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  • Elizabethan Dramaby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00

    Presents critical essays which discuss the writers and literary works of the Elizabethan era, and includes a chronology of the cultural, political, and literary events of the period. more...

  • Unnatural and Unconventional Liaisons in English Renaissance Dramaby Friederike Schmiga

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 28.63

    Friederike Schmiga studied English literature, linguistics and philosophy at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg and the University of Edinburgh. Her academic interests include the history of medieval philosophy and English Renaissance literature. She is currently doing research at the Università degli Studi di Bari and the KU Leuven with a doctoral... more...

  • Bloody British History Staffordby Anthony Poulton-Smith

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Containing warrior princess - the day Alfred the Great's deadly daughter seized Stafford; death to the Normans - The Battle of Stafford, the assassinated Earl and the bloody history of Stafford Castle; the true stories of Stafford's weirdest residents, including the man who tried Charles I and the poisonous doctor William Palmer. From its earliest... more...

  • Censorship of British Drama Vol. Iby Steve Nicholson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book is based on a systematic exploration of the Lord Chamberlain’s Correspondence archives, which contain files for every play submitted for a public performance licence in Great Britain. Volume One covers the period before 1932, when theatre was widely seen to possess an almost unique power to shape the future of society, determining what... more...

  • Censorship of British Drama Vol. IIby Steve Nicholson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    The second part of British Theatre censorship, is based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain's correspondence archives in the British Library and the Royal Archives at Windsor. This volume covers the years before the outbreak of the Second World War, and the war itself, as well as the immediate post-war period. The book is... more...

  • The Cowrie Necklaceby Tikum Mbah Azonga

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95

    The Cowrie Necklace is a graphic account of the struggle for meaning in life. The poems are a carefully woven sizzling and cracking attempt to mirror society. The poet runs a long and wide gamut of poetic themes which include the intricacies of joy and sadness, God and the devil, nature and nurture, good and evil, love, deceit and treachery. The narrative... more...

  • Dialogue and Discourse (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)by Deirdre Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book is based on a close study of modern drama texts. In the first section ? Dialogue ? it studies specific drama texts. Drama has been neglected by linguistic studies of literature, and this book develops a new area of literary-linguistic stylistics. It demonstrates how recent advances in the sociolinguistic analysis of conversation (discourse... more...

  • Die Blutköniginby Günter Ruch

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 22.87

    Der Eroberungsfeldzug Caesars ist seit drei Jahren in vollem Gange. Das Volk der Eburonen - zwischen Rhein und Maas nördlich der Eifel - scheint sich schon wie viele andere keltische Stämme in sein Schicksal des unterworfenen Volkes gefügt zu haben. Da wird die Nachfolgerin der keltischen Druidin Meredyd ermordet. Das Orakel bestimmt nun die erst 14-jährige... more...

  • English Dramaby Alexander Leggatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The most important period in the history of English drama is revealed in Alexander Leggatt's challenging account. The author considers English drama from the beginning of Shakespeare's career to the restoration of Charles II. Focusing on Shakespeare and the development of his art, he examines all his major contemporaries: Jonson, Middleton, Webster,... more...