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Literary studies: c 1600 to c 1800

Products In Literary studies: c 1600 to c 1800 (Total Products 22, Showing: 1 -> 20)
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The world in thirty-eight chapters or Dr. Johnson's guide to life
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'Hitchings is extremely good at unravelling Johnson's most bullish assertions . . . lucid and empathetic, scholarly but lively. A model Johnsonian, in...
Year of the mad king
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A fascinating insider account of researching, rehearsing and performing the part of King Lear for a major Royal Shakespeare Company production, Antony...

This is Shakespeare
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A THE TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019'The best introduction to the plays I've read, perhaps the best book on Shakespeare, full stop' Alex Preston, Observe...
Henry Smeathman, the flycatcher
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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...

Dangerous liaisons
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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
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'Enjoyable, lively … such a pleasure to read … renders the drama of Shakespeare's contemporaries more than fringe entertainment' Independent Shak...

Gluttony and gratitude
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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 ...
This is Shakespeare
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A THE TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019'The best introduction to the plays I've read, perhaps the best book on Shakespeare, full stop' Alex Preston, Observe...

Measure for measure
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Literature for life
Hamlet
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Literature for life

Soul of the age
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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...
Interacting with print
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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...

The worldmakers
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In this beautifully conceived book, Ayesha Ramachandran reconstructs the imaginative struggles of early modern artists, philosophers, and writers to m...
The sonnets
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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...

Shakespeare's restless world
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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...
A place for everything
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'Marvellous . . . I read it with astonished delight . . . It is equally scholarly and entertaining.' - Jan Morris 'Quirky and compelling.' - The Times...

Shakespeare's sonnets
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'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 ...
The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint
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Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectibl...

Shakespeare's restless world
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The Elizabethan age was a tumultuous time, when long-cherished certainties were crumbling and life was exhilaratingly uncertain. Shakespeare's Restl...
The world in thirty-eight chapters or Dr. Johnson's guide to life
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'Hitchings is extremely good at unravelling Johnson's most bullish assertions . . . lucid and empathetic, scholarly but lively. A model Johnsonian, in...

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