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  • Elizabeth Barrett Browningby Rebecca Stott; Simon Avery

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This volume will provide students with an introduction to the poetry and life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, one of the most popular poets of her day in Britain and America and who has become one of the great icons of Victorianism for the modern age. The authors present a biographical survey, study of her poetry, its critical reception and an assessment... more...

  • Ein Dramatiker im Gewand des hl Franziskusby Irmgard Gehle

    Traugott Bautz 2008; US$ 64.35

    Mit seinen Frühwerken bewegte sich P. Hippolytus Böhlen ofm. 1908 bis 1921 auf dem Terrain der Ordens- oder Vereinsbühnen. Entsprechend der Forderung der Überwindung der katholischen Inferiorität trat er 1924 mit seinen ortsgeschichtlichen Schauspielen (über Stadtgeschichte und Christianisierung) mit großem Erfolg (mit zahlreichen Aufführungen und... more...

  • The Elementary Sherlock Holmesby Portico

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 11.65

    To a great mind, nothing is little' Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes has become such an iconic figure that he's almost real. He's on our TV screens, he's in our films and, of course, the books are still as popular as ever. This fascinating little miscellany tells you everything you need to know about this enduringly popular figure, and lots of stuff... more...

  • Die Germanophilenby Lucian Boia; Larisa Schippel; Julia Richter

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 64.89

    In der rumänischen Geschichtsschreibung hält sich bis heute ein Mythos: Zu Beginn des Ersten Weltkrieges hätten die Rumänen ? bis auf wenige Ausnahmen unter den Politikern ? einhellig das ?nationale Ideal? vertreten; man sei in den Krieg gegen Österreich-Ungarn eingetreten, um sich mit Transsilvanien vereinigen zu können. Die Presse und andere Dokumente... more...

  • Blake's Marginsby Hazard Adams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Known for his prophetic and imaginative works of poetry, painting, and printmaking, William Blake was also a prolific reader and annotator of other writers' works. This is the first work of criticism to consider Blake's annotations in their entirety, and it covers such topics as art, poetry, theology, madness and philosophy, as well as the... more...

  • William Blake: Song of Innocence and of Experienceby William Blake; Richard Holmes; Adam Mars-Jones

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2014; US$ 11.99

    'Every page is a window open in Heaven … interwoven designs companion the poems, and gold and yellow tints diffuse themselves over the page like summer clouds. The poems [of Song of Innocence ] are the morning song of Blake's genius.' - W.B. Yeats 'Blake sang of the ideal world, of the truth of the intellect, and of the divinity of imagination... more...

  • A New interpretation of Four of William Blake's Minor Prophecies His Use of the "four zoas" as an Organizing Principleby Robert E. Simmons

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    This book examines four of Blake's works that use a consistent fourfold imagery and structure based on the four "zoas", or aspects of Albion. Luvah as the zoa of "god" is the state of imgaination in England. Urthona as the zoa of "body" is the physical state of England. Urizen as the zoa of "soul" is the... more...

  • Masks of Conquestby Gauri Viswanathan

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    A classic work in postcolonial studies, Masks of Conquest describes the introduction of English studies in India under British rule and its function as an effective form of political control abetting voluntary cultural assimilation. Gauri Viswanathan demonstrates how the literary text functioned as a mirror of the ideal Englishman and became a mask... more...

  • The Symbolism and Sources of Outlanderby Valerie Estelle Frankel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    Outlander is much more than a television romance about a World War II nurse and a Jacobite soldier in a fetching kilt. The series--and the massive serial novel on which it is based--has been categorized as a period drama, adventure saga, military history and fantasy epic.Inspired by the Irish legends of Fionn Mac Cumhaill and the prophecies of Brahan... more...

  • Sherlock Holmesby Maria Fleischhack

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 45.79

    Die Lupe am Auge, die Pfeife im Mund, den Deerstalker auf dem Kopf: So kennt man Sherlock Holmes, den größten Meisterdetektiv aller Zeiten. Arthur Conan Doyles spannende Geschichten um die geniale Spürnase und den treuen Dr. Watson wurden in mehr als 60 Sprachen übersetzt. Film und Fernsehen machten den Prototyp des genauen Beobachters, der mit scharfem... more...