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The Classics or ‘Classical Studies’ titles from Cambridge Scholars Publishing incorporate leading scholarship and reference works that cover the Ancient Near East, Classical Antiquity, Egyptology, Ancient Philosophy, History, Religion, Culture and Society, and Classical Languages and Literature. Our Classics books and Series titles feature innovative research and commentary from a range of highly influential authors in the field.

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Humorous Structures of English Narratives, 1200-1600

We all have the ability to recognize and create humour. But how do we do it? Salvatore Attardo and Victor Raskin have attempted to explain the workings of humour with their General Theory of Verbal Humor. How well does their theory explain the way humour ‘works’ in a particular text, and can it provide us with interesting, novel in...
£49.99

Imagining Spaces and Places

Imagining Spaces and Places seeks to produce an interdisciplinary dialogue between art history and literature studies and other fields of cultural analysis that work with the concepts of space, place and various “scapes”, such as cityscapes, bodyscapes, mindscapes and memoryscapes, as well as the more familiar landscapes. The volum...
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Incorporeal Heroes

The author investigates the origins of the heroes of the Iliad, to establish if they were real historical figures or purely artistic creations. His conclusion is that neither of these ideas is correct: the prototypes of the heroes existed previously in Greek cults. They originated as local cult heroes, protectors of certain spheres...
£39.99

Indian Metaphysics in Lawrence Durrell’s Novels

In this study of the influence of Indian metaphysics on Lawrence Durrell’s novels, Professor Nambiar offers a unique milestone in the history of Durrellian criticism. Embracing Durrell’s search for universal awareness through Western and Indian metaphysics, the book presents a new metaphysical reading of the writer’s prose that has...
£44.99

Inhabited by Stories

Intertextuality has signaled change, appropriation, adaptation, and derivation. It has focused readers on irresolvable questions of influence and origination, progressive or regressive movement across continents, periods, and media. Inhabited by Stories: Critical Essays on Tales Retold takes a different approach. What would a model...
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In Memoriam

References to the past play a significant role on many levels in both modern and ancient societies. What societies choose to remember and how they do it can be seen in relation to their social, religious, and moral world view. Ancient societies invested heavily in remembrance, and the memory of remarkable individuals and significan...
£34.99

In Search of the Medieval Voice

Organised in 2008 by four medievalists from the University of Sheffield, Locating the Voice: Expressions of Identity in the Middle Ages provided a theatre for dialogue between postgraduates and early career researchers from around the world. This collection of articles, born out of the conference, forms an intriguing and interestin...
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Interpreting the New Milenio

Interpreting the New Milenio is a collection of essays analyzing the past, present and future directions of Chicano Literature. Beginning with the presence of Spanish conquistadors in the U.S. and ending with contemporary authors such as Sandra Cisneros, Interpreting the New Milenio covers well-known Chicano authors as well as less...
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Into the Mainstream

Into the Mainstream: Essays on Spanish American and Latino Literature and Culture is a direct outgrowth of Jorge Febles’s involvement with the annual conference of the American Culture Association and the Popular Culture Association. In that sense, the compilation expands on a project initiated in 1993 by Helen Ryan-Ransom with he...
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Introductions and Translations to the Plays of Sophocles and Euripides

The two volumes of essays and translations of the tragedies of Sophocles and Euripides are the accumulation of some twelve years’ of producing ancient plays for contemporary audiences and actors. The play-texts themselves, therefore, are intended to be accessible and speakable, in the first instance, and to convey as much of the f...
£24.99

Introductions and Translations to the Plays of Sophocles and Euripides

The two volumes of essays and translations of the tragedies of Sophocles and Euripides are the accumulation of some twelve years’ of producing ancient plays for contemporary audiences and actors. The play-texts themselves, therefore, are intended to be accessible and speakable, in the first instance, and to convey as much of the f...
£24.99

Ireland at War and Peace

The essays in this collection examine Ireland at war and peace from the Revival period to the present day, examining key aspects of Irish literature and history—culturally rich but politically turbulent—from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. Ireland at War and Peace examines important social, political ...
£39.99
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