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- Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 29.99
Reinventing the Sublime looks at the return of the sublime in postmodernity, and at intimations of a ?post-Romantic? sublime in Romanticism itself. The sublime is explored as a discourse of ?invention? ? taking the Latin meaning of to ?come upon?, ?find?, ?discover? ? that involves an encounter with the new, the unregulated and the surprising. Lyotard... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 15.99
The spellbinding, beautifully observed hit from the master of suspenseful realism; combining superbly chilling tales of the supernatural with the hilarious banter of a small community in the heart of rural Ireland. A bar in a remote part of Ireland. The local lads are swapping spooky stories to impress a young woman recently moved to the area from... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 94.99
Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of 'education' beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically 'American' education. This book maps... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Routledge is now re-issuing this prestigious series of 204 volumes originally published between 1910 and 1965. The titles include works by key figures such asC.G. Jung, Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, Otto Rank, James Hillman, Erich Fromm, Karen Horney and Susan Isaacs. Each volume is available on its own, as part of a themed mini-set, or as part of a... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
The Tao Te Ching or Book of the Way of Virtue is a touchstone of Eastern philosophy and mysticism. It has been called the wisest book ever written, and its author, Lao Tzu, is known as the Great Archivist. Shakespeare, the Bard, was the West?s greatest writer and even invented human nature, according to some. The Tao and the Bard is the delightful... more...
- Seren 2013; US$ 12.99
In 1997 Hilary Menos and her family left Camden for a farmhouse in rural Devon. Over the next ten years, with her husband and three young sons, she transformed fifteen scrubby acres into a hundred acre organic farm. They kept Red Devon cattle and Wiltshire Horn sheep, made bacon and ham, grew vegetables. In 2009, with the organic market in decline,... more...
- Lexington Books 2001; US$ 39.99
Even the most explicitly political contemporary approaches to Shakespeare have been uninterested by his tyrants as such. But for Shakespeare, rather than a historical curiosity or psychological aberration, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. Mary Ann McGrail's recovery of the playwright's perspective challenges the grounds of this modern... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 152.00
Karl Grün (1817-1887) ? Studienfreund, früher Bewunderer und späterer Gegner von Karl Marx, Übersetzer Proudhons und Herausgeber des Nachlasses von Feuerbach ? hat ein bis heute unterschätztes Lebenswerk hinterlassen. Die Veröffentlichung der ersten Auswahl-Edition seiner Schriften ermöglicht nunmehr eine Wiederentdeckung seiner literaturwissenschaftlichen,... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 39.99
Spirit, Soul, and City offers a new reading of Coriolanus, Shakespeare's most political play and the last of his great tragedies. Portraying the founding of the Roman republic and the life and soul of its legendary warrior, Coriolanus, the play brings to light not only the hidden working of Rome's mixed regime but the inherent tragic tensions in the... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborn's The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872)The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 209.95
These fresh volumes complemented by thousands of the current editors detailed historical, biographical, linguistic, and critical notations, will provide researchers with the necessary background information (substantially neglected by George Osborn) to allow for thorough critical examinations, discussions and analyses of the Wesleys as poets. more...