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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
With its many rites of initiation (religious, educational, professional or sexual), Elizabethan and Jacobean education emphasized both imitation and discovery in a struggle to bring population to a minimal literacy, while more demanding techniques were being developed for the cultural elite. The Circulation of Knowledge in Early Modern English Literature... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2015; US$ 32.99
»Das war doch gar nicht so gemeint« und »Was darf man denn überhaupt noch sagen?« - der Versuch des »richtigen« Sprachgebrauchs schafft oft Verunsicherung und auch Verständnislosigkeit. Der Band gibt Antworten auf die Frage, was genau an bestimmten Sprachhandlungen problematisch ist und wie es besser gemacht werden kann. Reihe wissen & praxis... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
Literary texts that address tradition and the transmission of knowledge often seem concerned less with preservation than with loss, recurrently describing scenarios of what author Kevin Ohi terms ?thwarted transmission.? Such scenes, however, do not so much concede the impossibility of survival as look into what constitutes literary knowledge and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1962, is a collection of twenty-four essays written by Frank Kermode between 1958 and early 1961, and are all concerned with criticism and fiction. Puzzles and Epiphanies: Essays and Reviews 1958-1961 includes essays on the works of James Joyce, William Golding, E. M. Forster, and J. D. Salinger, amongst many others.... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 13.99
The poems in this new collection from John F. Deane combine a lyrical grace with a fiercely questing intelligence, pushing against the mysteries of faith in a fractured world, paying tribute to the value of human life and love. Woven throughout the book is a thread of elegy for the poet?s brother, who died of cancer in 2010. The collection concludes... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Thomas Hardy?s The Dynasts and Leo Tolstoy?s War and Peace are both works that defy association with a particular genre and might seem to have little else in common apart from being set in the same period of history. This study argues that there are important similarities between these two works and examines the close correspondence between Hardy?s... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Grounded in the literary history of early modern England, this study explores the intersection of cultural attitudes and material practices that shape the acquisition, circulation, and consumption of resources at the turn of the seventeenth century. Considering a formally diverse and ideologically rich array of texts from the period - including drama,... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78
The Irish heritage of the Brontë family has long been overlooked, partly because both Charlotte and her father Patrick did their very best to ensure that this was the case and because of the determined effort at the end of the nineteenth century to keep the Brontës as Yorkshire regional novelists. Yet their ideas and attitudes, and perhaps even their... more...
- The Floating Press 2015; US$ 1.99
British writer G.K. Chesterton was an irrepressible jack-of-all-trades when it came to literature, producing popular works in virtually every genre. The Ballad of the White Horse is an epic poem detailing the triumphs and travails of Saxon King Alfred the Great. It is said that Chesterton spent more time on this poem than any other work, and some critics... more...
- The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99
If you're looking for a dose of comfort and inspiration, immerse yourself in this collection of gorgeously lyrical essays from Arthur Christopher Benson. Based around the idea that love is the "thread of gold" that ties together every moment of our lives, these sketches and observations are a wellspring of spiritual rejuvenation. more...