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- 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...
- 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 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...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 1998; US$ 3.49
Even among the promethean literary figures of the early eighteenth century, Swift stood like a colossus. Neither the clarity and vigour of his prose nor the sharpness of his wit has been surpassed. More than any other writer in the English language, he made irony and satire respectable and formidable. This selection of sayings reveals Swift as a stern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
John Thelwall was a Romantic and Enlightenment polymath. In 1794 he was tried and acquitted of high treason, earning himself the disdainful soubriquet 'acquitted felon' from Secretary of State for War, William Windham. Later, Thelwall's interests turned to poetry and plays, and was a collaborator and confidant of Wordsworth and Coleridge. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 133.95
The Life of Daniel Defoe examines the entire range of Defoe?s writing in the context of what is known about his life and opinions. Features extended and detailed commentaries on Defoe?s political, religious, moral, and economic journalism, as well as on all of his narrative fictions, including Robinson Crusoe Places emphasis on Defoe?s distinctive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
There is a crying need for an accessible, comprehensive guide to John Milton for the thousands of students who make their way through his poetry every year on literary survey and seventeenth century literature courses. Where many previous guides have dragged their way through Paradise Lost , Richard Bradford brings Milton to life with an overview... more...
- Joshua James Press 2006; US$ 4.95
Milton?s epic poem of the 17th century was originally published in 1667, and considered by many scholars to be one of the greatest poems of the English language. The poem concerns the biblical story of the Fall of Man: the temptation of Adam and Eve by Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 89.95
Provides students with an approachable analysis of Behn's dramaturgical abilities, showing how she uses comic and dramatic conventions to radical ends. Aughterson shows how Behn forces her audience to engage with issues of gender and sexuality, whilst continuing to write witty and accessible plays. more...