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  • 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...

  • The Works of William Congreve, Volume Iby Donald McKenzie

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 249.99

    The late D. F. McKenzie worked on this comprehensive edition of the works of the playwright, poet, librettist, and novelist William Congreve for more than twenty years, until his sudden death in 1999. This was a task he had taken over from Herbert Davis, to whom this edition is dedicated. During that time McKenzie uncovered new verse and letters, collated... 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...

  • Alexander Popeby Dustin H. Griffin

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 38.00

    What is the precise relation between the "Pope" of the poems and the Pope of history? Seeking to clarify the nature of the intimate link between the historical self and the idealized self of the poetry, Dustin Griffin examines the various ways in which Pope's poems may be said to be self-expressive. He brings a sensitive critical reading of the texts... more...

  • Allegorical Poetics and the Epicby Mindele Anne Treip

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Literary allegory has deep roots in early reading and interpretation of Scripture and classical epic and myth. In this substantial study, Mindele Treip presents an overview of the history and theory of allegorical exegesis upon Scripture, poetry, and especially the epic from antiquity to the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, with close focus... more...

  • An Andrew Marvell Companion (Routledge Revivals)by Robert H. Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life?s work. The intention throughout... more...

  • Ann Yearsley and Hannah More, Patronage and Poetryby Kerri Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This study offers a timely and necessary reassessment of the careers of Ann Yearsley and Hannah More. Making use of newly-discovered letters and poems, Andrews provides a full analysis of the breakdown of the two writers? affiliation and compares it to other labouring-class relationships based on patronage. more...

  • An Annotated Edition of Joshua Barnes’ The Academie, or, The Cambridge Dunnsby Joshua Barnes; Alan Swanson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 149.95

    An annotated edition of Joshua Barnes The Academie, or The Cambridge Dunns, with a new essay on the place of Barnes in 17th English Theatre. Swanson examines the bawdy and dark satire of the Cambridge playwright Joshua Barnes whose play savages the university and town. Barnes’ annotated version of this play sheds new light on English satire and... more...

  • Aphra Behnby Kate Aughterson

    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...

  • The Beaux Stratagemby George Farquhar

    Nick Hern Books 2015; 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...