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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Carter explores early modern culture's reception of Ovid through the manipulation of Ovidian myth by Shakespeare, Middleton, Heywood, Marlowe and Marston. With a focus on sexual violence, homosexuality, incest and idolatry, Carter analyses how depictions of mythology represent radical ideas concerning gender and sexuality. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 83.00
Early modern kings adopted a new style of government, Realpolitik, as spelled out in Machiavelli?s writings. Tudor monarchs, well aware of their questionable right to the throne, posed as great dissimulators, similarly to the modern prince who ?must learn from the fox and the lion?. This book paints a portrait of a successful politician according to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00
E.M.Forster's Modernism is the first detailed and comprehensive investigation into Forster's relationship to Modernism. A fresh and original study, it situates Forster's fiction within a range of early twentieth-century contexts: socio-political, generic and aesthetic. It advances the argument that Forster's fiction embodies an important strand within... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 22.99
This work offers a survey of the history of the rule, "Do unto others as you want others to do unto you". It traces the rule's history in contexts as diverse as the writings of Confucius and the Greek philosophers, the Bible, modern theology and philosophy, and the American "self-help" context. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
This much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political and cultural history of black British and the term 'black British' itself. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 65.00
Slender and yet panoramic in scope, historical and yet relevant to current-day concerns, Laura Esquivels Like Water for Chocolate has provoked from the outset a divergent range of critical opinions. The essays in A Recipe for Discourse: Perspectives on L more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 74.99
This volume foments exploration of how Spanish cities, big and small, are experiencing transformation in architecture, popular customs and festivals, economics, family dynamics, and social and political agency through the arrival of new residents from around the globe. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 24.45
Geschichte, Gegenwart und Perspektiven der Beschäftigung mit deutscher Sprache und Kultur im subsaharischen Afrika. Die Beschäftigung mit der deutschen Sprache und Kultur trifft in dem großen und vielfältigen Raum, den das subsaharische Afrika umfasst, auf sehr unterschiedliche Voraussetzungen. Diese Bandbreite mit ihren sprachenpolitischen Implikationen... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00
Through studies of individual writers, this book reveals the inextricable connection between naturalism and literary modernism. more...