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9781416541646 | Simon & Schuster, October 6, 2015, cover price $30.00

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9781416541653 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 18, 2016), cover price $18.00

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Product Description: In spite of the ephemeral nature of performed drama, playwrights such as Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, Fletcher, and Shakespeare were deeply interested in the endurance of their theatrical work and in their own literary immortality. This book re-evaluates the relationship between these early modern dramatists and literary posterity by considering their work within the context of post-Reformation memorialization...read more

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9781107123472 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 15, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: In spite of the ephemeral nature of performed drama, playwrights such as Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, Fletcher, and Shakespeare were deeply interested in the endurance of their theatrical work and in their own literary immortality.

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In the years leading up to 1606, since the death of Queen Elizabeth and the arrival in England of her successor, King James of Scotland, Shakespeare's great productivity had ebbed, and it may have seemed to some that his prolific genius was a thing of the past. But that year, at age forty-two, he found his footing again, finishing a play he had begun the previous autumn-King Lear-then writing two other great tragedies, Macbeth and Antony and Cleopatra. The Year of Lear sheds light on these three great tragedies by placing them in the context of their times, while also allowing us greater insight into how Shakespeare was personally touched by such events as a terrible outbreak of plague and growing religious divisions. For anyone interested in Shakespeare, this is an indispensable book.
By Robert Fass (narrator)

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9781515901402 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, January 26, 2016), cover price $34.99
9781515951407 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, January 26, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In the years leading up to 1606, since the death of Queen Elizabeth and the arrival in England of her successor, King James of Scotland, Shakespeare's great productivity had ebbed, and it may have seemed to some that his prolific genius was a thing of the past.

In late-sixteenth-century London, the commercial theaters undertook a novel experiment, fueling a fashion for plays that trafficked in the contemporary urban scene. But beyond the stage's representing the everyday activities of the expanding metropolis, its unprecedented urban turn introduced a new dimension into theatrical experience, opening up a reflexive space within which an increasingly diverse population might begin to "practice" the city. In this, the London stage began to operate as a medium as well as a model for urban understanding. Practicing the City traces a range of local engagements, onstage and off, in which the city's population came to practice new forms of urban sociability and belonging. With this practice, Levine suggests, city residents became more self-conscious about their place within the expanding metropolis and, in the process, began to experiment in new forms of collective association. Reading an array of materials, from Shakespeare and Middleton to plague bills and French-language manuals, Levine explores urban practices that push against the exclusions of civic tradition and look instead to the more fluid relations playing out in the disruptive encounters of urban plurality.

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9780823267866 | Fordham Univ Pr, January 4, 2016, cover price $85.00

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9780823267873 | Fordham Univ Pr, January 4, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In late-sixteenth-century London, the commercial theaters undertook a novel experiment, fueling a fashion for plays that trafficked in the contemporary urban scene.

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Product Description: The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare aims to replicate the expansive reach of Shakespeare's global reputation. In pursuit of that vision, this work is transhistorical, international, and interdisciplinary. Shakespeare's World, 1500-1660, volume one, includes a comprehensive survey of the world in which Shakespeare and his contemporaries lived, while The World's Shakespeare, 1660-Present, volume two, examines what the world has made of Shakespeare as a cultural icon over the past four centuries...read more
By Bruce R. Smith (editor)

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9781107057258 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 21, 2016, cover price $650.00 | About this edition: The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare aims to replicate the expansive reach of Shakespeare's global reputation.

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Product Description: Sovereigns and Subjects in Early Modern Neo-Senecan Drama examines the development of neo-Senecan drama, also known as ’closet drama’, during the years 1590-1613. It is the first book-length study since 1924 to consider these plays - the dramatic works of Mary Sidney, Samuel Daniel, Samuel Brandon, Fulke Greville, Sir William Alexander, and Elizabeth Cary, along with the Roman tragedies of Ben Jonson and Thomas Kyd - as a coherent group...read more

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9781472435200 | Ashgate Pub Co, February 4, 2016, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Sovereigns and Subjects in Early Modern Neo-Senecan Drama examines the development of neo-Senecan drama, also known as ’closet drama’, during the years 1590-1613.

