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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Addressing epistemological questions about embodiment and perception, author Tara Pedersen furthers research about early modern theatrical culture by focusing on under-theorized representations of mermaids in English locations and texts. This study positions the mermaid as a lens through which to reexamine historically specific debates about gender,... more...
- University of Delaware 2015; US$ 79.99
Throughout the seventeenth century, early modern play readers and playgoers copied dramatic extracts into their commonplace books, verse miscellanies, diaries, and songbooks. This is the first book to examine these often overlooked texts, which reveal what early modern audiences and readers took, literally and figuratively, from plays. ... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 47.99
Melodrama is often seen as a blunt aesthetic tool tainted by its reliance on improbable situations, moral binaries, and overwhelming emotion, features that made it a likely ingredient of British imperial propaganda during the late nineteenth century. Yet, through its impact on many late-Victorian genres outside of the theater, melodrama developed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This study, exploring a broad range of evocative Irish travel writing from 1850 to 1914, much of it highly entertaining and heavily laced with irony and humour, draws out interplays between tourism, travel literature and commodifications of culture. It focuses on the importance of informal tourist economies, illicit dimensions of tourism, national... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 12.99
John McCrae, a doctor and poet who served in Europe during the First World War, composed "In Flanders Fields", one of the most enduring literary expressions of the horrors of war. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, In Flanders Fields and Other Poems is being reissued. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 146.00
Modernism, 1910-1945 explores and celebrates the rise and development of Modernist and Avant-Garde literatures and theories of this particular period, from Imagism to the Apocalypse movement. Jane Goldman charts transitions in writing, reading, performing and publishing practices, and in international groupings and re-groupings of writers and artists,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 54.95
This study of the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries also provides an insight into cultural materialist thought. This third edition contains an extensive introduction which argues for the continuing relevance of the tragic aesthetic in today's world. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 16.31
A story of surf, friendship and the long road to adulthood. ''There is a lot to like about this exciting road novel? Imagine Endless Summer as directed by David Lynch. Grant's vivid description of surfing action is awesome; likewise his ability to describe changing landscapes in a few strokes.''. Australian Bookseller & Publisher more...