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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Linguistic and Discursive Aspects of Translation Criticism

    Linguistic and Discursive Aspects of Translation Criticism: The Italian Translations of Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Sharer [Paperback]

    Daniel Russo (Author)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788869770777
    Published by : Mimesis International
    This study is led by the overarching idea that a precise metalanguage should be required when intending to critically talk about translations as texts. Due to the lack of communication between the translation industry and academic... .... Learn More
  5. Not just Porridge

    Not just Porridge: English Literati at Table [Paperback]

    Francesca Orestano (Editor); Michael Vickers (Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781784915780
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The essays presented in Not just Porridge address both the scholar and the bold, adventurous cook. They offer the crumbs of what might be found in great and famous works of literature. Concocted in Italy by scholars of English and... .... Learn More
  6. Writing China

    Writing China: Essays on the Amherst Embassy (1816) and Sino-British Cultural Relations [Hardback]

    Peter J. Kitson(Editor); Robert Markley(Editor)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781843844457
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Essays and Studies
    Volume: Volume 69
    On 29 August 1816, Lord Amherst, exhausted after travelling overnight during an embassy to China, was roughly handled in an attempt to compel him to attend an immediate audience with the Jiaqing Emperor at the Summer Palace of Yuan... .... Learn More
  7. Scribes and the City

    Scribes and the City: London Guildhall Clerks and the Dissemination of Middle English Literature, 1375-1425 [Hardback]

    Linne R. Mooney(Author); Estelle Stubbs(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781903153406
    Published by : York Medieval Press
    Series: Manuscript Culture in the British Isles
    Volume: Volume 4
    "A sensational book... will permanently affect and change the way we see the history of the book in England." Professor Derek Pearsall, Harvard University. Geoffrey Chaucer is called the Father of English Literature not b... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. British Literature and Print Culture

    British Literature and Print Culture [Hardback]

    Sandro Jung(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781843843436
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Essays and Studies
    Volume: Volume 66
    The essays collected here offer examinations of bibliographical matters, publishing practices, the illustration of texts in a variety of engraved media, little studied print culture genres, the critical and editorial fortunes of i... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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