The Oxford History of the United States is the most respected multivolume history of the American nation. In the newest volume in the series, The Republic for Which It Stands, acclaimed historian Rich ... 続きを読む
To be loved to madness - such was her great desire' Eustacia Vye criss-crosses the wild Egdon Heath, eager to experience life to the full in her quest for 'music, poetry, passion, war'.
She marri ... 続きを読む
A recurring and significant theme in ancient Greek literature is that of returns and returning, chiefly - but by no means only - of mythical Greek heroes from Troy. One main, and certainly the most 'm ... 続きを読む
This wide-ranging and entertaining book explores blank space from incunabula to Google books. Blanks are a paradox-simultaneously nothing and something, gesturing to what was once there or might be th ... 続きを読む
In democratic Athens, mass citizen audiences - whether in the lawcourts, or in the political Assembly and Council, or when gathered for formal civic occasions - frequently heard politicians and litiga ... 続きを読む
About this coast...In the event of war it seems to me that every inch of it would be important, sand and all.'
Executed in 1922 for his involvement in Irish republicanism, Childers in remembered mo ... 続きを読む
What is it for poetry to be serious and to be taken seriously? What is it to be open to poetry, exposed to its force, attuned to what it says and alive to what it does? These are important questions t ... 続きを読む
The Rise of the Memoir traces the growth and extraordinarily wide appeal of the memoir. Its territory is private rather than public life, shame, guilt, and embarrassment, not the achievements celebrat ... 続きを読む