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  1. Adapting the Eighteenth Century

    Adapting the Eighteenth Century: A Handbook of Pedagogies and Practices [Hardback]

    Sharon R. Harrow(Editor); Kirsten T. Saxton(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469838
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    The eighteenth century was a golden age of adaptation: classical epics were adapted to contemporaneous mock-epics, life-writing to novels, novels to plays, and unauthorized sequels abounded. In our own time, cultural products of th... .... Learn More
  2. What Remains

    What Remains: The Post-Holocaust Archive in German Memory Culture [Hardback]

    Dora Osborne(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140523
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture & Thought
    With the passing of those who witnessed National Socialism and the Holocaust, the archive matters as never before. However, the material that remains for the work of remembering and commemorating this period of history is determine... .... Learn More
  3. The Building Accounts of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1517-18

    The Building Accounts of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1517-18 [Hardback]

    Barry Collett(Editor); Angela Smith(Editor); Julian Reid(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9780904107289
    Published by : Oxford Historical Society
    Series: Oxford Historical Society New Series
    Volume: Volume 48
    Corpus Christi College, Oxford, was founded in 1517 by Richard Fox, bishop of Winchester. He intended it to educate students in classical Greek, Latin and Hebrew, and their literature; Erasmus praised it as a scholarly achievement,... .... Learn More
  4. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics

    Music in Elizabethan Court Politics [Paperback]

    Katherine Butler(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783274031
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 14
    Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) had a strong reputation for musicality; her court musicians, Thomas Tallis and William Byrd, even suggested that music was indispensable to the state. But what roles did music play in Elizabethan court... .... Learn More
  5. Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England

    Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England [Paperback]

    Jennifer Evans(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9780861933501
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 89
    It was common knowledge in early modern England that sexual desire was malleable, and could be increased or decreased by a range of foods - including artichokes, oysters and parsnips. This book argues that these aphrodisiacs were u... .... Learn More
  6. Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553

    Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553: Clothing in The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland [Hardback]

    Melanie Schuessler Bond(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783272624
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Clothing and Textiles
    Volume: Volume 3
    The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland document money spent by the royal treasury and contain numerous references to clothing and textiles. This volume is designed to make the rich material in the Accounts from the reg... .... Learn More
  7. A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland

    A Protestant Lord in James VI's Scotland: George Keith, Fifth Earl Marischal (1554-1623) [Hardback]

    Miles Kerr-Peterson(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273768
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: St Andrews Studies in Scottish History
    Volume: Volume 8
    George Keith, fifth Earl Marischal, is an outstanding example of long-term successful Protestant Lordship in the reign of James VI. The founder of Marischal College in Aberdeen and the towns of Peterhead and Stonehaven, reputed to ... .... Learn More
  8. Kafka after Kafka

    Kafka after Kafka: Dialogical Engagement with His Works from the Holocaust to Postmodernism [Hardback]

    Iris Bruce(Editor); Mark H. Gelber(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139818
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 195
    The topic of "Kafka after Kafka" is a fascinating one: the engagement of artists, philosophers, and critics in dialogical exchange with Kafka's works. The present collection of new essays highlights the engagement of less... .... Learn More
  9. Educating Liberty

    Educating Liberty: Democracy and Aristocracy in J.S. Mill's Political Thought [Hardback]

    Chris Barker(Author)

    $105.00

    ISBN: 9781580469227
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Alexis de Tocqueville famously identified the problem of democracy as the "tyranny of the majority," where the rule of the majority oppresses or marginalizes minorities and individuals. John Stuart Mill, perhaps more than... .... Learn More
  10. Transatlantic German Studies

    Transatlantic German Studies: Testimonies to the Profession [Hardback]

    Paul Michael Lützeler(Editor); Peter Höyng(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140127
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 193
    The decisive contribution of the exile generation of the 1930s and '40s to German Studies in the United States is well known. The present volume carries the story forward to the next generation(s), giving voice to scholars from the... .... Learn More

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