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  • The Cambridge Companion to Petrarchby Albert Russell Ascoli; Unn Falkeid

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    An account of the life and works of Petrarch, scholar and poet, and his influence on European literature and culture. more...

  • The Troubadoursby Simon Gaunt; Sarah Kay

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00

    A general introduction for students to the world of troubadours: poets, poetry, music and culture. more...

  • Reassessing John Buchanby Kate Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    A collection of edited essays on the novelist John Buchan (1875-1940), author of, among many other works, "The Thirty-Nine Steps" (1915), "Witch Wood" (1927) and "Sick Heart River" (1940). It considers Buchan's writing and reputation from the perspective of the twenty-first century and examines Buchan's major fiction and non-fictional writing. more...

  • Mary Cholmondeley Reconsideredby Carolyn W de la L Oulton; SueAnn Schatz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book provides a necessary critical reappraisal of one of the most challenging and subversive of nineteenth-century women writers. more...

  • 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

    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 paperback editions preserve the original... 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$ 182.00

    Egeler has produced the first scholarly treatise about the mythical kingdoms of Ódáinsakr und Glæsisvelir that fully examines the relevant materials and places them in the larger context of religious and literary history. He shows that these two mythical otherworldly realms in Old West Norse tradition represent the northern reception of... more...

  • Samuel Beckettby Laura Salisbury

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Reads Beckett's comic timing as part of a post-war ethics of representationSamuel Beckett is a funny writer. He is also an author whose work is taken to respond ethically to the unspeakable seriousness of the post-Holocaust situation. How can these two statements sit together?Ranging widely over Beckett's fiction, drama, and critical writings,... more...

  • Our Nazisby Petra Rau

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Why has a fascination with fascism re-emerged after the Cold War? What is its cultural function now, in an era of commemoration? Focusing particularly on the British context, this study offers the first analysis of contemporary popular and literary fiction, film, TV and art exhibitions about Nazis and Nazism. Petra Rau brings this material into dialogue... more...