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  1. John Lydgate and the Poetics of Fame

    John Lydgate and the Poetics of Fame [Hardback]

    Mary C. Flannery(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781843843313
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    John Lydgate is arguably the most significant poet of fifteenth-century England, yet his position as Chaucer's literary successor and his role as a Lancastrian poet have come to overshadow his contributions to English literature. H... .... Learn More
  2. ALT 30 Reflections & Retrospectives: African Literature Today

    ALT 30 Reflections & Retrospectives: African Literature Today [Paperback]

    Ernest N. Emenyonu(Editor); Chimalum Nwankwo(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847010568
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Literature Today
    Volume: Volume 30
    This special issue of African Literature Today is devoted to some of the pioneer voices of African fiction in the twentieth century: Bessie Head, Cyprian Ekwensi, Dennis Brutus, Ezekiel Mphahlele, Flora Nwapa, Ousmane Sembèn... .... Learn More
  3. Painting, Literature and Film in Colombian Feminine Culture, 1940-2005

    Painting, Literature and Film in Colombian Feminine Culture, 1940-2005: Of Border Guards, Nomads and Women [Hardback]

    Deborah Martin(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855662421
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: Volume 307
    Women artists, writers and filmmakers in Colombia have consistently foregrounded the relationship between gender and the often violent processes which have marked the country's history over the past century. This book explores cru... .... Learn More
  4. God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720

    God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720 [Hardback]

    Brodie Waddell(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843837794
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: Volume 13
    The English economy underwent profound changes in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, yet the worldly affairs of ordinary people continued to be shaped as much by traditional ideals and moral codes as by material conditions. ... .... Learn More
  5. Dickens and Modernity

    Dickens and Modernity [Hardback]

    Juliet John(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781843843269
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Essays and Studies
    Volume: Volume 65
    The scale of the 2012 bicentenary celebrations of Dickens's birth is testimony to his status as one of the most globally popular literary authors the world has ever seen. Yet Dickens has also become associated in the public imagin... .... Learn More
  6. Cognitive Approaches to Old English Poetry

    Cognitive Approaches to Old English Poetry [Hardback]

    Antonina Harbus(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781843843252
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 18
    "A major, thoughtful study, applying new and serious interpretative and critical perspectives to a central range of Old English poetry." Professor John Hines, Cardiff University Cognitive approaches to literature offer ne... .... Learn More
  7. Thomas King

    Thomas King: Works and Impact [Hardback]

    Eva Gruber(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571134356
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: European Studies in North American Literature and Culture
    Thomas King is one of North America's foremost Native writers, best known for his novels, including Green Grass, Running Water, for the DreadfulWater mysteries, and for collections of short stories such as One Good Story, That One ... .... Learn More
  8. John Gower, Poetry and Propaganda in Fourteenth-Century England

    John Gower, Poetry and Propaganda in Fourteenth-Century England [Hardback]

    David R. Carlson(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843843153
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Publications of the John Gower Society
    Volume: Volume 7
    John Gower has been criticised for composing verse propaganda for the English state, in support of the regime of Henry IV, at the end of his distinguished career. However, as the author of this book shows, using evidence from Gower... .... Learn More
  9. The Elizabethan Invention of Anglo-Saxon England

    The Elizabethan Invention of Anglo-Saxon England: Laurence Nowell, William Lambarde, and the Study of Old English [Hardback]

    Rebecca Brackmann(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843843184
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Studies in Renaissance Literature
    Volume: Volume 30
    "Full of fresh and illuminating insights into a way of looking at the English past in the sixteenth century... a book with the potential to deepen and transform our understanding of Tudor attitudes to ethnic identity and the n... .... Learn More
  10. The Fiction of Juan Rulfo

    The Fiction of Juan Rulfo: Irony, Revolution and Postcolonialism [Hardback]

    Amit Thakkar(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855662384
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: Volume 306
    This is the first extended, English-language study to focus exclusively on the fiction of Juan Rulfo in over twenty years. It contains innovative analyses of a selection of short stories from Rulfo's collection, El llano en llamas ... .... Learn More

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