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Literary history and criticism

  • Quotable Shakespeareby Max Morris

    Summersdale 2015; US$ 6.99

    Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have immortal longings in me.  ?Cleopatra, Antony and Cleopatra Truth has a quiet breast.  ?Thomas Mowbray, Richard III Marriage is a matter of more worth Than to be dealt in by attorneyship.  ?Earl of Suffolk, Henry VI, Part I This entertaining collection gathers together William Shakespeare's wisest and... more...

  • W.B. Yeats and World Literatureby Dr Barry Sheils

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Arguing for a reconsideration of William Butler Yeats?s work in the light of contemporary studies of world literature, Barry Sheils shows how reading Yeats enables a fuller understanding of the relationship between the extensive map of world literary production and the intensities of poetic practice. Yeats?s appropriation of Japanese Noh theatre,... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Power of the Faceby Professor James A Knapp

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Throughout his plays, Shakespeare placed an extraordinary emphasis on the power of the face to reveal or conceal moral character and emotion, repeatedly inviting the audience to attend carefully to facial features and expressions. The essays collected here disclose that an attention to the power of the face in Shakespeare?s England helps explain moments... more...

  • Prozesskostenfondsby Marcel Lötscher

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 18.61

    Die gewerbliche Prozessfinanzierung ist eine juristische Finanzdienstleistung mit dem Charakter eines Investmentvehikels. Die Prozessfinanzierungsgesellschaft sichert der anspruchsberechtigten Partei gegen Erfolgsbeteiligung und Sicherungszession die Übernahme sämtlicher Prozesskosten zu. Den dafür notwendigen Kapitalbedarf deckt die Prozessfinanzierungsgesellschaft... more...

  • Tragedy and Trauma in the Plays of Christopher Marloweby Dr Mathew R Martin; Dr Helen Ostovich

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Contending that criticism of Marlowe?s plays has been limited by humanist conceptions of tragedy, this book engages with trauma theory, especially psychoanalytic trauma theory, to offer a fresh critical perspective within which to make sense of the tension in Marlowe?s plays between the tragic and the traumatic. The author argues that tragedies are... more...

  • Organiz'd Innocenceby Rudd E. Margaret

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1956, this book has been described by the author as something of a biographical novel, somewhere between formal scholarly criticism and a more creative form of writing. It looks at the meaning of Blake?s visions and how the troubles of his life affected his poems known as the prophetic books. It focuses on the story of the universal... more...

  • An Introduction to the Study of Blakeby Max Plowman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    First published in 1927 (this edition in 1967), this book is about Blake, his symbols, and their meanings. As Ward says in his forward, the volume goes beyond Blake, becoming universal and timeless, and is about Religion.  Plowman?s book presents itself, not as a critical text, but an interpretative one, and the study therefore illuminates the work... more...

  • Blake's Heroic Argumentby David Fuller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    First published in 1988, this book is a study of all Blake?s work in illuminated printing. It traces in particular, the development of his ideas on politics, religion, sexuality, and the imagination. There are substantial sections on some of Blake?s best-known works, including the Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and the Songs of Innocence and Experience... more...

  • Blake, Politics, and Historyby Jackie DiSalvo; G. A. Rosso; Christopher Z. Hobson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the conversations articulated in Blake?s art by introducing new,... more...

  • Divided Imageby Rudd E. Margaret

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1953, this book examines Blake?s vision and its impact on the work of Yeats who imitated Blake in the hope that he might find that same vision. Margaret Rudd?s approach is literary as well as philosophical, and psychological and she discusses the work of both poets in this way. more...