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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)

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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 [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
  3. 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
  4. Medieval Romance, Arthurian Literature

    Medieval Romance, Arthurian Literature: Essays in Honour of Elizabeth Archibald [Hardback]

    A.S.G. Edwards(Editor); Venetia Bridges(Contributor); Aisling Byrne(Contributor); Carolyne Larrington(Contributor); Helen Cooper(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846161
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The essays in this volume honour the distinguished career of Professor Elizabeth Archibald. They focus on and explore two areas that her scholarship has done so much to illuminate: medieval romance, and Arthurian literature. Beginning with two cha... .... 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. 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
    Volume: 397
    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
  7. The Atom in Seventeenth-Century Literature

    The Atom in Seventeenth-Century Literature [Hardback]

    Cassandra Gorman(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781843845935
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Renaissance Literature
    Volume: Volume 39
    The early modern "atom" - understood as an indivisible particle of matter - captured the poetic imagination in ways that extended far beyond the reception of Lucretius and Epicurean atomism. Contrarily to fears of atomisation and materia... .... Learn More
  8. Aelfrician Homilies and Varia

    Aelfrician Homilies and Varia: Editions, Translations and Commentary [2 volume set] [Other]

    Robert K. Upchurch(Editor); Aaron J. Kleist(Editor)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781843845447
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Texts
    Volume: 13
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  9. A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis

    A Descriptive Catalogue of the English Manuscripts of John Gower's Confessio Amantis [Hardback]

    Derek Pearsall(Author); Linne R. Mooney(Author)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781843846130
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Publications of the John Gower Society
    Volume: 15
    The Confessio Amantis is John Gower's major work in English, written around the time that his acquaintance Geoffrey Chaucer was writing the Canterbury Tales. Extant manuscripts are numerous. At the end of the nineteenth century G. C.... .... Learn More
  10. Early Greek Alphabetic Writing

    Early Greek Alphabetic Writing: A Linguistic Approach [Hardback]

    Natalia Elvira Astoreca(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789257434
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 5
    Most scholarship on early Greek alphabetic writing has focused on the questions around the origin of 'the Greek alphabet', instead of acknowledging the diversity of alphabetic systems that emerged in Geometric and Archaic Greece. The research conc... .... Learn More

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