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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • Ben Jonsonby Anne Barton

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 72.00

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

  • 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...

  • Kulturpolitik und Kunstgeschichteby Ursula Franke; Annemarie Gethmann-Seifert

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2005; US$ 71.39

    Hauptbeschreibung Einleitung: Über Kunst nach dem "Ende der Kunst". Zur Aktualität von Hegels Berliner Vorlesungen über Philosophie der Kunst oder Ästhetik I. Kunst in der modernen Welt Jeong-Im Kwon: Das moderne Ideal und die kulturelle Rolle der Kunst. Hegels Bestimmung der Kunst für die Gegenwart Elisabeth Weisser-Lohmann: Der Staat und die... more...

  • The Essaysby Francis Bacon; John Pitcher

    Penguin Books Ltd 1985; US$ 19.18

    One of the major political figures of his time, Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) served in the court of Elizabeth I and ultimately became Lord Chancellor under James I in 1617. A scholar, wit, lawyer and statesman, he wrote widely on politics, philosophy and science - declaring early in his career that 'I have taken all knowledge as my province'. In this,... more...

  • The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Worksby Thomas Nashe; J. Steane

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 27.18

    Written in the late sixteenth century, at the pinnacle of the English Renaissance, the rich and ingenious works of Thomas Nashe uniquely reveal the ambivant nature of the Elizabethan era. Mingling the devout and the bawdy, scholarship and slang, they express throughout an irrepressible, inexhaustible wit and an astonishing command of language. This... more...

  • Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeareby W. Reginald Rampone

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 72.00

    This book examines the important themes of sexuality, gender, love, and marriage in stage, literary, and film treatments of Shakespeare's plays. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeareby Arthur F. Kinney

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 169.99

    Situated within the Oxford Handbooks to Literature series, the group of Oxford Handbooks to Shakespeare are designed to record past and present investigations and renewed and revised judgments by both familiar and younger Shakespearean specialists. Each of these volumes is edited by one or more internationally distinguished Shakespeareans; together,... more...

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

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 25.41

    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...

  • The Tempest Study Guideby William Shakespeare

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95

    Containing 11 reproducible exercises to maximize vocabulary development and comprehension skills, these guides include pre-and post-reading activities, story synopses, key vocabulary, and answer keys. more...