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  1. Regency in Sixteenth-Century Scotland

    Regency in Sixteenth-Century Scotland [Hardback]

    Amy Blakeway(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843839804
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: St Andrews Studies in Scottish History
    Volume: Volume 2
    Three monarchs of Scotland (James V, Mary Queen of Scots, and James VI/I) were crowned during the sixteenth century; each came to the throne before their second birthday. Throughout all three royal minorities, the Scots remained re... .... Learn More
  2. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics

    Music in Elizabethan Court Politics [Hardback]

    Katherine Butler(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843839811
    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
  3. High Modernism

    High Modernism: Aestheticism and Performativity in Literature of the 1920s [Hardback]

    Joshua Kavaloski(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781571139108
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 155
    "High modernism" is accepted shorthand for the core phase of literary modernism in the 1920s, when Eliot, Joyce, Pound, Woolf, Mann, Kafka, Proust, Gide, and others published pivotal works. While there is consensus about ... .... Learn More
  4. Richard Wagner's Beethoven (1870)

    Richard Wagner's Beethoven (1870): A New Translation [Hardback]

    Roger Allen(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843839583
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Despite the enormous and accelerating worldwide interest in Wagner leading to the bicentenary of his birth in 2013, his prose writings have received scant scholarly attention. Wagner's book-length essay on Beethoven, written to cel... .... Learn More
  5. Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England

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

    Jennifer Evans(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861933242
    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. Queering Acts of Mourning in the Aftermath of Argentina's Dictatorship

    Queering Acts of Mourning in the Aftermath of Argentina's Dictatorship: The Performances of Blood [Hardback]

    Cecilia Sosa(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781855662797
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: Volume 342
    Co-winner of the 2013 inaugural Publication Prize awarded by the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland The aftermath of Argentina's last dictatorship (1976-1983) has traditionally been associated with narratives... .... Learn More
  7. Dialogic Aspects in the Cuban Novel of the 1990s

    Dialogic Aspects in the Cuban Novel of the 1990s [Hardback]

    Ángela Dorado-Otero(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855662711
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: Volume 333
    This book examines six Cuban novels published between 1991 and 1999, all part of the new "boom" of the Cuban novel in the 1990s. It analyses how in undermining monolithic representations of reality these texts employ disc... .... Learn More
  8. A Companion to the Early Printed Book in Britain, 1476-1558

    A Companion to the Early Printed Book in Britain, 1476-1558 [Hardback]

    Vincent Gillespie(Editor); Susan Powell(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843843634
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    The history of the book is now recognized as a field of central importance for understanding the cultural changes that swept through Tudor England. This companion aims to provide a comprehensive guide to the issues relevant to the ... .... Learn More
  9. Arthurian Literature XXX

    Arthurian Literature XXX [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Archibald(Editor); David F. Johnson(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843843627
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Literature
    Volume: Volume 30
    The richness and interdisciplinarity of the Arthurian tradition are well represented by the essays collected here, which range from early Celtic texts to twentieth-century children's books, and include discussion of Welsh, Irish, E... .... Learn More
  10. Music in Print and Beyond

    Music in Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to The Beatles [Hardback]

    Craig A. Monson(Editor); Roberta Montemorra Marvin(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781580464161
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 105
    This collection of essays examines the diverse ways in which music and ideas about music have been disseminated in print and other media from the sixteenth century onward. Contributors look afresh at unfamiliar facets of the sixtee... .... Learn More

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