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Transforming the Teaching of Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Transforming the Teaching of Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company
by Joe Winston
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In 2006 the Royal Shakespeare Company began its mission to transform the teaching of Shakespeare in schools. This has been a unique initiative from a major cultural organisation for several reasons: - Education has been placed at the heart and not at the... (read more)

Available April 2015
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The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare (Oxford Handbooks)
The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare (Oxford Handbooks)
by Arthur F. Kinney
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Situated within the Oxford Handbooks to Literature series, the group of Oxford Handbooks to Shakespeare are designed to record past and present investigations and renewed and revised judgments by both familiar and younger Shakespearean specialists. Each... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Critical Practice: Theorists and Creativity (Wish List)
Critical Practice: Theorists and Creativity (Wish List)
by Martin Mcquillan
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What is the relationship between theory and practice in the creative arts today? In this book, Martin McQuillan offers a critical interrogation of the idea of practice-led research. He goes beyond the recent vocabulary of research management to consider... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Shakespeare's Universality: Here's Fine Revolution (Shakespeare Now!)
Shakespeare's Universality: Here's Fine Revolution (Shakespeare Now!)
by Keirnan Ryan
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Through arresting new readings of key comedies, histories and tragedies this book sets out to reclaim the idea of Shakespeares timeless universality from reactionary and radical critics alike and reveal its revolutionary potential in the modern world... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Politics and Political Culture in the Court Masque (Early Modern Literature in History)
Politics and Political Culture in the Court Masque (Early Modern Literature in History)
by James Knowles
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Politics and Political Culture in the Court Masque treats the Jacobean masque as engaged with a broad range of ideas, issues and texts from other political arenas rather than as an exclusive tool of monarchy and court culture. Building on James I's own... (read more)

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Shakespeare's World of Words (Arden Shakespeare Library)
Shakespeare's World of Words (Arden Shakespeare Library)
by Paul Yachnin
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Was Shakespeare really the original genius he has appeared to be since the eighteenth century, a poet whose words came from nature itself? The contributors to this volume propose that Shakespeare was not the poet of nature, but rather that he is a genius... (read more)

Available October 2015
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The Anglo-Saxon England: Language, Writings and Culture
The Anglo-Saxon England: Language, Writings and Culture
by Richard J. Kelly
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Richard J. Kellys The Anglo-Saxon World is an exploration of the language, writings and culture found in the Anglo-Saxon period (c. 500 - 1100) and an examination of the relationships that exist between all three.Placing the Age in sharp historical... (read more)

Available June 2016
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Poetry Criticism #161: Poetry Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of the Mst Significant ANS Widely Studied Poets of World Literature
Poetry Criticism #161: Poetry Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of the Mst Significant ANS Widely Studied Poets of World Literature
by Gale
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Each volume of this reference provides substantial critical essays and biographical information on four to eight major poets from all eras. Entries provide an introductory biographical sketch, an author portrait, a primary bibliography, annotated full... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Samuel Beckett's German Diaries 1936-1937 (Historicizing Modernism)
Samuel Beckett's German Diaries 1936-1937 (Historicizing Modernism)
by Mark Nixon
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Six diary notebooks kept by Samuel Beckett during his 1936-7 trip through Nazi Germany were discovered in 1989. Samuel Beckett's German Diaries 1936-1937 is the first study to explore the relevance of these diaries to Beckett's development as a writer... (read more)

Available May 2016
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Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Introduction to British Literature & Culture)
Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Introduction to British Literature & Culture)
by Matthews
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The guide to contemporary British literature and culture introduces literature and its context since 1979. It includes the work of a wide range of major novelists, poets and playwrights which includes Salman Rushdie and Jeanette Winterson; Mark Ravenhill... (read more)

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Bambi's Jewish Roots and Other Essays on German-Jewish Culture
Bambi's Jewish Roots and Other Essays on German-Jewish Culture
by Paul Reitter
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German Jewry. Among other things—or rather, above all—the term evokes creativity and destruction. Bambi's Jewish Roots: Essays on the Makers and Destroyers of German-Jewish Culture is about both sides of that dichotomy, and also the... (read more)

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Hamlet: Language and Writing (Arden Student Guides)
Hamlet: Language and Writing (Arden Student Guides)
by Dympna Callaghan
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This lively and informative guide reveals Hamlet as marking a turning point in Shakespeare's use of language and dramatic form as well as addressing the key problem at the play's core: Hamlet's inaction. It also looks at recent critical approaches to the... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Talking the Walk and Walking the Talk: A Rhetoric of Rhythm (Verbal Arts)
Talking the Walk and Walking the Talk: A Rhetoric of Rhythm (Verbal Arts)
by Marc Shell
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This book argues that we should regard walking and talking in a single rhythmic vision. In doing so, it contributes to the theory of prosody, our understanding of respiration and looking, and, in sum, to the particular links, across the board, between... (read more)

Available January 2015
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Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
by Willard Bohn
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Founded by André Breton in 1924, Surrealism sought to examine the unconscious realm by means of the written and/or spoken word. Seeking to expand the ability of language to evoke irrational states and improbable events, it consistently strove... (read more)

Available September 2016
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Critical Practice: Theorists and Creativity
Critical Practice: Theorists and Creativity
by Martin Mcquillan
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What is the relationship between theory and practice in the creative arts today? In this book, Martin McQuillan offers a critical interrogation of the idea of practice-led research. He goes beyond the recent vocabulary of research management to consider... (read more)

Available January 2016
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Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
by Willard Bohn
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Founded by André Breton in 1924, Surrealism sought to examine the unconscious realm by means of the written and/or spoken word. Seeking to expand the ability of language to evoke irrational states and improbable events, it consistently strove... (read more)

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Sympathetic Sentiments: Affect, Emotion and Spectacle in the Modern World (Wish List)
Sympathetic Sentiments: Affect, Emotion and Spectacle in the Modern World (Wish List)
by John Jervis
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Sympathetic Sentiments develops an innovative interdisciplinary framework to explore the implications of living in a ‘culture of feeling that seems ill at ease with itself, one in which ‘sentiments are frequently denounced for being ‘... (read more)

Available March 2015
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The Canon (New Critical Idiom)
The Canon (New Critical Idiom)
by Kuipers Christo
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What is a the canona (TM)? Who determines it? How should it be read? These are the questions that preoccupied academics during the a theory warsa (TM) of the late twentieth century and continue to challenge and define literary studies today. Considering... (read more)

Available March 2015
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James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture: The Einstein of English Fiction (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)
James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture: The Einstein of English Fiction (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)
by Jeffrey Drouin
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This book makes an important intervention in the ongoing debates about modernism, science, and the divisions of early Twentieth-Century print culture. In order to establish Joyce's place in the nexus of modernism and scientific thought, Drouin uses the... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Sophocles: Antigone (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy)
Sophocles: Antigone (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy)
by Douglas Cairns
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Antigone is Sophocles masterpiece, a seminal influence on a wide range of theatrical, literary, and intellectual traditions all over the world. This volume sets the play in the contexts of its ancient mythical background, its original circumstances of... (read more)

Available July 2016
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