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  • London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror

    London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror
    av Richard J. Hand

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897921

    A companion to UEP's Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). A genre that has left more of a mark on British and American culture than we may imagine" (Gothic Studies). London's Grand Guignol was established in the e…

  • London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror

    London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror
    av Richard J. Hand

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897891

    A companion to UEP's Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). A genre that has left more of a mark on British and American culture than we may imagine" (Gothic Studies). London's Grand Guignol was established in the e…

  • Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands

    Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands
    av Harold Fox

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859898652

    A striking and famous feature of the English landscape, Dartmoor is a beautiful place, with a sense of wildness and mystery. This book provides a new perspective on an important aspect of Dartmoor's past. Its focus is transhumance: the seasonal tra…

  • Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands

    Dartmoor's Alluring Uplands
    av Harold Fox

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859898645

    A striking and famous feature of the English landscape, Dartmoor is a beautiful place, with a sense of wildness and mystery. This book provides a new perspective on an important aspect of Dartmoor's past. Its focus is transhumance: the seasonal tra…

  • Last Years of Austria-Hungary

    Last Years of Austria-Hungary

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895637

    The Habsburg Empire was an experiment in multi-national politics. The eight essays in this volume seek to unravel the complexities of the final twenty years of Austria-Hungary and its eventual disintegration,

  • Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs

    Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs
    av Roger Clegg

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859898782

    A popular crowd-pleaser in the late 16th and mid-17th century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama which included elements of dance, slapstick and disguise. With a cast of ageing cuckolds and young head-strong wives, knavish cl…

  • Cornish Studies Volume 6

    Cornish Studies Volume 6

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896108

    The sixth volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.

  • Africa-Ifriqiya

    Africa-Ifriqiya
    av Alan Rushworth

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896641

  • A Further Range

    A Further Range

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895750

    The late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Spanish literature discussed in this volume falls into two main categories: the work of the Galician novelist, short-story writer and critic, Emilia Pardo Bazan, and the wider context of prose fictio…

  • Cornish Studies Volume 19

    Cornish Studies Volume 19

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859898669

    The nineteenth volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation. 'Cornish Studies' has consistently - and successfully - sought to investigate and unders…

  • Cornish Studies Volume 5

    Cornish Studies Volume 5

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895514

    The fifth volume in this acclaimed paperback series covers a wide range of topics, including Celtic Cornwall, Cornish politics, the Cornish economy, Cornish genetics, constructions of language and race in contemporary Cornwall, Cornish rugby, and e…

  • William Morris and John Ruskin

    William Morris and John Ruskin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905816347

    A wide-ranging collection of essays written for the William Morris Society exploring the various intersections between the life, work and achievements of William Morris (1834-1896) and that of John Ruskin (1819-1900). Subjects covered include Ruskin…

  • William Morris and John Ruskin

    William Morris and John Ruskin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905816279

    A wide-ranging collection of essays written for the William Morris Society exploring the various intersections between the life, work and achievements of William Morris (1834-1896) and that of John Ruskin (1819-1900). Subjects covered include Ruskin…

  • The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 3

    The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 3
    av Prof. Steve Nicholson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905816422

    This is the third volume in a new paperback edition of Steve Nicholson's comprehensive four-volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900-1968, based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain's Correspondence Archives in…

  • The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 3

    The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 3
    av Prof. Steve Nicholson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897501

    This is the third volume in a new paperback edition of Steve Nicholson's comprehensive four-volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900-1968, based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlain's Correspondence Archives in…

  • Short French Fiction

    Short French Fiction

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895699

    Short fiction in France has made a major contribution to French culture and literature. This volume provides new insights into some of the best examples of this form of writing in the twentieth century and also includes a chapter which explores way…

  • Short French Fiction

    Short French Fiction

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895705

    Short fiction in France has made a major contribution to French culture and literature. This volume provides new insights into some of the best examples of this form of writing in the twentieth century and also includes a chapter which explores way…

  • Silent Features

    Silent Features

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859892896

    A collection of essays on fifteen feature-length silent films and two silent serial features. The aims of the collection are threefold: to provide detailed accounts of a wide array of films produced between the early 1910s and the early 1930s; to fo…

  • Silent Features

    Silent Features

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859892919

    A collection of essays on fifteen feature-length silent films and two silent serial features. The aims of the collection are threefold: to provide detailed accounts of a wide array of films produced between the early 1910s and the early 1930s; to fo…

  • Cornish Studies Volume 10

    Cornish Studies Volume 10

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897334

    The tenth volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.

  • Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland

    Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland
    av Lawrence Normand

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859893886

    A modernized edition of the "Daemonologie", the pamphlet "Newes from Scotland" and manuscript material related to the trials of the North Berwick witches. The introduction places the trials in the context of Renaissance thought and culture, and revi…

  • The Roman Alexander

    The Roman Alexander
    av Diana Spencer

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896788

    Diana Spencer has made a selection of the diverse mentions of Alexander, comparisons with Alexander and cultural paradigms that have collected around him, in order to reveal the story of the peoples who have been interested in him.

  • El Ritmo

    El Ritmo
    av Salvador Rueda

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894012

    El ritmo is a collection of letters from Salvador Rueda to the Catalonian critic Jose Yxart, first published in Madrid in 1894. El ritmo sets out, in a sometimes ironical tone, a panorama of the state of poetry in Spanish at the end of the nineteen…

  • Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations

    Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations
    av Prof. Clive Scott

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897693

    Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations is a critique of the assumptions which currently underlie our thinking on literary translation. It offers an alternative vision; extending the parameters of literary translation by showing that such translation i…

  • Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations

    Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations
    av Prof. Clive Scott

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897709

    Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations is a critique of the assumptions which currently underlie our thinking on literary translation. It offers an alternative vision; extending the parameters of literary translation by showing that such translation i…

  • Music And Musicians In Early Nineteenth-Century Cornwall

    Music And Musicians In Early Nineteenth-Century Cornwall
    av Richard McGrady

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859893596

    Taken from Africa into slavery by the Portuguese, kidnapped by the British Navy and held captive aboard ship during the French wars of the 1790s before being abandoned in Falmouth, the stranger-than-fiction story of Joseph Emidy deserves telling in…

  • Sick Heroes

    Sick Heroes
    av Allan H. Pasco

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895491

    Sick Heroes examines the cultural practices that created those remarkably offensive, though strangely appealing, romantic heroes that appeared in European and especially in French literature in the latter half of the eighteenth century. Romanticism…

  • Sick Heroes

    Sick Heroes
    av Allan H. Pasco

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895507

    Sick Heroes examines the cultural practices that created those remarkably offensive, though strangely appealing, romantic heroes that appeared in European and especially in French literature in the latter half of the eighteenth century. Romanticism…

  • The White Man's Burdens

    The White Man's Burdens

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894500

    In 1898, notoriously, Kipling urged the imperialist nations to 'Take up the White Man's Burden' the following year, in Satan Absolved, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt angrily replied, 'The White Man's Burden, Lord, is the burden of his cash'. Such ideological…

  • The White Man's Burdens

    The White Man's Burdens

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894920

    In 1898, notoriously, Kipling urged the imperialist nations to 'Take up the White Man's Burden' the following year, in Satan Absolved, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt angrily replied, 'The White Man's Burden, Lord, is the burden of his cash'. Such ideological…

  • Tudor And Stuart Devon

    Tudor And Stuart Devon

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859893848

    A collection of essays on the theme of Tudor and Stuart Devon. Subjects studied include Katherine Courtney, Countess of Devon; tinworking in four Devon stannaries; the legislative activities of local MPs during the reign of Elizabeth; landed societ…

  • New Directions In Celtic Studies

    New Directions In Celtic Studies

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896221

    The primary aim of New Directions in Celtic Studies is to focus on contemporary issues and to promote interdisciplinary approaches within the subject. Written by international scholars and practitioners in fields such as folklore, ethnomusicology,…

  • New Directions In Celtic Studies

    New Directions In Celtic Studies

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895873

    The primary aim of New Directions in Celtic Studies is to focus on contemporary issues and to promote interdisciplinary approaches within the subject. Written by international scholars and practitioners in fields such as folklore, ethnomusicology,…

  • Les Tromperies

    Les Tromperies
    av Pierre de Larivey

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895392

    Pierre de Lavirey was born in the east of France in 1541 and died in 1619 in Troyes. Little is known about him or his life, but, in addition to his translations of various Italian books, he has left behind him adaptations into French of nine Italia…

  • Tractado De La Caualleria De La Gineta

    Tractado De La Caualleria De La Gineta
    av Hernan Chacon

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895422

    Originally published in 1551, Hernan Chacon's Tractado de la Caualleria de la Gineta reflects an era of radical changes in the chivalresque-military world of renaissance Spain. The text deals with cavalry riding techniques as a means of military st…

