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  1. The History of Orkney Literature

    The History of Orkney Literature [Paperback]

    Simon Hall(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781910900512
    Published by : John Donald
    Since the middle ages, Orkney has proved remarkable for the volume and the quality of its literary output. From the skalds and sagamen of the Viking age, through to the colourful folklorists, polemicists and translators of the Victorian era, and t... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement

    Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement [Hardback]

    Uhuru Portia Phalafala(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012777
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Articulations
    Volume: 10
    The cultural configurations of the Black Atlantic and, more broadly, the Black diaspora, cannot be fully understood without recognizing the presence and extensive influence of writers and artists from the African continent itself, among these the ... .... Learn More
  4. Transcultural Memory and European Identity in Contemporary German-Jewish Migrant Literature

    Transcultural Memory and European Identity in Contemporary German-Jewish Migrant Literature [Hardback]

    Jessica Ortner(Author); Jessica Ortner Nielsen(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140226
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture & Thought
    Volume: 8
    Preserving the memory of the Holocaust as a moral and ethical limit case is key to the European Union's attempt to construct a pan-European identity. But with the Eastern expansion of the EU, new member states have challenged theHolocaust's singul... .... Learn More
  5. Of and About Ageing

    Of and About Ageing [Paperback]

    Laura Tommaso(Author)

    $21.99

    ISBN: 9788869772603
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature | Language
    In navigating different representations from a discursive and linguistic perspective, the book offers new vistas on the role of language in the personal and societal ageing experience addressing debates on ageism, anti-ageing, age care, active age... .... Learn More
  6. Federico García Lorca

    Federico García Lorca: The Poetry in All Things [Hardback]

    Federico Bonaddio(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855663541
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Icons of the Luso-Hispanic World
    Volume: 1
    Feted by his contemporaries, Federico García Lorca's status has only grown since his death in 1936: poet, playwright, political martyr, gay icon, champion of women, defender of the oppressed. This book shows just why his fame has endured, t... .... Learn More
  7. The Epic Mirror

    The Epic Mirror: Poetry, Conflict Ethics and Political Community in Colonial Peru [Hardback]

    Imogen Choi(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855663473
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Winner of the 2017-18 AHGBI-Spanish Embassy Publication Prize

    The Epic Mirror studies how Spanish-American writers and veterans in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century used epic poetry to search for ethical solut... .... Learn More
  8. In the Shadow of the Holocaust

    In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Jewish-Communist Writers in East Germany [Hardback]

    Thomas C. Fox(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781640140622
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 226
    This study investigates the negotiation of Jewish-German-Communist identity in post-Holocaust Germany, specifically East Germany. After an introduction to the political-historical context, it highlights the conflicted writings of six East German J... .... Learn More
  9. The Fortunes of Everyman in Twentieth-Century German Drama

    The Fortunes of Everyman in Twentieth-Century German Drama: War, Death, Morality [Hardback]

    Brian O Murdoch(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640141179
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 227
    Death comes to everyone, and in the late-medieval morality play of Everyman the familiar skeleton forces the universalized central figure to come to terms with this. Only his inner resources, in the forms of Good Deeds and Knowledge, ensure... .... Learn More
  10. Cultural Translations in Medieval Romance

    Cultural Translations in Medieval Romance [Hardback]

    Victoria Flood(Editor); Megan G. Leitch(Editor); Victoria Flood(Contributor); Megan G. Leitch(Contributor); Helen Fulton(Contributor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843846208
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Medieval Romance
    Volume: 24
    Romance was the most popular secular literature of the Middle Ages, and has been understood most productively as a genre that continually refashioned itself. The essays collected in this volume explore the subject of translation, both linguistic a... .... Learn More

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