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- HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available
The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered its publication. Suitable for tablets. Some special characters may not display correctly on older devices. more...
- John Blake 2014; US$ 18.99
With two collections of his verse written during World War I, Siegfried Sassoon established himself among the greatest of the war poets. Beyond that, the memoirs of his service with the Royal Welch Fusiliers on the Western Front, beginning with Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man , rank perhaps as highly as his poetry, and have done much to shape our modern... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 4.95
A classic collection From the exquisite lyric ? To Helen ,? to the immortal masterpieces ? Annabel Lee,? ?The Bells, ? and ? The Raven,? The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe demonstrates the author?s gift for the form. more...
- 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...
- Scribner 2011; US$ 18.00
Since its first appearance in 1962, M. L. Rosenthal's classic selection of Yeats's poems and plays has attracted hundreds of thousands of readers. This newly revised edition includes 211 poems and 4 plays. It adds The Words Upon the Window-Pane, one of Yeats's most startling dramatic works in its realistic use of a seance as the setting for an eerily... 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...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2009; US$ 51.88
?Büchner wieder lesen, heißt die eigene Lage schärfer sehn.? So umschreibt Christa Wolf die ungebrochene Aktualität Georg Büchners, dessen vielschichtiges ?uvre bis heute immer wieder zum Nachdenken auffordert. Neben Beiträgen zur Rezeption und Wirkung bietet das Handbuch detaillierte Analysen der Einzelwerke, die sowohl die Entstehungs- und Gattungsgeschichte... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
Poet, celebrity, and revolutionary, Lord (George Gordon) Byron was one of the most influential and controversial figures of the first half of the nineteenth century, his distinctive, deeply felt work comprising one of the enduring high points of Romantic literature. From ?Manfred,? with its evocation of the figure that came to be called the ?Byronic... more...