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Justice Restored

RRP $27.50

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Justice Restored is an anthology of writings by incarcerated youth within the Camden County Juvenile Detention Center in NJ and Chester County Youth Center in PA. The youth explore the themes of Life, Love, Streets, and Death through personal short stories and poetry. Their authentic voices will leave you breathless as you read their life experiences, pains and struggles.


Stonehenge A Temple Restored To The British Druids

RRP $18.99

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William Stukeley's 1740 study of Stonehenge stands out among the huge number of books on the subject. Stukeley was a pioneer preservationist. He lamented the callous treatment of the majestic ruins both by tourists and landholders. He coined the term 'trilithon' for the doorway-like arrangement of three stones, now common in the literature about megalithic architecture. Stukeley was one of the first to make accurate drawings of the site. The drawings are included in the text but also as seperate prints at the rear of the book to make research easisr The three dozen illustrations to this book, which show Stonehenge from every angle and document its context in the 18th century landscape, are still used today by scholars. He also did some rudimentary archeology, and describes opening the grave of a warrior princess.


Arcadia Restored

RRP $466.99

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The masque-like drama "Arcadia Restored" was composed anonymously at the time of the English Civil War, when public performances of plays were banned but when the theatrical culture that had surrounded Shakespeare was still alive - and the glories of Restoration drama were soon to bloom. Published in a stand-alone edition only once before, and now newly edited by textual critic Akihiro Yamada, "Arcadia Restored" sheds fascinating light on illegal dramatic activities in the years before the Restoration. The heart of this edition is of course the play itself, 'an allegorical entertainment', as Yamada describes it, populated by satyrs and nymphs, Juno and Cupid, and Fortune and Virtue, among many others. But this edition also features a rich editorial apparatus that offers a discussion of the provenance of the untitled manuscript and its physical aspects and other features, as well as detailing critics' varied ideas about the work's possible author (George Chapman among them), the play's date and sources, the number of players required to stage it, even its possible performance history. Yamada's notes to individual lines will help both general readers and specialists better understand the allusions sprinkled throughout the text. A glossary and a set of appendices that reproduce extracts from two possible sources for the play are also included. This edition is published as a complement to the original-spelling version of "Arcadia Restored" available for the first time in Yamada's collection "Secrets of the Printed Page in the Age of Shakespeare" ("AMS Studies in the Renaissance", number 46).



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