirement as professor of 16th- and 17th-century Dutch literature. more...

  • In tekst gevatby Maaike Meijer

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 47.40

    Sekse en etniciteit impliceren fundamentele hiŽrarchieŽn in onze cultuur, die alle representatie doordesemen. Het zijn krachten die elke tekst van binnenuit besturen, conventies van representatie die zo vanzelfsprekend zijn, dat zij niet langer, als conventies worden gezien. Dat verklaart waarom deze categorieŽn zo vaak als 'natuurlijk' worden... more...

  • Romantic Border Crossingsby Jeffrey Cass; Larry Peer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Romantic Border Crossings participates in the movement towards 'otherness' in Romanticism, by uncovering the intellectual and disciplinary anxieties surrounding comparative studies of British, American, and European literature and culture. Spanning a wide range of authors and topics that includes Elizabeth Inchbald, Gérard de Nerval, Jacobinism,... more...

  • A Handbook to Literary Researchby Delia da Sousa Correa; W. R. Owens

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    The†Handbook to Literary Research is a practical guide for students embarking on postgraduate work in Literary Studies. It introduces and explains research techniques, methodologies and approaches to information resources, paying careful attention to the differences between countries and institutions, and providing a range of key examples. This... more...

  • Erzšhlkulturby Rolf Wilhelm Brednich

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    The volume presents 25 papers on the cultural analysis of narration and narratives. The selection concentrates both on comparative historical narratology and on contemporary narratology as an analysis of consciousness. The authors come from a number of European countries and from North America, and the papers, in German and English, provide exemplary... more...

  • Making Publics in Early Modern Europeby Bronwen Wilson; Paul Yachnin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    The book looks at how people, things, and new forms of knowledge created "publics" in early modern Europe, and how publics changed the shape of early modern society. The focus is on what the authors call "making publics" ? the active creation of new forms of association that allowed people to connect with others in ways not rooted in family, rank... more...

  • Between Two Worldsby Laszlo Torok

    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...

  • Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeareby Joan Fitzpatrick

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Weichteil- und Viszeralchirurgie bei Hippokratesby Mathias Witt

    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 in... more...