  • Translating Apollinaire

    Translating Apollinaire
    av Prof. Clive Scott

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859898942

    Translating Apollinaire delves into Apollinaire's poetry and poetics through the challenges and invitations it offers to the process of translation. Besides providing a new appraisal of Apollinaire, the most significant French poet of WWI, Translat…

  • Translating Apollinaire

    Translating Apollinaire
    av Prof. Clive Scott

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859898959

    Translating Apollinaire delves into Apollinaire's poetry and poetics through the challenges and invitations it offers to the process of translation. Besides providing a new appraisal of Apollinaire, the most significant French poet of WWI, Translat…

  • The Beginnings Of The Cinema In England,1894-1901: Volume 2

    The Beginnings Of The Cinema In England,1894-1901: Volume 2
    av Mr John Barnes

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895194

    Describing in detail one of the most inventive periods in the history of English cinema, the volumes in this celebrated series are already established as classics in their field. Each volume details the highlights of a single cinematic year, includ…

  • The Beginnings Of The Cinema In England,1894-1901: Volume 2

    The Beginnings Of The Cinema In England,1894-1901: Volume 2
    av Mr John Barnes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859899550

    Describing in detail one of the most inventive periods in the history of English cinema, the volumes in this celebrated series are already established as classics in their field. Each volume details the highlights of a single cinematic year, includ…

  • Vers Ispahan

    Vers Ispahan
    av Pierre Loti, Pierre Loti

    Häftad - 1989 - Franska - ISBN: 9780859893022

    A critical edition of this early twentieth-century travel book by the French travel writer Pierre Loti (1850-1923).

  • Topographical Writers In South-West England

    Topographical Writers In South-West England

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894241

    A collection of original essays by distinguished historians on the works of topographical writers who described and recorded the landscape of South-West England in the period c. 1540-1900. The development, subject matter and contribution to knowle…

  • In Comes I

    In Comes I
    av Mike Pearson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897877

    'In Comes I' explores performance and land, biography and locality, memory and place. The book reflects on performances past and present, taking the form of a series of excursions into the agricultural landscape of eastern England, and drawing from…

  • In Comes I

    In Comes I
    av Mike Pearson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897884

    'In Comes I' explores performance and land, biography and locality, memory and place. The book reflects on performances past and present, taking the form of a series of excursions into the agricultural landscape of eastern England, and drawing from…

  • La Hollande Malade

    La Hollande Malade
    av Raymond Poisson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894654

    The book is a critical edition of La Hollande Malade, a comedy in one act by Raymond Poisson. La Hollande Malade, written in 1673, is a satirical and allegorical comedy. The historical context of this story relates to Louis XIV, who wanted to bene…

  • Security And Defence In South-West England Before 1800

    Security And Defence In South-West England Before 1800

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859892094

    From Roman times down to the eighteenth century, the South West of England comprised a striking example of the importance of matters of security and defence to a local society easily threatened by external enemies and by internal conflicts and tens…

  • Cornish Studies Volume 8

    Cornish Studies Volume 8

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896825

    The eighth volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.

  • La Vie De Saint Alexis

    La Vie De Saint Alexis

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894623

    This is the first critical edition of a neglected version of the Life of Saint Alexis found in a late twelfth century manuscript written in England containing several other saints' lives, and now, after many adventures, in the Bibliotheque national…

  • Water in the City

    Water in the City
    av Mark Stoyle

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859898775

    The city of Exeter was one of the great provincial capitals of late medieval and early modern England, possessing a range of civic amenities fully commensurate with its size and importance. Among the most impressive of these was its highly sophistic…

  • The Treaty Of Bayonne (1388)

    The Treaty Of Bayonne (1388)

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859893169

    The Treaty of Bayonne of 1388 between Juan I, King of Castile, and John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster and Pretender to the Castilian throne, was one of the most important treaties of the Hundred Years War. In the transcription of the documents, the o…

  • British Cinema and Middlebrow Culture in the Interwar Years

    British Cinema and Middlebrow Culture in the Interwar Years
    av Dr Lawrence Napper

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897976

    British Cinema and Middlebrow Culture in the Interwar Years offers an understanding of British Cinema between 1928 and 1939 through an analysis of the relationship between the British film industry and other 'culture industries' such as the radio,…

