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  • The Devil and the Vice in the English Dramatic Literature Before Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By L. W. Cushman

    Originally published in 1900, this book was the first investigation of the devil and the Vice as dramatic figures, and a study of these figures led to a new view of the subject: it is, in brief, that the appearance of the devil in the non-dramatic as well as in the dramatic literature is limited to…

    Paperback – 2020-07-19 
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  • The Plays of Isaac Bickerstaff

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter A. Tasch

    This compilation of Isaac Bickerstaff's plays was originally compiled and published in 1981, and the plays written in the 1760s-70s. Edited and with an introduction by Peter A. Tasch, the volume contains seven plays: The Captive; He Wou'd if He Cou'd; or, An Old Fool worse than Any; The Recruiting…

    Paperback – 2020-07-19 
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  • The Sexuality Papers

    Male Sexuality and the Social Control of Women, 1st Edition

    By Lal Coveney, Margaret Jackson, Sheila Jeffreys, Leslie Kay, Pat Mahony

    Originally published in 1984. The history of sex in the last 100 years has usually been written as a story of progress from repression to sexual liberation. This book argues that the reverse is true, demonstrating that the ‘sexual revolution’ came as a backlash to a women’s movement which…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives

    Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England, 1st Edition

    By G. R. Quaife

    Originally published in 1979. This highly detailed study of illicit sex amongst the peasantry of Somerset between 1601 and 1660 recreates the atmosphere of the period and questions a number of previously accepted hypotheses. Based on the depositions presented to the county and regional courts…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • Medieval Sexuality

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1990. Well-annotated bibliographical entries cover works on history, religion, medicine, philosophy, law and literature in western Europe from about the third century A.D. through the end of the medieval period. The primary sources are organised thematically, and separately…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • Sex in the Middle Ages

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1991. Covering courtship, disclosure, diversity, and public implications, the essays here discuss topics such as erotic magic, nakedness, physicians’ attitudes about sex, boy-love, saints and sex, and the politics of sodomy, as they were manifested in medieval Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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  • Lyrics of the Middle Ages

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Wilhelm

    Originally published in 1990, the main purpose of this anthology is to present the vernacular secular lyric of the Middle Ages, although it also includes Latin literature of the Middle Ages and the influence of the hymn.…

    Paperback – 2020-07-14 
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  • The French Fabliau B.N. MS. 837

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Eichmann, John DuVal

    Originally published in 1984, this book features The French Fabliau alongisde a translation and textual notes. The original manuscript, formerly labeled Bibliotheque du Roi 7218, is rightfully considered the oldest and one of the two most imporant and complete collections of medieval literature.…

    Paperback – 2020-07-13 
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  • The Colonial Agents of the British West Indies

    A Study in Colonial Administration Mainly in the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Lillian M. Penson

    First published in 1924, at the time, this was the first detailed study which attempted to investigate the workings and character of the powerful West Indian interest in London in the eighteenth century. At the centre of this interest stood the Colonial Agent, an office which had come into…

    Paperback – 2020-07-13 
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  • The Byelorussian Tristan

    1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Wilhelm, Lowry Nelson Jr.

    Originally published in 1988, this book is a complete translation of The Byelorussian Tristan, alongside textual notes.…

    Paperback – 2020-07-12 
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  • Index to the London Magazine

    1st Edition

    By Frank P. Riga, Claude A. Prance

    This book was originally published in 1978. The London Magazine is briefly told in the accomplisments and failures of its four editors, and during the fourteen months of his editorship, 1820-21, John Scott succeeded in establishing the London as one of the finest literary periodicals of…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
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  • Chapman's The Conspiracy and Tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron

    1st Edition

    By George Ray

    Originally published in 1979, this two-volume modern spelling of George Chapman's The Conspiracy and Tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron is split into two parts: a critical introduction and commentary, and the texts of the double-play, the Conspiracy (contained in Volume I) and the Tragedy (Volume II…

    Paperback – 2020-07-07 
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