An independent bookshop in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

Literary studies: c 1600 to c 1800

Products In Literary studies: c 1600 to c 1800 (Total Products 22, Showing: 1 -> 22)
Sort By: Title | Publication Date (Newest First) | Price Low to High | Price High to Low


Year of the mad king
Our Price: £16.99
In 1982, rising actor Antony Sher played the Fool to Michael Gambon's King in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of King Lear. Shortly after, ...
Henry Smeathman, the flycatcher
Our Price: £81.00
In 1771 Joseph Banks and other wealthy collectors sent a talented, self-taught naturalist to Sierra Leone to collect all things rare and curious, from...

Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon
Our Price: £80.00
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing first published Laokoon, oder ├╝ber die Grenzen der Mahlerey und Poesie (Laocoon, or on the Limits of Painting and Poetry) in...
The world in thirty-eight chapters or Dr. Johnson's guide to life
Our Price: £15.29
'Delightful' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday'Witty, engaging' Sunday Times'Beguiling and intelligent' TLSSamuel Johnson was a critic, an essayist, a poet ...

Shakespeare's restless world
Our Price: £8.99
The Elizabethan age was a tumultuous time, when long-cherished certainties were crumbling and life was exhilaratingly uncertain. Shakespeare's Restl...
Interacting with print
Our Price: £34.00
A thorough rethinking of a field deserves to take a shape that is in itself new. Interacting with Print delivers on this premise, reworking the histor...

Shakespeare's Hamlet
Our Price: £8.99
In the four centuries since Shakespeare's death in 1616, Hamlet has almost always been regarded as Shakespeare's greatest play. This is not surprising...
The world in thirty-eight chapters or Dr. Johnson's guide to life
Our Price: £9.99
'Delightful' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday'Witty, engaging' Sunday Times'Beguiling and intelligent' TLSThe World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson'...

The history of Tom Jones, a foundling
Our Price: £8.99
Henry Fielding's picaresque tale of a young man's search for his place in the world, The History of Tom Jones is edited with notes and an introduction...
The sonnets
Our Price: £7.19
William Shakespeare is a global icon for his plays such as Hamlet, Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet, but his poetic meditations on love are among the most...

The Penguin Classics book
Our Price: £27.00
**Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year**The Penguin Classics Book is a reader's companion to the largest library of classic literature in the ...
Shakespeare's restless world
Our Price: £18.00
What was life like for Shakespeare's first audiences? In a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, how did Elizabethan play-goe...

This is Shakespeare
Our Price: £20.00
'The best introduction to the plays I've read, perhaps the best book on Shakespeare, full stop' Alex Preston, Observer'It makes you impatient to see o...
The worldmakers
Our Price: £22.50
In this beautifully conceived book, Ayesha Ramachandran reconstructs the imaginative struggles of early modern artists, philosophers, and writers to m...

Dangerous liaisons
Our Price: £7.19
Published in 1782, just years before the French Revolution, Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a disturbing and ultimately damning portrayal of a decadent so...
Shakespeare and co
Our Price: £11.69
'Enjoyable, lively . such a pleasure to read . renders the drama of Shakespeare's contemporaries more than fringe entertainment' Independent Shakespe...

Shakespeare's sonnets
Our Price: £5.39
'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?Thou art more lovelyand more temperate . . .'Shakespeare's 154 sonnets contain some of the most exquisite and ...
Gluttony and gratitude
Our Price: £63.95
Despite the persistence and popularity of addressing the theme of eating in Paradise Lost, the tradition of Adam and Eve's sin as one of gluttony-and ...

The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint
Our Price: £13.49
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectibl...
Oroonoko
Our Price: £7.19
Restoration-era poet, playwright and novelist Aphra Behn was the first truly professional woman writer in English, and Oroonoko is her sophisticated a...

Jonathan Swift
Our Price: £9.89
Jonathan Swift was a man of contradictions: a man who satirized the powerful but aspired to political greatness, who mocked men's vanity but held hims...
Soul of the age
Our Price: £9.89
Jonathan Bate's Soul of the Age brings us closer than ever to understanding what being Shakespeare was actually like.How did plague turn Shakespeare f...