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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: Admiral John “Black Jack” Geary embarks on a brand-new mission—to defend the Alliance from itself—in New York Times bestselling author Jack Campbell’s latest action-packed novel…Two Syndicate Worlds star systems have fallen prey to a mysterious fleet of warships—a fleet controlled entirely by artificial intelligence—that is now targeting Alliance space...read more

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9780425260548 | Ace Books, May 5, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: “One of the best military science fiction series on the market,” (Monsters and Critics) The Lost Fleet delivers thrilling combat on a grand space opera scale.

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9780425260555 | Reprint edition (Ace Books, April 26, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Admiral John “Black Jack” Geary embarks on a brand-new mission—to defend the Alliance from itself—in New York Times bestselling author Jack Campbell’s latest action-packed novel…Two Syndicate Worlds star systems have fallen prey to a mysterious fleet of warships—a fleet controlled entirely by artificial intelligence—that is now targeting Alliance space.
9780391035317, titled "Shakespeare and Social Class" | Humanities Pr, June 1, 1988, cover price $15.95 | also contains Shakespeare and Social Class

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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.

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Product Description: This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation of the limits and possibilities of theatre and the idea of the civic...read more
By Lisanna Calvi (editor)

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9781138839984 | Routledge, October 6, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production.

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Product Description: Grounded in the literary history of early modern England, this study explores the intersection of cultural attitudes and material practices that shape the acquisition, circulation, and consumption of resources at the turn of the seventeenth century...read more

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9781409462347 | Ashgate Pub Co, May 19, 2015, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: Grounded in the literary history of early modern England, this study explores the intersection of cultural attitudes and material practices that shape the acquisition, circulation, and consumption of resources at the turn of the seventeenth century.

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Product Description: This engaging book provides detailed in-depth discussion of the various influences that an audience in 1611 would have brought to interpreting ‘The Tempest’. How did people think about the world, about God, about sin, about kings, about civilized conduct? Learn about the social hierarchy, gender relationships, parenting and family dynamics, court corruption, class tensions, the concept of tragi-comedy – and all the subversions, transgressions, and oppositions that made the play an unsettling picture of a world attempting to come to terms with capitalism and colonialism while re-addressing the nature of rule...read more

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9781783083756, titled "The Tempest in Context: Sin, Repentance and Forgiveness" | Anthem Pr, February 15, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This engaging book provides detailed in-depth discussion of the various influences that an audience in 1611 would have brought to interpreting ‘The Tempest’.

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Product Description: Exploring the idea of luxury in relation to a series of neighboring but distinct concepts including avarice, excess, licentiousness, indulgence, vitality, abundance, and waste, this study combines intellectual and cultural historical methods to trace discontinuities in luxury’s conceptual development in seventeenth-century England...read more

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9780754664031 | Ashgate Pub Co, January 28, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Exploring the idea of luxury in relation to a series of neighboring but distinct concepts including avarice, excess, licentiousness, indulgence, vitality, abundance, and waste, this study combines intellectual and cultural historical methods to trace discontinuities in luxury’s conceptual development in seventeenth-century England.

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9781783083732, titled "King Lear in Context: The Cultural Background" | Anthem Pr, February 15, 2015, cover price $24.95

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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: Beginning with an analysis of Shakespeare’s The Tempest and building to a new reading of Milton’s Paradise Lost, author Seth Lobis charts a profound change in the cultural meaning of sympathy during the seventeenth century. Having long referred to magical affinities in the universe, sympathy was increasingly understood to be a force of connection between people...read more

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9780300192032 | Yale Univ Pr, January 6, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Beginning with an analysis of Shakespeare’s The Tempest and building to a new reading of Milton’s Paradise Lost, author Seth Lobis charts a profound change in the cultural meaning of sympathy during the seventeenth century.

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Product Description: Literature and Politics in the 1620s argues that literature during this decade was inextricably linked to politics, whether oppositional or authoritarian. A wide range of texts are analyzed, from Shakespeare's First Folio to Middleton's A Game At Chess, from romances and poetry to sermons, tracts and newsbooks...read more

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9781137305978, titled "Literature and Politics in the 1620s: Whisper'd Counsells" | Palgrave Macmillan, August 20, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Literature and Politics in the 1620s argues that literature during this decade was inextricably linked to politics, whether oppositional or authoritarian.

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Product Description: The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of current research on popular culture in the early modern era. For the first time a detailed yet wide-ranging consideration of the breadth and scope of early modern popular culture in England is collected in one volume, highlighting the interplay of 'low' and 'high' modes of cultural production (while also questioning the validity of such terminology)...read more
By Abigail Shinn (editor)

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9781409436843 | Ashgate Pub Co, July 31, 2014, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of current research on popular culture in the early modern era.

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Product Description: Was Shakespeare really the original genius he has appeared to be since the eighteenth century, a poet whose words came from nature itself? The contributors to this volume propose that Shakespeare was not the poet of nature, but rather that he is a genius of rewriting and re-creation, someone able to generate a new language and new ways of seeing the world by orchestrating existing social and literary vocabularies...read more
By Paul Yachnin (editor)

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9781472515292 | Bloomsbury Arden, October 22, 2015, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Was Shakespeare really the original genius he has appeared to be since the eighteenth century, a poet whose words came from nature itself?

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Product Description: Why study Renaissance literature? Reading Class through Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton examines six canonical Renaissance works to show that reading literature also means reading class. Warley demonstrates that careful reading offers the best way to understand social relations and in doing so he offers a detailed historical argument about what class means in the seventeenth century...read more

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9781107052925 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 17, 2014, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Why study Renaissance literature?

