Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316086665

Category: Drama

Page: 288

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From the quote afficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see this edition of quotations from the great William Shakespeare. Collecting quotes from his many works into one beautiful volume, Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations is essential as a reference tool and makes for some wonderful browsing. Quotes culled from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations are organised by play or sonnet in chronological order and capture a unique view of Shakespeare's life and work. From King Henry VI to The Tempest (and even the epitaph on his grave) this volume will delight both researchers and casual readers as it highlights one of the most beguiling and beloved playwrights in history.

Bartlett's Shakespeare Quoations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Little Brown

ISBN: 9780316164504

Category: DRAMA

Page: 182

View: 5258

From the quote afficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see this edition of quotations from the great William Shakespeare. Collecting quotes from his many works into one beautiful volume, Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations is essential as a reference tool and makes for some wonderful browsing. Quotes culled from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations are organised by play or sonnet in chronological order and capture a unique view of Shakespeare's life and work. From King Henry VI to The Tempest (and even the epitaph on his grave) this volume will delight both researchers and casual readers as it highlights one of the most beguiling and beloved playwrights in history.

Shakespeare in America

Author: Alden T. Vaughan,Virginia Mason Vaughan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199566380

Category: Drama

Page: 220

View: 1591

Shakespeare in America is a lively account of America's embracing of Shakespeare's works in print and in performance from colonial times to the present. It describes American scholarly attention to Shakespeare (criticism, editions of the plays, secondary school and collegiate curricula) and light-hearted attention (burlesques, musical comedies, kitsch). The book highlights major contributors, including actors, editors, writers, pedagogues, and impresariosto Shakespeare's popularity in America, as well as organizations for the study or performance of Shakespeare, such as summer festivals, professional associations, research libraries, and Shakespeare clubs.Twenty illustrations enhance this survey of the multiple ways that American culture has embraced the English dramatist and poet.

Bartlett's Bible Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316086673

Category: Reference

Page: 240

View: 8098

From the quote aficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see BARTLETT'S BIBLE QUOTATIONS. Assembled in a new format to delight both researchers and casual readers, BARTLETT'S BIBLE QUOTATIONS is an essential collection of Bible quotes pulled from the prestigious BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS. It is both a valuable reference tool and an eminent collection to be browsed through for pleasure. The quotes are organised simply and elegantly, from Genesis to Revelations, and include Psalms, Proverbs, and the Apocrypha. Bartlett's highlights the essential passages of the beloved text (originally from the King James Version), from the educational to the ethical, from stern to stirring, creating a view of the Bible unlike any other.

Shakespeare and Quotation

Author: Julie Maxwell,Kate Rumbold

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108592295

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

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Shakespeare is the most frequently quoted English author of all time. Quotations appear everywhere, from the epigraphs of novels to the mottoes on coffee cups. But Shakespeare was also a frequent quoter himself - of classical and contemporary literature, of the Bible, of snatches of popular songs and proverbs. This volume brings together an international team of scholars to trace the rich history of quotation from Shakespeare's own lifetime to the present day. Exploring a wide range of media, including Romantic poetry, theatre criticism, novels by Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy and Ian McEwan, political oratory, propaganda, advertising, drama, film and digital technology, the chapters draw fresh connections between Shakespeare's own practices of creative reworking and the quotation of his work in new and traditional forms. Richly illustrated and featuring an Afterword by Margreta de Grazia, the collection tells a new story of the making and remaking of Shakespeare's plays and poems.

Handorakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit

Author: Baltasar Gracián

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3843099723

Category: Philosophy

Page: 132

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Baltasar Gracián: Handorakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit Erstdruck: Oráculo manual y arte de prudencia, 1647. Vollständige Neuausgabe. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2016. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage. Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Bartlett's Book of Love Quotations

Author: N.A

Publisher: Little Brown & Company

ISBN: 9780316082921

Category: Social Science

Page: 262

View: 2374

Compiles more than one thousand quotes about love, romance, and relationships, from the sacred vows of marriage to the longings of Shakespeare's Cleopatra

The New Library Key

Author: Margaret Gerry Cook

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference books

Page: 184

View: 1602

Literary News

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 346

Familiar Quotations

A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown

ISBN: N.A

Category: Quotations, English

Page: 1405

View: 7623

This 16th edition of the book, first published in 1855, has been expanded to include more than 20,000 quotations and more than 340 new authors both historical and contemporary - from Russell Baker, The Doors, Elvis, Nadine Gordimer, Stephen Hawking, Primo Levi, Norman Mailer, Salman Rushdie, the Talmud, Alice Walker and Elie Wiesel. This edition has been revised and edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan.

Familiar Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5877608320

Category: History

Page: 1750

View: 604

Chronologically arranged entries supply quotations from 2,250 authors and major collective or anonymous works, with an alphabetical index of authors and an index to the text.

Every Other Saturday

A Journal of Select Reading, New and Old

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Century

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Publishers Weekly

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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How the Left Can Win Arguments and Influence People

A Tactical Manual for Pragmatic Progressives

Author: John K. Wilson

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814795145

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

View: 8657

If we were to rely on what the pundits and politicians tell us, we would have to conclude that America is a deeply conservative nation. Americans, we hear constantly, detest government, demand lower taxes and the end of welfare, and favor the death penalty, prayer in school, and an absolute faith in the free market. And yet Americans believe deeply in progressive ideas. In fact, progressivism has long been a powerful force in the American psyche. Consider that a mere generation ago the struggle for environmentally sound policies, for women's rights, and for racial equality were fringe movements. Today, open opposition to these core ideals would be political suicide. Drawing on this wellspring of American progressivist tradition, John K. Wilson has penned an informal handbook for the pragmatic progressive. Wilson insists that the left must become more savvy in its rhetoric and stop preaching only to the converted. Progressives need to attack the tangible realities of the corporate welfare state, while explicitly acknowledging that "socialism is," as Wilson writes, "deader than Lenin." Rather than attacking a "right-wing conspiracy," Wilson argues that the left needs one, too. Tracing how well-funded conservative pressure groups have wielded their influence and transformed the national agenda, Wilson outlines a similar approach for the left. Along the way, he exposes the faultlines of our poll- and money-driven form of politics, explodes the myth of "the liberal media," and demands that the left explicitly change its image. Irreverent, practical, and urgently argued, How The Left Can Win Arguments and Influence People charts a way to translate progressive ideals into reality and reassert the core principles of the American left on the national stage.

Hamlet-Handbuch

Stoffe, Aneignungen, Deutungen

Author: Peter Marx

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 347600516X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 563

View: 5589

Moderne mythische Gestalt und Kernbestand des kulturellen Kanons. Kaum eine Figur beherrscht so sehr die westliche Vorstellung vom Theater wie Shakespeares Hamlet. Das Handbuch beschäftigt sich mit dem Hamlet-Stoff und seiner Deutung und vermittelt Hintergrundwissen zum Shakespeareschen Drama. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der vielgestaltigen Rezeptionsgeschichte. Sowohl die Bühnengeschichte als auch die Aneignungen der Figur in Kunst, Literatur, Musik, Film und Populärkultur werden ausführlich beleuchtet. Mit vielen Beispielen, teilweise in englischer Sprache.