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  • Pantheism: A Non-Theistic Concept of Deity book cover

    Pantheism

    A Non-Theistic Concept of Deity, 1st Edition

    By Michael P. Levine

    Many people who do not believe in God believe that 'everything is God' - that everything is part of an all-inclusive divine unity. In Pantheism, this concept is presented as a legitimate position and its philosophical basis is examined. Michael Levine compares it to theism, and discusses the scope…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

  • The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals): The English Tourists 1540-1840 book cover

    The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840, 1st Edition

    By Esther Moir

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy book cover

    Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

    1st Edition

    By Irving Ribner

    First published in 1960. Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy is an exploration of man's relation to his universe and the way in which it seeks to postulate a moral order. Shakespeare's development is treated accordingly as a growth in moral vision. His movement from play to play is carefully explored…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare: The Poet in his World book cover

    Shakespeare

    The Poet in his World, 1st Edition

    By M. C. Bradbrook

    First published in 1978. In this study, Shakespeare's own life story and the development of English theatrical history are placed in the wider context of Elizabethan and Jacobean times, but the works themselves are the final objective of this 'applied biography'. The main contention of the book is…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • The English History Play in the age of Shakespeare book cover

    The English History Play in the age of Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By Irving Ribner.

    First published in 1957. This edition re-issues the second edition of 1965. Recognized as one of the leading books in its field, The English History Play in the Age of Shakespeare presents the most comprehensive account available of the English historical drama from its beginning to the closing of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • God and Greater Britain: Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945 book cover

    God and Greater Britain

    Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945, 1st Edition

    By John Wolffe

    Concern and debate over the role of religion in the make up of the United Kingdom is a contemporaneously relevant as it was in the nineteenth century. God and Greater Britain is a survey of the contribution of religion to society, politics, culture and national self-understanding in Britain and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare, Spenser, Donne: Renaissance Essays book cover

    Shakespeare, Spenser, Donne

    Renaissance Essays, 1st Edition

    By Frank Kermode

    First published in 1971. This collection of essays discusses some of the central works and areas of literature in the Renaissance period of cultural history. Contents include: Spenser and the Allegorists; The Faerie Queene, I and V; The Cave of Mammon; The Banquet of Sense; John Donne; The…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Winter's Tale: A Commentary on the Structure book cover

    The Winter's Tale

    A Commentary on the Structure, 1st Edition

    By Fitzroy Pyle

    First published in 1969. Critics have in the past described The Winter's Tale as a work of "haphazard structure". More recent criticism has defended the structure of the play and this work shows that the evidence points to the fact that Shakespeare took infinite pains with the choice and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare book cover

    Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By Allardyce Nicoll

    First published in 1952. An invaluable introduction to Shakespeare, this book places Shakespeare's work and criticism against the background of Elizabethan life in its historical, social, political, religious, linguistic and literary aspects. Contents include: The Problem of Interpretation;…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Dramatic Art: Collected Essays book cover

    Shakespeare's Dramatic Art

    Collected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Clemen

    First published in 1972. Studying Shakespeare's 'art of preparation', this book illustrates the relationship between the techniques of preparation and the structure and theme of the plays. Other essays cover Shakespeare's use of the messenger's report, his handling of the theme of appearance and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust: Kafka's kitsch book cover

    German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust

    Kafka's kitsch, 1st Edition

    By David A. Brenner

    David A. Brenner examines how Jews in Central Europe developed one of the first "ethnic" or "minority" cultures in modernity. Not exclusively "German" or "Jewish," the experiences of German-speaking Jewry in the decades prior to the Third Reich and the Holocaust were also negotiated in encounters…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Holocaust and Representations of Jews: History and Identity in the Museum book cover

    The Holocaust and Representations of Jews

    History and Identity in the Museum, 1st Edition

    By K. Hannah Holtschneider

    The Holocaust and Representations of Jews examines how prominent national exhibitions in Europe represent the Jewish minority and its cultural and religious self-understandings, historically and today, in particular in the context of the Holocaust. Insights from the New Museology are brought to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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