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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The Legacy of Boadicea explores the construction of personal and national identities in early modern England. It highlights the problems and anxieties of national identity in a nation with no native classical past. Written in an accessible style, The Legacy of Boadicea : * offers powerful new readings of the ancient British past in Shakespeare's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 271.95
The Poems of Browning is the first collected edition to be based on the earliest printed texts, and to present these texts in order of their composition.Together, volumes I and II provide an authoritative and accessible tribute to this great poet. Volume I, 1826-1840 traces Browning's career up to the writing of Sordello . It includes his only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
The author here reassesses the concept of ?masculinity?, and argues that it cannot be seen as an absolute standard, but only as the product of perpetual conflict between competing and unstable models. The argument is sustained by a close reading of the problematic conflict between gendered values in eighteenth-century classical learning. Pope?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 271.95
The Poems of Browning is the first collected edition to be based on the earliest printed texts, and to present these texts in order of their composition.Together, volumes I and II provide an authoritative and accessible tribute to this great poet. Volume II, 1841-1846 includes Pippa Passes and many of the poems for which Browning is best known... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 280.95
This is the first edition of Shelley to present the poetry in chronological order with full annotation, and the first to make full use of the wealth of manuscript material and scholarship that exists on Shelley. Volume 1 contains a mass of new and important material such as the early 'Esdaile' poems and thw whole of the 'Scope Davis' notebook. There... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource orientation, countering the popular narrative of vernaculars as problems in schools. The book is divided into two parts, with the first... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 21.86
Why does Shakespeare write in the way he does? And how can actors and directors get the most out of his incomparable plays? In Speaking the Speech , Giles Block – ‘Master of the Words? at Shakespeare?s Globe – sets out to answer these two simple questions. The result is the most authoritative, most comprehensive book yet written on speaking Shakespeare?s... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 21.70
Hauptbeschreibung Mit seinem "Tableau de Paris" hat LouisSébastien Mercier als erster überhaupt die Großstadt als sozialen Kosmos entdeckt und mit empathischer Hingebung und scharfem Witz beschrieben. Das Werk, das in zwölf Bänden mit mehr als tausend Kapiteln ab 1781 veröffentlicht wurde, vibriert von der Unruhe der Jahre vor der Revolution, die... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 36.48
Hauptbeschreibung Der Hermetismus bildet ein wesentliches Element der religiös inspirierten Wissensgeschichte der Frühen Neuzeit und wirkt über einzelne Topoi auch in literarischen Texten des späten 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts fort. Die Studien des vorliegenden Buchs verfolgen die Ausprägungen dieses Wissens am Leitfaden einer klaren begriffshistorischen... more...