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  • A Preface to Miltonby Lois Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    A highly readable and illustrated introduction to the work of Milton, which provides both a biographical account of the poet and his influences, and a critical survey of his poetry. more...

  • Weiterbildung und soziale Milieus in Deutschland, Band 3: Milieumarketing implementierenby Heiner Barz; Dajana Baum; Aiga von Hippel; Jutta Reich; Rudolf Tippelt

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2007; US$ 37.26

    Was es bedeutet, die milieuspezifische Perspektive in das Angebot der Weiterbildung zu integrieren, dokumentiert dieser Band. Er basiert auf den Erfahrungen aus 26 Pilotprojekten, die Erwachsenenpädagogen der Universitäten Düsseldorf und München bei der Entwicklung, Einführung und Etablierung milieuspezifischer Angebote begleiteten. Folgende Fragen... more...

  • A Preface to Swiftby Keith Crook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Jonathan Swift's moral and political satires astonished his contemporaries and still have the power to disturb, with their compelling images and unsettling turns of argument, and to delight, with their charm and inventive wit. A Preface to Swift examines the complex appeal of this fierce critic of oppression. While thematically arranged, the text... more...

  • John Miltonby Annabel M. Patterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This collection of selected writings represents the best of recent critical work on Milton. The essays cover all stages of his career, from the early poems through to the later poems of the Restoration period, especially Paradise Lost . Professor Patterson includes British and American critics such as Michael Wilding, Victoria Kahn, James Grantham... more...

  • Tristram Shandy (Routledge Revivals)by Max Byrd

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Max Byrd?s lucidly written and compelling volume aims to provide a scholarly introduction to one of the most puzzling pieces of eighteenth-century literature, and a stimulus to critical thought and discussion. Laurence Sterne ? an eccentric and largely unsuccessful clergyman - was forty-six when he sat down in January of 1759 to being his literary... more...

  • Camelot in Grunewaldby Uwe Pörksen

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 18.51

    Im 1981 gegründeten Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin trafen deutsche und ausländische Intellektuelle zu einem einzigartigen Projekt zusammen. Eine flirrende Atmosphäre. Die Zeit spielte mit. Westberlin lag damals als Insel, von einer Mauer umgeben, mitten in der DDR. Pörksen holt die Jahre zurück, in denen Wörter wie «Elite» und «Exzellenz», die heute... more...

  • Cut Snakeby Amelia Evans; Dan Giovannoni

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    Kiki, Bob and Jumper are best friends with extravagant and idiosyncratic dreams. Kiki wants to dance the tango on Mount Kilimanjaro with a bearded lady, Jumper is in love with a snake called Trix and Bob’s an ordinary bloke who might just hold the secret to time travel. Join them for the wild ride. Cut Snake is a comedy about growing up, dying... more...

  • The Roverby Aphra Behn

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • John Wilson's 1001 Top Angling Tipsby John Wilson

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 5.82

    1001 Top Angling Tips is written by bestselling fishing author and broadcaster John Wilson. This fantastic book is packed with tips on freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing, tackle, baits and much more. Illustrated with his own photographs, and superb drawings by Andy Steer, this 208-page hardback book is a perfect gift for anyone interested in angling.... more...

  • The World Of Hannah Moreby Patricia Demers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    History has not been kind to Hannah More. This once lionized writer and activist -- the most influential female philanthropist of her day -- is now considered by many to be the embodiment of pious morality and reactionary anti-feminism. Largely because of her belief in separate spheres for men and women, More has been vilified by modern-day feminists.... more...