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Hag-riding in Nineteenth-Century West Country England and Modern Newfoundland : An Examination of an Experience-Centred Witchcraft Tradition
Up until the early twentieth century, in parts of western and southern England, the dialect terms ‘hag-riding’ and ‘hagging’ were popularly used to describe a terrifying nocturnal assault by a witch. In Somerset and Dorset ...
M. William Shak-speare, his true chronicle historie of the life and death of King Lear and his three daughters
(Prentice Hall Trade, 1995-04-01)
This series, the "Shakespearean Originals," seeks to give the reader of modern drama examples of 16th and 17th-century playtexts in a form that are published in as close as mirror-image form as possible to the original ...
Humour and release
The third article in this series looks at Freud's attempt to explain humour and laughter in terms of the release of 'psychic energy'.
Humour and superiority
This is the second in a series of articles on the philosophy of humour and laughter. This article looks at the attempts which are made to explain humour in terms of superiority.
The owl and the pussycat
Radical potentiality and institutional closure : Shakespeare in film and television
(University of Manchester Press, 1994)
Whereas the BBC TV Shakespeare series could be regarded as characteristic expression of the cultural policies of the producing corporation, cinematic reproduction of Shakespeare constitutes at best a marginal dimension of ...
Shakespeare : a selective filmography
(Cambridge University Press, 1994)
This filmography is a reference list of ‘complete,’ straightforward versions of Shakespeare’s plays in film, television and videotape form. It specifically excludes free adaptations; film and television programmes containing ...
The chronicle history of Henry the fift
(Rowman and Littlefield, 1994)
This text is one piece of a highly-discussed and debated new series that highlighted fundamental questions about the authenticity of Shakespeare's texts as moderns readers have come to know them. Making an extreme departure ...