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Product Description: Written by leading experts in the field of Shakespearean studies, Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Plays closely examines all 39 of Shakespeare's plays, as well as Shakespeare's life, style, technique, and influences. This title begins with a biography of Shakespeare and an introduction to his plays as a whole, followed by close readings of individual plays...read more
By Joseph Rosenblum (editor)

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9781619258648 | Har/psc edition (Salem Pr Inc, November 1, 2015), cover price $185.00 | About this edition: Written by leading experts in the field of Shakespearean studies, Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Plays closely examines all 39 of Shakespeare's plays, as well as Shakespeare's life, style, technique, and influences.

In Environmental Degradation in Jacobean Drama, Bruce Boehrer provides the first general history of the Shakespearean stage to focus primarily on ecological issues. Early modern English drama was conditioned by the environmental events of the cities and landscapes within which it developed. Boehrer introduces Jacobean London as the first modern European metropolis in an England beset by problems of overpopulation; depletion of resources and species; land, water and air pollution; disease and other health-related issues; and associated changes in social behavior and cultural output. In six chapters he discusses the work of the most productive and influential playwrights of the day: Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Fletcher, Dekker and Heywood, exploring the strategies by which they made sense of radical ecological change in their drama. In the process, Boehrer sketches out these playwrights' differing responses to environmental issues and traces their legacy for later literary formulations of green consciousness.

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9781107023154 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2013, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: In Environmental Degradation in Jacobean Drama, Bruce Boehrer provides the first general history of the Shakespearean stage to focus primarily on ecological issues.

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9781107559462 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $33.99

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Product Description: Staging the revolution offers a reappraisal of the weight and volume of theatrical output during the commonwealth and early Restoration, both in terms of live performances and performances on the paper stage. It argues that the often-cited notion that 1642 marked an end to theatrical production in England until the playhouses were reopened in 1660 is a product of post-Restoration re-writing of the English civil wars and the representations of royalists and parliamentarians that emerged in the 1640s and 1650s...read more

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9780719087639 | Manchester Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Staging the revolution offers a reappraisal of the weight and volume of theatrical output during the commonwealth and early Restoration, both in terms of live performances and performances on the paper stage.

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Product Description: With the inaugural edition of the Early Modern Drama Texts series, Richard Dutton and Steven K. Galbraith illuminate the only surviving work of playwright and actor Thomas Drue. First performed by the Palsgrave’s Men at the Fortune Theater in 1624, The Duchess of Suffolk dramatizes the exile of Protestant noblewoman Katherine Willoughby (1519–80) during the reign of Catholic Queen Mary I (1516–58)...read more

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9780814212882 | Ohio State Univ Pr, September 21, 2015, cover price $77.95 | About this edition: With the inaugural edition of the Early Modern Drama Texts series, Richard Dutton and Steven K.

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Product Description: Early modern England's system of patrilineal inheritance, in which the eldest son inherited his father's estate and title, was one of the most significant forces affecting social order in the period. Demonstrating that early modern theatre played a unique and vital role in shaping how inheritance was understood, Michelle M...read more

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9781107099777 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 19, 2015, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Early modern England's system of patrilineal inheritance, in which the eldest son inherited his father's estate and title, was one of the most significant forces affecting social order in the period.

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Product Description: At Work in the Early Modern English Theater: Valuing Labor explores the economics of the theater by examining how drama seeks to make sense of changing conceptions of labor. With the growth of commerce and market relations in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England came the corresponding degradation and exploitation of workers, many of whom made their frustrations known through petitions and pamphlets...read more

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9781611478242 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, June 11, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: At Work in the Early Modern English Theater: Valuing Labor explores the economics of the theater by examining how drama seeks to make sense of changing conceptions of labor.

