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  • Revival: George Saintsbury: The Memorial Volume (1945)

    A New Collection of His Essays and Papers, 1st Edition

    By George Edward Bateman Saintsbury

    Edited by Arthur Melville Clark, Augustus Muir, John Walter Oliver

    This Memorial Volume is being published to mark the centenary year of the author's birth. It contains essays, hitherto uncollected in book form, on authors such as Dryden, Herrick, Ben Jonson, Browning, Coleridge; studies of Carlyle, Jane Welsh Carlyle, Shelley, Disraeli; and papers on subjects…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
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  • Revival: The Middle English Versions of Partonope of Blois (1912)

    1st Edition

    By Partonopeus de Blois

    Edited by A Trampe Bodtker

    The shorter English version is extant only as a fragment of 308 lines in a MS. at Vale Royal, and was edited by R.C.N. (i.e. R.C. Nichols) for the Roxburghe Club, London, 1873. The MS. is stated by editor to have been written about 1450. After relating Partinope's arrival in the enchanted city and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
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  • Revival: Mirk's Festival: A Collection of Homilies (1905)

    1st Edition

    By John Mirk

    This first part contains only the text and a glossary. In the second part, with Introduction concerning the MSS. and the arrangement of the texts, &c. I may therefore, here confine myself to a very few remarks. In addition to the ordinary contraction signs the scribe of the Gough MS. frequently…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
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  • Literature and Poverty

    From the Hebrew Bible to the Second World War, 1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Literature and Poverty offers an engaging overview of changes in literary perceptions of poverty and the poor.  Part I of the book, from the Hebrew Bible to the French Revolution, provides essential background information. It introduces the Scriptural ideal of the ‘holy poor’ and the process…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
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  • Revival: The Junius Manuscript (1931)

    1st Edition

    By George Philip Krapp

    This book is the first volume in a collective edition, the plan of which includes all the surviving records of Anglo-Saxon poetry. The main body of Anglo-Saxon poetry as it has come down to us is contained in four important miscellany manuscripts, the Junius Manuscript, the Vercelli Book, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
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  • Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Moelwyn Merchant

    First published in 1972, this work pursues the question ‘what is comedy?’ In its quest for an answer it explores critical theory, psychology, sociology and metaphysics. It also examines the classical origins of comedy, different kinds of comedy, the rituals of comedy, its relationship with other…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
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    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Revival: Origen and his Work (1926)

    1st Edition

    By Eugene de Faye

    Last year (1925) the Olaus Petri Endowment greatly honoured the author by inviting him to deliver a few lectures on Origen at the University of Upsala. It was agreed that they should be published and we now offer them to the public exactly as they were delievered. There could be no question of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
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  • Revival: The Facetiae of Poggio and Other Medieval Story-tellers (1928)

    1st Edition

    By Poggio Bracciolini,

    The facetie, as a literary form, has an ancient lineage, while, if we regard it merely as a humorous tale or jocular anecdote, its history must be almost as old as the first laughs and smiles of prehistoric man. To go back no further, we may trace it in a direct line through Latin literature, to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
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  • Revival: Genre and Void (2003)

    Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir, 1st Edition

    By Max Deutscher

    This book was first published in 2003: Developing a reading of some of Beauvoir's and Sartre's most influential writings in philosophy, Max Deutscher explores contemporary philosophy in the light of the phenomenological tradition within which Being and Nothingness and The Second Sex occurred as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
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  • Revival: English Poetry: An unfinished history (1938)

    An unfinished history, 1st Edition

    By John Drinkwater

    When a Poet writes poetry he can scarcely fail to interest. And the author of this posthumous volume was not only a poet but no mean critic too. As a result, his approach to English Poetry is not a work of merely casual interest: it is illuminating. No one could fail to be enriched and delighted by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
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  • Revival: The Romance of Emare (1906)

    1st Edition

    By Edith Rickert

    This edition was prepared in 1898-99; but as it had to wait its turn on the list of the Early English Text Society, it has been completely revised, and extended in the light of several fresh publications on the subject, which have appeared in the meantime. My thanks are due to Dr. Furnivall…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
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  • Liberalizing Contracts

    Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History, 1st Edition

    By Anat Rosenberg

    In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
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    Discourses of Law

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