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  • Experimentation on the English Stage, 1695-1708by Elisabeth J Heard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    At the beginning of the eighteenth century, British theatre saw a shift from what critics call 'Restoration' to 'sentimental' comedy. Focusing on the career of the Irish dramatist George Farquhar (1678-1707), this book argues that experimentation was the basis for this change. more...

  • The Inferno of Danteby Maxine L. Margolis; Lacy Lockert

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 33.00 US$ 30.03

    Translated into English terza rima verse with introduction and notes by Lacy Lockert. Originally published in 1931. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts... more...

  • Aproximació a l'altre / An approach to the otherby Enric Balaguer; Maria Jesús Francés; Vicent Vidal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00

    The aim of this article is to elaborate a biographical story of Juan Antonio Llinàs i de Ortiz which remarks two unknown aspects of his life: firstly, the confidence he had in the romantic formulation of science in an emotional logic as the magnetism and, secondly, the conviction that a federal republic was the only regime that would have ensured... more...

  • Avalon, 66° Nordby Matthias Egeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.97

    In der bisherigen Forschung ist wiederholt die Frage aufgeworfen worden, ob die Paradiesgefilde des Ódáinsakr und der Glæsisvellir der mittelalterlichen isländischen Mythologie auf keltische Einflüsse zurückgehen, und wie genau diese Einflüsse zu fassen und sozial und historisch einzuordnen sind. Um diese Fragen zu beantworten, arbeitet... more...

  • The Shadow of Deathby Mark Canuel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    The Shadow of Death is a timely and ambitious reassessment of English Romantic literature and the unique role it played in one of the great liberal political causes of the modern age. Mark Canuel argues that Romantic writers in Great Britain led one of the earliest assaults on the death penalty and were instrumental in bringing about penal-law reforms.... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Jewsby James Shapiro

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    James Shapiro?s unvarnished look at how Jews were portrayed in Elizabethan England challenged scholars to recognize the significance of Jewish questions in Shakespeare?s day. From accounts of Christians masquerading as Jews to fantasies of settling foreign Jews in Ireland, Shapiro?s work delves deeply into the cultural insecurities of Elizabethans... more...

  • Rodrigo Díaz, del hombre al mitoby Martin Oscar; Ivy Corfis

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 219.95

    This book explores the development of the early historical and legendary tradition concerning Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, el Cid (c. 1048-1099), the most famous medieval Spanish hero. more...

  • Imperial Emotionsby Javier Krauel

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99

    A ground-breaking work that considers myths of the Spanish empire from the perspective of cultural responses to its demise. more...

  • Scripto sopra Theseu Reby Marco Maggiore

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 302.67

    Die Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie zählen zu den renommiertesten Fachpublikationen der Romanistik. Sie pflegen ein gesamtromanisches Profil, das neben den Nationalsprachen auch die weniger im Fokus stehenden romanischen Sprachen mit einschließt. In der Reihe erscheinen ausgewählte Monographien und Sammelbände zur... more...

  • Modernism and the Avant-garde Body in Spain and Italyby Nicolás Fernández-Medina; Maria Truglio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This interdisciplinary volume interrogates bodily thinking in avant-garde texts from Spain and Italy during the early twentieth century and their relevance to larger modernist preoccupations with corporeality. It examines the innovative ways Spanish and Italian avant-gardists explored the body as a locus for various aesthetic and sociopolitical considerations... more...