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  • The Duncan Campbell Scott Symposiumby K. P. Stich

    University of Ottawa Press 1980; US$ 9.99

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  • Drama and the Succession to the Crown, 1561-1633by Lisa Hopkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    Hopkins argues the succession to the throne was a burning topic not only in the final years of Elizabeth but well into the 1630s, and drama, with its disguised identities and oblique relationship to reality, was a safe way to air it. Hopkins analyzes some of the ways in which plays-from Marlowe's and Shakespeare's to Webster's and Ford's-reflect,... more...

  • The Mythic Fantasy of Robert Holdstockby Donald E. Morse; Kálmán Matolcsy

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    Robert Holdstock was a prolific writer whose oeuvre included horror, fantasy, mystery and the novelization of films, often published under pseudonyms. These twelve critical essays explore Holdstock's varied output by displaying his works against the backdrop of folk and fairy tales, dissecting their spatiotemporal order, and examining them as psychic... more...

  • Koloniale Vergangenheiten - (post-)imperiale Gegenwartby Jörn Leonhard; Rolf G. Renner

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 32.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Während im angelsächsischen Sprachraum die Diskussion über den Postkolonialismus schon seit vielen Jahren nicht nur den politischen Diskurs, sondern Edward Saids Begriff der post-colonial studies folgend auch spezifische Fragestellungen in den Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften prägt, fand die Auseinandersetzung mit der kolonialen... more...

  • James Joyce and the Nineteenth-Century French Novelby Finn Fordham; Rita Sakr

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 38.00

    The essays of this volume show how Joyce’s work engaged with the many upheavals and revolutions within the French nineteenth-century novel and its contexts.  They delve into the complexities of this engagement, tracing its twists and turns, and reemerge with fascinating and rich discoveries. The contributors explore Joyce’s explicit... more...

  • The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journalsby Dorothy Wordsworth; Pamela Woof

    Oxford University Press, UK 2002; US$ 8.99

    These two journals provide a unique picture of daily life with Wordsworth, his friendship with Coleridge, and the composition of his poems. They also offer wonderfully vivid descriptions of the landscape and people of Grasmere and Alfoxden in Somerset, which inspired Wordsworth and have enchanted generations of readers. This edition includes full explanatory... more...

  • Aldous Huxleyby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 54.00

    -- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers. Prophetic and unsparing, Huxley's Brave New World continues to warn us against the dangers... more...

  • The Madness of George IIIby Alan Bennett

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57

    George III's behaviour has often been odd, but now he is deranged, with rumours circulating that he has even addressed an oak tree as the King of Prussia. Doctors are brought in, the government wavers and the Prince Regent manoeuvres himself into power. Alan Bennett's play explores the court of a mad king, and the fearful treatments he was forced... more...

  • Doris Lessingby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    - Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world--from the English medievalists to contemporary writers- Introductory essay by Harold Bloom more...

  • Zwischen den Stühlen: Psychisch kranke Frauen in Einrichtungen der Wohnungslosenhilfeby Jutta Preisinger

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 29.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Aktuelle Zahlen belegen, dass der Anteil der psychischen Erkrankungen in der Allgemeinbevölkerung in den vergangenen Jahren deutlich zugenommen hat. Ungleich schneller wächst die Zahl von psychisch Kranken in Einrichtungen der Wohnungslosenhilfe - eine Tatsache, auf die soziale Dienste und Einrichtungen häufig weder inhaltlich,... more...