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  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Playsby Oscar Wilde

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 4.95

    Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Wilde?s classic comedy of manners, The Importance of... more...

  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Playsby Oscar Wilde

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Wilde?s classic comedy of manners, The Importance of... more...

  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Playsby Oscar Wilde

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Wilde?s classic comedy of manners, The Importance of... more...

  • Court and Country Politics in the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcherby Philip J. Finkelpearl

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.00

    The seventeenth-century English collaborative authors Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher were not only the most popular playwrights of their day but also literary figures highly esteemed by the great critics of the age, Jonson and Dryden. Concentrating on the passions of the royalty and high nobility in a courtly atmosphere, their dramas are now usually... more...

  • Four Middle English Mystery Cyclesby Martin Stevens

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.00

    Martin Stevens examines the four extant complete cycles of Middle English mystery plays in light of the most recent research on the manuscripts, sources, and records relating to the medieval drama. The first comprehensive treatment of all four of the cycles, the book emphasizes the study of the surviving manuscripts as texts distinct from their performance... more...

  • Interpreting SAMSON AGONISTESby Joseph Anthony Wittreich

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 53.50

    Joseph Wittreich reveals Samson to be an intensely political work that reflects the heroic ambitions and failings of the Puritan Revolution and the tragic ambiguities of the era. He sees in the work not the purveyance of Medieval and early Renaissance typological associations but an interrogation of them and a consequent movement away from them. ... more...

  • The Doctrine of Election and the Emergence of Elizabethan Tragedyby Martha Tuck Rozett

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.50

    This compelling argument for the link between Calvinism in English religious life and the rise of tragedy on the Elizabethan stage draws on a variety of material, including theological tracts, sermons, and dramatic works beginning with sixteenth-century morality plays and continuing through Marlowe's career and the beginning of Shakespeare's Originally... more...

  • Ben Jonson and the Roman Frame of Mindby Katharine Eisaman Maus

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Katharine Maus explores the biographical reasons for Jonson's preference for particular Latin authors; the effects of Roman moral and psychological paradigms on his methods of characterization and generic choices; the connection between his critical theory and artistic practice; and the impact of Roman social theory on his portrayal of communities... more...

  • Jonson and the Psychology of Public Theaterby John Gordon Sweeney

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    This book is a study of Ben Jonson's relationship with his audience in the public theater, as the relationship changed in the course of his career from the comical satires to Bartholomew Fair Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books... more...

  • Performing Environmentsby Susan Bennett; Mary Polito

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This ground-breaking collection explores the assumptions behind and practices for performance implicit in the manuscripts and playtexts of the medieval and early modern eras, focusing on work which engages with performance-oriented research. more...