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The Voyage to Illyria: A New Study of Shakespeare

by Kenneth Muir

First published in 1937.

This study argues that the plays of Shakespeare must be studied by comparison with each other and not as separate entities; that they must be related to one another, to the poems and...


The Winter's Tale: A Commentary on the Structure

by Fitzroy Pyle

First published in 1969.

Critics have in the past described The Winter's Tale as a work of "haphazard structure". More recent criticism has defended the structure of the play and this work shows that the evidence...


The Language of Shakespeare's Plays

by B. I. Evans

First published in 1952.

This volume explores the function of verse in drama and the developing way in which Shakespeare controlled the rhetorical and decorative elements of speech for the dramatic purpose.

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The Living Image: Shakespearean Essays

by T. R. Henn

First published in 1972.

The imagery of field sports - of hawking, hunting, shooting and fishing - and the associated imagery of warfare are a striking feature in Shakespeare's plays. The Living Image examines...


The Shakespeare Inset: Word and Picture

by Francis Berry

What is the relation between the language being heard and the picture being simultaneously exhibited on the stage? Typically there is an identity between sound and sight, but often there is a divergence between...


The Witch Figure: Folklore Essays by a Group of Scholars in England Honouring the 75th Birthday of Katharine M. Briggs

by Venetia Newall

Katharine Briggs enjoys an unchallenged reputation in the world of folklore studies. The theme of this volume, the witch figure as a malevolent intermediary in folk belief, was chosen to reflect that aspect...


Witchcraft and Sorcery in East Africa

by John Middleton & E. H. Winter

Containing ten essays by anthropologists on the beliefs and practices associated with witches and sorcerers in Eastern Africa, the chapters in this book are all based on field research and new information which...


The Life-Giving Myth

by A. M. Hocart

Myths are the expression of a form of knowledge essential to life. Including mainly previously unpublished work by A.M. Hocart the book examines such issues as:

Why a queen should not have been married before;...


The Theory of Social Structure

by S.F. Nadel

The main feature of this book is a discussion of 'role analysis' and its relevance to social structure. Arguing that the role system of a society is the matrix of its social structure, the author presents a...


The Yes Factor: Get What You Want. Say What You Mean.

by Tonya Reiman

The premier guide to combining verbal and nonverbal communication to gain confidence, establish credibility and make lasting impressions

Yes—a small word, but the key to opening doors both professional and...


Theory in Anthropol Liban V86

by ROBERT A MANNERS & David Kaplan

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Under the IVI Tree: Society and Economic Growth in Rural Fiji

by Cyril S. Belshaw

This study concerns the differentials of economic growth among the Fijian people. It brings together relevant factors drawn from social, cultural, economic and political analysis. As a case study in economic...


The People of Aritama: The Cultural Personality of a Colombian Mestizo Village

by Alicia Reichel-Dolmatoff & Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff

This book covers the life of a small Mestizo community in Columbia, with its people and institutions, its traditions in the past and its outlook on the future.

Chapters include:

· information on the health...


The Great Village: The Economic and Social Welfare of Hanuabada, an Urban Community in Papua

by Cyril S. Belshaw

This book is the first systematic study of the urban Papuan and analyses, among other things, the family, household budgets, the proliferation of ceremonial and the re-birth of sorcery. The study can be compared,...


Taboo

by Franz Steiner

Scholars have been trying to explain taboo customs ever since Captain Cook discovered them in Polynesia over 200 years ago. The subject has been treated at length, but none of the theories has more than a limited...


The Foundations of Social Anthropology

by S.F. Nadel

Focussing on the methodology of social anthropology this book covers the following:

· The aims of social anthropology

· Observation and description

· Psychology in observation

· The material of observation...


The Social Context of Violent Behaviour: A Social Anthropological Study in an Israeli Immigrant Town

by Emanuel Marx

First published in 1976.

Violent behaviour occurs in every society. It grows out of the social order and can therefore be understood only in a social context. This book examines an orderly and relatively tranquil...


Music and Marx: Ideas, Practice, Politics

by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Social Anthropology of Radcliffe-Brown

by Adam Kuper

This is the first collection of Radcliffe-Brown's work chosen to represent his books as well as his essays. It includes some classic pieces, and also one or two lesser-known items. Radcliffe-Brown was a pioneer...


The Relevance of Models for Social Anthropology

by Michael Banton

There has been much discussion in recent years about the construction of theoretical models useful in the explanation of particular areas of social organization. This volume charts that discussion and its results...