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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 133.00

    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 adapted form... 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...

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

  • The Tragedy of Richard II Part One – A Newly Authenticated Play by Shakespeareby 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...

  • Shakespearean Educationsby Coppélia Kahn; Heather S. Nathans; Mimi Godfrey; Denise Albanese

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 89.99

    Shakespearean Educations expands the notion of 'education' beyond the classroom to literary clubs, private salons, public lectures, libraries, primers, and theatrical performance. This collection challenges scholars to consider how different groups in our society have adopted Shakespeare as part of a specifically 'American' education. This book maps... more...

  • Royal Marriage Secretsby John Ashdown-Hill

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    Were the 'Princes in the Tower' illegitimate? Did Henry VIII really have six wives? How virginal was the 'Virgin Queen'? Was James, Duke of Monmouth the heir to the throne, or just one of Charles II's bastards? Did George IV marry a German princess or a Catholic widow? Was Queen Victoria 'Mrs Brown'? These questions are explored in the context of... more...

  • The Tao and the Bardby Phillip DePoy

    Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95

    The Tao Te Ching or Book of the Way of Virtue is a touchstone of Eastern philosophy and mysticism. It has been called the wisest book ever written, and its author, Lao Tzu, is known as the Great Archivist. Shakespeare, the Bard, was the West?s greatest writer and even invented human nature, according to some. The Tao and the Bard is the delightful... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Rose of Loveby John Vyvyan

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2013; US$ 24.99

    Offering an unusual and exceptionally clear insight into Shakespeare?s philosophy and a viewpoint seldom considered, this book argues that his philosophy was consistent, consciously held, and profoundly Christian. Showing that Shakespeare appreciated the danger faced in writing at a time of major religious intolerance, it explains how the playwright... more...

  • Tyranny in Shakespeareby Mary Ann McGrail

    Lexington Books 2001; US$ 32.99

    Even the most explicitly political contemporary approaches to Shakespeare have been uninterested by his tyrants as such. But for Shakespeare, rather than a historical curiosity or psychological aberration, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. Mary Ann McGrail's recovery of the playwright's perspective challenges the grounds of this modern... more...