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The state of the art - current critical research
(Continuum, New York, 2011-04-14)
'The State of the Art - current critical research' appears as Chapter 3 in 'Women beware women: a critical guide', edited by Andrew Hiscock. Review from the website states: "This comprehensive collection of essays, beginning ...
The role of "Senex" in Kyd's 'The Spanish Tragedy'
(Western Michigan University Department of English, 1986)
In the edition of The Spanish Tragedy prepared by Philip Edwards for the Revels Plays series, Act III, Scene xiii introduces a new character into the play who is called an "Old Man" when he is first referred to in the stage ...
Important re-discovery of a passage by Robert Ross on 'Salome'
(Rivendale Press, 2003)
Entries in the 'Dictionary of British Classicists' edited by Robert Todd
(Thoemmes, London, 2004-11-30)
Professor Daalder has written entries on Jasper Heywood (pp. 453-454), Alexander Neville (pp. 708-709), Thomas Newton (pp. 716-717), Thomas Nuce (p. 722), and John Studley (pp. 933-934) in the Dictionary of British ...
Review of "The Cambridge history of twentieth-century English literature" edited by Laura Marcus and Peter Nicholls
(Taylor & Francis, 2007-03-27)
From the outset it should be said that this book contains a great many well-written, expert and thoroughly researched papers produced by a large number of scholars who obviously know what they are talking about. If I ...
Review of 'Oscar Wilde: The Portrait of Mr W.H.' with a foreword by Peter Ackroyd
(Rivendale Press, 2003-07)
Seneca and Wyatt's second satire
(Didier Erudition, 1985)
In his poetry, Wyatt openly acknowledges Seneca's impact upon him. Seneca, he realized, could teach him how to apply his intelligence to achieving perfect happiness. Interestingly, happiness was incompatible with the ...
Review of "The Complete Poems" by Richard Barnfield, "Overthrow of gout [...]" edited by Simon McKeown, and "The sixth book of Virgil's Aeneid [...]" edited by Simon Cauchi
(Oxford University Press, 1993)
All three editors and their publishers are to be commended for making available (with extensive introductions and notes) works languishing in neglect. However, Barnfield's poetry is entitled to ride of place - not only ...
Review of "Self-fashioning and Metamorphosis in Early Modern English Literature" edited by Olav Lausund and Stein Haugom Olsen
(Taylor & Francis, 2006-08-23)
This is a satisfying collection of essays derived from a conference hosted by the English Department of the University of Oslo: interesting, original, sensible, and based on sound scholarship. [...] The themes of the book ...