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  • Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)by Gilbert Beith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation , first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,... more...

  • Arden (Routledge Revivals)by Albert Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    John Arden was one of the major playwrights to have emerged during the 1950s, yet his work has arguably been misunderstood. In this book, first published in 1974, Albert Hunt?s primary concern is to relate the plays written by John Arden alone, as well as those written in collaboration with Margaretta D?Arcy, both to Arden?s whole concept of theatre,... more...

  • The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)by Catherine Belsey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the Renaissance of a meaning for subjectivity that is identifiably... more...

  • Arbeiterfreundeby Jens Wietschorke

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 48.75

    Im Oktober 1911 gingen bildungsbürgerliche Sozialreformer in die Arbeiterviertel im Osten Berlins: eine soziale Mission, in deren Mittelpunkt das Kennenlernen der Menschen und Verhältnisse im "dunklen Berlin" stand. Sie wurde für ihre Teilnehmer zu einer "Schule des wirklichen Lebens", in der sie Erfahrungen nachholen konnten, die... more...

  • The Man Who Was Norrisby tom Cullen; Phil Baker

    Dedalus 2014; US$ 17.49

    The seedy and beguiling Gerald Hamilton was the man who Isherwood modelled Mr Norris on in Mr Norris ChangesTrain more...

  • A Pearl of Great Priceby Jeff Towns

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 8.74

    ‘I kiss your heart. I kiss you everywhere.? It is a warm spring day in New York and Dylan Thomas pushes through the plush revolving doors of the Harper?s Bazaar office, in the heart of Manhattan. He is taking a chance on selling a story, A Child?s Christmas in Wales . He?s already sold the story a couple of times but he is always short of money.... more...

  • The Pear is Ripeby John Montague

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    The book is full of warm anecdotes and wry observations on the numerous literary, artistic and musical characters John Montague encountered, befriended and occasionally provoked. He recounts his personal and professional relationships with such luminaries as Patrick Kavanagh, Allen Ginsberg and, as co-founder of Claddagh Records, with composer Seán... more...

  • The Doctrine of Election and the Emergence of Elizabethan Tragedyby Martha Tuck Rozett

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.50

    This compelling argument for the link between Calvinism in English religious life and the rise of tragedy on the Elizabethan stage draws on a variety of material, including theological tracts, sermons, and dramatic works beginning with sixteenth-century morality plays and continuing through Marlowe's career and the beginning of Shakespeare's Originally... more...

  • Just Playby Ruby Cohn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.00

    The author ranges through Beckett's drama to analyze his approach to place, time, soliloquy, fiction, and repetition. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback... more...

  • Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Crewe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ?new historicism? and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of theory, and opposes the hyper-professionalisation of... more...