By Kate van Orden
By Kate van Orden
By R. C. Terry
The writer of forty-seven novels, plus commute books, biographies, essays, and significant works, Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was once the main prolific of the nice Victorian writers. Now The Oxford Reader's significant other to Trollope brings jointly thirty-six major students who supply an available, authoritative, and wide-ranging reference paintings in this vital literary determine.
Here, in additional than 500 A-Z entries, readers will discover a wealth of knowledge on Trollope's existence, his works, and the ancient and social context within which he lived. Trollope's writing occupation spanned nearly part a century and his circle of pals reads like a who is who of Victorian England--and it is all captured the following. The participants supply illuminating essays on Trollope's significant works--including the famed Barsetshire Novels and Paliser Novels--as good as at the many lesser identified yet no much less finished books. the amount additionally examines Trollope's own lifestyles, delivering clean info on such good documented elements as his paintings on the publish place of work and his well-known circle of associates. in addition, the participants give you the latest findings on elements of Trollope's occupation just recently addressed through students: his paintings as a biographer and journalist, the significance of his huge travels overseas, and the stunning reappraisal of his paintings over the past few many years. And the spouse contains a chronology of Trollope's existence, a genealogy, maps, a thematic evaluation, and an in depth bibliography.
Packed with info in line with the most up-tp-date examine, this attractively illustrated quantity offers an extraordinary consultant to at least one of the good nineteenth-century writers. It belongs at the shelf of all people who loves English literature.
By Roquinaldo Ferreira
This e-book argues that Angola and Brazil have been attached, now not separated, by means of the Atlantic Ocean. Roquinaldo Ferreira specializes in the cultural, spiritual, and social affects of the slave alternate on Angola. Reconstructing biographies of Africans and retailers, he demonstrates how cross-cultural alternate, identification formation, spiritual ties, and resistance to slaving have been crucial to the formation of the Atlantic international. via including to our wisdom of the slaving approach, the e-book powerfully illustrates how Atlantic slaving remodeled key African associations, akin to neighborhood regimes of compelled hard work that predated and coexisted with Atlantic slaving, and made them primary positive aspects of the Atlantic world's social textile.
By Stephen Bann
Simply over a century after his demise, Walter Pater's serious attractiveness now stands as excessive because it has ever been. within the English-speaking international, this has concerned restoration from the common overlook and indifference which attended his paintings within the first half the 20 th century. In Europe, even if, enthusiastic disciplies reminiscent of Hugo von Hofmannsthal within the German-speaking international and Charles Du Bos in France, helped to gasoline a turning out to be wisdom of his writings as important to the emergence of modernist literature. Translations of works like Imaginary pix, proven his specific voice as a cultured critic and his novel, Marius the Epicurean, was once enthusiastically obtained in Paris within the Nineteen Twenties and released in Turin at the eve of the second one global conflict. This assortment strains the fortunes of Pater's writings in those 3 significant literatures and their reception in Spain, Portugal, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
By Dieter Bögenhold (auth.), PD Dr. Dieter Bögenhold (eds.)
Unternehmensgründungen und berufliche Selbständigkeit sind gegenwärtig in aller Munde. Unter dem Label nachhaltigen Wirtschaftens, aber auch aus arbeitsmarkt- und regionalpolitischen Gründen machen sich hier Hoffnungen breit. Damit wir uns in der akademischen Diskussion nicht zu vorschnell von bloßen Hoffnungen leiten lassen, die sich womöglich als trügerisch erweisen, bedürfen wir sicherer empirischer Informationen und theoretisch seriöser Argumentation. Der Sammelband will die Lücke energisch auffüllen und beleuchtet die Thematik aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven.
By William E. Engel
A mixed philosophical and literary method of highbrow heritage and the humanities exhibiting the level to which Renaissance cognitive methods and image platforms have been mnemonic in either notion and alertness, frequently in accordance with the relation of physique and soul over, and during, time.
By Kirsti Andersen
This monograph describes how the certainty of the geometry at the back of standpoint developed among the years 1435 and 1800 and the way new insights in the mathematical concept of viewpoint stimulated the best way the self-discipline was once awarded in textbooks. so one can throw mild on those matters, the writer has selected to target a couple of key questions, including:
• What have been the basic techniques within the mathematical idea of perspective?
• used to be there any interaction among the advancements of the mathematical idea of viewpoint and different branches of geometry?
• What have been the riding forces at the back of understanding a complicated mathematical conception of perspective?
• have been there local alterations within the mathematical method of point of view? And if this is the case, how did they relate to neighborhood purposes of perspective?
• How did mathematicians and practitioners of point of view interact?
In truth, the final factor is touched upon so frequently huge a part of this publication should be obvious as a case research of the problems in bridging the space among people with mathematical wisdom and the mathematically untrained practitioners who desire to use this knowledge.
The writer has dependent her paintings on greater than two hundred books, booklets, and pamphlets on point of view. She starts off with the 1st treatise recognized to accommodate geometrical viewpoint, Leon Alberti Battista’s De pictura, and ends round 1800, whilst the idea of mathematical viewpoint as an self sustaining self-discipline used to be absorbed first into descriptive geometry and later into projective geometry.
The popular protagonists are Guidobaldo del Monte, Simon Stevin, Willem's Gravesande, Brook Taylor, and Johann Heinrich Lambert. so far as facts have been on hand, the writer has supplied short biographies of the entire writers on point of view whose paintings she studied. The booklet additionally comprises an intensive bibliography divided into components, one for fundamental assets on viewpoint, and the second one for all different literature.
Kirsti Andersen is affiliate Professor of background of technological know-how on the collage of Aarhus, Denmark. She is the writer of Brook Taylor’s paintings on Linear viewpoint, additionally released by means of Springer.
By Michæl J. B. Allen
Allen's serious translation of Ficino's research of the deadly quantity passage exhibits the way it develops philosophical, mental, numerological, astrological, and prophetic issues that had a specific resonance on the finish of the 15th century.
By J. Grogan
The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622 experiences the belief of Persia within the literary, political and pedagogic writings of Renaissance England and Britain. It argues that writers of every kind debated the ability and benefits of English empire via their highbrow engagement with the traditional Persian empire.
By Angelica Duran
With brevity, intensity, and accessibility, this booklet is helping readers to understand the works of John Milton, and to appreciate the good impact they've got had on literature and different disciplines.Presents new and authoritative essays by way of across the world revered Milton scholarsExplains how and why Milton’s works verified their primary position within the English literary canonStructured chronologically round Milton’s significant worksAlso incorporates a pick out bibliography and a chronology detailing Milton’s existence and works along appropriate global eventsIdeal as a primary severe paintings on Milton