Early Modern & Modern Humanities & Cultures

Literary and cultural studies, from the Spanish Golden Age to contemporary cinema

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  1. Albert Serra talks

    Albert Serra talks [Paperback]

    Vincenzo Estremo(Author); Francesco Federici(Author)

    $14.00

    ISBN: 9788869770265
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Cinema / Cinema and Contemporary Arts
    Starting from an artist talk at the last filmforum festival in udine, the book develops a dialog with the well-known Catalan director and artist Albert Serra, retracing the main themes of his work. This book intends to focus espec... .... Learn More
  2. A Resilient Legacy: Giacomo Leopardi’s Zibaldone

    A Resilient Legacy: Giacomo Leopardi’s Zibaldone: Form, History and Discourse [Paperback]

    Cosetta M. Veronese(Author)

    $18.00

    ISBN: 9788869770432
    Published by : Mimesis International
    This book will be the first comprehensive and systematic account of the modes and reasons for which the profile of Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) has undergone a radical shift from poet to philosopher since the publication of the Zi... .... Learn More
  3. A Description of Moldavia

    A Description of Moldavia [Hardback]

    Dimitrie Cantemir(Author)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110254
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Written by one of the country’s most renowned rulers, A Description of Moldavia provides unique insight into the geography, history, economy, ethnography, culture, and traditions of the principality. Born to a noble family, t... .... Learn More
  4. The Forest of the Hanged

    The Forest of the Hanged [Hardback]

    Liviu Rebreanu(Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110308
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    This classic Romanian novel lends valuable psychological insight into the tragic situation confronting minorities in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I. It is the story of Apostol Bologa, a middle-class Romanian officer... .... Learn More
  5. Poems and Prose of Mihai Eminescu

    Poems and Prose of Mihai Eminescu [Paperback]

    Mihai Eminescu(Author); Dr. A.K. Brackob(Editor); Ioana Lupusoru(Illustrator)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110339
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Poems and Prose of Mihai Eminescu is a selection of the best English-language renditions of poems and prose by this remarkable cultural figure of the nineteenth century, whom the British writer George Bernard Shaw once referred to ... .... Learn More
  6. Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-83

    Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-83: Two Volume Set [Hardback]

    David Crankshaw(Editor)

    $325.00

    ISBN: 9781843836537
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Proceedings of the Privy Council of Elizabeth I
    By 1540, the Privy Council had been established as the Crown's principal policy-making and executive arm. Under the later Tudors, it governed England on the sovereign's behalf, functioning as an elite corporate board, and imbued w... .... Learn More
  7. The Bad Maestro

    The Bad Maestro: Tinto Brass and the Eroticization of (Film ) History [Paperback]

    Alberto Zambenedetti(Author)

    $12.00

    ISBN: 9788869770845
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Often referred to as a master of erotica, Venetian director Tinto Brass is a deeply political man who has made no mystery of his anarchic inclinations. His long career has often been divided into two periods: the first twenty year... .... Learn More
  8. A Taste for Green

    A Taste for Green: A global perspective on ancient jade, turquoise and variscite exchange [Hardback]

    Carlos Rodríguez-Rellán(Editor); Ben Nelson(Editor); Ramón Fábregas Valcarce(Editor)

    Regular Price: $70.00

    Special Price: $52.50

    ISBN: 9781789252743
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Often along vast expanses, ancient societies traded certain commodities that were considered valuable either for functional or symbolic reasons – or, rather, a mixture of both factors. A Taste for Green addresses latest resea... .... Learn More
  9. Puṣpikā V

    Puṣpikā V: Tracing Ancient India, through Texts and Traditions: Contributions to Current Research in Indology [Paperback]

    Heleene De Jonckheere(Editor); Marie-Hélène Gorisse(Editor); Agnieszka Rostalska(Editor)

    Regular Price: $46.00

    Special Price: $34.50

    ISBN: 9781789252828
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Puṣpikā
    Volume: 5
    This volume is the outcome of the Ninth International Indology Graduate Research Symposium held at Ghent University in September 2017, the fifth publication of proceedings from this series of symposiums. Like previous volumes, the ... .... Learn More
  10. Bugs and Bullets

    Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctoron the Eastern Front during World War I [Paperback]

    Joseph Breckinridge-Bayne(Author); Ernest Latham PhD()

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110186
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania entered World War I in the summer of 1916 woefully unprepared to sustain a war on its own. The country faced near collapse as its Allies did not follow through on their promises and the Central Powers advanced into the king... .... Learn More

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