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Essays On Turkish Literature And History

Author : Barbara Flemming
ISBN : 9789004355767
Genre : History
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In Essays on Turkish Literature and History Barbara Flemming offers findings gained through lifelong scholarship. Besides Ottoman matters, a wide range is covered, including Mamluks and contemporary southeastern Turkey. Of particular interest are saintly Muslim women, eschatology, Muslim-Christian dialogue, and effects of the alphabet change.
Category: History

Journal Of The Ex Libris Society

Author : Ex Libris Society (London, England)
ISBN : UOM:39015076071839
Genre : Bookplates
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List of members in v. 2-17.
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Ex Libris

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ISBN : UOM:39015078848903
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

Yeats In Holland

Author : Roselinde Supheert
ISBN : 9051839162
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book presents a broad survey of the Dutch reception of the work of William Butler Yeats during his lifetime. Yeats' important, wide-ranging oeuvremarks the transition from the nineteenth to the twentieth century. The response to his poetry, drama and prose exemplifies the Dutch reception of English romanticism as well as modernism, and reveals the workings of canon formation.The author has investigated the early days of Dutch Anglistics, showing that teachers of English were of little influence in the Yeats reception. Instead, the Dutch sympathy for the Irish cause and a taste for romantic literature prove to be essential factors in arousing enthusiasm for his early writings. Apart from the well-publicised performances of The Only Jealousy of Emer, Yeats' modern work was given little attention. Although poets like A. Roland Holst, P.N. van Eyck and J.C. Bloem were very well acquainted with Yeats' oeuvreand accumulated impressive collections, reading modern Yeats largely remained a private affair.
Category: Literary Criticism

Mr Key S Shorter Potted Brief Brief Lives

Author : Frank Key
ISBN : 9781472115249
Genre : Humor
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Wesley, Samuel (British clergyman and poet, 1662 - 1735). On Christmas Day 1716, Wesley was haunted by an apparition of a badger with no head. It was called Jeffrey. Frank writes: "It occurred to me that it would be a good idea to write a modern, updated version of John Aubrey's Brief Lives. But it further occurred to me that some books are unimproveable, and that in trying to follow in Aubrey's footsteps I would embarrass myself and become the butt of ridicule. The idea continued to nag at me, however, and eventually I decided the solution was to outdo Aubrey in brevity. My own Brief Lives would consist of a single, unadorned fact about each of my subjects. So the reader may not learn very much about the life of X or Y or Z, but they would be armed with one little nugget which might come in handy to chuck into a lull during the conversation at the kind of swish sophisticated cocktail party to which they no doubt get invited." Other entries include: Gibson, Willie Harmsworth, Alfred, Lord Northcliffe Jansson, Tove Lennon, John Stein, Gertrude Nixon, Richard Milhous Schubert, Franz Tippett, Michael Anderson, John Henry Brooke, Charles Callaghan, James Russell, Ken
Category: Humor

Book Review Digest

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ISBN : UOM:39015078261867
Genre : Bibliography
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