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  1. Understanding Relations Between Scripts II

    Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Philip J. Boyes(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789250923
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: Volume 1
    Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758), and... .... Learn More
  2. Fernando Pessoa

    Fernando Pessoa: A Quasi Memoir [Paperback]

    José Paulo Cavalcanti(Author)

    $32.00

    ISBN: 9788869771811
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    Writing a biography about Pessoa is a seemingly impossible task. The great Portuguese poet did not have just one life, but his existence virtually exploded in over a hundred different personalities. Only by placing oneself close to... .... Learn More
  3. Voyage dantesque / Viaggio dantesco

    Voyage dantesque / Viaggio dantesco: Edizione con testo a fronte [Paperback]

    Jean-Jacques Ampère(Author); Massimo Colella(Editor)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9788859618751
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Il viaggio di Dante
    Volume: 1
    Voyage dantesque appeared for the first time as anonymous manuscript, which was later attributed to King John of Saxony. The book was then translated and re-published in Florence in 1855. It has been a fundamental text which contri... .... Learn More
  4. Spell

    Spell [Paperback]

    Brita Bergland(Author)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9780996748063
    Published by : Goats & Compasses
    In this new collection the poet asks: How do poems enter essence? Through poetics, or the absence of poetics? Through language or vapor? Through revelation or fear of heart? And how does writing inform? Through biography, place, th... .... Learn More
  5. Shakespeare's Ovid and the Spectre of the Medieval

    Shakespeare's Ovid and the Spectre of the Medieval [Hardback]

    Lindsay Ann Reid(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845188
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Studies in Renaissance Literature
    Volume: Volume 36
    The debt owed by Shakespeare to Ovid is a major and important topic in scholarship. This book offers a fresh approach to the subject, in aiming to account for the Middle English literary lenses through which Shakespeare and his con... .... Learn More
  6. François Villon in English Poetry

    François Villon in English Poetry: Translation and Influence [Hardback]

    Claire Pascolini-Campbell(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845140
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: Volume 15
    Medieval Paris' paradigmatic poet, François Villon, has long captured the imaginations of creative writers. Attracted by his beguilingly pseudo-autobiographical literary persona and a body of work that moves seamlessly betwe... .... Learn More
  7. Nation, Community, Self

    Nation, Community, Self: Female Voices in Scottish Theatre from the Seventies to the Present [Paperback]

    Gioia Angeletti(Editor)

    $22.00

    ISBN: 9788869771347
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    From the late 1960s until the present day, a significant number of women playwrights have emerged in Scottish theatre who have made a pioneering contribution to dramatic innovation and experimentation. Despite the ... .... Learn More
  8. Hesiod’s Theogony as source of the iconological program of Giorgione’s “Tempesta”

    Hesiod’s Theogony as source of the iconological program of Giorgione’s “Tempesta”: The Poet, Amalthea, The Infant Zeus and The Muses [Hardback]

    Ursula and Warren Kirkendale(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9788822264084
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    This book explains how Giorgione’s famous picture shows the shepherd Hesiod undergoing his famous vision in which the Muses told him of his poetic mission; on the right the infant Zeus held by his nurse Amalthea one year aft... .... Learn More
  9. Stamboul Ghosts

    Stamboul Ghosts: A Stroll Through Bohemian Istanbul [Hardback]

    John Freely(Author); Andrew Finkel(Introduction); Maureen Freely(Other); Ara Güler(Illustrator)

    $22.95

    ISBN: 9780956594884
    Published by : Cornucopia Books/Caique Publishing
    The Irish-American physicist, academic and traveler John Freely wrote more than sixty lively books on travel, history and science before he died in 2017, aged 90. But It was Istanbul, where he emigrated with his family in 1960 to t... .... Learn More
  10. Languages, scripts and their uses in ancient North Arabia

    Languages, scripts and their uses in ancient North Arabia: Papers from the Special Session of the Seminar for Arabian Studies held on 5 August 2017: Supplement to the Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 48 2018 [Paperback]

    M.C.A. Macdonald(Editor)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9781784918996
    Published by : Archaeopress Access Archaeology
    The Seminar for Arabian Studies has come a long way since 1968 when it was first convened, yet it remains the principal international academic forum for research on the Arabian Peninsula. This is clearly reflected in the ever-incr... .... Learn More

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