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  1. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

    The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland [Paperback]

    Ernest Walker Marwick(Author); Ernest Marwick(Author)

    $18.95

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    ISBN: 9781912476923
    Published by : Origin
    The two island groups of Orkney and Shetland have much in common. In each the grey stone houses and treeless landscapes are scoured in winter by stinging gales, and in summer lie under the endless days of the ‘simmer din’.

    Ori... .... Learn More
  2. Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement

    Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement: Poetics of Possibility [Hardback]

    Uhuru Portia Phalafala(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012777
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Articulations
    Volume: 10
    When South African poet and statesman Keorapetse Kgositsile (1938-2018) was instructed by senior members of his party, the African National Congress (ANC), to flee the country into exile in 1961, he packed among his meagre valuables a corpus of Ts... .... Learn More
  3. The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 47

    The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 47 [Paperback]

    Markus Wessendorf(Editor); Jurgen Hillesheim(Contributor); Anja Hartl(Contributor); Aldo Milohnić(Contributor); Jakob Ribič(Contributor)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9781640141421
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Brecht Yearbook
    Volume: 47
    The Brecht Yearbook is the central scholarly forum for discussion of Brecht's life and work and of topics of particular interest to him, especially the politics of literature and of theater in a global context. Embracing a wide variety of p... .... Learn More
  4. Old English Medievalism

    Old English Medievalism: Reception and Recreation in the 20th and 21st Centuries [Hardback]

    Rachel A. Fletcher(Editor); Thijs Porck(Editor); Oliver M. Traxel(Editor); Rachel A. Fletcher(Contributor); Oliver M. Traxel(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846505
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: 21
    Old English language and literary style have long been a source of artistic inspiration and fascination, providing modern writers and scholars with the opportunity not only to explore the past but, in doing so, to find new perspectives on the pres... .... Learn More
  5. The Noah Myth in Twenty-First-Century Cli-Fi Novels

    The Noah Myth in Twenty-First-Century Cli-Fi Novels: Rewritings from a Drowning World [Hardback]

    Helen E. Mundler(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781640141315
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in English and American Literature and Culture
    Volume: 29
    With the rise of concern about global warming in recent years, climate-change fiction, or clifi, has become increasingly important both as a publishing phenomenon and as an area of academic study and research. Flood narratives have become a subsec... .... Learn More
  6. Literatures of Alchemy in Medieval and Early Modern England

    Literatures of Alchemy in Medieval and Early Modern England [Hardback]

    Eoin Bentick(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781843846444
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The language of alchemy (the art of transmuting metals and manufacturing pharmaceutical medicine) is defined by obscure imagery, authorial play and dense knottiness, tempting curious readers to unpick its impenetrable promises. From the fourteenth... .... Learn More
  7. The Adventure of the Second wife

    The Adventure of the Second wife: The Strange Case of Abdülahamid and Sherlock Holmes [Hardback]

    Andrew Finkel(Author)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9780995756656
    Published by : Cornucopia Books/Caique Publishing
    What did Arthur Conan Doyle mean by that now infamous remark, uttered towards the very end of his life, that the only Sherlock Holmes story with the power to intrigue him was ‘The Adventure of the Second Wife’? For there was no such st... .... Learn More
  8. Peter Churchill

    Peter Churchill: The forgotten novels of a British secret agent [Paperback]

    Andrea Cominini(Author)

    $14.99

    ISBN: 9788869773983
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    After researching the life of a British Special Operation Executive agent, Oliver Churchill, who operated over the summer of 1944, Andrea Cominini found that his brother, Peter, had also been an SOE agent operating in France during WWII. Peter car... .... Learn More
  9. Textual and Bibliographical Studies in Older Scots Literature

    Textual and Bibliographical Studies in Older Scots Literature: Selected Essays of Priscilla Bawcutt [Paperback]

    Janet Hadley Williams(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781897976470
    Published by : Scottish Text Society
    This rich selection from the writings of Priscilla Bawcutt, the major scholar of Older Scots literature, both honours her achievement and provides authoritative guidance to all involved in the pleasures and challenges of medieval and early modern ... .... Learn More
  10. Wilhelm von Humboldt and Transcultural Communication in a Multicultural World

    Wilhelm von Humboldt and Transcultural Communication in a Multicultural World: Translating Humanity [Hardback]

    John Walker(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781571139757
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 230
    Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) is the progenitor of modern linguistics and the originator of the modern teaching and research university. However, his work has received remarkably little attention in the English-speaking world. Humboldt conceive... .... Learn More

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