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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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Thought

    Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Thought [Hardback]

    Elizabeth S. Dodd(Editor); Cassandra Gorman(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843844242
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Series: Studies in Renaissance Literature
    Volume: Volume 33
    Thomas Traherne has all too often been defined and studied as a solitary thinker, "out of his time", and not as a participant in the complex intellectual currents of the period. The essays collected here take issue with ... .... Learn More
  9. The Gude and Godlie Ballatis

    The Gude and Godlie Ballatis [Hardback]

    Alasdair A. MacDonald(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781897976418
    Published by : Scottish Text Society
    Series: Scottish Text Society Fifth Series
    Volume: Volume 14
    The Gude and Godlie Ballatis is a collection of religious lyrics from the early years of the Scottish Reformation. It was a highly popular, if controversial, volume, was often reprinted, and is considered one of the most important ... .... Learn More
  10. The Maitland Quarto

    The Maitland Quarto: A New Edition of Cambridge, Magdalene College, Pepys Library MS 1408 [Hardback]

    Joanna M. Martin(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781897976401
    Published by : Scottish Text Society
    Series: Scottish Text Society Fifth Series
    Volume: Volume 13
    The Maitland Quarto Manuscript was compiled in c.1586 in the circle of the Maitland Family of Lethington, East Lothian. It is a highly significant and rich collection of Older Scots poetry. It contains the most complete collection ... .... Learn More

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