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  • Premodern ruling sexualities
    This book brings together a range of methodological approaches to highlight royal and elite sexualities - the sexualities of rulers, and those who were ruled by their sexualities - and how these case studies might contribute to our broader knowledge of premodern gender and sexualities. ...
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    169,56 €

  • Pintura de literatos chinos y emblemas españoles
    Rongqiao Wu
    Con el fin de indagar las relaciones interartísticas entre poesía y pintura, Rongqiao Wu examina en estas páginas una selección de obras perteneciente a la llamada pintura de los literatos china y de la emblemática barroca europea. Estos dos géneros artísticos comparten una misma composición tripartita, articulada por el título, el texto y la imagen. Además, en ambas manifestac...
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    22,00 €

  • Speed the plough; A comedy, in five acts; as performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
    Thomas Morton
    Speed the plough; A comedy, in five acts; as performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, a classical book, was published more than a century ago and has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future ...
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    14,94 €

  • The Celian Moment & Other Essays
    Charles Williams
    'He is best known by his criticism. I have learned much from it.' -C. S. LewisCharles Williams (1886-1945), friend of T. S. Eliot and C. S. Lewis and admired by W. H. Auden, was a versatile man of letters. He wrote supernatural thrillers, plays, theology and journalism but he saw poetry and criticism as being his real work. This is a new collection of his literary essays, taken...
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    18,02 €

  • Tudo Sobre Poesia
    Lino Porto
    Este guia sobre arte poética visa auxiliar tanto o poeta amador quanto o leitor iniciante em poesia, ao esmiuçar os conceitos sobre verso, estrofe, métrica, ritmo, rima, dentre outros aspectos envolvendo a criação literária em versos. Não pretende ser um tratado de versificação, apenas um pequeno compêndio sobre tão envolvente tópico que, bem longe daquele tradicionalbotar para...
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    12,66 €

  • Sábados Literários
    Edson Janine Zakalhuk E Regina Chicoski (org.) Carla Alexandra Ferreria Adriana Esther Suarez Santos Silva
    O tema dos Sábados Literários em 2023 foi VOZES NEGRAS NA LITERATURA . Obras como Água de barrela, de Eliana Alves Cruz, Poemas de recordação e outros movimentos, de Conceição Eva-risto, Um Exu em Nova York, de Cidinha Silva, Levante, de Henrique Marques Samyn, Porco de Raça, de Bruno Ribeiro, Um corpo Negro, de Bruno Ribeiro, Um defeito de Cor, de Ana Maria Gonçalves, O avesso...
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    13,61 €

  • Conceiving bodies
    Dana Oswald
    The Old English remedies for women’s reproductive ailments gesture to contemporary notions of bodily autonomy. Close examination of the remedies for menstruation, fertility, pregnancy, stillbirth, and abortion reveal distinctions among them, where previously they were understood reductively as women’s medicine. ...
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    157,46 €

  • Fantastic histories
    Victoria Flood
    Details the political and cultural contexts of the entry of fairies to the historical record in twelfth century England, and the subsequent political uses of fairy narratives in both insular and continental history and romance, revealing the fairy as a contested marker of historicity and fictionality. ...
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    157,12 €

  • Canto a la isla amada
    Osmán Avilés
    Como no podía menos de suceder, también en este libro se narra un viaje, pero en este caso es uno desnudo, deshojado, y sin embargo en busca de descifrar a la vez una brújula (el poeta indaga en la razón de su estancia, de su viaje por las otras islas que desde un extremo atlántico dialogan con las suyas tropicales, lejanas, perdidas para siempre) y unos símbolos (de su cultura...
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    14,94 €

  • Theory Does Not Exist
    Paul Allen Miller
    A wide-ranging collection of essays that makes the case for the humanities as central to our self-understanding, for theory as the latest incarnation of a perennial concern with the relation between words and things, and for the ancient as constitutive of the modern. ...
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    158,45 €

  • Bestsellers and masterpieces
    Bestsellers and masterpieces: The changing medieval canon offers a comparative critique of the development of the ’modern canon’ of medieval literature across European and Middle Eastern medieval studies. ...
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    44,13 €

  • Riddles at work in the early medieval tradition
    The first collection devoted solely to early medieval riddles, Riddles at work showcases recent research in this popular, new field. It brings together studies of Old English and Latin riddles, authors at various stages of their careers and a range of approaches, aiming to map out both the state of the field now and its future directions. ...
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    43,87 €

  • The Invisible Man
    Herbert George Wells
    On a bitter evening in the depths of winter, a mysterious stranger arrives to the remote English village of Iping, his face swaddled in bandages.The Invisible Man tells the tale of Griffin, a scientist who has found a way to make himself invisible. To his anger and dismay, however, the experiment appears irreversible. Freed from the constraints of the law and rejected by a soci...
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    12,50 €

  • The Call of the Wild
    Jack London
    First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London’s masterpiece. Based on London’s experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight for survival in the frozen Alaskan Klondike. ...
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    8,52 €

  • Literatures of the Hundred Years War
    This volume demonstrates how the Hundred Years War (1337-1453) provides a necessary context for late-medieval literature. It shows how war impacted the lives and works of major writers like Geoffrey Chaucer, Christine de Pizan, and Catherine of Siena, while also arguing for a transnational approach that moves beyond the Anglo-French core. ...
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    42,20 €

