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  1. Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement

    Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement: Poetics of Possibility [Hardback]

    Uhuru Portia Phalafala(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012777
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Articulations
    Volume: 10
    When South African poet and statesman Keorapetse Kgositsile (1938-2018) was instructed by senior members of his party, the African National Congress (ANC), to flee the country into exile in 1961, he packed among his meagre valuables a corpus of Ts... .... Learn More
  2. Old English Medievalism

    Old English Medievalism: Reception and Recreation in the 20th and 21st Centuries [Hardback]

    Rachel A. Fletcher(Editor); Thijs Porck(Editor); Oliver M. Traxel(Editor); Rachel A. Fletcher(Contributor); Oliver M. Traxel(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846505
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: 21
    Old English language and literary style have long been a source of artistic inspiration and fascination, providing modern writers and scholars with the opportunity not only to explore the past but, in doing so, to find new perspectives on the pres... .... Learn More
  3. The Noah Myth in Twenty-First-Century Cli-Fi Novels

    The Noah Myth in Twenty-First-Century Cli-Fi Novels: Rewritings from a Drowning World [Hardback]

    Helen E. Mundler(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781640141315
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in English and American Literature and Culture
    Volume: 29
    With the rise of concern about global warming in recent years, climate-change fiction, or clifi, has become increasingly important both as a publishing phenomenon and as an area of academic study and research. Flood narratives have become a subsec... .... Learn More
  4. Literatures of Alchemy in Medieval and Early Modern England

    Literatures of Alchemy in Medieval and Early Modern England [Hardback]

    Eoin Bentick(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781843846444
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    The language of alchemy (the art of transmuting metals and manufacturing pharmaceutical medicine) is defined by obscure imagery, authorial play and dense knottiness, tempting curious readers to unpick its impenetrable promises. From the fourteenth... .... Learn More
  5. Peter Churchill

    Peter Churchill: The forgotten novels of a British secret agent [Paperback]

    Andrea Cominini(Author)

    $14.99

    ISBN: 9788869773983
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    After researching the life of a British Special Operation Executive agent, Oliver Churchill, who operated over the summer of 1944, Andrea Cominini found that his brother, Peter, had also been an SOE agent operating in France during WWII. Peter car... .... Learn More
  6. Textual and Bibliographical Studies in Older Scots Literature

    Textual and Bibliographical Studies in Older Scots Literature: Selected Essays of Priscilla Bawcutt [Paperback]

    Janet Hadley Williams(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781897976470
    Published by : Scottish Text Society
    This rich selection from the writings of Priscilla Bawcutt, the major scholar of Older Scots literature, both honours her achievement and provides authoritative guidance to all involved in the pleasures and challenges of medieval and early modern ... .... Learn More
  7. Wilhelm von Humboldt and Transcultural Communication in a Multicultural World

    Wilhelm von Humboldt and Transcultural Communication in a Multicultural World: Translating Humanity [Hardback]

    John Walker(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781571139757
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 230
    Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) is the progenitor of modern linguistics and the originator of the modern teaching and research university. However, his work has received remarkably little attention in the English-speaking world. Humboldt conceive... .... Learn More
  8. Performance in Beowulf and other Old English Poems

    Performance in Beowulf and other Old English Poems [Hardback]

    Steven J.A. Breeze(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843846451
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: 45
    Acts of performance, such as music, storytelling, and poetry recital, have made significant contributions to the rediscovery and widening popularity of Old English poetry. However, while these performances capture the imagination, they also influe... .... Learn More
  9. Jane Austen, Sex, and Romance

    Jane Austen, Sex, and Romance: Engaging with Desire in the Novels and Beyond [Hardback]

    Nora Nachumi(Editor); Stephanie Oppenheim(Editor); Rachel M. Brownstein(Contributor); Margaret Dunlap(Contributor); Elaine McGirr(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781648250071
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Are Jane Austen's novels sexy? For many Austen lovers, the answer is a resounding "Yes!" From the moment Colin Firth shed his breeches in the 1995 BBC Pride and Prejudice, screen adaptations inspired by Austen's novels have banked... .... Learn More
  10. Marylin

    Marylin: A Novel of Passing [Hardback]

    Arthur Rundt(Author); Peter Höyng(Editor); Chauncey J. Mellor(Editor); Priscilla Layne(Afterword By); Chauncey J. Mellor(Translator)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640141483
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 231
    Marylin, a novel by the Austrian writer Arthur Rundt about a mixed-race woman passing as white, moves from Chicago to New York City and concludes tragically on a Caribbean island. First published in 1928 and now translated into English, it ... .... Learn More

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