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  1. 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
  2. Animal Soundscapes in Anglo-Norman Texts

    Animal Soundscapes in Anglo-Norman Texts [Hardback]

    Liam Lewis(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843846222
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Nature and Environment in the Middle Ages
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  3. 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
  4. 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); Brian 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. John Cruso of Norwich and Anglo-Dutch Literary Identity in the Seventeenth Century

    John Cruso of Norwich and Anglo-Dutch Literary Identity in the Seventeenth Century [Hardback]

    Christopher Joby(Author); Matthew Woodcock(Editor); Raphael Lyne(Editor); Sean Sean Keilen(Editor); Jane Grogan(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843846147
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Studies in Renaissance Literature
    Volume: 40
    John Cruso of Norwich (b. 1592/3), the eldest son of Flemish migrants, was a man of many parts: Dutch and English poet, translator, military author, virtuoso networker, successful merchant and hosier, Dutch church elder and militia captain. This f... .... Learn More
  8. Ælfrician Homilies and Varia

    Ælfrician Homilies and Varia: Editions, Translations, and Commentary [2 volume set] [Hardback]

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

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781843845447
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Texts
    Volume: 13
    Ælfric of Eynsham stands supreme as a distinguished homilist, translator, and moralist -one whose writings were sought by the most powerful churchmen and landed warlords of his day. In his sermons, the dead are raised to life, innocents are ... .... Learn More
  9. Manuals for Penitents in Medieval England

    Manuals for Penitents in Medieval England: from Ancrene Wisse to the Parson's Tale [Hardback]

    Krista A. Murchison(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846086
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The 'bestseller list' of medieval England would have included many manuals for penitents: works that could teach the public about the process of confession, and explain the abstract concept of sin through familiar situations. Among these 'bestsell... .... Learn More
  10. The Forest of the Hanged

    The Forest of the Hanged [Paperback]

    Liviu Rebreanu(Author)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9781592111138
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Series: Classics of Romanian Literature
    Volume: I
    This classic Romanian novel lends valuable psychological insight into the tragic situation confronting minorities in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I. It is the story of Apostol Bologa, a middle-class Romanian officer serving in the ... .... Learn More

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