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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Dana Van Kooy draws critical attention to Percy Bysshe Shelley as a dramatist and argues that his dramas represent a critical paradigm of romanticism in which history is 'staged'. Reading Shelley's dramas as a series of radical stages - historical reenactments and theatrical reproductions - Van Kooy highlights the cultural significance of the drama... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 62.00
By considering works including Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay , the revised Spanish Tragedy , and The Tempest , Nardizzi demonstrates how the “trees” within them were used in imaginative ways to mediate England’s resource crisis. more...
- Scribner 2017; US$ 22.00 US$ 15.50
From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time as well as a beloved professor who has taught the Bard for over half a century, an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of Falstaff?Shakespeare?s greatest enduring and complex comedic character. Falstaff is both a comic and tragic central protagonist in Shakespeare?s three... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 30.99
In the wake of the fear that gripped Europe after the fall of Constantinople in 1453, English dramatists, like their continental counterparts, began representing the Ottoman Turks in plays inspired by historical events. The Ottoman milieu as a dramatic setting provided English audiences with a common experience of fascination and fear of the Other.... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 234.00 US$ 202.80
Romance is a varied and fluid literary genre, notoriously difficult to define. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the many permutations of romance throughout the ages. Considers the literary and historical development of the romance genre from its classical origins to the present day Incorporates discussion of the changing readership... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 23.00
A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country?s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate and revealing readings of... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2009; US$ 2.99
Nora Helmer, the naive and pretty wife of Torvald, has no opinions or talents of her own in male-dominated 19th-Century Norwegian society. Their life is comfortable and respectable, and their ideals are conventional. But when Torvald was ill, Nora borrowed money from her father's bank with a forged signature and did not tell her husband. She is... more...