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  • Sanctius' Theory of Languageby Manuel Breva-Claramonte

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents the main tenets of Sanctius? linguistic theory and explores the questions raised by Robin Lakoff in her 1969 review of the Grammaire générale et raisonnée (Port Royal) . Part I surveys earlier developments in the study of language, in particular the Graeco-Roman and Medieval traditions, the Renaissance period, and Judaeo-Arabic... more...

  • The Singing Mastersby John O'Meara

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 9.99

    Fascinating... a delight not to be missed. It's a rare treat indeed to find such an honest, penetrating, wise and thoughtful autobiobiography.' - Eilís Dillon, The Irish Times 'A beautifully-written book.' - Benedict Kiely, Sunday Independent 'Wonderfully lyrical... and extremely well written. It is haunting and memorable. When you finish it, you can... more...

  • Who Knows Tomorrowby Lisa Lovatt-Smith

    Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 26.00

    Lisa Lovatt-Smith began her career in magazine publishing at the tender age of 18. After winning a writing contest Lisa began working as an intern for British Vogue . At 19 she became the youngest Photo Editor in Conde Nast history, thanks in part to Anna Wintour who saw Lisa?s potential early on. In 2002, after years of working in fashion, Lisa... more...

  • 1614?1624by Martin Opitz; Veronika Marschall; Wilhelm Kühlmann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 363.00

    Martin Opitz (1597?1639), poet, literary reformer, diplomat and cultural politician, is known as the "Father of German Poetry". As an important representative of Late European Humanism he did in fact write a large proportion of his works in Latin, a fact of which hitherto little account has been taken. The present edition publishes all his... more...

  • 1624-1631by Martin Opitz; Veronika Marschall; Robert Seidel; Wilhelm Kühlmann; Hans-Gert Roloff

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 377.00

    Martin Opitz (1597?1639), poet, literary reformer, diplomat and cultural politician, is known as the ?Father of German Poetry?. As an important representative of Late European Humanism he did in fact write a large proportion of his works in Latin, a fact of which hitherto little account has been taken. The present edition publishes all... more...

  • Alcuinby D.A. Bullough

    BRILL 2004; US$ 223.00

    An intellectual biography of Alcuin, the most prominent Anglo-Saxon scholar at the court of Charlemagne. It examines his early years in Northumbria and his time at the Carolingian court, reassessing the chronology of Alcuin's career and writings, and the significance of his large output. more...

  • Andreas Capellanus on Love?by Kathleen Andersen-Wyman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    A new look at Andreas Capellanus's De amore. more...

  • Bucolica - Fünf Eklogenby Simon Lemnius; Lothar Mundt; Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 140.00

    One of the most neglected areas of German humanism is the tradition of pastoral poetry in New Latin modeled on Virgil`s eclogues. Among the most prominent New Latin bucolic poets is Simon Lemnius (1511-1550), best known otherwise for his earlier poetic broadsides against Luther. The present edition is a major step towards a better understanding... more...

  • Caspar Brülow (1585-1627) und das Straßburger Akademietheaterby Michael Hanstein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 266.00

    Caspar Brülow (1585?1627) ranks among the most important dramatists working at the influential school stage of the Strasbourg Academy. This first-ever monograph about Brülow examines his life and work, paying particular attention to its historical motivation and content, intertextual connections, and Brülow?s discursive engagement with... more...

  • Das lateinische Drama der Frühen Neuzeitby Reinhold F. Glei; Robert Seidel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    The Early Modern Age (15th?18th cents) saw the appearance of a vast number of Latin plays. The papers collected in this volume analyse exemplars of individual dramas or complexes of dramas to provide insights into the fundamental structures of the genre, but also into differences determined by history, denomination and function. Attention... more...