  • Approaches to emotion in Middle English literature
    Carolyne Larrington
    A significant new account of emotion in Middle English literature, proposing key methodologies for the analysis of feeling and affect in literary texts. It shows how contemporary audiences learned to understand emotion in themselves and others, through empathetic response, the development of fictionality and the emergence of interiority. ...
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    156,98 €

  • Cú Chulainn’s Death
    Bettina Kimpton
    The death tale of the early medieval Irish warrior hero Cú Chulainn features a taut narrative interwoven with stunningly complex poetry. This revised critical edition with introduction, text, translation, textual notes, and glossary provides linguistic, literary, and metrical analyses of the tale, as well as a brief discussion of early Irish poetics. ...
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    16,12 €

  • Borrowed objects and the art of poetry
    Denis Ferhatovic
    This study uses examinations of Exeter riddles, Old English religious verse and Beowulf to formulate the poetics of spolia - creative transformations of martial and architectural plunder serving to signal metatextual reflection. ...
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    35,97 €

  • El ocaso de 'koinonia'
    Andrea Burgos Mascarell / Miguel Martínez López
    Andrea Burgos y Miguel Martínez abordan en este libro la ardua tarea de documentar el ocaso de koinonia en la literatura norteamericana. La metamorfosis de la novela utópica en ficción distópica forma parte de la historia natural de un género literario que hoy prefiere relatar las variedades inacabables de futuros de pesadilla que la búsqueda de la justicia y el mejor gobierno ...
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    14,50 €

  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus and Augustan Rome
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    44,05 €

  • The Aesthetics of Hope in Late Greek Imperial Literature
    Dawn LaValle Norman
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    46,59 €

  • Fantasies of music in nostalgic medievalism
    Helen Dell
    This book studies the ways in which three fields of creative activity inspired by the medieval - musical performance, literature, cinema and their reception - have worked together to produce and sustain the fantasy of a long-lost, long-mourned paradisal home. ...
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    157,33 €

  • White before whiteness in the late Middle Ages
    Wan-Chuan Kao
    This ground-breaking book analyses premodern whiteness as operations of fragility, precarity and racialicity across bodily and nonsomatic figurations. It argues that the ’before’ of whiteness is less a retro-futuristic temporisation than a set of strategies and discursive praxes that produce and yet delimit a range of medieval ideological regimes. ...
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    97,31 €

  • The Hero’s Mortal Walls
    William F. Woods
    The heroes of early narrative are the faces of an older world. In constant retellings, their stories hold the memory like members of an extended family. Gilgamesh, Odysseus, Beowulf, Gawain, Roland, Yvain, Genji--in their colorful, often exaggerated ways, they show how the people of their own time and place liked to know themselves. The heroes embody their identity and refl...
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    94,13 €

  • Mujer y entretenimiento en el hogar victoriano
    Laura Monrós-Gaspar / Rosario Arias Doblas
    La omnipresencia del hogar victoriano en la producción cultural del siglo XIX es indiscutible. Así lo demuestra la monografía escrita en 2003 por Judith Flanders, 'Inside the Victorian Home', en la que la autora realiza un estudio pormenorizado de la presencia del hogar en el imaginario de la segunda mitad del siglo desde la consideración de la domesticidad como microcosmos de ...
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    14,50 €

  • Synopses and Lists
    Textual practices in pre-modern societies cover a great range of representations, from the literary to the pictorial. Among the most intriguing are synopses and lists. While lists provide a complete enumeration of ideas, people, events, or terms, synopses juxtapose one against the other. To understand how they were planned, produced, and consumed, is to gain insight into the pr...
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    54,50 €

  • Synopses and Lists
    Textual practices in pre-modern societies cover a great range of representations, from the literary to the pictorial. Among the most intriguing are synopses and lists. While lists provide a complete enumeration of ideas, people, events, or terms, synopses juxtapose one against the other. To understand how they were planned, produced, and consumed, is to gain insight into the pr...
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    71,58 €

  • Too Much to Know
    Blair Ann M. / Tarasova Elena
    ENG: The internet and digital technologies have generated a flood of texts and widespread worries about information overload. But this phenomenon is not unique to our age. Already centuries ago scholars complained about an overabundance of books, especially in the wake of the invention of printing in mid-15th century Europe. Blair studies the remedies that the learned devised t...
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    39,53 €

  • María Rosa Lojo
    Antônio Maria De Fátima Alves De Oliveira Marcari (organização) Kátia Rodrigues Mello R. Esteves
    Mais de uma década de intercâmbio amistoso e frutífero une María Rosa Lojo a seus leitores brasileiros provenientes de universidades públicas de cinco estados, que oferecem neste livro suas abordagens lúcidas sobre a produção literária dessa monumental escritora argentina. Sob a coordenação de três destacados críticos, os autores identificam e analisam de modo sagaz os tópicos ...
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    12,37 €

  • The illusion of the Burgundian state
    Élodie Lecuppre-Desjardin / Christopher Fletcher
    This innovative book explores Burgundian history and historiography while offering a complete synthesis covering the nature of politics in medieval Europe and the formation of the medieval state. ...
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    43,76 €