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  1. The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c.1000

    The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c.1000 [Paperback]

    Jesse Billett(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781907497353
    Published by : Henry Bradshaw Society
    Series: Henry Bradshaw Society Subsidia
    Volume: Volume 7
    At the heart of life in any medieval Christian religious community was the communal recitation of the daily "hours of prayer" or Divine Office. This book draws on narrative, conciliar, and manuscript sources to reconstruc... .... Learn More
  2. Kafka after Kafka

    Kafka after Kafka: Dialogical Engagement with His Works from the Holocaust to Postmodernism [Hardback]

    Iris Bruce(Editor); Mark H. Gelber(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139818
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 195
    The topic of "Kafka after Kafka" is a fascinating one: the engagement of artists, philosophers, and critics in dialogical exchange with Kafka's works. The present collection of new essays highlights the engagement of less... .... Learn More
  3. Ghosts in Enlightenment Scotland

    Ghosts in Enlightenment Scotland [Hardback]

    Martha McGill(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783273621
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Scottish Historical Review Monograph Second Series
    Volume: Volume 2
    Scotland is famed for being a haunted nation, "whare ghaists and houlets nightly cry". Medieval Scots told stories of restless souls and walking corpses, but after the 1560 Reformation, witches and demons became the focal... .... Learn More
  4. St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire: Volume 1, History, Archaeology and Architecture [eBook (PDF)]

    Warwick Rodwell(Author)

    $0.00

    Published by : Oxbow Books
    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, is a redundant medieval church in the care of English Heritage. As a result of a major programme of research carried out between 1978 and 2007, it is now the most intensively studied parish church i... .... Learn More
  5. Herder's Essay on Being

    Herder's Essay on Being: A Translation and Critical Approaches [Hardback]

    John K. Noyes(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781571139917
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 198
    In recent years, Johann Gottfried Herder has been the focus of much interest in the English-speaking world. While he was long disregarded, current scholarship in both German and English is revisiting his importance as an early theo... .... Learn More
  6. Dimensions of Storytelling in German Literature and Beyond

    Dimensions of Storytelling in German Literature and Beyond: "For once, telling it all from the beginning" [Hardback]

    Kristy R. Boney(Editor); Jennifer Marston William(Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781640140400
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 197
    While Walter Benjamin, in his famous essay "The Storyteller" (1936), lamented the decline of the storytelling tradition in the age of the modernist novel, Anna Seghers and other twentieth-century German writers went on to... .... Learn More
  7. Edinburgh German Yearbook 12

    Edinburgh German Yearbook 12: Repopulating the Eighteenth Century: Second-Tier Writing in the German Enlightenment [Hardback]

    Michael Wood(Editor); Johannes Birgfeld(Editor)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140196
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook
    German literature and thought flourished in the eighteenth century, when a culture considered a European backwater came to assert worldwide significance. This was an age in which repeated attempts to reform German literary and phil... .... Learn More
  8. Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Holland

    Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Holland: The Choirbooks of St Peter's Church, Leiden [Hardback]

    Eric Jas(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273263
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: Volume 18
    The musical culture of the Low Countries in the early modern period was a flourishing one, apparent beyond the big cathedrals and monasteries, and reaching down to smaller parish churches. Unfortunately, very few manuscripts contai... .... Learn More
  9. On the Darkness of the Will

    On the Darkness of the Will [Paperback]

    Nicola Masciandaro(Author)

    $16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771569
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    "For the will desires not to be dark, and this very desire causes the darkness” (Jacob Boehme). Moving through the fundamental question of this paradox, this book offers a constellation of theoretical and critical essays... .... Learn More
  10. Stages of European Romanticism

    Stages of European Romanticism: Cultural Synchronicity across the Arts, 1798-1848 [Hardback]

    Theodore Ziolkowski(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781640140424
    Published by : Camden House
    Romanticism was a truly European phenomenon, extending roughly from the French Revolution to the 1848 revolutions and embracing not only literature and drama but also music and visual arts. Because of Romanticism's vast scope, most... .... Learn More

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