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Robert B. Heilman: His Life in Letters

Alexander, Edward. Dunn, Richard. Jaussen, Paul. , Alexander, Edward. Dunn, Richard. Jaussen, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9780295997902 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 808pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Robert Bechtold Heilman was a great literary figure of the twentieth century.This collection of his correspondence includes over 600 exchanges with more than100 correspondents, among them Saul Bellow, Kenneth Burke, Malcolm Cowley,Richard Eberhart, Charles Johnson, Bernard Malamud, and William Carlos...

Avant-garde hamlet : text, stage, screen.

White, R. S.
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(2017)  | 9781611478570 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | pbk. | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Hamlet stands as a high water mark of canonical art, yet it has equally attracted rebels and experimenters, those avant-garde writers, dramatists, performers, and filmmakers who, in their adaptations and appropriations, seek new ways of expressing innovative and challenging thoughts in the hope that...

Brown romantics : poetry and na.

Chander, Manu Samriti.
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(2017)  | 9781611488210 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Brown Romantics: Poetry and Nationalism in the Global Nineteenth Century proceeds from the conviction that it is high time for the academy in general and scholars of European Romanticism to acknowledge the extensive international impact of Romantic poetry. Chander demonstrates the importance of Romantic...

Rewriting shakespeare's plays for and by the contemporary stage.

Dobson, Michael. Rivier-Arnaud, Estelle.
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(2017)  | 9781443882804 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"Why have contemporary playwrights been obsessed by Shakespeare's plays to such an extent that most of the canon has been rewritten by one rising dramatist or another over the last half century? Among other key figures, Edward Bond, Heiner Mller, Carmelo Bene, Arnold Wesker, Tom Stoppard, Howard Barker,...

The social, cultural and spiritual dimensions of modern indian poetry in english.

Roy, Kumar Vijay.
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(2017)  | 9781443879682 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"This volume brings together research papers on the poetry of modern Indian poets, particularly those whose poetry is less explored. It is well known that post-Independence India has produced many brilliant writers whose writings have their own importance in the field of Indian English literature. These...

The faustus myth in the english novel.

Åžeyda, SivrioÄÿlu.
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(2017)  | 9781443882842 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 135pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"The Faustus myth, before being identified as a myth, was the folktale of a man named Faustus who lived in Germany. Underneath the popularity of this myth lies the basic human instinct to trespass the limits of traditional knowledge in pursuit of self-definition, authentic knowledge and power. This...

The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847738 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847745 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847714 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847721 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Indians in victorian children's narratives : animalizing the native, 1830-1930.

BHAT, DAITHOTA Shilp.
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(2017)  | 9781498546843 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 146pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The genesis of the history of British colonization in India is often traced to traders, merchants, and the formation of the British East India Company. While this is indisputable, what is ignored is the creation and perpetual fueling of the steady stream of British officers into the Indian economy that...

African modernity and the philosophy of culture in the works of femi euba.

Osagie, Iyunolu.
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(2017)  | 9781498545662 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 188pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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This book is a significant and original contribution to the ongoing conversation on modernity. It uses the creative and critical works of Nigerian playwright and novelist Femi Euba to demonstrate the place and function of African cultures in modernity and makes the case for the vibrancy of such cultures...

The Power of Laughter and Satire in Early Modern Britain: Political and Religious Culture, 1500-1820

Knights, Mark. Morton, Adam.
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(2017)  | 9781783272037 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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This interdisciplinary collection considers the related topics of satire andlaughter in early modern Britain through a series of case studies ranging fromthe anti-monastic polemics of the early Reformation to the satirical invasionprints of the Napoleonic wars. Moving beyond the traditional literary...

A companion to chimamanda ngozi adichie.

Emenyonu, Ernest N.
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(2017)  | 9781847011633 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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The Poetry of Kissing in Early Modern Europe: From the Catullan Revival to Secundus, Shakespeare and the English Cavaliers

Wong, Alex.
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(2017)  | 9781843844662 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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There is a great deal of kissing in Renaissance poetry, but modern critics donot generally recognise (as early readers did) that the literary conventions ofthe kiss were closely related to a fully-formed, lively and popular genre ofNeo-Latin "kissing-poems". Beginning with the imitation of Catullus...

Shakespeare expressed : page sta.

