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- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
<div>Were the 'Princes in the Tower' illegitimate? Did Henry VIII really have six wives? How virginal was the 'Virgin Queen'? Was James, Duke of Monmouth the heir to the throne, or just one of Charles II's bastards? Did George IV marry a German princess or a Catholic widow? Was Queen Victoria 'Mrs Brown'? These questions are explored... 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$ 10.99
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$ 157.19
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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 123.50
This book explores the categories of beginning and ending in their narratological, cultural, and anthropological dimensions. Individuals, collectives, and history overall are all contingent on epoch-specific causalities and finalities. Essays by literary theorists are supplemented by papers by cultural scientists and historians in order... more...
- New Amsterdam Books 2000; US$ 23.99
In A Woman of Passion , Julia Briggs chronicles the life of author Edith Nesbit who is credited with being the first modern writer for children and the creator of the children's adventure story. Nesbit recorded her life with varying degrees of honesty in verse and prose, and while she seldom wrote entirely openly of her own experiences, she seldom... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 1.44
One man and his predictive text take on the people, institutions and events that shaped the course ofBritish history?with some hilarious results. From the soliloquies of Shakespeare to the Royal Family,nothing escapes unscathed in this riotous romp through the history books. Glitzch!'s cover girl the QueerVicar (Queen Victoria), Sir Waiter Takeaway... more...