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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • The Oxford Shakespeare: The Two Gentlemen of Veronaby William Shakespeare; Roger Warren

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 159.99

    Designed to meet the needs of theatre professionals, as well as general readers, the edition includes an extensive performance history, a commentary illuminating the complexities of Shakespeare's language, and a setting of the song 'Who is Silvia?' prepared from an Elizabethan source. more...

  • Social and Moral Theory in Casework (Routledge Revivals)by Raymond Plant

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1970, the aim of the book is to 'map the logical geography' of an important set of concepts which enter into the theory of social casework - those concerning the individual and society. Concepts examined include the individually orientated values of 'self-direction' and 'acceptance', and those of 'role', 'adjustment' and 'integration',... more...

  • Manhood and Masculine Identity in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbethby Maria L. Howell

    UPA 2008; US$ 31.99

    Maria Howell's, Manhood and Masculine Identity in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbeth, is an important and compelling scholarly work which seeks to examine the sixteenth century's greatest concern, echoed by Hamlet himself, "What is a man?" In an attempt to analyze the concept of manhood in Macbeth, Howell explores the contradictions and ambiguities... more...

  • Double Agentsby Clare Lees; Gillian Overing

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    First printed in 2001 by the University of Pennsylvania Press, this book has been out of print for several years and is highly sought after by researchers in the field of Medieval cultural studies. Double Agents was the first book length study of women in Anglo-Saxon written culture that took on board the insights of contemporary critical theory, especially... more...

  • William Shakespeare's Julius Caesarby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    "Julius Caesar" is one of Shakespeare's most majestic works. Set in the tumultuous days of ancient Rome, the play is renowned for its memorable characters and political intrigue. Examining the Bard's "Julius Caesar, this work features an introductory essay, a bibliography, a chronology and an index. more...

  • William Shakespeare: Historiesby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    Shakespeare's vibrant history plays spring to life with all the drama of the feuds, rivalries, and epic battles on which they were based. This title covers the Bard's history plays and also includes a chronology, bibliography, index and introductory essay by renowned Shakespearean scholar Harold Bloom. more...

  • William Shakespeare: Tragediesby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    William Shakespeare is defined by his tragedies. This title includes full-length critical essays that take up the Bard's tragic dramas, offering perspectives on the fated lives of King Lear, Hamlet, Macbeth, Antony, and Cleopatra, and the many other vibrantly flawed personages he introduced to the world stage. more...

  • Women in the Age of Shakespeareby Theresa D. Kemp

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 65.00

    Like the other entries in this fascinating series, Women in the Age of Shakespeare shows the influence of the world William Shakespeare lived in on the worlds he created for the stage, this time by focusing on women in the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras in general and in ShakespeareÕs works in particular.||Women in the Age of Shakespeare explores... more...

  • Othello - William Shakespeareby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    The most striking difference between Othello and Shakespeare's other tragedies is its more intimate scale. Since the work focuses on personal rather than public life, Othello's private descent into jealous obsession plays out in the domestic sphere and is rendered all the more chilling for it. This invaluable reference guide to one of Shakespeare's... more...

  • The Wisdom of the Ancientsby Francis Bacon

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...