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jacquie-rogers's picture
Mar.24.2010
Once Upon A Time, the faery princess Keely tried to match . . . . . . a misguided faery maiden and a surly but handsome knight, the pirate Devlin Angel and the ever-hopeful Myra, a faery under the ruse of Lord Kembell and a lady of noble birth, a blacksmith and a duchess, a flapper and a...
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Aug.25.2009
The human head is believed to remain in a state of consciousness for one and one-half minutes after decapitation. In a heightened state of emotion, people speak at the rate of 160 words per minute. Inspired by the intersection of these two seemingly unrelated concepts, Pulitzer Prize-winning author...
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Jul.29.2009
christopher-moore's picture
Feb.09.2009
"This is a bawdy tale. Herein you will find gratuitous shagging, murder, spanking, maiming, treason, and heretofore unexplored heights of vulgarity and profanity, as well as nontraditional grammar, split infinitives, and the odd wank . . . If that's the sort of thing you think you might enjoy, then...
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Sep.04.2008
Deadly Bones: Jake Wanderman is not your average retired Shakespeare teacher. He recently clashed with the russian Mafia and emerged triumphant. Now Martha StewartishTV star Toby Welch persuades Jake to help solve the vicious murder of her art dealer father. It turns out that her father was...
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Jun.13.2008
This study argues that modern anti-Semitism is a by-product of tensions between received Classical conceptions of masculinity and Christianity's strident critique of that ideal. Utilizing works by Shakespeare, Milton, Marlowe and others, Biberman illustrates how anti-Semitism develops as a way to...
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Mar.26.2008
17-year-old Mimi Wallingford has a life most girls dream of-complete with the starring role in her family's production of Romeo and Juliet. But acting is not her dream and she's fighting for the right to trade her script for a scalpel and become a doctor. 14-year-old Juliet Capulet has lived a...
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Jan.23.2008
In this rousing historical adventure set in the Tudor court, we are swept back to the final days of Edward VI's reign, and a time of danger, deceit, and courage. Brendan Prescott, a foundling reared in Dudley household, arrives at court to serve as a squire to the arrogant Lord Robert Dudley. Keen...
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Jan.04.2008
When Penny Wintercraft-Hawkes gets a call from her older brother Stephen, she's delighted to learn that he and his wife Tamsin have returned from Hong Kong, and are finally planning to build their dream house, a reproduction Elizabethan manor, on their London riverside property. Since Penny's...
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Dec.27.2007
Analyzes Shakespeare's persistent use of contraries in the light of Renaissance continental philosophy. Special attention to Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, the Problem Plays, the great tragedies and The Tempest.