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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. Fashion, Gender and Agency in Latin American and Spanish Literature

    Fashion, Gender and Agency in Latin American and Spanish Literature [Hardback]

    Stephanie N. Saunders(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855663428
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: Volume 392
    In the last two decades, the glorification of sewing - whether involving needlework, tailoring, or fashion design - has thrived in Latin American and Iberian cultural works, particularly literature. While fast fashion has relegated the handicraft ... .... Learn More
  4. The Spanish Baroque and Latin American Literary Modernity

    The Spanish Baroque and Latin American Literary Modernity: Writing in Constellation [Hardback]

    Crystal Anne Chemris(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855663411
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: Volume 391
    Inspired by Walter Benjamin's notion of constellation, this book draws on theories of Latin American modernity to investigate the Spanish literary Baroque and its repetitions as a historical-cultural predicament in Latin American colonial and mode... .... Learn More
  5. The Criminal Baroque

    The Criminal Baroque: Lawbreaking, Peacekeeping, and Theatricality in Early Modern Spain [Hardback]

    Ted L. L. Bergman(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781855663398
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Early Modern Spanish theatre is viewed by many scholars as entertaining propaganda that channelled the emotions and beliefs of the masses into mechanisms for social control. This book identifies the limitations of this model and how its deficienci... .... Learn More
  6. Subaltern Medievalisms

    Subaltern Medievalisms: Medievalism 'from below' in Nineteenth-Century Britain [Hardback]

    David Matthews(Editor); Michael Sanders(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845782
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: Volume 19
    This book offers a challenge to the current study of nineteenth-century British medievalism, re-examining its general perception as an elite and conservative tendency, the imposition of order from above evidenced in the work of Walter Scott, in th... .... Learn More
  7. Medieval Temporalities

    Medieval Temporalities: The Experience of Time in Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Almut Suerbaum(Editor); Annie Sutherland(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843845775
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
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  8. Faḍāʾil-i Balkh, or The Merits of Balkh

    Faḍāʾil-i Balkh, or The Merits of Balkh: Annotated translation with commentary and introduction of the oldest surviving history of Balkh in Afghanistan [Hardback]

    Arezou Azad(Author); Edmund Herzig(Author); Ali Mir-Ansari(Editor)

    $175.00

    ISBN: 9781913604004
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    This is a critical edition and translation of the medieval local history of Balkh, known as Faḍāʾil-i Balkh ("The Merits of Balkh"), which was completed in 610 Hijrī (1214 CE) in Arabic by Shaykh al-Islām Ab$... .... Learn More
  9. When the Dead Rise

    When the Dead Rise: Narratives of the Revenant, from the Middle Ages to the Present Day [Hardback]

    Christian Livermore(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845768
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
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  10. Épica y conflicto religioso en el siglo XVI

    Épica y conflicto religioso en el siglo XVI: Anglicanismo y luteranismo desde el imaginario hispánico [Hardback]

    Javier Burguillo(Editor); María José Vega(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855663350
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Monografías A
    Volume: Volume 390
    Este libro analiza un corpus de textos épicos y propagandsticos que se escriben en las fronteras del imperio espaol en el siglo XVI. Examina la representacin del conflicto religioso en Inglaterra, Alemania y Holanda durante los reinados de ... .... Learn More

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