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  1. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics

    Music in Elizabethan Court Politics [Paperback]

    Katherine Butler(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783274031
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Chaucer and Costume

    Chaucer and Costume: The Secular Pilgrims in the General Prologue [Hardback]

    Laura F. Hodges(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9780859915779
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Chaucer Studies
    Volume: Volume 26
    Clothing and accessories in the middle ages functioned socially as status symbols, counted economically as portable wealth, and signified metaphorically the wearer's spiritual condition. Chaucer's costume descriptions suggest all ... .... Learn More
  6. "A Brief Discourse of Rebellion and Rebels" by George North

    "A Brief Discourse of Rebellion and Rebels" by George North: A Newly Uncovered Manuscript Source for Shakespeare's Plays [Hardback]

    Dennis McCarthy(Author); June Schlueter(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843844884
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    "New sources for Shakespeare do not turn up every day... This is a truly significant one that has not heretofore been studied or published. The list of passages now traced back to this source is impressive." - David Bevin... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The Otherworlds of Liz Jensen

    The Otherworlds of Liz Jensen: A Critical Reading [Hardback]

    Helen E. Mundler(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139627
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in English and American Literature and Culture
    Liz Jensen, a British author of eight novels, is among today's most innovative writers. Her literary thrillers occupy the terrain between realism and science fiction. This first study of Jensen centers on the very diverse "oth... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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