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Product Description: Many events of the divided society from Elizabeth I to Charles I were taken as an unmistakable sign that the world was entering its last days. This text shows how pervasive was this pessimistic mood and how powerfully it affected English writing from Shakespeare to Milton.
By Lisa Gabrielle Mark (contributor)

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9780312024130, titled "England's Time of Crisis: From Shakespeare to Milton : A Cultural History" | Palgrave Macmillan, January 1, 1989, cover price $45.00 | also contains England''s Time of Crisis: From Shakespeare to Milton : A Cultural History | About this edition: Many events of the divided society from Elizabeth I to Charles I were taken as an unmistakable sign that the world was entering its last days.

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Product Description: An engaging, illustrated overview, Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day gives valuable historical context to Shakespeare's works, explaining what daily life was like in the country, in the city, and among the nobility, since all of these settings feature prominently in his plays...read more
By Robert C. Evans, Sarah Fredericks (contributor) and Deborah Cosier Solomon (contributor)

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9781604135237 | Chelsea House Pub, April 30, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An engaging, illustrated overview, Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day gives valuable historical context to Shakespeare's works, explaining what daily life was like in the country, in the city, and among the nobility, since all of these settings feature prominently in his plays.

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Product Description: The thirteen essays collected in This Earthly Stage explore intersections between the world as stage and the stage as world in late medieval and early modern England. This collection features studies of stages both familiar and unfamiliar, and worlds old and new - from the ritual performance of funerals for the fifteenth-century London elite to the electronic recreation of Shakespeare on the internet...read more
By Brett D. Hirsch (editor) and Christopher Wortham (editor)

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9782503532264 | Brepols Pub, December 31, 2010, cover price $92.00 | About this edition: The thirteen essays collected in This Earthly Stage explore intersections between the world as stage and the stage as world in late medieval and early modern England.

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Product Description: The pursuit of sexual freedom and its political, philosophical and practical implications are the themes of this wide-ranging new study of seventeenth-century literature. The author examines the writers of the later seventeenth century in their historical context, and focuses particularly on what happens when women, as well as men, desire sexual freedom...read more

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9780521464970 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The pursuit of sexual freedom and its political, philosophical and practical implications are the themes of this wide-ranging new study of seventeenth-century literature.

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9780521069168 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2008), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The pursuit of sexual freedom and its political, philosophical and practical implications are the themes of this wide-ranging new study of seventeenth-century literature.

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Offers a historical, cultural, and intellectual review of the period 1603-1688, including coverage of artistic works.

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9780826486585 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 17, 2007, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Offers a historical, cultural, and intellectual review of the period 1603-1688, including coverage of artistic works.

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9780826486592, titled "Seventeenth-Century Literature And Culture" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 17, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Offers a historical, cultural, and intellectual review of the period 1603-1688, including coverage of artistic works.

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Product Description: In this wide-ranging and original study, Margaret Tudeau-Clayton examines how Virgil--the poet as well as his texts--was mediated in early modern England. She analyzes what was at stake in the reproduction and circulation of these mediations of Virgil, focusing specifically on the works of Ben Jonson and on one of Shakespeare's most resonantly Virgilian plays, The Tempest...read more

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9780521580793 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: In this wide-ranging and original study, Margaret Tudeau-Clayton examines how Virgil--the poet as well as his texts--was mediated in early modern England.

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9780521032742 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 23, 2006, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: In this wide-ranging and original study, Margaret Tudeau-Clayton examines how Virgil--the poet as well as his texts--was mediated in early modern England.

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Product Description: At the same time that John Milton looked to the Roman republican tradition for inspiration on how to build up the English republic, he also turned to the Bible for lessons, models, and designs to accomplish the same. It is accurate then to say that Miltonic republicanism is not only classical but also biblical in emphasis...read more

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9780874139402 | 1 edition (Univ of Delaware Pr, June 30, 2006), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: At the same time that John Milton looked to the Roman republican tradition for inspiration on how to build up the English republic, he also turned to the Bible for lessons, models, and designs to accomplish the same.

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Product Description: This book takes a fresh look at John Milton's major poems Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, and Paradise Regained and a few of the minor ones in light of a new analysis of Milton's famous tracts on divorce. Luxon contends that Milton's work is best understood as part of a major cultural project in which Milton assumed a leading role the redefinition of Protestant marriage as a heteroerotic version of classical friendship, originally a homoerotic cultural practice...read more

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9780820703732 | Duquesne Univ Pr, December 5, 2005, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: This book takes a fresh look at John Milton's major poems Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, and Paradise Regained and a few of the minor ones in light of a new analysis of Milton's famous tracts on divorce.

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Product Description: The mass production and dissemination of printed materials were unparalleled in England during the 1640s and 50s. While theatrical performance traditionally defined literary culture, print steadily gained ground, becoming more prevalent and enabling the formation of various networks of writers, readers, and consumers of books...read more

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9780802038845 | Univ of Toronto Pr, September 4, 2005, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The mass production and dissemination of printed materials were unparalleled in England during the 1640s and 50s.

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Product Description: Issues of cultural space in early modern theater texts are addressed in this critical study. Explored are the fundamental changes in the social and philosophical organizations of space during this period and the ways in which theater dramatized them...read more

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9780708318881 | Univ of Wales Pr, October 8, 2004, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Issues of cultural space in early modern theater texts are addressed in this critical study.

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