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- Penguin Books Ltd 1975; US$ 23.98
Humour, pathos and suffering, and the culminating drama of the Crucifixion and Resurrection, give these plays a wonderful immediacy. Their action was conceived on a cosmic scale and all the enthusiasm and vitality of their writing is retained to this day. The energies of whole communities, notably at Chester, York and Wakefield, were devoted to their... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 123.00
This book explores two kinds of self-presentation in Tibet and the Tibetan diaspora: that of British writers in their travel texts to Tibet from 1774 to 1910 and that of Tibetans in recent autobiographies in English. McMillin contends that Tibet and the Anglophone West have had a long, complex, and convoluted relationship that can be explored, in part,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95
This book features five plays from the English Renaissance that explore political questions and developments by telling stories about the erotic impulses of a ruler. The volume contains fully annotated and modernized versions of Marlowe's Edward II, Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, Massinger's The Duke of Milan, Davenant's The Cruel... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 44.99
The first book-length study of the oriental tale in England since 1908, Fabulous Orients is an original work of criticism which illustrates the centrality of narratives of and from the eastern territories of Turkey, Persia, China, and India in the formation of the novel and constructions of western identity in a culture on the threshold of empire.... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 8.99
These four plays in the Oxford English Drama series capture the range of responses to the fashionable and daring libertine movement in the second half of the seventeenth century. A Fond Husband and Friendship in Fashion are lesser-known comic gems of the Restoration stage; The Man of Mode is Etherege's masterpiece, and The Libertine is Shadwell's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This volume focuses on the literary connotations of the 'Channel Packet' and sets forth lively dialogues between French and British culture at a key period of artistic innovation and exchange between 'high' and popular art forms. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
The study of literature still tends to be nation-based, even when direct evidence contradicts longstanding notions of an autonomous literary canon. In a time when current events make inevitable the acceptance of a global perspective, the essays in this volume suggest a corrective to such scholarly limitations: the contributors offer alternatives to... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2012; US$ 39.99
Through an examination of a representative body of non-fiction prose from the French Revolution debate and a variety of subgenres of the novel from the 1790-1814 period, this study traces the development of the discursive phenomenon it describes as ?the struggle for history?s authority? and the consequences thereof for the British novel. In particular,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00
This book traces the process through which authors like Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton adapted, rewrote, or resisted romance, mapping a world in which new cross-cultural contacts and religious conflicts demanded a rethinking of some of the most fundamental terms of early modern identity. more...