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"My Own Portrait in Writing"

Self-Fashioning in the Letters of Vincent van Gogh

by Patrick Grant

In Grant’s earlier book, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh. A Critical Study (AU Press, 2014), he followed a practical-critical analysis of the letters that dealt with key patterns of metaphors and concepts. This volume is a complement to the ...

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"Something Dreadful and Grand"

American Literature and The Irish-Jewish Unconscious

by Stephen Watt

<p>Elaborate analogies between Irish and Jewish history, between Irish and Jewish subjectivities, occur with surprising frequency throughout American literature. They recall James Joyce's Leopold Bloom and episodes of <em>Ulysses</em>, Douglas ...

ISBN: 9780190272999

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"The Man Who Thought Himself a Woman" and Other Queer Nineteenth-Century Short Stories

by Christopher Looby

<p>&quot;Perhaps it is no coincidence that the nineteenth century—the century when, it has been said, sexuality as such (and various taxonomized sexual identities) were invented—is the period when American short stories were invented, and when ...

ISBN: 9780812293357

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#IndianLovePoems

by Tenille K. Campbell

<p>The poetic speaker, a First Nations Donna Giovanni, relates stories of her search for The One, or even better, that One-Night-Stand, in heated lines that fearlessly shed light on the intimacy and honesty that may arise even from the most ...

ISBN: 9781773240435

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#NotYourPrincess

Voices of Native American Women

by Charleyboy

Native Women demand to be heard in this stunning anthology. ...

ISBN: 9781554519576

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'A Midsummer Nights Dream' in Context

Magic, Madness and Mayhem

by Keith Linley

<p>The Elizabethan popular audience had a natural love of clowning, slapstick and the mayhem that was released when the rules of society were relaxed, broken or subverted. A play set on Midsummer Night and structured as a dream was going to be ...

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'And So ad Infinitum' (The Life of the Insects) - An Entomological Review, in Three Acts a Prologue and an Epilogue

by The Brothers Capek

<p>This antiquarian volume contains Karel Capek's &quot;And So Ad Infinitum: An Entomological Review in Three Acts&quot;. This delightfully witty and thoroughly thought-provoking play is testament to Capek's mastery of the written word in all ...

ISBN: 9781473358928

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'Brave New World': Contexts and Legacies

by Jonathan Greenberg & Nathan Waddell

<p>This collection of essays provides new readings of Huxley’s classic dystopian satire, <em>Brave New World</em> (1932). Leading international scholars consider from new angles the historical contexts in which the book was written and the ...

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'Dearest Squirrel…'

The Intimate Letters of John Osborne and Pamela Lane

by John Osborne & Pamela Lane

<p><strong>A completely fresh insight into the mind of one of the UK’s greatest playwrights, the letters between John Osborne and his first wife, actress Pamela Lane, are also a love letter to a now defunct system of repertory theatre, and life ...

ISBN: 9781786823939

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'Most of What Follows is a Complete Waste of Time'

Monologues, Dialogues, Sketches and Other Writings

by N.F Simpson

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">This collection brings together the best of N.F Simpson’s short works for audiences new and old. Simpson’s shorter&nbsp;and more ‘experimental’ writings, some of which were published in a scattered fashion ...

ISBN: 9781783190232

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'Talk About The Passion' & 'Rattlesnakes'

by Graham Farrow

<p>Two hard-hitting plays linked by the theme of retribution, exploring the media's fascination with serial killers, and the fall-out from infidelity in marriage</p> <p><strong>Talk about the Passion</strong>: A young child is horrifically ...

ISBN: 9781474279017

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'Til Death Or Distance Do Us Part

Love and Marriage in African America

by Frances Smith Foster

<p>Conventional wisdom tells us that marriage was illegal for African Americans during the antebellum era, and that if people married at all, their vows were tenuous ones: &quot;until death or distance do us part.&quot; It is an impression that ...

ISBN: 9780199886975

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'Tis Pity She's A Whore

A critical guide

by Professor Lisa Hopkins

<p>John Ford's tragedy <em>'Tis Pity She's A Whore</em> was first performed between 1629 and 1633 and since then its themes of incest, love versus duty and forbidden passion have made it a widely studied and performed, if controversial, ...

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'Tis Pity She's a Whore

by John Ford

Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price The tragic story of incestuous love between Giovanni and his sister Annabella. When Annabella is found to be pregnant by her brother, she agrees to marry her suitor Soranzo. But

ISBN: 9781854591692

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'Troilus and Criseyde'

A Reader's Guide

by Jenni Nuttall

<p>'Troilus and Criseyde', Geoffrey Chaucer's most substantial completed work, is a long historical romance; its famous tale of love and betrayal in the Trojan War later inspired William Shakespeare. This reader's guide, written specifically for

ISBN: 9781139507721

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'Volpone' in Context

Biters Bitten and Fools Fooled

by Keith Linley

<p>Everything you need to know about the cultural contexts of 'Volpone'. The unremitting exposure of human vileness is black and bleak, redeemed perhaps by the eventual punishment of the wrongdoers in an outcome achieved more by luck than ...

ISBN: 9781783085606

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(I am) Nobody's Lunch / Gone Missing

by Steven Cosson

<p>This latest creation from award-winning New York company The Civilians asks the thorny question: how do we know what we know when everyone in power seems to be lying? Featuring an eccentric cast of characters, plucked from real life and ...

ISBN: 9781783194513

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(Re)visiting Translation

Linguistic and Cultural Issues across Genres

by Paola Attolino, Linda Barone, Mikaela Cordisco & others

<p>This collection of essays addresses translation as an evolving thread that metaphorically represents the essence of contemporary society. As translation is the main tool for global information flow, the constant necessity of negotiating ...

ISBN: 9783035193138

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(Re:)Working the Ground

Essays on the Late Writings of Robert Duncan

by James Maynard

<P>This collection of essays focuses on the remarkable group of texts comprising the late writings of Robert Duncan. Although praised by reviewers, Duncan's last two books of poetry have yet to receive the critical attention they merit. Written ...

ISBN: 9780230343443

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(the fall of) The Master Builder

by Zinnie Harris & Henrik Ibsen

<p>Halvard Solness has arrived at the pinnacle of his career. He has just been awarded the prestigious Master Builder award, his beautiful wife still loves him, his beautiful secretary still flirts with him and Prince Charles is coming to open ...

ISBN: 9780571345038

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