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  1. Royal Genealogy in the Age of Shakespeare

    Royal Genealogy in the Age of Shakespeare [Hardback]

    Sara Trevisan(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845584
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Shakespeare lived in an age when royal genealogy mattered. Queen Elizabeth succeeded her father despite accusations of illegitimacy after Anne Boleyn's beheading. As she defied suitors and potential spouses, and refused not only to produce but eve... .... Learn More
  2. New Medieval Literatures 20

    New Medieval Literatures 20 [Hardback]

    Kellie Robertson(Editor); Wendy Scase(Editor); Laura Ashe Philip Knox(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845577
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: New Medieval Literatures
    Volume: Volume 20
    New Medieval Literatures is an annual of work on medieval textual cultures, aiming to engage with intellectual and cultural pluralism in the Middle Ages and now. Its scope is inclusive of work across the theoretical, archival, philological,... .... Learn More
  3. Composing Myself and Other Texts

    Composing Myself and Other Texts: Collected Writings [Hardback]

    Andrzej Panufnik(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689904
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: Volume 11
    Sir Andrzej Panufnik used to say that he communicated in music, not words. But his literary legacy is substantial, as this book demonstrates. Its major element is Composing Myself, the autobiography he wrote in 1985, long since a collector'... .... Learn More
  4. Studies in the Age of Gower

    Studies in the Age of Gower: A Festschrift in Honour of R.F. Yeager [Hardback]

    Susannah Chewning(Editor); Susannah Mary Chewning(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845461
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Publications of the John Gower Society
    Volume: Volume 13
    The essays in this volume pay tribute to the distinguished career of Professor R.F. Yeager. Appropriately for one who has so done so much to advance scholarship and critical debate on this poet, they focus on John Gower. The approaches taken range... .... Learn More
  5. John Gower in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

    John Gower in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books [Hardback]

    Martha Driver(Editor); Derek Pearsall(Editor); R.F. Yeager(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845539
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Publications of the John Gower Society
    Volume: Volume 14
    The media in which Gower's works were first transmitted, whether in print of manuscript form, are of vital importance to an understanding of both the poet and his audience. However, in comparison with those of his contemporary Chaucer, they have b... .... Learn More
  6. 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 the long eighteent... .... Learn More
  7. The Logic of Idolatry in Seventeenth-Century French Literature

    The Logic of Idolatry in Seventeenth-Century French Literature [Hardback]

    Ellen McClure(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781843845508
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Gallica
    Volume: Volume 44
    Idolatry was one of the dominant and most contentious themes of early modern religious polemics. This book argues that many of the best-known literary and philosophical works of the French seventeenth century were deeply engaged and concerned with... .... Learn More
  8. Mobility and Identity in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

    Mobility and Identity in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales [Hardback]

    Sarah Breckenridge Wright(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845522
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Chaucer Studies
    Volume: Volume 46
    The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories told by pilgrims en route to Canterbury; but how does their movement shape the world around them, and how are they shaped by their world? This volume seeks to answer these questions by ... .... Learn More
  9. Robert Musil and the Question of Science

    Robert Musil and the Question of Science: Ethics, Aesthetics, and the Problem of the Two Cultures [Hardback]

    Tim Mehigan(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140660
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 208
    The modern era is marked by the separate life of two cultures of understanding, one derived from art and its discourses, the other from science and its practices. This "problem of the two cultures" (as coined by C.P. Snow) describes the ... .... Learn More
  10. Travelling Ideas in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Travelling Ideas in the Long Nineteenth Century [Paperback]

    Petra Broomans(Editor); Janke Klok(Editor)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9789492444936
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Studies in Cultural Transfer and Transmission
    Volume: 8
    Travelling Ideas in the Long Nineteenth Century is about how ideas travel on the waves of cultural transfer. The volume focuses in particular on the exchange of ideas, knowledge and culture between the Nordic countries and continental Europ... .... Learn More

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