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  • Martyrs and Players in Early Modern Englandby David K. Anderson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Focusing on Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Webster and John Milton, Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England argues that the English tragedians reflected an unease within the culture to acts of religious violence. David Anderson explores a link between the unstable emotional response of society to religious executions in the Tudor-Stuart... more...

  • Melodramatic Imperial Writingby Neil Hultgren

    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...

  • Women Writers and Poetic Identityby Margaret Homans

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.00

    How does the consciousness of being a woman affect the workings of the poetic imagination? With this question Margaret Homans introduces her study of three nineteenth-century women poets and their response to a literary tradition that defines the poet as male. Her answer suggests why there were so few great women poets in an age when most of the great... more...

  • Renaissance Drama on the Edgeby Lisa Hopkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Recurring to the governing idea of Shakespeare on the Edge, Hopkins expands the parameters of her investigation beyond England to include the Continent, and beyond Shakespeare to include a dramatists ranging from Christopher Marlowe to John Ford. Hopkins also expands her notion of liminality to explore not only geographical borders, but also the intersection... more...

  • An Englishman Looks at the Worldby H. G. Wells

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, the name H. G. Wells is synonymous with the genre of science fiction, and Wells is best remembered as the creator of masterpieces such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Island of Doctor Moreau. However, the prolific thinker and writer worked in many genres, and he was regarded as an important voice in social and political thought... more...

  • The Celtic Twilightby W. B. Yeats

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    W.B. Yeats was a towering figure in twentieth-century letters. Though best remembered as a poet and playwright, Yeats was insatiably curious and devoted much of his life to the study of folk literatures. This collection brings together an astounding array of Irish legends, fables, and fairy tales. more...

  • Literature and the Internetby Stephanie Browner; Stephen Pulsford; Richard Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland: The COmmodification of Cultureby K.J. James

    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...

  • Stanley, I Resumeby Stanley Johnson

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    Stanley Johnson: one-time spy, politician, animal rights crusader – and irresistibly brilliant raconteur. From his career as a Member of the European Parliament to his pioneering work saving the rainforests, Stanley Johnson?s life has roamed many avenues. Amongst much else, he has served on the staff of the World Bank and the European Commission,... more...

  • Juliaby Traute Petersen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 8.45

    Rom im Jahre 2 v. Chr.: Julia, die Tochter des mächtigen Kaisers Augustus, erlebt einen Sturz, wie er tiefer nicht sein könnte. Gerade noch schwelgte sie in unvorstellbarem Luxus, war umgeben von Freunden und Liebhabern, im nächsten Moment findet sie sich von allen verlassen auf einer unwirtlichen Insel im Mittelmeer wieder. Ihr Vater, der eine Verschwörung... more...