MONCRIEF, Mcpherson E.
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(2017)  | 9781683930716 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 314pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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A collection of essays originally presented on the Blackfriars stage at the American Shakesepeare Center, Shakespeare Expressed brings together scholars and practitioners, often promoting ideas that can be translated into classroom experiences. Drawing on essays presented at the Sixth Blackfriars Conference,...

Outlaw fathers vict and mod brit.

GURFINKEL, Helena.
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(2017)  | 9781683930709 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 236pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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Outlaw Fathers in Victorian and Modern British Literature: Queering Patriarchy traces the representations of outlaw fathers, or queer patriarchs, and their relationships with their queer sons, in a particular literary tradition: mid-to-late-Victorian and twentieth-century British fiction and memoir....

Appropriating shakespeare : a cultural history of pyramus and thisbe.

Geddes, Louise.
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(2017)  | 9781683930440 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 154pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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Appropriating Shakespeare: A Cultural History of Pyramus and Thisbe argues that the vibrant, transformative history of Shakespeare's play-within-a-play from A Midsummer Night's Dream across four centuries allows us to see the way in which Shakespeare is used to both create and critique emergent cultural...

Shakespeares folktale sources.

ARTESE, Charlotte.
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(2017)  | 9781611495577 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 258pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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Shakespeare's Folktale Sources argues that seven plays--The Taming of the Shrew, Titus Andronicus, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice, All's Well that End's Well, Measure for Measure, and Cymbeline--derive one or more of their plots directly from folktales. In most cases, scholars have...

Poisons dark works in renaissa.

WILSON, Miranda.
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(2017)  | 9781611488173 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 258pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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Poison's Dark Works in Renaissance England considers the ways sixteenth- and seventeenth-century fears of poisoning prompt new models for understanding the world even as the fictive qualities of poisoning frustrate attempts at certainty. Whether English writers invoke literal poisons, as they do in...

Inspiration in the age of enli.

ERON, Sarah.
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(2017)  | 9781611496499 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment reconsiders theories of apostrophe and poetic authority to argue that the Augustan age created a new form of inspiration, one that not only changed the relationship of literary production to authority in the modern period but also crucially contributes to defining...

The Bronze Mask: Protagonists of English Literature

Strongman, Luke.
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(2017)  | 9781536109702 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 257pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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The Bronze Mask presents an analysis of 51 famous protagonists from some of the finest and most enduring works of fiction – predominantly novels – over the past five hundred years. The characters from the novels selected are mainly those critiqued from famous British and American authors, although characters...

Gender, madness, and colonial paranoia in australian literature : australian psychoses.

Deane, Laura.
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(2017)  | 9781498547321 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 214pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book offers an original and compelling analysis of women's madness, gender and the Australian family. Taking up Anne McClintock's call for critical works that psychoanalyze colonialism, this radical re-assessment of novels by Christina Stead and Kate Grenville provides a sustained account of women's...

Literary sociability in early.

TROLANDER, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781611495164 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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This study represents a significant reinterpretation of literary networks during what is often called the transition from manuscript to print during the early modern period. It is based upon a survey of 28,000 letters and over 850 mainly English correspondents, ranging from consumers to authors, significant...

The History of Missed Opportunities: British Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday

Galperin, William. Galperin, William H.
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(2017)  | 9781503600195 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Through close engagement with the work of Wordsworth, Austen, and Byron, TheHistory of Missed Opportunities posits that the everyday first emerged as adistinct category of experience, or first became thinkable, in the Romanticperiod. Conceived here as something overlooked and only noticed in retrospect,the...

Members of His Body: Shakespeare, Paul, and a Theology of Nonmonogamy

Stockton, Will.
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(2017)  | 9780823275502 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Building on scholarship regarding both biblical and early modern sexualities,Members of His Body protests the Christian defense of marital monogamy.According to the Paul who authors 1 Corinthians, believers would do well toremain single and focus instead on the messiah’s return. According to the Paulwho...

Members of His Body: Shakespeare, Paul, and a Theology of Nonmonogamy

Stockton, Will.
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(2017)  | 9780823275519 | Fordham University Press | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Building on scholarship regarding both biblical and early modern sexualities,Members of His Body protests the Christian defense of marital monogamy.According to the Paul who authors 1 Corinthians, believers would do well toremain single and focus instead on the messiah’s return. According to the Paulwho...