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Product Description: Breaking new ground in the study of tragedy, early modern theatre, and literary London, Metropolitan Tragedy demonstrates that early modern tragedy emerged from the juncture of radical changes in London’s urban fabric and the city’s judicial procedures...read more

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9781442648807 | Univ of Toronto Pr, April 15, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Breaking new ground in the study of tragedy, early modern theatre, and literary London, Metropolitan Tragedy demonstrates that early modern tragedy emerged from the juncture of radical changes in London’s urban fabric and the city’s judicial procedures.
9780405133893, titled "Host Country Managers of Multinational Firms: An Evaluation of Variables Affecting Their Managerial Thinking Patterns" | Ayer Co Pub, September 1, 1980, cover price $36.95 | also contains Host Country Managers of Multinational Firms: An Evaluation of Variables Affecting Their Managerial Thinking Patterns

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A guide that gives people tools they need to control their diets features information on new food labels, up-to-date food tables, behavioral tips, and a chapter on children and weight problems
By Adam Zucker (editor)

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9781138020504 | Routledge, April 1, 2015, cover price $145.00

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9780395605714, titled "Choose to Lose: A Food Lover's Guide to Permanent Weight Loss" | Revised edition (Houghton Mifflin, June 1, 1995), cover price $10.95 | also contains Choose to Lose: A Food Lover''s Guide to Permanent Weight Loss | About this edition: A guide that gives people tools they need to control their diets features information on new food labels, up-to-date food tables, behavioral tips, and a chapter on children and weight problems

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Product Description: Geo-spatial identity and early Modern European drama come together in this study of how cultural or political attachments are actively mediated through space. Matei-Chesnoiu traces the modulated representations of rivers, seas, mountains, and islands in sixteenth-century plays by Shakespeare, Jasper Fisher, Thomas May, and others...read more

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9781137479686 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 10, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Geo-spatial identity and early Modern European drama come together in this study of how cultural or political attachments are actively mediated through space.

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Product Description: We no longer ascribe the term ’mermaid’ to those we deem sexually or economically threatening; we do not ubiquitously use the mermaid’s image in political propaganda or feature her within our houses of worship; perhaps most notably, we do not entertain the possibility of the mermaid’s existence...read more

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9781472440013 | Ashgate Pub Co, January 28, 2015, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: We no longer ascribe the term ’mermaid’ to those we deem sexually or economically threatening; we do not ubiquitously use the mermaid’s image in political propaganda or feature her within our houses of worship; perhaps most notably, we do not entertain the possibility of the mermaid’s existence.

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Product Description: Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance investigates the works of Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists from within the context of the European Renaissance and, more specifically, from within the context of Italian cultural, dramatic, and literary traditions, with reference to the impact and influence of classical, coeval, and contemporary culture...read more
By Michele Marrapodi (editor)

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9781472448392 | Ashgate Pub Co, December 28, 2014, cover price $129.95 | About this edition: Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance investigates the works of Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists from within the context of the European Renaissance and, more specifically, from within the context of Italian cultural, dramatic, and literary traditions, with reference to the impact and influence of classical, coeval, and contemporary culture.

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Product Description: At the turn of the seventeenth century, Hristomir Stanev argues, ideas about the senses became part of a dramatic and literary tradition in England, concerned with the impact of metropolitan culture. Drawing upon an archive of early modern dramatic and prose writings, and on recent interdisciplinary studies of sensory perception, Stanev here investigates representations of the five senses in Jacobean plays in relationship to metropolitan environments...read more

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9781472424457, titled "Sensory Experience and the Metropolis on the Jacobean Stage 1603–1625" | Ashgate Pub Co, December 28, 2014, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: At the turn of the seventeenth century, Hristomir Stanev argues, ideas about the senses became part of a dramatic and literary tradition in England, concerned with the impact of metropolitan culture.

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Product Description: Song offers a vital case study for examining the rich interplay of music, gender, and representation in the early modern period. This collection engages with the question of how gender informed song within particular textual, social, and spatial contexts in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England...read more

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9781472443410 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 28, 2014, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: Song offers a vital case study for examining the rich interplay of music, gender, and representation in the early modern period.

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Product Description: Lost plays are a source of significant information on playwrights, playing companies, audiences, and venues in Shakespeare's England. They include plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson, and other canonical playwrights in addition to anonymous plays and the writings of lesser known writers...read more
By Matthew Steggle (editor)

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9781137403964 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 10, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Lost plays are a source of significant information on playwrights, playing companies, audiences, and venues in Shakespeare's England.

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Product Description: Focusing on Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Webster and John Milton, Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England argues that the English tragedians reflected an unease within the culture to acts of religious violence...read more

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9781472428288 | Ashgate Pub Co, July 28, 2014, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Focusing on Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Webster and John Milton, Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England argues that the English tragedians reflected an unease within the culture to acts of religious violence.

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