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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • Historische letterkunde vandaag en morgenby Jürgen Pieters

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 42.50

    De studie van de historische letterkunde staat steeds meer onder druk, zowel aan de universiteit als daarbuiten. In de ons omringende landen heeft de marginale positie van de historische letterkunde geleid tot een vernieuwing van de traditionele methode waarmee teksten uit het verleden doorgaans werden gelezen. Vooral in de Angelsaksische wereld zijn... more...

  • Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeareby W. Reginald Rampone

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 72.00

    The theme of sexuality is often integral to Shakespeare's works and therefore merits a thorough exploration. Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeare begins with descriptions of sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome, medieval England, and early-modern Europe and England, then segues into examinations of the role of sexuality in Shakespeare's plays... more...

  • Shakespeare's Sonnets: Loves, Layers, Languagesby Sonja Fielitz

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 26.50

    Hauptbeschreibung 'Shakespeare's Sonnets: Loves, Layers, Languages' does not only testify to the longevity of the Bard´s sonnets by covering various original aspects from their publication to the present but also takes them beyond England, that is, to Wales and Scotland, and to the Continent. The fresh idea behind it is that Shakespeare´s sonnets... more...

  • König Artus trifft Tristan und Isolde: Der Artushof in den mittelhochdeutschen Tristandichtungenby Daniela Bach

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Noch heute, über 800 Jahre nach ihrer Entstehung, kennt jeder die abenteuerlichen Erzählungen um König Artus und seine Ritter der Tafelrunde und die tragische Liebesgeschichte von Tristan und Isolde. Was heute fast nur noch Germanisten wissen ist hingegen, dass in der Entstehungszeit beider Erzähltraditionen im Hochmittelalter... more...

  • Shakespeare's Lifeby Brett Foster

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Providing important context for his greatest works, Shakespeare's Life presents a thorough biography of the Bard, featuring the latest findings from scholars about his life and his works. Included is coverage of his upbringing in Stratford, his marriage and family life, the process of writing his greatest works, and his life after the theater.... more...

  • Hamlet im Filmby Zrinka Cutura

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung William Shakespeares Tragödie Hamlet ist nicht nur ein zentrales Werk der Weltliteratur, sondern seit den ersten Tagen bewegter Bilder auch eine ständige Inspiration für Filmemacher aus aller Welt. Unzählige Male wurde der Stoff für die Leinwand und das Fernsehen adaptiert. Laurence Olivier, Mel Gibson oder Ethan Hawke schlüpften... more...

  • Die Entdeckung Shakespeares auf der deutschen Bühne des 18. Jahrhundertsby Renata Häublein

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 154.00

    The study is concerned with the way the love of Shakespeare evinced by the German theatre and its audiences began and developed in the 18th century. In fact, this is a history of 'love at second sight'. When the German stages discovered Shakespeare in the second half of the 18th century, they initially performed the dramas in a heavily... more...

  • The Tragedy of Richard II Part Oneby Michael Egan

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2006; US$ 139.95

    This is a new edition of an anonymous Elizabethan history play that has intrigued Shakespeare scholars for more than a century. Using modern computer softwares to degrain and magnify the text, Michael Egan resolves many of the transcription difficulties presented by the handwritten manuscript to produce the most authoritative edition yet available.... more...

  • The Tragedy of Richard II Part One – A Newly Authenticated Play by Shakespeare (Book One)by Michael Egan

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2006; US$ 139.95

    This is a new, three-volume edition of an anonymous Elizabethan history play that has intrigued Shakespeare scholars for more than a century. Using modern computer softwares to degrain and magnify the text, Michael Egan resolves many of the transcription difficulties presented by the handwritten MS to produce the most authoritative edition yet available.... more...