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The Hermit in the Garden: From Imperial Rome to Ornamental Gnome
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The Hermit in the Garden: From Imperial Rome to Ornamental Gnome

Gordon Campbell

The curious and intriguing tale of the garden hermit - from imperial Rome to the ornamental gnome, via the often sumptuous landscaped gardens of Georgian England.

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Bible: The Story of the King James Version
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Bible: The Story of the King James Version

Gordon Campbell

A history of the King James Version of the Bible (known in Britain as the Authorised Version) over the four hundred years from its remote beginnings to the present day. It explains how the translation came to be commissioned and...

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King James Bible
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King James Bible

Professor Gordon Campbell (University of Leicester)

This 400th anniversary edition of the King James Version of the Bible is a reprint of the 1611 text, in an easy-to-read roman font instead of the black-letter type of the original. The original capital letters, many of which are...

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The Complete English Poems
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The Complete English Poems

John Milton, Gordon Campbell

This volume presents a complete text of all Milton's verse. Coleridge linked Milton and Shakespeare as the greatest of English poets, and even in our time Milton continues to exert a powerful influence, both on the writing of...

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Missing Witness
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Missing Witness

Gordon Campbell

A beautiful woman, with a gun in her purse and accompanied by her teen aged daughter, walks into a house. Shots are fired, and the woman's husband lies dead on the floor. She did it, right? But her wealthy father-in-law - the...

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John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought
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John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought

Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns

The first biography of Milton based on original research for 40 years, and first to take account of new thinking about 17th-century England. Milton is seen here as flawed, passionate, ruthless, and ambitious, as well as one of the...

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John Milton
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John Milton

Gordon Campbell

Best known for his masterpiece Paradise Lost , Milton was also a master of subtle lyric harmony. This book contains both texts and commentary.

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A Milton Chronology
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A Milton Chronology

Gordon Campbell

In this chronology Gordon Campbell studies manuscripts associated with John Milton to create a synthesis of Milton documents. Many manuscripts that have been lost to view have been rediscovered, and some manuscripts are recorded...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Gordon Campbell

Covers the aspects of the decorative arts from ancient times throughout the world. This title provides coverage of a range of subjects including arms and armour, artists' colonies, ceramics, craftsmen, design, furniture, glass,...

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Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana
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Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana

Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns, John K. Hale, Fiona J. Tweedie

Debate about the authorship of the manuscript known to us as De Doctrina Christiana has bedevilled Milton studies over recent years. In this book four leading scholars give an account of the research project that demonstrated its...

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Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture
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Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

Gordon Campbell

Covering all aspects of classical art from the Etruscans to the fall of the Roman Empire, The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture is a comprehensive reference source on this important field of study.

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Lucretius on Creation and Evolution: A Commentary on De Rerum Natura
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Lucretius on Creation and Evolution: A Commentary on De Rerum Natura

Gordon Campbell

Lucretius' account of the origin of life, the origin of species, and human prehistory (first century BC) is the longest and most detailed account extant from the ancient world. This commentary seeks to locate Lucretius in both the...

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John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought
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John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought

Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns

The first biography of Milton based on original research for 40 years, and first to take account of new thinking about 17th-century England. Milton is seen here as flawed, passionate, ruthless, and ambitious, as well as one of the...

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Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611-2011
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Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611-2011

Gordon Campbell

A history of the King James Version of the Bible (known in Britain as the Authorised Version) over the four hundred years from its remote beginnings to the present day. It explains how the translation came to be commissioned and...

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Tales from the Back Bumper: A Century of BC Licence Plates
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Tales from the Back Bumper: A Century of BC Licence Plates

Christopher Garrish, Gordon Campbell

Buckle up your seatbelt and prepare for a ride on the history highway! Christopher Garrish has collected hundreds of facts and photographs (not to mention licence plates) in this astonishing assembly of motoring madness. Discover...

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Petrarch's English Laurels, 1475-1700: a Compendium of Printed References and Allusions
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Petrarch’s English Laurels, 1475-1700: a Compendium of Printed References and Allusions

Jackson Campbell Boswell, Gordon McMurry Braden

The powerful influence of Petrarch on the development of Renaissance vernacular poetry has long been recognized as one of the major factors in early modern cultural history. Following the model of Boswell's Dante's Fame in...

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The Alchemist and Other Plays
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The Alchemist and Other Plays

Ben Jonson, Gordon Campbell

This edition brings together Jonson's four great comedies in one volume. Volpone (1606), Epicene (1609), The Alchemist (1610) and Bartholomew Fair (1614). The plays have been newly edited and are presented with stage...

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The Alchemist
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The Alchemist

Ben Jonson, Gordon Campbell

This edition brings together Jonson's four great comedies: Volpone , Epicene , The Alchemist , and Bartholomew Fair . The texts of the plays have been newly edited, and there is a scholarly introduction, detailed annotation...

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Milton: Complete Poems
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Milton: Complete Poems

John Milton, Professor Gordon Campbell (University of Leicester)

John Milton wrote poetry of such sublime beauty that he managed, through its universal influence, to transform the character of the English language. From his astonishing epic Paradise Lost, with its magnificent blank...

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Milton: A Biographical Commentary
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Milton: A Biographical Commentary

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell

This literary biography of Milton is based on a range of documentary evidence. It includes supplementary notes which record recent findings with biographical implications.

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Milton: A Biographical Commentary
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Milton: A Biographical Commentary

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell

This exhaustive literary biography is based on a vast range of documentary evidence. The new edition forms a complete, self-contained and accessible account of Milton's life. It should benefit all students of 17th-century...

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The Complete Works of John Milton
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The Complete Works of John Milton

John K. Hale, J.Donald Cullington, Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns

Volume VIII in Oxford's Complete Works of John Milton provides a ground-breaking new edition of his longest work, De Doctrina Christiana. It aims above all at accuracy, clarity, and completeness, presenting Latin and English on...

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