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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • The Challenge of Periodizationby Lawrence Besserman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    In these essays some of today's leading literary scholars and cultural critics re-examine major writers, genres, and themes in relation to their traditional period affiliations. The essays cover a broad range of writers and periods from the Middle Ages to the present, grouped in two main areas: Chaucer and Medieval and Renaissance studies (Larry D.... more...

  • Die Poetik des Widerstreitsby Albrecht Dröse

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 36.99

    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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 23.70

    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...

  • Love Sonnets of Shakespeareby William Shakespeare

    Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95

    Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love. more...

  • Mütterlichkeit unter Geliebten und Kameradenby Frank Krause

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 26.55

    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...

  • Dante - Shakespeare - Goetheby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 18.96

    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 Children's Shakespeareby Edith Nesbit; Rolf Klep

    Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 11.99

    As a writer, E. Nesbit understood that the stories are the least part of Shakespeare, but as a mother she also understood the need for simplicity. Envisioning this simplified introduction to works such as The Winter's Tale, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew -- eleven plays in all -- E. Nesbit set out to make them... more...

  • Thomas Wyattby Patricia Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Custom of the Countryby John Fletcher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

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