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  • The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Bjorken-Nyberg

    In her study of music-making in the Edwardian novel, Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg argues that the invention and development of the player piano had a significant effect on the perception, performance and appreciation of music during the period. In contrast to existing devices for producing music…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mapping Gendered Routes and Spaces in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    How did gender figure in understandings of spatial realms, from the inner spaces of the body to the furthest reaches of the globe? How did women situate themselves in the early modern world, and how did they move through it, in both real and imaginary locations? How do new disciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Aura of the Word in the Early Age of Print (1450�1600)

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Buskirk, Samuel Mareel

    Did the invention of movable type change the way that the word was perceived in the early modern period? In his groundbreaking essay "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," the cultural critic Walter Benjamin argued that reproduction drains the image of its aura, by which he means…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mendacity and the Figure of the Liar in Seventeenth-Century French Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Emilia Wilton-Godberfforde

    The first book-length study devoted to this topic, Mendacity and the Figure of the Liar in Seventeenth-Century French Comedy offers an important contribution to scholarship on the theatre as well as on early modern attitudes in France, specifically on the subject of lying and deception. Unusually…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Power of the Face

    1st Edition

    By James A. Knapp

    Throughout his plays, Shakespeare placed an extraordinary emphasis on the power of the face to reveal or conceal moral character and emotion, repeatedly inviting the audience to attend carefully to facial features and expressions. The essays collected here disclose that an attention to the power of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance

    Appropriation, Transformation, Opposition, 1st Edition

    By Michele Marrapodi

    Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance investigates the works of Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists from within the context of the European Renaissance and, more specifically, from within the context of Italian cultural, dramatic, and literary traditions, with reference to the impact and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Creative City

    Vision and Execution, 1st Edition

    By James E. Doyle, Biljana Mickov

    The Creative City: Vision and Execution, edited by James E. Doyle and Biljana Mickov, challenges the popular understanding of the Creative City, by bridging the gap between the Creative City as concept and the Creative City as practice and, in so doing, provides a contemporary template for policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Staging Dario Fo and Franca Rame

    Anglo-American Approaches to Political Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Stefania Taviano

    This is the first extended treatment of the English translations, stagings, and reception of the political plays of Dario Fo and Franca Rame. Focusing on the United Kingdom and the United States, Stefania Taviano offers a critique of the cultural stereotyping and political conservatism that have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Bront�in the World of the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Hagan, Juliette Wells

    Although previous scholarship has acknowledged the importance of the visual arts to the Brontës, relatively little attention has been paid to the influence of music, theatre, and material culture on the siblings' lives and literature. This interdisciplinary collection presents new research on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The City and the Parish: Drama in York and Beyond

    Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra F. Johnston

    Edited by edited by David N. Klausner

    Collected Studies CS1062This volume brings together a selection of the major articles of Alexandra F. Johnston, which along with similar volumes by the late David Mills, Peter Meredith and Meg Twycross makes up a set of "Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies". Alexandra Johnston, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Books and the Life of Judith of Flanders

    1st Edition

    By Mary Dockray-Miller

    In the first full-length study of Judith of Flanders (c. 1032-1094), Mary Dockray-Miller provides a narrative of Judith’s life through analysis of the books and art objects she commissioned and collected. Organizing her book chronologically by Judith’s marriages and commissions, Dockray-Miller…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Visions of Venice in Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By Laura Tosi, Shaul Bassi

    Despite the growing critical relevance of Shakespeare's two Venetian plays and a burgeoning bibliography on both The Merchant of Venice and Othello, few books have dealt extensively with the relationship between Shakespeare and Venice. Setting out to offer new perspectives to a traditional topic,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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