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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • Dante - Shakespeare - Goetheby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 22.37

    In der platonischen Akademie von Florenz wurde im 15. Jahrhundert entdeckt, dass sich durch die ganze abendländische Geistesgeschichte eine synkretistische Traditionskette zieht, die Ideen von Hermes Trismegistos, Plato, Pythagoras, Seneca, Plotin und des Neuplatonismus vereinigt. Strelkas ideengeschichtliche Untersuchung zeigt in faszinierender Weise... more...

  • Die Poetik des Widerstreitsby Albrecht Dröse

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 43.65

    Der um 1400 entstandene ?libellus ackerman? setzt einen Streit zwischen einem Witwer und dem Tod über Grundprobleme von Leben und Tod, Liebe und Trauer in Szene, der bis heute durch die Radikalität der Fragestellung und seine rhetorische Raffinesse fasziniert. Die Arbeit analysiert diesen Streit im Anschluss an J.-F. Lyotard als ?différend?, d.h. als... more...

  • Mütterlichkeit unter Geliebten und Kameradenby Frank Krause

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 31.33

    Die außerfamiliale Bedeutung der Mütterlichkeit als Kompetenz, den eigensinnig Anderen sorgend zu fördern, ist umstritten. In Liebesbeziehungen unter Erwachsenen gilt sie meist als Symptom problematischer Abhängigkeiten, doch als zivilgesellschaftliche Tugend steht sie hoch im Kurs. Vor diesem Hintergrund erweisen sich Figuren mütterlicher Geliebter... more...

  • John Donne: The Critical Heritageby A.J. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 290.00

    This presents a record of how, from the nineteenth century onwards, critics viewed Donne, and how he became part of the literary canon. Contains writings on Donne from 1873 to 1923, including Kipling, Yeats, Pound, Eliot and Hardy. more...

  • Meaning by Shakespeareby Terence Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Terence Hawkes looks at King Lear, Measure for Measure, A Midsmmer Night's Dream and Coriolanus , as examples from this century of how Shakespeare's plays function as a language through which we generate meaning. more...

  • Christopher Marloweby Vivien Thomas; William Tydeman

    Routledge 1994; US$ 159.95

    Brings together for the first time in a single volume all the recognised sources of Marlowe's dramatic work. An invaluable resource for all those interested Marlowe and the development of Elizabethan theatre. more...

  • The Comedies of Shakespeareby William Shakespeare

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 24.95

    This Modern Library edition presents all fourteen comedies--each complete and unabridged--in the Shakespearean canon, along with notes and glossary. Here are: The Tempest The Two Gentlemen of Verona The Merry Wives of Windsor Measure for Measure The Comedy of Errors Much Ado About Nothing Love's Labour's Lost A Midsummer-Night's Dream... more...

  • Shakespeare, Marlow and the Politics of Franceby Richard Hillman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 138.00

    Taking a wide-ranging intertextual approach, Richard Hillman sets Early Modern English play-texts against political and cultural discourses concerning France, as these informed contemporary English consciousness. The English works explored go beyond those directly representing French affairs; the French examples include dramatic treatments of Joan... more...

  • Making Shakespeareby Tiffany Stern

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    This volume offers a lively introduction to the major issues of the stage and print history of the plays, and discusses what a Shakespeare play actually is. more...

  • The Tragedies of Shakespeareby William Shakespeare

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 24.95

    Contains the complete text of such Shakespeare tragedies as Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Macbeth. more...