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  1. Actividad teatral en la region de Toledo, 1612-1630

    Actividad teatral en la region de Toledo, 1612-1630: estudio y documentos [Paperback]

    Charles Davis(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781855662193
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Series: Fuentes para la historia del Teatro en España
    Volume: Volume 38
    Este volumen es una edicin de un millar de documentos inéditos provenientes de los protocolos notariales de Toledo, con estudio preliminar. Tal como sugiere el ttulo, es una obra de carcter similar a los tomos 35-36 de la serie Fuentes para... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. The Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Practices

    The Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Practices [Hardback]

    Philip J. Boyes(Editor); Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Natalia Elvira Astoreca(Editor)

    Regular Price: $90.00

    Special Price: $67.50

    ISBN: 9781789254785
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 2
    Writing is not just a set of systems for transcribing language and communicating meaning, but an important element of human practice, deeply embedded in the cultures where it is present and fundamentally interconnected with all other aspects of hu... .... Learn More
  5. Images of Language in Middle English Vernacular Writings

    Images of Language in Middle English Vernacular Writings [Hardback]

    Kathy Cawsey(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845720
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    In the Middle Ages, English did not have any explicit theory or philosophy of language: philosophers wrote in Latin. This book addresses the issue. By closely analysing the images and metaphors used to describe language in Middle English texts, it... .... Learn More
  6. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

    The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland [Paperback]

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

    $18.95

    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
  7. Zalmoxis

    Zalmoxis: Obscure Pagan [Paperback]

    Lucian Blaga(Author); Keith Hitchins(Introduction); Doris Plantus-Runey(Translator)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110537
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Lucian Blaga (1895-1961) is judged by many to be Romania’s most original philosopher and greatest poet of the twentieth century. While scholars with access to his works in Romanian are well-aware of their importance, his work has remained, u... .... Learn More
  8. ALT 38 Environmental Transformations

    ALT 38 Environmental Transformations: African Literature Today [Hardback]

    Ernest N. Emenyonu(Author); Cajetan Iheka(Author); Stephanie Newell(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012289
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Literature Today
    Volume: Volume 38
    This special issue examines the ways fiction and poetry engage with environmental consciousness, and how African literary criticism addresses the implications of global environmental transformations. Does environmentalist literature offer new poss... .... Learn More
  9. Legends from Vamland

    Legends from Vamland [Paperback]

    Vladimir Colin(Author); Luiza Carol(Translator); Octavian Ion Penda(Illustrator)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110513
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Legends from Vamland is a beautiful story about the human struggle with fear. In telling his tale, the author blends together Romanian legends and myths with those of cultures from around the world. One can hardly find any noble and beautiful huma... .... Learn More
  10. Literature and Ageing

    Literature and Ageing [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Barry(Editor); Margery Vibe Skagen(Editor)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781843845713
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Essays and Studies
    Volume: Volume 73
    The central focus of this book is the experience of growing old as represented in literature from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day: an experience shaped by changes in longevity, a new science of senescence, the availability of state p... .... Learn More

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