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  • Die frühen Übersetzungen aus dem Englischen ins Französischeby Maria Hegner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    The earliest translations from English into French have rarely been the object of careful study. This volume provides detailed empirical analyses of the strategies employed by French translators of early English travel reports on North America. It offers new insights into the history of translation and into aspects of the history of the... more...

  • Crime Scene Asiaby Richard Lord

    Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2013; US$ 7.99

    Volume 1 of Crime Scene Asia features nine delectably horrid crimes that take readers on a chilling trip through the dark underbelly of contemporary Asia. This volume serves up the unique flavor of crime in six of Asia?s most dynamic and fascinating lands, written by nine seasoned crime writers based throughout the region. The pieces in this crime... more...

  • Saracens and the Making of English Identityby Siobhain Bly Calkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the ways in which discourses of religious, racial, and national identity blur and engage each other in the medieval West. Specifically, the book studies depictions of Muslims in England during the 1330s and argues that these depictions, although historically inaccurate, served to enhance and advance assertions of English national... more...

  • Red Suitcaseby Naomi Shihab Nye

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99

    Naomi Shihab Nye?s fourth collection bursts forth with the acclaimed poet?s generous vision. Through her eyes, ordinary situations become remarkable more...

  • Women's Writing in Middle Englishby Alexandra Barratt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Women's writing in any period remains of critical concern, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Alexandra Barratt's edition offers a wide range of texts from the period 1300-1500, including: Original texts written by women in the Middle Ages Texts translated by women in the Middle Ages Prayers, meditations, scriptural comment, and accounts... more...

  • Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Centuryby Mirella Agorni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to appropriate images of Italy and adapt them to their own... more...

  • To the Sea Againby Tom McCarthy

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    Breathtaking adventures, unsurpassed dramas, and poignant tales that have stood the test of time. more...

  • Daniel in the Lions' Denby Brendan Powell Smith

    Sky Pony Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Daniel has been ordered, along with the other subjects of King Darius?s Persian Empire, to pray to no other god or man but the king for a whole month. But Daniel continues to pray to God, ignoring the official edict and making King Darius quite mad. Determined to see Daniel pay for not following his new rule, the king has him thrown into a den of... more...

  • Arthurian Drama: An Anthologyby Alan Lupack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This anthology reproduces six plays based on stories of King Arthur from a variety of periods. Originally published in 1991, it offers a comprehensive discussion of Arthurian Drama in introduction and also provides an appendix listing printed scripts in English that address Arthurian legend. more...

  • Eighteenth-Century Poetryby David Fairer; Christine Gerrard

    Wiley 2014; US$ 47.95 US$ 41.56

    Currently the definitive text in the field and now available in an expanded third edition, Eighteenth-Century Poetry presents the rich diversity of English poetry from 1700-1800 in authoritative texts and with full scholarly annotation. Balanced to reflect current interests and “favorites” (including prominent poets like Finch, Swift,... more...