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Tyrants Writing Poetry

Pub Date : 2018-02-05 | Author : Albrecht Koschorke | Publisher : Central European University Press

ISBN 10 : 9789633862025
ISBN 13 : 9633862027

As conventional understanding would have it, the sometimes brutal business of governing can only be carried out at the price of distance from art, while poetic beauty best fl ouris..


The Tyranny Of Greece Over Germany

Pub Date : 2012-03-29 | Author : E. M. Butler | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107697645
ISBN 13 : 1107697646

Originally published in 1935, this book provides a study of the powerful influence exercised by Ancient Greek culture on German writers from the eighteenth century onwards. The tex..


Writing Under Tyranny

Pub Date : 2005-10-20 | Author : Greg Walker | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780199283330
ISBN 13 : 0199283338

Greg Walker examines the impact of tyrannical government on the work of poets, playwrights and prose writers in the early English Renaissance...


The Descent Of Alette

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Alice Notley | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 0140587640
ISBN 13 : 9780140587647

A poetic collage explores the realities of war veterans, strangers, the mentally disturbed, and the homeless as witnesses to the passing of the world..


Writing Under Tyranny

Pub Date : 2005-10-20 | Author : Greg Walker | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780199283330
ISBN 13 : 0199283338

Greg Walker examines the impact of tyrannical government on the work of poets, playwrights and prose writers in the early English Renaissance...


A Brotherhood Of Tyrants

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : D. Jablow Hershman | Publisher : Prometheus Books

ISBN 10 : 9781615927838
ISBN 13 : 1615927832

Napoleon Bonaparte, Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin were three tyrants, and the effects of their brutal regimes are still with us. Each attained absolute power, and misused it in a..


Confronting Tyranny

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Toivo Koivukoski | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 074254401X
ISBN 13 : 9780742544017

Motivated by the reentry of tyranny into political discourse and political action, this new work compares ancient and contemporary accounts of tyranny in an effort to find response..