A Manifesto for Literary Studies

Garber, Marjorie.
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(2017)  | 9780295998558 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 80pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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"A Manifesto for Literary Studies," writes Marjorie Garber, “is an attempt toremind us of the specificity of what it means to ask literary questions, and thepleasure of thinking through and with literature. It is a manifesto in the sensethat it invites strong declarations and big ideas, rather than...

Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte Darthur: The Definitive Original Text Edition

Field, P.J.C. , Field, P. J. C.
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(2017)  | 9781843844600 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 1114pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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Selected as a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of 2014, the two-volumescholarly edition of the Morte Darthur examined the two surviving versions ofthe text: Caxton's edition of 1485 and the Winchester manuscript, known to haveexisted around 1480 but lost until 1934. All major modern scholarly editionshave...

At work in the early modern english theater : valuing labor.

Kendrick, Matthew.
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(2017)  | 9781611478266 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 228pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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At Work in the Early Modern English Theater: Valuing Labor explores the economics of the theater by examining how drama seeks to make sense of changing conceptions of labor. With the growth of commerce and market relations in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England came the corresponding degradation...

"Wooden Man"?: Masculinities in the Work of J.M. Coetzee (Boyhood, Youth and Summertime)

Matias, Daniel.
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(2017)  | 9781433138065 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 214pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2017
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This book addresses the representation of masculinities in the work of J. M. Coetzee, with a particular focus on the writer's trilogy: Boyhood (1997), Youth (2002) and Summertime (2009). Provocatively dealing with questions of autobiography, Coetzee's trilogy provides a panoramic view of a man's development...

The common touch : popular literature from the elizabethans to the augustans, volume ii.

Roscoe, Adrian. Scanlon, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781443855525 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"Beginning where volume one of The Common Touch leaves off, selections of English popular literature from the Restoration to the mid-years of the eighteenth century are offered in this second and final volume. However, while interest in such traditional literary types as the ballad and chapbook continued...

War on the human : new responses to an ever-present debate.

Blatanis, Konstantinos. Tsimpouki, Theodora.
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(2017)  | 9781443872775 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 330pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"The essays in this collection explore the question of the human, both as a contested concept and as it relates to, and functions within, the wider global conjuncture. The authors explore the theoretical underpinnings of the term "human," inviting the reader to reflect upon the contemporary human condition,...

Jane austen : two centuries of criticism.

Mazzeno, Laurence W.
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(2017)  | 9781640140066 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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Journey : from pathways to poems.

Johnson, Sue. Woodroofe, R. S.
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(2017)  | 9780952116592 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 70pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Curious women : poems about the landscape of the heart.

Johnson, Sue.
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(2017)  | 9780995729001 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 64pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Poems about the women I have known and been inspired by. Those I have glimpsed in various settings real and imaginary.

A Companion to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Emenyonu, Ernest N. , Emenyonu, Ernest N.
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(2017)  | 9781847011626 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Easily the leading and most engaging voice of her era and generation, ChimamandaNgozi Adichie has bridged gaps and introduced new motifs and narrative styleswhich have energized contemporary African fiction since her first novel, PurpleHibiscus (2003). With Half of a Yellow Sun (2007) and The Thing...

Close reading without readings : essays on shakespeare and others.

Booth, Stephen.
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(2017)  | 9781611478921 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | pbk. | book | 200pp
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Dealing mainly with the works of William Shakespeare, the essays in Close Readings without Readings reflect Stephen Booth's lifelong interest in uncovering the ways great literature works upon readers. As the book's title suggests, the author does not aim to create new or novel interpretations or to...

Us&Them: A Novel

Nakhjavani, Bahiyyih.
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(2017)  | 9781503601581 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Lili and Goli have argued endlessly about where their mother, Bibijan, shouldlive since the Iranian Revolution. They disagree about her finances too, whichremain blocked as long as she insists on waiting for her son—still missing butnot presumed dead yet—to return from the Iran–Iraq war. But once...

Literature and the Creative Economy

Brouillette, Sarah.
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(2017)  | 9781503602809 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 27/5/2017
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This book contends that mainstream considerations of the economic and socialforce of culture, including theories of the creative class and of cognitive andimmaterial labor, are indebted to historic conceptions of the art of literaryauthorship. It shows how contemporary literature has been involved in...

 

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