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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Arguing that the location of idealised maternity for women is in the act of writing educational discourse rather than in the physical performance of the maternal role, Davies plots the formation of a written paradigm of maternal education that associates maternity with educational authority. She examines a wide range of genres by authors that include... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
Surveying the development and varieties of blank verse in the English playhouses, this book is a natural history of iambic pentameter in English. Marina Tarlinskajas statistical analysis of versification focuses on Shakespeare, but places his work in the literary context of the times. Her results offer new ways to think about the dating of plays,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Only recently have scholars begun to note Cavendishs references to God, spirits, and the rational soul, and little has been published in this regard. This volume addresses that scarcity by taking up the theological threads woven into Cavendishs ideas about Nature, matter, magic, governance, and social... more...
- Running Press 2014; US$ 14.00
Artist Liz Climo has charmed her fans with her comic world of whimsical animal characters, where everyone from grizzly bears, dinosaurs, rabbits, and anteaters grapple with everyday life with wit and humor. Through her comics, we discover that an armadillo can dress for Halloween, a dinosaur can be a loving parent ... and a rhino can squeeze orange... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
Attacked by T.S. Eliot and F.R. Leavis, Shelley's poetry has, over the last few decades, enjoyed a revival of critical interest. His radical politics and arrestingly original poetic strategies have been studied from a variety of perspectives - formalist, deconstructionist, new historicist, feminist and others. Of all the Romantics, Shelly has benefited... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
Provides a comprehensive and entertaining account of the vitality and variety of achievement in seventeenth-century English poetry. Revised and up-dated throughout, Dr Parfitt has added new material on poets as varied as Marvell and Traherne. There is also a completely new chapter on women poets of the seventeenth century which considers the significant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The Merry Wives of Windsor is a much neglected comedy by Shakespeare. Initially popular, it was subsequently dismissed and marginalised as one of his weakest plays. However, recent developments in feminist, ecocritical and new historicist criticism have led to a revival of interest, and this collection of 17 essays by top Shakespeare scholars sheds... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00
Many more people encountered newspapers, business press products or jobbing print than the glamorous books of the Enlightenment. This book looks at the way in which print effected a business revolution. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
Robert Browning (1812-89) rivals Tennyson as the major Victorian poet with such important works as Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances and Lyrics, Men and Women, Dramatic Personae and the monumental The Ring and the Book . He is known for his development of the dramatic monologue in which he recreated the world of Renaissance Italy, and provided... more...