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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • Ah Cannae Tell a Lieby Harry Morris

    Black & White Publishing 2008; US$ 1.88

    The adventures of Harry the Polis - the self-appointed Chief Constable of funny stories - continue with this hilarious new collection. Join Harry on his new adventures as he tackles speeding motorists, visits the Blackhills of Glesca, calls time on some barking dogs, gets some Devine intervention and meets some gorgeous girls as he falls victim to... more...

  • Ben Jonsonby Anne Barton

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 44.00

    Anne Barton gives a reading of the plays that re-evaluates Ben Jonson as a dramatist. more...

  • Bloom's How to Write about Shakespeare's Historiesby Neil Heims; Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Shakespeare's vibrant history plays, including†Richard III, Henry V, and the two parts of Henry IV, spring to life with all the drama of the feuds, rivalries, and epic battles on which they were based. While Shakespeare was aware of the historical past and a keen observer of his own times, his true genius lies in the timeless universality he lends... more...

  • Cardenioby William Shakespeare; Gregory Doran; Antonio √lamo

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 12.99

    Set in the heat and dust of Andalusia in seventeenth-century Spain, Cardenio is the story of a friendship betrayed, with all the elements of a thriller: disguise, dishonour and deceit. A woman is seduced, a bride is forced to the altar, and a man runs mad among the mountains of the Sierra Morena. The history of the play is every bit as thrilling,... more...

  • The Challenge of Periodizationby Lawrence Besserman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Choice of Achillesby Susanne Wofford

    Stanford University Press 1992; US$ 75.00

    This book examines the ways that Classical and Renaissance epic poems often work against their expressed moral and political values. It combines a formal and tropological analysis that stresses difference and disjunction with a political analysis of the epic's figurative economy. It offers an interpretation of three epic poems - Homer's Iliad, Virgil's... more...

  • The Comedy of Errorsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    In the Shakespearean play that most closely resembles farce, two sets of identical twins, each separated for years, arrive in Ephesus and leave a trail of confusion and mistaken identity in their wake. While evoking one of Shakespeare's recurring themes---the restorative power of love--- this early work contains some of the playwright's developing... more...

  • The Custom of the Countryby John Fletcher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dante - Shakespeare - Goetheby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 19.08

    In der platonischen Akademie von Florenz wurde im 15. Jahrhundert entdeckt, dass sich durch die ganze abendlšndische 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...