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  • An Ideal Husbandby Oscar Wilde

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.95

    Oscar Wilde's play An Ideal Husband is a comedy about politics, blackmail and corruption. The action takes place over three days in London, and it questions ideas of public and private honor. It is a play about the past catching up with one in the present. more...

  • Arbeiterfreundeby Jens Wietschorke

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 38.77

    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...

  • Representing China on the Historical London Stageby Dongshin Chang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century?which corresponds with the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), China?s last monarchy. The examples show that during this historical period, the stage representations of the country... more...

  • Modern Drama and the Rhetoric of Theaterby W. B. Worthen

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The history of drama is typically viewed as a series of inert "styles." Tracing British and American stage drama from the 1880s onward, W. B. Worthen instead sees drama as the interplay of text, stage production, and audience. How are audiences manipulated? What makes drama meaningful? Worthen identifies three rhetorical strategies that distinguish... more...

  • Elizabethan Dramaby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00

    Presents critical essays which discuss the writers and literary works of the Elizabethan era, and includes a chronology of the cultural, political, and literary events of the period. more...

  • Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögensby Karl L Reinhold; Ernst-Otto Onnasch

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2012; US$ 61.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Karl Leonhard Reinhold (1757-1823) trifft mit seinen populären "Briefen über die Kantische Philosophie" (1786-1787) haarscharf den Nerv der Zeit und setzt damit die kritische Philosophie Kants für ein breiteres Publikum auf die philosophische Agenda. Der Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögens (1789) ist... more...

  • Mermaids and the Production of Knowledge in Early Modern Englandby Tara E. Pedersen

    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...

  • Dramatic Extracts in Seventeenth-Century English Manuscriptsby Laura Estill

    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...

  • Radical Tragedyby Jonathan Dollimore

    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...

  • Studies in Criticism and Aesthetics, 1660-1800by Howard Anderson

    University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 75.00

    In this volume nineteen contributors, in as many essays, discuss various aspects of critical and aesthetic development in the late seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries, from the time of Dryden to Wordsworth. This was a period in which traditional lite more...