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The Dark Thread

The Dark Thread

Examines a set of perennial narrative motifs centred on violence within the family as they have appeared in French, English, Spanish, and American literatures. This book questions the traditional separation between the honoured genre of tragedy and the less respected genres of histoires tragiques, gothic tales and novels, and horror stories.

67,00 CHF

Women Warriors in Early Modern Spain

Women Warriors in Early ...

Although scholars often depict early modern Spanish women as victims, history and fiction of the period are filled with examples of women who defended their God-given right to make their own decisions and to define their own identities. The essays in Women Warriors in Early Modern Spain examine many such examples, demonstrating how women battled the status quo, defended certain ...

108,00 CHF

Retelling the Siege of Jerusalem in Early Modern England

Retelling the Siege of ...

This compelling book explores sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English retellings of the Roman siege of Jerusalem and the way they informed and were informed by religious and political developments. The siege featured prominently in many early modern English sermons, ballads, plays, histories, and pamphlets, functioning as a touchstone for writers who sought to locate their own national drama of civil and ...

50,90 CHF

Retelling the Siege of Jerusalem in Early Modern England

Retelling the Siege of ...

This compelling book explores sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English retellings of the Roman siege of Jerusalem and the way they informed and were informed by religious and political developments. The siege featured prominently in many early modern English sermons, ballads, plays, histories, and pamphlets, functioning as a touchstone for writers who sought to locate their own national drama of civil and ...

100,00 CHF

Women Warriors in Early Modern Spain

Women Warriors in Early ...

Although scholars often depict early modern Spanish women as victims, history and fiction of the period are filled with examples of women who defended their God-given right to make their own decisions and to define their own identities. The essays in Women Warriors in Early Modern Spain examine many such examples, demonstrating how women battled the status quo, defended certain ...

54,90 CHF

The Circuit of Apollo

The Circuit of Apollo

Written by a combination of established scholars and new critics in the field, the essays collected in Circuit of Apollo attest to the vital practice of commemorating women's artistic and personal relationships. In doing so, they illuminate the complexity of female friendships and honor as well as the robust creativity and intellectual work contributed by women to culture in the ...

108,00 CHF

Advertising the Self in Renaissance France

Advertising the Self in ...

Explores how authors and readers are represented in printed editions of three major literary figures: Jean Lemaire de Belges, Clément Marot, and François Rabelais. Print culture is marked by an anxiety of reception that became much more pronounced with increasingly anonymous and unpredictable readerships in the sixteenth century.

52,50 CHF

Advertising the Self in Renaissance France

Advertising the Self in ...

Explores how authors and readers are represented in printed editions of three major literary figures: Jean Lemaire de Belges, Clément Marot, and François Rabelais. Print culture is marked by an anxiety of reception that became much more pronounced with increasingly anonymous and unpredictable readerships in the sixteenth century.

101,00 CHF

The Enemy in Italian Renaissance Epic

The Enemy in Italian ...

Examines influential works from the literary canon of the Italian Renaissance, arguing that hostility consistently arises from within political or religious entities. Andrea Moudarres reads these works in the context of historical and political patterns, demonstrating that there was little distinction between public and private spheres.

101,00 CHF

Picturing Religious Experience

Picturing Religious Experience

Little has been said about the relationship of Herbert's writings to those of John Calvin, yet the latter were abundant and influential in Herbert's Church of England. Accordingly Picturing Religious Experience studies Herbert's poetry in relation to those writings, particularly regarding "spiritual conflicts".

64,00 CHF