  • After Ever: Little Stories for Grown Children

    After Ever: Little Stories for Grown Children
    av D. Avery

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780692175477

  • The Secular City

    The Secular City

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894166

    Central to the Enlightenment is the ideal of the Secular City, in militant reply to the Civitas Dei of St Augustine. The essays in this volume, all by distinguished eighteenth century specialists, illustrate the elaboration of that vision, both in…

  • Administration Of The Roman Empire

    Administration Of The Roman Empire

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859892049

    Explains what the Roman Empire really was and how it worked in practice. The contributors consider its growth and workings from the end of the First Punic War to the accession of Septimus Severus, covering such themes as governors, cities, rural are…

  • La Troade

    La Troade

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894951

    This is the first edition since 1641 of a play whose importance lies partly in its links with Racine's Andromaque but more particularly in its dramaturgical, psychological and thematic originality in adapting its traditional classical material for…

  • Le Philinte De Moliere

    Le Philinte De Moliere
    av P. Fabre d'Eglantine

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894968

    Le Philinte de Moliere, or La suite du Misanthrope, was first published in 1791 and is here produced with variants from the manuscript held in the Bibliotheque nationale and with a selection of contemporary reviews of the first performance in 1790.…

  • Celluloid War Memorials

    Celluloid War Memorials
    av Mark Connelly

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859899987

    The films made by the British Instructional Films (BIF) company in the decade following the end of the First World War helped to shape the way in which that war was remembered. This is both a work of cinema history and a study of the public's memory…

  • Figuring Out Roman Nobility

    Figuring Out Roman Nobility
    av John Henderson

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895170

    Juvenal is a central author on courses in Classical Studies and has an important place on courses in comparative literature, both in the UK and USA. This new book by John Henderson shows how the eighth Satire, a brilliant piece of writing, makes fun…

  • From Mimesis to Interculturalism

    From Mimesis to Interculturalism
    av Graham Ley

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896405

    From Mimesis to Interculturalism offers a series of critical readings of key texts in the history of European and American theatrical and performance theory. It answers the need for a detailed critique of theatrical theory from its origins in Greek…

  • From Mimesis to Interculturalism

    From Mimesis to Interculturalism
    av Graham Ley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905816170

    From Mimesis to Interculturalism offers a series of critical readings of key texts in the history of European and American theatrical and performance theory. It answers the need for a detailed critique of theatrical theory from its origins in Greek…

  • Holocaust Theology

    Holocaust Theology

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896252

    This reader provides a panoramic survey of the responses of over one hundred leading Jewish and Christian Holocaust thinkers. Beginning with the religious challenge of the Holocaust, the collection explores a wide range of theodices which seek to re…

  • Holocaust Theology

    Holocaust Theology

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859896245

    Where was God when six million died? Over the last few decades this question has haunted both Jewish and Christian theologians. If God is all-good and all-powerful, how could he have permitted the Holocaust to take place? Holocaust Theology: A Rea…

  • Miners, Mariners & Masons

    Miners, Mariners & Masons
    av Roger Burt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905816163

    Freemasonry played a major role in the economic and social life of the Victorian era but it has received very little sustained attention by academic historians. General histories of the period hardly notice the subject while detailed studies mainly…

  • Miners, Mariners & Masons

    Miners, Mariners & Masons
    av Roger Burt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905816248

    Freemasonry played a major role in the economic and social life of the Victorian era but it has received very little sustained attention by academic historians. General histories of the period hardly notice the subject while detailed studies mainly…

  • Better Words

    Better Words
    av Professor Gabrielle Stein

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859897198

    Better Words provides an introduction to EFL lexicography and an insight into its fundamental issues and problems. It describes in detail the major changes that have occurred in the production of EFL dictionaries over recent decades and will help t…

  • The Exeter English-Russian Dictionary of Cultural Terms

    The Exeter English-Russian Dictionary of Cultural Terms
    av Dr Roger Cockrell

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859895040

    The Exeter English-Russian Dictionary of Cultural Terms is a unique work of reference whose aim is to provide English speakers who possess at least some knowledge of Russian with the Russian equivalents of foreign and cultural terms in widespread u…

  • The Cafe Of Mirrors

    The Cafe Of Mirrors
    av Giuliana Morandini

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780859894692

    Katharina Pollaczek, a young woman of Slav origin, returns to the Italian border city of her youth to fight for the custody of her young son. The narrative charts Katharina's wanderings through the beautiful but decaying streets of this once-great…