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Shakespeare in Cold War Europe: Conflict, Commemoration, Celebration (Global Shakespeares)
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Shakespeare in Cold War Europe: Conflict, Commemoration, Celebration (Global Shakespeares)

This essay collection examines the Shakespearian culture of Cold War Europe - Germany, France, UK, USSR, Poland, Spain and Hungary - from 1947/8 to the end of the 1970s. Written by international Shakespearians who are also scholars of the Cold War, the essays assembled here consider representative events, productions and performances as cultural politics, international diplomacy and sites of memory, and show how they inform our understanding of the political, economic, even military, dynamics of the post-war global order.
 
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Freud's Couch, Scott's Buttocks, Bronte's Grave
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Freud's Couch, Scott's Buttocks, Bronte's Grave

The Victorian era was the high point of literary tourism. Writers such as Charles Dickens, George Eliot, and Sir Walter Scott became celebrities, and readers trekked far and wide for a glimpse of the places where their heroes wrote and thought, walked and talked.
 
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Handbook of American Drama
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Handbook of American DramaThe volume opens with an exploration of the trials and tribulations of strolling players in the colonial era, before shifting to a discussion of the ways plays were deployed for political ends during the Revolution, most notably by the patriot Mercy Otis Warren. The narrative extends to the post-Revolutionary period when plays were used as vehicles to promote republican virtue. Contributors also explore the vibrant drama to emerge during the nineteenth century, when blackface performers and stars such as Edwin Forrest, Charlotte Cushman, and Edwin Booth dominated the stage.
 
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Scottish Myths and Legends
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Scottish Myths and LegendsScottish Myths and Legends

From cannibals to cannonballs, flying saucers and grey ladies. Saints, sinners and monsters abound from every corner of Scotland!
 
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Fiction Writing: Write, Polish and Publish Your First Novel
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Fiction Writing: Write, Polish and Publish Your First Novel

Learn step-by-step what it takes to write your first novel with the help of a bestselling author.

There are four things that we are going to talk about in this course. The first is how to get started. We'll start from the very beginning and talk about where to get ideas, how to get your story going, and the best tools you should use that will make writing and formatting your book a breeze.

Then we'll talk about how to get your story finished. Writing a novel is a huge challenge, and I'll provide some tips and tricks that will make sure you get that first draft completed.

 
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From Modernism to Postmodernism: Concepts and Strategies of Postmodern American Fiction
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From Modernism to Postmodernism: Concepts and Strategies of Postmodern American FictionThis systemic study discusses in its historical, cultural and aesthetic context the postmodern American novel between the years of 1960 and 1980. A general overview of the various definitions of postmodernism in philosophy, cultural theory and aesthetics provides the framework for the inquiry into more specific problems, such as: the broadening of aesthetics, the relationship between aesthetics and ethics, the transformation of the artistic tradition, the interdependence between modernism and postmodernism, and the change in the aesthetics of fiction.
 
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The Narrative Reader (2000)
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The Narrative Reader (2000)

The Narrative Reader aims to provide a comprehensive survey of narrative theories ranging from Plato to Post-Structuralism.
 
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