Books by Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

    Shakespeare\'s Pictures: Visual Objects in the Drama

    By Keir Elam

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    Shakespeare's Pictures is the first full-length study of visual objects in Shakespearean drama. In several plays Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Night, among others pictures are brought on stage - in the form of portraits or other images - as part of the dramatic action. Shakespeare's characters show,...

    Dissenting Words

    By Jacques Ranciere

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    Dissenting Words is a lively and engaging collection of interviews that span the length of Jacques Ranciere's trajectory, from the critique of Althusserian Marxism and the work on proletarian thinking in the nineteenth century to the more recent reflections on politics and aesthetics. Across these pages, Ranciere discusses the figures,...

    Kerouac: Language, Poetics, and Territory

    By Hassan Melehy

    Paperback Save £3.34 = £25.65

    Given Jack Kerouac's enduring reputation for heaving words onto paper, it might surprise some readers to see his name coupled with the word "poetics." But as a native speaker of French, he embarked on his famous "spontaneous prose" only after years of seeking techniques to overcome the restrictions he encountered...

    Prose Unseens for A-Level Latin: A Guide Through Roman History

    By Mathew Owen

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    This volume is designed to accompany the OCR A-Level specification in Latin first teaching September 2016, with practice unseen passages from Livy, the set prose for Paper 1, together with passages from a selection of other writers to support Paper 2, for which no author is set. A bank of...

    World History of Design Volume 1

    By Victor Margolin

    Paperback Save £6.29 = £28.70

    This is the first volume of the World History of Design, the definitive historical account of global design by pre-eminent design scholar Victor Margolin. The first volume explores the earliest cave art and human tools, including the key examples of the visual and material culture that were produced in all...

    World History of Design Volume 2

    By Victor Margolin

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    This is the second volume of the World History of Design, the definitive historical account of global design by pre-eminent design scholar Victor Margolin. The second volume covers the period between World War I and II, when mass production and mass communication spread to most parts of the world. There...

    Politics of Jewishness in Contemporary World Literature

    By Isabelle Hesse

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    An exploration of changing cultural perceptions of Jewishness in contemporary writing. It examines how representations of Jewishness in contemporary fiction have wrestled with such topics as the Holocaust, Israeli-Palestinian relations and Jewish diaspora experiences.

    Mountain Mandalas

    By Allan G. Grapard

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    In Mountain Mandalas Allan G. Grapard provides a thought-provoking history of one aspect of the Japanese Shugendo tradition in Kyushu, by focusing on three cultic systems: Mount Hiko, Usa-Hachiman, and the Kunisaki Peninsula. Grapard draws from a rich range of theorists from the disciplines of geography, history, anthropology, sociology, and...

    Teaching History and the Changing Nation State

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    Capitalizing on the current movement in history education to nurture a set of shared methodologies and perspectives, this text looks to break down some of the obstacles to transnational understanding in history, focusing on pedagogy to embed democratic principles of inclusion, enquiry, multiple interpretations and freedom of expression. For countries...

    Goethe's Families of the Heart

    By Susan E. Gustafson

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    Throughout his literary work Goethe portrays characters who defy and reject 18th and 19th century ideals of aristocratic and civil families, notions of heritage, assumptions about biological connections, expectations about heterosexuality, and legal mandates concerning marriage. The questions Goethe's plays and novels pose are often modern and challenging: Do social...

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