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The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare; Fully annotated, with an Introduction by Burton Raffel; With an Essay by Harold Bloom

In one of Shakespeare’s bawdier comedies, contemporary audiences still take great pleasure in the rapid-fire verbal battles between the shrewish Katharina and the canny Petruchio, determined to subdue Katharina’s legendary...

November 1, 2005, Paper, $8.95

The Memory of Judgment

Making Law and History in the Trials of the Holocaust
Lawrence Douglas

This powerful book offers the first detailed examination of the law’s response to the crimes of the Holocaust. In vivid prose it offers a fascinating study of five exemplary proceedings—the Nuremberg trial of the major Nazi...

May 15, 2005, Paper, $34.00

Set the Stage!

Teaching Italian through Theater
Edited by Nicoletta Marini-Maio and Colleen Ryan-Scheutz

Set the Stage! is a collection of essays on teaching Italian language, literature, and culture through theater.  From theoretical background to course models, this book provides all the resources that teachers...

December 16, 2008, Paper, $59.00

Cantonese Sounds and Tones

Parker Po-Fei Huang

March 11, 1969, Paper, $16.00

Character Text for Chinese Dialogues

Fred Fang-Yu Wang; Edited by Henry C. Fenn and Pao-Chen Lee

Students and teachers using Fred Wang's romanized text, Chinese Dialogues, are here provided with a parallel character version which presents the dialogues of each lesson in traditional character format.  To suit the...

March 11, 1966, Paper, $19.95

Character Text for Speak Cantonese Book One

Revised Edition
Parker Po-Fei Huang and Kok P. Gerard

Speak Cantonese, Book One, is one of a series of books that teaches the modern spoken language of Cantonese, one of the major dialects of Chinese. As appropriate for a text of its kind, it is entirely in romanization. In...

March 11, 1969, Paper, $32.00

Fifty-Five T’ang Poems

A Text in the Reading and Understanding of T’ang Poetry
Hugh M. Stimson

Four masters of the shi form of Chinese poetry, who are generally considered to be giants in the entire history of Chinese literature, are represented in this book: three from the eighth century, and one from the ninth. A few...

March 11, 1976, Paper, $26.00

Chinese Cursive Script

An Introduction to Handwriting in Chinese
Fred Fang-yu Wang

In this useful volume, Fred Fang-yu Wang presents materials designed to help solve an often vexing problem for students of Chinese: how to recognize and write handwritten or cursive-style forms of Chinese characters.  Such...

March 11, 1958, Paper, $32.00

The Dilemma of the Modern in Japanese Fiction

Dennis C. Washburn

This book looks at modernity in Japanese literary culture as a continuing historical dynamic rather than as merely the product of the intense Westernization of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The author links...

March 11, 1995, Paper, $34.00

The Psychoanalytic Theory of Greek Tragedy

C. Fred Alford

Psychoanalytic readings of literature are often reductionist, seeking to find in great works of the past support for current psychoanalytic tenets. In this book C. Fred Alford begins with the possibility that the insights...

October 11, 1992, Paper, $35.00

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