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  • In Byron's Shadowby David Roessel

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99

    Modern Greece, constructed by the early nineteenth-century ideals and ideas associated with Byron, has been "haunted, holy ground" in English and American literature for almost two centuries. In Byron's Shadow analyzes how authors employ ideas about romantic nationalism, gender politics, shifts in cultural constructions, and literary experimentation... more...

  • Distribution und Übersetzung englischen Schrifttums im Deutschland des 18. Jahrhundertsby Jennifer Willenberg

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.79

    Whether Enlightenment philosophy, Shakespeare, landscape gardening or fashionable clothing - the 18th Century is considered to be the most "English" century in German history. This study examines the material basis of this intensive cultural transfer at the point where the history of the book trade overlaps with the history of science and... more...

  • The Duchess of Malfiby Frank Kermode

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00

    Edited and with an Introduction by Frank Kermode A Woman Killed with Kindness by Thomas Heywood Volpone by Ben Jonson The Revenger?s Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur The Maid?s Tragedy by John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William... more...

  • Über die Sprache und Weisheit der Indierby Friedrich Schlegel; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 165.00

    This volume presents a fac simile edition of Friedrich Schlegel?s Über die Sprache und Weisheit der Indier. Ein Beitrag zur Begründung der Altertumskunde (Heidelberg, 1808). It is preceded by an introductory article by Sebastiano Timpanaro ?Friedrich Schlegel and the beginnings of Indo-European linguistics in Germany?. more...

  • York Mystery Playsby Richard Beadle; Pamela M. King

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99

    This volume is the only paperback to offer the main body of the plays which make up York's famous Corpus Christi cycle. The selection here emphasises the scope of the oldest and best-preserved of the English Mystery cycles, and the modern spelling, detailed notes, and general introduction make the volume particularly useful for both readers and actors. more...

  • Critics of Capitalismby Elisabeth Jay; Richard Jay

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 54.00

    By the start of the Victorian period the school of British economists acknowledging Adam Smith as its master was in the ascendancy. 'Political Economy', a catch-all title which ignored the diversity of viewpoints to be found amongst the discipline's leading proponents, became associated in the popular mind with moral and political forces held to be... more...

  • 1742-1759by Johann J. Winckelmann; Walther Rehm

    De Gruyter 1952; US$ 180.41

    Briefe : Kritisch - Historische Gesamtausgabe (vol 1) more...

  • East is Eastby Ayub Khan-Din

    Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 14.99

    The play that gave birth to the smash-hit film - a wonderful comedy about growing up in multiracial Salford. The six Khan children, entangled in arranged marriages and bell-bottoms, are trying to find their way growing up in 1970s Salford. They are all caught between their Pakistani father's insistence on Asian traditions, their English mother's... more...

  • Briefe bis 1764. Kleine Aufsätze von 1764. Briefe bis 1769. Kleine Aufsätze bis 1769by Johann Georg Hamann; Friedrich Roth

    De Gruyter 1822; US$ 148.56

    Briefe bis 1764. Kleine Aufsätze von 1764. Briefe bis 1769. Kleine Aufsätze bis 1769 more...

  • Metamorphosesby Ovid

    Indiana University Press 1960; US$ 10.99

    "The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the ancients that it becomes an important event when at last a good poet comes up with a translation into English verse." ?John Crowe Ransom "... a charming and expert English version, which is right in tone for the Metamorphoses."?Francis... more...