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            All the Sonnets of Shakespeare

            All the Sonnets of Shakespeare (Hardback)

            By Shakespeare, William; Edited by Edmondson, Paul; Wells, Stanley

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            Intended for all readers of Shakespeare, this beautiful and ground-breaking book arranges Shakespeare's sonnets printed in 1609 in chronological order and intersperses the sonnets from the plays among them. A lively introduction provides essential background, while explanatory no...tes and modern English paraphrases illuminate the sonnets' meanings.
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            ISBN 9781108490399
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2020
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Spectres of Antiquity: Classical Literature and the Gothic, 1740-1830
             

            Spectres of Antiquity: Classical Literature and the Gothic, 1740-1830 (Hardback)

            By Uden, James

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            Spectres of Antiquity is the first full-length study of the relationship between Greco-Roman culture and the eighteenth-century Gothic. In fascinating and compelling detail, James Uden's book rewrites the history of the Gothic genre, demonstrating that the genre was haunted by a ...deeper sense of history than has previously been assumed.
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            ISBN 9780190910273
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Speech Representation in the History of English: Topics and Approaches

            Speech Representation in the History of English: Topics and Approaches (Hardback)

            Edited by J. Grund, Peter; Walker, Terry

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            Representing what someone else has said is an integral part of spoken and written communication. Speech representation occurs in many contexts from news reports and legal trials to everyday conversation. Although commonplace, it requires sophisticated choices regarding what to re...present and how to represent it. These choices can highlight a speaker's voice, shape our perception of the reported speech, or support our claims of authority.While speech representation in Present-day English has been studied extensively, this book extends the discussion to historical periods. Speech Representation in the History of English explores speech representation of the past, providing in-depth analyses of how speakers and writers mark, structure, and discuss a previous speech event or fictional speech. Focusing on the Early Modern English and the Late Modern English periods (1500-1900), this volume covers topics such as parentheses as markers of represented speech, the development of like as a reporting expression, the gradual formation of free indirect speech reporting, and the interpersonal functions of represented speech. Chapters draw on a wide range of methodologies, including historical sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and corpus linguistics, and cover many genres from witness depositions, literary texts, and letters, to the spoken language of the recent past. In this comprehensive volume, Peter Grund and Terry Walker bring together a collection of works that use cutting-edge approaches to speech representation. Researchers and students of the history of English, sociolinguistics, and discourse studies alike will find Speech Representation in the History of English to be an invaluable addition to the field.
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            ISBN 9780190918064
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2021
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Series OXF STUD HISTORY OF ENGLISH SERIES
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            Stories of Chaos: Reason and its Displacement in Early Modern English Narrative

            Stories of Chaos: Reason and its Displacement in Early Modern English Narrative (Paperback)

            By Davis, Nick

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            First published in 1999, this volume re-examines narrative design in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Faerie Queene, King Lear and Paradise Lost. Written in a period newly set on finding practical application for available systems of reasoning, these texts confront in their d...ifferent ways reason's absolute limitation in the face of a Real which it cannot adequately represent to itself or recruit to its own purposes. An influential model for the staging of such a confrontation was the mythic, cosmological narrative of Plato's Timaeus. In their rewriting of Plato's narrative the English texts deploy but also destabilize the ancient conceptual polarization of the 'rational' and the 'irrational' or 'chaotic', rethought in the terms offered by their period's innovatory practices of reasoning. The study establishes the critical importance of telling a story of chaos by comparing the narrative method of its chosen texts with that adopted by Freud and Lacan as a means of reflection on the psychoanalytic encounter with an ultimately chaotic Real. This book has unusual interdisciplinary scope, and offers historically grounded, theoretically informed new readings of four major early modern English literary texts.
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            ISBN 9781138348714
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Series Routledge Revivals
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            The Works of Lord Bolingbroke: Volume 1

            The Works of Lord Bolingbroke: Volume 1 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bollingbroke, Henry St. John

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            Published in 1967: Accuracy and impartiality have been studied in the following Biography, more than elegance and that labored eulogy, which so often defeats its purpose. The quick genius and diversified attainments of the author and the statesman, have not been allowed to cast a... glare over the vices of the man and the specious hollowness of the pretended philosopher.
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            ISBN 9780367149635
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            A Critical Edition of Alexander's Ross's 1647 Mystagogus Poeticus, or The Muses Interpreter

            A Critical Edition of Alexander's Ross's 1647 Mystagogus Poeticus, or The Muses Interpreter (Paperback)

            Edited by Glenn, John R.

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            First published in 1987, this is a critical edition of the 1647 text by the Scottish author Alexander Ross which offered the Renaissance reader not only a wealth of factual information concerning the gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters of ancient myth and legend, but also served... as a treasury of interpretation and commentary ingeniously explaining the facts in terms moral, theological, historical and scientific. The critical edition brought this text alongside its counterparts, Cartari's Imagini and Comes' Mythologia, which had in recent years begun to receive the scholarly recognition they deserve. It constituted a preliminary essay at defining a distinctively English approach to mythological studies by focusing on the only original myth handbook produced in Renaissance England which in scope and intent may be placed next to the great compilations of the Continent.
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            ISBN 9780367022822
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            John Marston's The Wonder of Women or The Tragedy of Sophonisba: A Critical Edition

            John Marston's The Wonder of Women or The Tragedy of Sophonisba: A Critical Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kemp, William

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            Originally published in 1979, this volume includes the full text of James Marston's The Wonder of Women, alongside critical and textual notes. Previously to this volume, Sophonisba had appeared in print five times, once independently and four times in collections of Marston's pla...ys; the first edition is a quarto printed in 1606 by John Windet.
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            ISBN 9780367148959
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            George Crabbe and his Times 1754-1832: A Critical and Biographical Study

            George Crabbe and his Times 1754-1832: A Critical and Biographical Study (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Huchon, Rene

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            This book was first published in 1968 First appearing in 1907, Rene Huchon with the help of original manuscripts rewrote the biography of Crabbe published by his son in 1834. As the title suggests, however, Huchon was not merely concerned with the presentation of Crabbe as a lite...rary figure in isolation, and by conjuring up the atmosphere and background of the eighteenth century he is able to shed new light on Crabbe's poetry.There are descriptions of Aldborough, of the desolate heaths and marshy wastes where Crabbe spent his unhappy youth, which together with his background of poverty, and familiarity with the life of the country poor, led him to revolt against the current trend of pastoral poetry. At the time the most detailed study of Crabbe, this work is of foremost importance, for rarely is a poety placed so securely in his setting, and both followers of the poet, and devotees of the eighteenth century will welcome this being freely available agian.
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            ISBN 9780367111816
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
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            Oxford Poetry by Richard Eedes and George Peele

            Oxford Poetry by Richard Eedes and George Peele (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Eedes, Richard; Edited by Sutton, Dana F.

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            Published in 1995: The present volume contains two comparatively lengthy Latin hexameter poems that emanated from this circle. One is by Richard Eedes; the other is anonymous, although for the purposes of this book the author provisionally accepted Tucker Brooke's attribution to ...George Peele.
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            ISBN 9780367189099
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
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            Social Mode of Restoration Comedy

            Social Mode of Restoration Comedy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lynch, Kathleen M.

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            Published in 1967: This book is a historical account of comedy during the Restoration period in England. It discusses Comedy from Jonson to Shirley, serious drama in the Reign of Charles I and the period of Etherege.

            ISBN 9780367149703
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
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