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  • The Golden Stranger (Diamond Spirit 4)by Karen Wood

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 9.08

    In this fourth book in the warm-hearted Diamond Spirit series, Shara and her friends decide to protest against the wild horse race that has come to town. more...

  • König Artus trifft Tristan und Isolde: Der Artushof in den mittelhochdeutschen Tristandichtungenby Daniela Bach

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Noch heute, über 800 Jahre nach ihrer Entstehung, kennt jeder die abenteuerlichen Erzählungen um König Artus und seine Ritter der Tafelrunde und die tragische Liebesgeschichte von Tristan und Isolde. Was heute fast nur noch Germanisten wissen ist hingegen, dass in der Entstehungszeit beider Erzähltraditionen im Hochmittelalter... more...

  • Shakespeare's Lifeby Brett Foster

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Providing important context for his greatest works, Shakespeare's Life presents a thorough biography of the Bard, featuring the latest findings from scholars about his life and his works. Included is coverage of his upbringing in Stratford, his marriage and family life, the process of writing his greatest works, and his life after the theater.... more...

  • Hamlet im Filmby Zrinka Cutura

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung William Shakespeares Tragödie Hamlet ist nicht nur ein zentrales Werk der Weltliteratur, sondern seit den ersten Tagen bewegter Bilder auch eine ständige Inspiration für Filmemacher aus aller Welt. Unzählige Male wurde der Stoff für die Leinwand und das Fernsehen adaptiert. Laurence Olivier, Mel Gibson oder Ethan Hawke schlüpften... more...

  • Sorrow Without Endby Priscilla Royal

    Head of Zeus 2012; US$ 7.28

    Greed, lust, violence and murder disrupt monastic life in 13th century England. more...

  • Die Entdeckung Shakespeares auf der deutschen Bühne des 18. Jahrhundertsby Renata Häublein

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 154.00

    The study is concerned with the way the love of Shakespeare evinced by the German theatre and its audiences began and developed in the 18th century. In fact, this is a history of 'love at second sight'. When the German stages discovered Shakespeare in the second half of the 18th century, they initially performed the dramas in a heavily... more...

  • Ironie im Mittelalterby Gerd Althoff; Christel Meier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 91.58

    Ob das Mittelalter zur Ironie fähig war, wurde zwar bislang vielfach bezweifelt, lässt sich aber mit einer Fülle eindrucksvoller Belege nachweisen. In interdisziplinärem Ansatz rekonstruie¬ren die Autoren die dem Mittelalter aus der antiken Rhetorik und Hermeneutik bekannten Ironiekonzepte und die vielfältige praktische Verwendung der Ironie in der... more...

  • The Life of Charlotte Bronteby Elizabeth Gaskell

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Nineteenth-century novelist Elizabeth Gaskell was inspired to start writing in part through her friendship with Charlotte Bronte. Later, Gaskell took on the project of composing the first serious, full-length biography of Bronte, a work that scholars agree did much to fan the flames of Bronte's then-burgeoning reputation. The Life of Charlotte... more...

  • Rushing Into Floodsby Gunda Windmüller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 37.84

    The dramatic representation of maritime spaces, characters and plots in Restoration and early eighteenth-century English theatres served as a crucial discursive negotiation of a burgeoning empire. This study focuses on ?staging the sea? in a period of growing maritime, commercial and colonial activity, a time when the prominence of the sea and shipping... more...