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  • Americanizing Britainby Genevieve Abravanel

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    Americanizing Britain anatomizes the various ways British writers responded to the ever-increasing influence of U.S. culture on England and the rest of the world. more...

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

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 6.99

    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...

  • Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Centuryby Mirella Agorni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to appropriate images of Italy and adapt them to their own... more...

  • Tales Before Narniaby Douglas A. Anderson

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    In his acclaimed collection Tales Before Tolkien, Douglas A. Anderson illuminated the sources, inspirations, and influences that fired J.R.R. Tolkien?s genius. Now Anderson turns his attention to Tolkien?s colleague and friend C. S. Lewis, whose influence on modern fantasy, through his beloved Narnia books, is second only to Tolkien?s own. In many... more...

  • Fabulous Orientsby Ros Ballaster

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    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...

  • 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...

  • York Mystery Playsby Richard Beadle; Pamela M. King

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    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...

  • Saracens and the Making of English Identityby Siobhain Bly Calkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the ways in which discourses of religious, racial, and national identity blur and engage each other in the medieval West. Specifically, the book studies depictions of Muslims in England during the 1330s and argues that these depictions, although historically inaccurate, served to enhance and advance assertions of English national... more...

  • Prose by Victorian Womenby Andrea Broomfield; Sally Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • From Cairo to Baghdadby James Canton

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    Until the 1880s, British travellers to Arabia were for the most part wealthy dilettantes who could fund their travels from private means. With the advent of an Imperial presence in the region, as the British seized power in Egypt, the very nature of travel to the Middle East changed. Suddenly, ordinary men and women found themselves visiting the region... more...