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  • Playing the Game (NHB Modern Plays)by Bola Agbaje

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    Election time. The Students' Association needs a new President, and Akousa's achingly cool flatmates are certain she is perfect for the position. How can they persuade her, and how much is she willing to compromise? From the author of Gone Too Far! , Playing the Game was first staged at the Traverse Theatre, in 2010 as part of the Women, Power... more...

  • The Lioness (NHB Modern Plays)by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    Elizabeth I described herself as Queen, King and Prince, thriving in a male world, and saving the country from debt and wars. Self-proclaimed wife and mother to England, her virgin status was part of her myth, as she consistently refused marriage, citing herself as already taken. Here we see Elizabeth as both a woman and a leader as she encounters... more...

  • New Readings in the Literature of British India, c. 1780-1947by Shafquat Towheed

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 36.99

    The contributions to this book amply demonstrate the richness, vitality, and complexity of the colonial transactions between Britain and India over the last two centuries, and they do so by approaching the topic from a specific perspective: by interpreting the rubric 'new readings' as broadly, creatively, and productively as possible. They cover a... more...

  • The Unravelling (NHB Modern Plays)by Fin Kennedy

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 10.19

    In a fabric shop, a dying mother challenges her daughters to weave her the greatest tale, using nothing more than pieces of cloth. A Fringe First Award-winning play about the power of mythology to change your life. Written in an ensemble storytelling style that will suit younger performance groups around the country, especially those looking for... 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...

  • Classical Mythology in English Literatureby Geoffrey Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Classical Mythology in English Literature brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths. It allows students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history. Beginning with a concise introduction to the principle Greco-Roman gods and heroes, the anthology then focuses on... more...

  • The Routledge Anthology of Renaissance Dramaby Simon Barker; Hilary Hinds

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.95

    This anthology offers a full introduction to Renaissance theatre in its historical and political context, along with newly edited and thoroughly annotated texts of the following plays: * The Spanish Tragedy (Thomas Kyd) * Arden of Faversham (Anon.) * Edward II (Christopher Marlowe) * A Woman Killed with Kindness (Thomas Heywood) * The Tragedy... more...

  • Civility and Empireby Anindyo Roy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 120.00

    This book addresses the idea of 'civility' as a manifestation of the fluidity and ambivalence of imperial power as reflected in British colonial literature and culture. Discussions of Anglo-Indian romances of 1880-1900, E.M. Forster's The Life to Come and Leonard Woolf's writings show how the appeal to civility had a significant effect on the constitution... more...

  • Rousseau, Robespierre and English Romanticismby Gregory Dart

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00

    Re-examines Rousseau's influence on French Revolution and English Romanticism, through the mediating figure of Robespierre. more...

  • Text, Theory, Spaceby Kate Darian-Smith; Liz Gunner; Sarah Nuttall

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Text, Theory, Space is a landmark in post-colonial criticism and theory. Focusing on two white settler societies, South Africa and Australia, the contributors investigate the meaning of 'the South' as an aesthetic, political, geographical and cultural space. Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines which include literature, history, urban and cultural... more...