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Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts

by Richard A. Lanham University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1993
ISBN:
9780226468853
Format:
Pb+ 302 pages

The personal computer has revolutionized communication, and digitized text has introduced a radically new medium of expression....

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Masochism: Coldness and Cruelty and Venus in Furs

by Gilles Deleuze and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, trans. Jean McNeil Zone Books
Pub Date:
04/1991
ISBN:
9780942299557
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

An essay where the idea of Masochism is something far more subtle & complex than the mere enjoyment of pain. Masochism is shown...

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Jews and Words

by Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2014
ISBN:
9780300205848
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

Why are words so important to so many Jews? Novelist Amos Oz and historian Fania Oz-Salzberger roam the gamut of Jewish history...

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Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse 4ed

by John Hollander Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780300206296
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Poet John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse in this classic text, illustrating each variation...

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Albert Camus: Elements of a Life

by Robert Zaretsky Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9780801479076
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

'Like many others of my generation, I first read Camus in high school. I carried him in my backpack while traveling across Europe,...

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Lives of Houses

by Kate Kennedy and Hermione Lee Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2020
ISBN:
9780691193663
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

A group of notable writers'including UK poet laureate Simon Armitage, Julian Barnes, Margaret MacMillan, and Jenny Uglow'celebrate...

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Secrets Beyond the Door: The Story of Bluebeard and His Wives

by Maria Tatar Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2006
ISBN:
9780691127835
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

The tale of Bluebeard's Wife--the story of a young woman who discovers that her mysterious blue-bearded husband has murdered his...

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Musings on Mortality: From Tolstoy to Primo Levi

by Victor Brombert University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9780226323824
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

“All art and the love of art,” Victor Brombert writes at the beginning of the deeply personal Musings on Mortality, “allow us...

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This Sex Which is Not One

by Luce Irigaray Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
05/1985
ISBN:
9780801493317
Format:
Pbk 222 pages

In This Sex Which Is Not One, Luce Irigaray elaborates on some of the major themes of Speculum of the Other Woman, her landmark...

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Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning

by Robert Zaretsky Belknap Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780674970861
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

In his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Albert Camus declared that a writer’s duty is twofold: “the refusal to lie about what one...

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Rhetoric of Fiction 2ed

by Wayne Booth University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1983
ISBN:
9780226065588
Format:
Pbk 572 pages

The first edition of The Rhetoric of Fiction transformed the criticism of fiction and soon became a classic in the field. One...

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Silent Transformations

by Francois Jullien Seagull Books
Pub Date:
09/2011
ISBN:
9781906497873
Format:
Hbk 167 pages

To grow up is to grow old. With time, great love can turn into indifference. And even the most earnest revolution can imperceptibly...

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Heroines

by Kate Zambreno Semiotext(e)
Pub Date:
10/2012
ISBN:
9781584351146
Format:
Pbk 312 pages

On the last day of December, 2009 Kate Zambreno began a blog called Frances Farmer Is My Sister, arising from her obsession with...

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Arcades Project

by Walter Benjamin, Rolf Tiedemann, Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin Belknap Press
Pub Date:
03/2002
ISBN:
9780674008021
Format:
Pbk 1088 pages

'To great writers,' Walter Benjamin once wrote, 'finished works weigh lighter than those fragments on which they labor their entire...

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Oedipus the King: Sophocles

by David Grene University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780226768687
Format:
Pbk 88 pages

Available for the first time as an independent work, David Grene’s legendary translation of Oedipus the King renders Sophocles’...

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