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2009 lectures.

Author: British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 167.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume contains 16 lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2008-10. From romantic love in sub-Saharan Africa to the British industrial revolution, from John Donne to Arthur Miller, from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: British Academy.
ISBN: 9780197264775 0197264778
OCLC Number: 743283506
Notes: "The Academy is grateful to Professor Ron Johnston, FBA for his editorial work on this volume."--Title page verso.
Description: vi, 528 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The history of romantic love in sub-Saharan Africa : between interest and emotion / Megan Vaughan --
Leon Battista Alberti and the redirection of Renaissance humanism / Martin McLaughlin --
Shakespeare, oaths and vows / John Kerrigan --
Our unwritten Constitution / John Baker --
Many legal orders, one law / Francis G. Jacobs --
Buddhist archaeology in Republican China : a new relationship to the past / Sarah E. Fraser --
The British industrial revolution in global perspective / Robert C. Allen --
Anthropology in the territory of rights, Islamic, human, and otherwise--
/ Lila Abu-Lughod --
Shitao (1642-1707) and the traditional Chinese conception of ruins / Wu Hung --
Timely images : Chinese art and festival display / Jan Stuart --
Gaelic in Medieval Scotland : advent and expansion / Thomas Owen Clancy --
Surrealism and its legacies in Latin America / Dawn Adès --
"The reason of this preference" : sleeping, flowing and freezing in Pope's Dunciad / Valerie Rumbold --
Donne, by hand / Tom Lockwood --
T.S. Eliot's daughter / Robert Crawford --
Arthur Miller : realism, language, poetry / Christopher Bigsby.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 167.


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