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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • 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 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...

  • The Devil's Charterby Barnabe Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

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

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

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Die Poetik des Widerstreitsby Albrecht Dröse

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 36.91

    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...

  • Family Life in the Age of Shakespeareby Bruce W. Young

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00

    From the star-crossed romance of Romeo and Juliet to Othello's misguided murder of Desdemona to the betrayal of King Lear by his daughters, family life is central to Shakespeare's dramas. This book helps students learn about family life in Shakespeare's England and in his plays. The book begins with an overview of the roots of Renaissance... more...

  • Faustby Jef Jacobs; Vincent Laarhoven; Ad van der Logt; Myra Nijhof

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 23.50

    Faust is het nieuwste deel in de AUP-reeks ?Tekst in Context?, waarnaar veel literatuurminnende docenten in het voortgezet onderwijs hebben uitgekeken. Op een uitdagende wijze presenteert dit boek de tradities van een groots literair thema: de Engelse Faust van Christopher Marlowe, de Duitse Historia van Docor Faustus, La Damnation de Faust van Hector... more...

  • Glitzch!by Kellett Hugh

    Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 0.99

    One man and his predictive text take on the people, institutions and events that shaped the course ofBritish history?with some hilarious results. From the soliloquies of Shakespeare to the Royal Family,nothing escapes unscathed in this riotous romp through the history books. Glitzch!'s cover girl the QueerVicar (Queen Victoria), Sir Waiter Takeaway... more...

  • Good and Evil in Shakespeare´s King Lear and Macbethby Alina Degünther

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 23.14

    The concepts of good and evil, which can be understood and defined differently, are two broad and sapid concepts because of its diverse interpretations. The two abstract notions have been discussed throughout the centuries since the human existence and continue to be a dispute today. However, the meaning of good and evil was especially interesting... more...

  • Hamletby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 60.00

    In Shakespeare's powerful drama of destiny and revenge, "Hamlet", the troubled prince of Denmark, must overcome his own self-doubt and avenge the murder of his father. Contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on "Hamlet", as well as a biography on Shakespeare. 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...