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  • Shakespeare, Dissent and the Cold Warby Alfred Thomas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Shakespeare, Dissent and the Cold War is the first book to read Shakespeare's drama through the lens of Cold War politics. The book uses the Cold War experience of dissenting artists in theatre and film to highlight the coded religio-political subtexts in Hamlet , King Lear , Macbeth and The Winter's Tale . more...

  • Thomas Hardy, Time and Narrativeby Ken Ireland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    How is Hardy's development of thematics and characters matched by that of narrative techniques and his handling of time? This book uses narratological methods to stress the interdependence of content and expression in a key transitional writer between the Victorian and Modernist eras. more...

  • Bodily Pain in Romantic Literatureby Jeremy Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions. Urged on by some of their most deeply felt preoccupations ? and in the case of figures like Coleridge and P. B. Shelley, by their own experiences... more...

  • Childhood and Children's Books in Early Modern Europe 1550-1800by Andrea Immel; Michael Witmore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Magical Realism and Cosmopolitanismby Kim Anderson Sasser

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Magical Realism and Cosmopolitanism details a variety of functionalities of the mode of magical realism, focusing on its capacity to construct sociological representations of belonging. This usage is traced closely in the novels of Ben Okri, Salman Rushdie, Cristina García, and Helen Oyeyemi. more...

  • D. H. Lawrenceby John Beer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    A full account of Lawrence, ranging from his talent as a young writer to the continuing genius of his later work, and concentrating on his exceptionally acute powers of observation, both human and natural. more...

  • Commemorating Writers in Nineteenth-Century Europeby Joep Leerssen; Ann Rigney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This volume offers detailed accounts of the cults of individual writers and a comparative perspective on the spread of centenary fever across Europe. It offers a fascinating insight into the interaction between literature and cultural memory, and the entanglement between local, national and European identities at the highpoint of nation-building.... more...

  • Inventing the Enemyby Umberto Eco

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 15.95

    A  collection of timely essays written over the last ten years by Umberto Eco, internationally acclaimed and best-selling author. more...

  • Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemporaryby Gillian Partington; Adam Smyth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This rich and varied collection of essays by scholars and interviews with artists approaches the fraught topic of book destruction from a new angle, setting out an alternative history of the cutting, burning, pulping, defacing and tearing of books from the medieval period to our own age. more...

  • Dante und die Templergnosisby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 62.65

    Dantes Göttliche Komödie, eines der größten Werke der Weltliteratur, ist erst nach siebenhundert Jahren der Auslegung und Forschung als dichterisches Zeugnis der untergegangenen geistigen Tradition der Templergnosis erkannt worden. Der erste und wichtigste Bahnbrecher dieser Entdeckung, Robert John, hat die Templergnosis eine Glückseligkeitslehre genannt.... more...