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Omslagsbild för Dickens’s Working Notes for 'Dombey and Son'
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Dickens’s Working Notes for 'Dombey and Son'

This critical edition of the working notes for Dombey and Son (1848) is ideal for readers who wish to know more about Charles Dickens’s craft and creativity. Drawing on the author’ ...


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Love and its Critics: From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden

This book is a history of love and the challenge love offers to the laws and customs of its times and places, as told through poetry from the Song of Songs to John Milton’s Paradis ...


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The Idea of Europe: Enlightenment Perspectives

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In view of the challenges—many of which are political—that different European countries are currently facing, scholars who work on the eighteenth century have compiled this antholo ...


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Wallenstein: A Dramatic Poem

By the time Frederich Schiller came to write the Wallenstein trilogy, his reputation as one of Germany’s leading playwrights was all but secured. Consisting of Wallenstein’s Camp, ...


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Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy: Volume 2

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Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy is a reappraisal of the poem by an international team of thirty-four scholars. Each vertical reading analyses three same-numbered cantos from th ...


Omslagsbild för Literature Against Criticism: University English and Contemporary Fiction in Conflict
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Literature Against Criticism: University English and Contemporary Fiction in Conflict

This is a book about the power game currently being played out between two symbiotic cultural institutions: the university and the novel. As the number of hyper-knowledgeable liter ...


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Piety in Pieces: How Medieval Readers Customized their Manuscripts

Medieval manuscripts resisted obsolescence. Made by highly specialised craftspeople (scribes, illuminators, book binders) with labour-intensive processes using exclusive and someti ...


Omslagsbild för Ovid, Metamorphoses, 3.511-733: Latin Text with Introduction, Commentary, Glossary of Terms, Vocabulary Aid and Study Questions
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Ovid, Metamorphoses, 3.511-733: Latin Text with Introduction, Commentary, Glossary of Terms, Vocabulary Aid and Study Questions

This extract from Ovid's 'Theban History' recounts the confrontation of Pentheus, king of Thebes, with his divine cousin, Bacchus, the god of wine. Notwithstanding the warnings of ...


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Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories and Practices

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This volume presents the state of the art in digital scholarly editing. Drawing together the work of established and emerging researchers, it gives pause at a crucial moment in the ...


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Denis Diderot 'Rameau's Nephew' - 'Le Neveu de Rameau': A Multi-Media Bilingual Edition

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In a famous Parisian chess café, a down-and-out, HIM, accosts a former acquaintance, ME, who has made good, more or less. They talk about chess, about genius, about good and evil, ...


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Cicero, On Pompey's Command (De Imperio), 27-49: Latin Text, Study Aids with Vocabulary, Commentary, and Translation

In republican times, one of Rome's deadliest enemies was King Mithridates of Pontus. In 66 BCE, after decades of inconclusive struggle, the tribune Manilius proposed a bill that wo ...


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Stories from Quechan Oral Literature

The Quechan are a Yuman people who have traditionally lived along the lower part of the Colorado River in California and Arizona. They are well known as warriors, artists, and trad ...


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Fiesco's Conspiracy at Genoa

Within two years of the success of his first play Die Räuber on the German stage in 1781, Schiller wrote a drama based on a rebellion in sixteenth century Italy, its title: The Con ...


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Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy: Volume 1

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Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy is a reappraisal of the poem by an international team of thirty-four scholars. Each vertical reading analyses three same-numbered cantos from th ...


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Mr. Emerson's Revolution

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This volume traces the life, thought and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson, a giant of American intellectual history, whose transforming ideas greatly strengthened the two leading reform ...


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Tellings and Texts: Music, Literature and Performance in North India

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Examining materials from early modern and contemporary North India and Pakistan, Tellings and Texts brings together seventeen first-rate papers on the relations between written and ...


Omslagsbild för Cornelius Nepos, Life of Hannibal: Latin Text, Notes, Maps, Illustrations and Vocabulary
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Cornelius Nepos, Life of Hannibal: Latin Text, Notes, Maps, Illustrations and Vocabulary

Trebia. Trasimene. Cannae. With three stunning victories, Hannibal humbled Rome and nearly shattered its empire. Even today Hannibal's brilliant, if ultimately unsuccessful, campai ...


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Tolerance: The Beacon of the Enlightenment

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This anthology, inspired by Voltaire’s advice that a text needed to be concise to have real influence, contains firey extracts from forty different authors, from the philosophers e ...


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Ovid, Amores (Book 1)

From Catullus to Horace, the tradition of Latin erotic poetry produced works of literature which are still read throughout the world. Ovid’s Amores, written in the first century BC ...


Omslagsbild för Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twilight: Fiction, Media, and a Contemporary Cultural Experience
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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twilight: Fiction, Media, and a Contemporary Cultural Experience

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The Twilight novels by Stephenie Meyer have developed from a bookseries into a powerful phenomenon with an astonishing impact. Not only have the books been adapted for the screen, ...


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Women´s language : an analysis of style and expression in letters before 1800

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”Overall, the book summarises an ambitious project that draws on corpora and stylistics to investigate the empirical validity of a theoretical cornerstone in feminist literary crit ...


Omslagsbild för Re-mapping Lagerlöf : performance, intermediality and European transmissions
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Re-mapping Lagerlöf : performance, intermediality and European transmissions

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For the first time ever, cutting-edge research about the Swedish Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf and her work is made available to a world-wide audience in one comprehensive volume. ...


Omslagsbild för Hype : bestsellers and literary culture
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Hype : bestsellers and literary culture

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Bästsäljare är böcker som säljer i stora upplagor, som får ett stort antal läsare och är omtalade i medier och bland läsare. Trots att bästsäljare kan anses vara den mest synliga l ...


Omslagsbild för Storytelling in Northern Zambia: Theory, Method, Practice and Other Necessary Fictions
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Storytelling in Northern Zambia: Theory, Method, Practice and Other Necessary Fictions

More than just a book, Storytelling in Northern Zambia lets you watch videos of the storytellers while you read. Storytelling plays an important part in the vibrant cultural life o ...


Omslagsbild för How to Read a Folktale: The 'Ibonia' Epic from Madagascar
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How to Read a Folktale: The 'Ibonia' Epic from Madagascar

How to Read a Folktale offers the first English translation of Ibonia, a spellbinding tale of old Madagascar. Ibonia is a folktale on epic scale. Much of its plot sounds familiar: ...