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- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.38
Conspiracies and intrigue are rife in the court of Henry VIII as a Duke is executed for treason, having been tricked by the Cardinal. And when the King falls in love with Anne Bullen and decides to divorce his wife, he causes an irrevocable rift with the Catholic Church. After the King's secret marriage to Anne courtiers fall in and out of favour and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99
King Lear, widely considered Shakespeare's most deeply moving, passionately expressed, and intellectually ambitious play, has almost always been edited from the revised version printed in the First Folio of 1623, with additions from the quarto of 1608. Acting on recent discoveries, this volume presents the first full, scholarly edition to be based... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
This is Shakespeare's last dramatic work. The two noble kinsmen are cousins who swear a vow of friendship until death. King Theseus of Athens leads an invasion against Thebes and returns to Athens with the two cousins who both fall in love with Princess Emilia, Theseus' sister-in-law. Both become rivals for Emilia's hand arousing the wrath... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
Sir Thomas More is especially valuable for the light it throws on the doctrinal issues that were at the center of the Reformation. This is a detailed, well-researched and thouroughly conventional biography of the life of Thomas More. To put it succintly, this biography is more a discussion of ideas than of events of that time, since More... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 19.99
Die Themen der Makroökonomie (Wachstum, Konjunktur, Beschäftigung, Inflation, Wechselkurse, Aktienkurse usw.) sind diejenigen der Ökonomie, die am meisten allgegenwärtig sind. Die Zusammenhänge dieser Fragen zu verstehen, ist die Hauptmotivation von Studienanfängern der Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Dieses Buch möchte... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Shakespeare's plays are usually studied by literary scholars and historians and the books about him from those perspectives are legion. It is most unusual for a trained philosopher to give us his insight, as Colin McGinn does here, into six of Shakespeare's greatest plays??A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, King Lear, and The Tempest.... more...
- For Beginners 2008; US$ 16.99
Despite the reshifting of values that has affected every aspect of life in the 21st century, William Shakespeare still stands as the greatest writer the English language has ever produced. Even so, many people have never read him. If you have never read ?the Bard??or if you?ve tried and given up in frustration?you need Shakespeare For Beginners .... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In their lectures on King Lear, the eight contributors to this volume fulfill Shakespeare's rigorous injunction to Speak what we feel" about the playwright's amplest tragedy. Representing distinctive but complementary points of view, they cover theatrical history, verbal style, acting and actors, the playwright in his cultural context and in the light... more...