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  • Revival: Provence from Minstrels to the Machine (1938)

    1st Edition

    By Ford Madox Ford

    "Provence" may perhaps be described as the crystallisation of the main idea running through the Great Trade Route, which we published a year ago. Of that book Mr A.G. McDonnell wrote in the Observer: "It is an Indictment, a Philipic....I know of no books to compare with this since Winwood Reade's…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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: A Primer of Tennyson (1901)

    With a Critical essay, 2nd Edition

    By Macneile W Dixon

    This book was the first sign of the gorgeous Indian summer which was to diffuse its golden splendours over the remainder of Alfred Tennyson's career, and to end only with his life.…

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  • 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…

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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…

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  • Revival: Sappho - Poems and Fragments (1926)

    1st Edition

    By Sappho

    The object of this book is to provide with a popular and a comprehensive edition of Sappho, containing all that is so far known of her unique personality and her incompatible poems Little remains today of the writings of the archaic Greek poet Sappho (fl. late 7th and early 6th centuries B.C.E.),…

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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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