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- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 13.50
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Milton contains selections from Milton's work, including sonnets, occasional poems, portions of Comus, Samson Agonistes , as well as Books I--XII of Paradise Lost . more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 32.99
Taking as its starting point the long-standing characterization of Milton as a "Hebraic" writer, Milton and the Rabbis probes the limits of the relationship between the seventeenth-century English poet and polemicist and his Jewish antecedents. Shoulson's analysis moves back and forth between Milton's writings and Jewish writings of the first five... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume VIII: Parts One and TwoThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 209.95
This eighth volume of the New Edition of George Osborns nineteenth-century collection of The Poetry of John and Charles Wesley widens considerably the entrance into access of the original poems of the eighteenth-century Wesleys, as well as their translations and altered versions of others poetical works. This New Edition... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume IIThe Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 179.95
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume V, Parts I and IIThe Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 199.95
This fifth volume of the New Edition of George Osborns nineteenth-century collection of The Poetry of John and Charles Wesley continues to widen the access of the original poems of the eighteenth-century Wesleys, as well as their translations and altered versions of others poetical works. Although the total of thirteen volumes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 176.00
In this chronology Gordon Campbell brings his unique command of manuscripts associated with John Milton to the first synthesis of the Milton documents attempted in forty years. Many manuscripts that have been lost to view have been rediscovered, and some manuscripts that have never been seen by students of Milton are recorded here for the first time.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 168.00
Thomas Chatterton was a poet, forger, and adolescent suicide, and the debate over his work was a pivotal episode in the history of eighteenth-century literature. It ultimately established Chatterton as the inspiration for Romantic poets like Blake, Coleridge, and Keats. This book is a major collection of diverse new essays by scholars, critics, and... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
David Garrick was an assiduous reader and collector of older English, and to some extent French plays and we can see him looking backwards, searching out and buying extant play collections offered for sale. Some of these plays he remodeled and imitated for his company. Looking forward, beyond him, we can see that his work was in turn admired, read,... more...