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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • William Shakespeareby Sonja Fielitz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 13.87

    Seit über 350 Jahren wird kontinuierlich Shakespeare-Philologie betrieben. Diese Einführung belegt, dass die fruchtbare Auseinandersetzung mit dem englischen Nationaldichter noch lange nicht an ihr Ende gekommen ist. Weit davon entfernt, endgültige Antworten zu liefern, präsentiert sich das Forschungsfeld in ständiger Bewegung. Dem trägt diese Einführung... more...

  • The Challenge of Periodizationby Lawrence Besserman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

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

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.92

    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...

  • Die Poetik des Widerstreitsby Albrecht Dröse

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 45.13

    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...

  • Mütterlichkeit unter Geliebten und Kameradenby Frank Krause

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 32.39

    Die außerfamiliale Bedeutung der Mütterlichkeit als Kompetenz, den eigensinnig Anderen sorgend zu fördern, ist umstritten. In Liebesbeziehungen unter Erwachsenen gilt sie meist als Symptom problematischer Abhängigkeiten, doch als zivilgesellschaftliche Tugend steht sie hoch im Kurs. Vor diesem Hintergrund erweisen sich Figuren mütterlicher Geliebter... more...

  • John Donne: The Critical Heritageby A.J. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 290.00

    This presents a record of how, from the nineteenth century onwards, critics viewed Donne, and how he became part of the literary canon. Contains writings on Donne from 1873 to 1923, including Kipling, Yeats, Pound, Eliot and Hardy. more...

  • Meaning by Shakespeareby Terence Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Terence Hawkes looks at King Lear, Measure for Measure, A Midsmmer Night's Dream and Coriolanus , as examples from this century of how Shakespeare's plays function as a language through which we generate meaning. more...

  • Christopher Marloweby Vivien Thomas; William Tydeman

    Routledge 1994; US$ 159.95

    Brings together for the first time in a single volume all the recognised sources of Marlowe's dramatic work. An invaluable resource for all those interested Marlowe and the development of Elizabethan theatre. more...

  • Shakespeare: The Basicsby Sean Mcevoy

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 23.95

    Aimed squarely at the student new to Shakespeare, this volume provides a through introduction to the plays, based on the exciting new approaches shaping the field of Shakespeare studies. The author offers a refreshingly clear guide to Shakespeare's language; the plays as performance texts; the cultural and political contexts of the plays; early modern... more...

  • The Comedies of Shakespeareby William Shakespeare

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 24.95

    This Modern Library edition presents all fourteen comedies--each complete and unabridged--in the Shakespearean canon, along with notes and glossary. Here are: The Tempest The Two Gentlemen of Verona The Merry Wives of Windsor Measure for Measure The Comedy of Errors Much Ado About Nothing Love's Labour's Lost A Midsummer-Night's Dream... more...