Browsing posts tagged: English literature
The Narnia Trivia Book

Compiled especially for fans who have read all the books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, here are over 100 questions, highlighted by original black-and-white art, to test your memory and challenge your friends to a Narnia trivia contest.Do you think you know Narnia inside and out? What do Dufflepuds use as […]

The Castle Quiz Book – Season 1

Castle follows the exploits of mismatched NYPD Detective Kate Beckett and enigmatic novelist Richard Castle. The first season saw the two characters forced to become partners whilst Castle researched his next series of books about Nikki Heat. In this book is 100 questions, about the characters and the many different cases they worked together on […]

A Miscellany of Murder

Why do they call Adelaide, Australia the „City of Corpses“? How many people did Agatha Christie kill with her pen? And what did Edgar Allen Poe, America’s first murder mystery writer, really die of? There’s nothing like a little murder to capture a reader’s attention. And in this random shooting of a trivia book, readers […]

Toxic Panda

Solve the puzzles in this book and win cash prizes totaling US $4350.Welcome to the Toxic Panda the amazing armchair treasure hunt novel written entirely without the letter E. The first person to solve the puzzle for each chapter of Toxic Panda will receive a cash prize.

Tolkien the Medievalist

Interdisciplinary in approach, Tolkien the Medievalist provides a fresh perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien’s Medievalism. In fifteen essays, eminent scholars and new voices explore how Professor Tolkien responded to a modern age of crisis – historical, academic and personal – by adapting his scholarship on medieval literature to his own personal voice. The four […]

Of Giants

A monster lurks at the heart of medieval identity, and this book seeks him out. Reading a set of medieval texts in which giants and dismemberment figure prominently, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen brings a critical psychoanalytic perspective to bear on the question of identity formation particularly masculine identity in narrative representation. The giant emerges here as […]

Imagining Robin Hood

A.J. Pollard takes us back to the earliest surviving stories, tales and ballads of Robin Hood, and re-examines the story of this fascinating figure. Setting out the economic, social and political context of the time, Pollard illuminates the legend of this yeoman hero and champion of justice as never before.Imagining Robin Hood questions: what a […]

Of Chastity and Power

Elizabeth I was one of the most powerful women rulers in European history. What can feminism reveal about the attitudes of her male subjects towards this enigmatic figure?Through readings of key Elizabethan texts by Lyly, Ralegh, Chapman, Shakespeare, and Spenser, Philippa Berry shows that while Elizabeth’s combination of chastity with political and religious power was […]

Romantic Satanism

Criticism has largely emphasised the private meaning of „Romantic Satanism“, treating it as the celebration of subjectivity through allusions to Paradise Lost that appropriate Satan’s defiant declaration, „the mind has its own place“. The first full-length treatment of its subject, Romantic Satanism explores this literary phenomenon as a socially produced myth exhibiting the response of […]

The Chronicles of Narnia and Philosophy

The Chronicles of Narnia series has entertained millions of readers, both children and adults, since the appearance of the first book in 1950. Here, scholars turn the lens of philosophy on these timeless tales. Engagingly written for a lay audience, these essays consider a wealth of topics centered on the ethical, spiritual, mythic, and moral […]