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Novelist's Lexicon: Writers on the Words That Define Their Work

by Villa Gillet / Le Monde Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
08/2010
ISBN:
9780231150804
Format:
Hbk 168 pages

At a recent literary conference hosted by Villa Gillet and Le Monde, organizers asked seventy-seven prominent authors from around...

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Henrik Ibsen: The Man and the Mask

by Ivo de Figueiredo Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9780300208818
Format:
Hbk 704 pages

Henrik Ibsen (1820–1908) is arguably the most important playwright of the nineteenth century. Globally he remains the most performed...

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Proust among the Nations: From Dreyfus to the Middle East

by Jacqueline Rose University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780226725789
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

Known for her far-reaching examinations of psychoanalysis, literature, and politics, Jacqueline Rose has in recent years turned...

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Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting

by Sianne Ngai Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780674088122
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

The zany, the cute, and the interesting saturate postmodern culture. They dominate the look of its art and commodities as well...

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Scandal of Susan Sontag

by Barbara Ching and Jennifer A Wagner-Lawlor Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9780231149174
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

Susan Sontag (1933-2004) spoke of the promiscuity of art and literature—the willingness of great artists and writers to challenge...

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Companion to The Iliad

by Malcolm M. Willcock University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1976
ISBN:
9780226898551
Format:
Pbk 302 pages

Willcock provides a line-by-line commentary that explains allusions and Homeric conventions that a student or general reader could...

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Mark Twain: God's Fool

by Hamlin Hill University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2010
ISBN:
9780226336473
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

After laughing their way through his classic and beloved depictions of nineteenth-century American life, few readers would suspect...

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Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making

by Susan Stewart University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780226773872
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

Why do we need new art? How free is the artist in making? And why is the artist, and particularly the poet, a figure of freedom...

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How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis

by N Katherine Hayles University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2012
ISBN:
9780226321424
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

“How do we think?” N. Katherine Hayles poses this question at the beginning of this bracing exploration of the idea that we think...

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Crimes of Art and Terror

by Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
12/2003
ISBN:
9780226472058
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

Do killers, artists, and terrorists need one another? In Crimes of Art and Terror, Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe explore...

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Course in General Linguistics

by Ferdinand de Saussure Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
04/2011
ISBN:
9780231157278
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

This new edition of Ferdinand de Saussure's Course in General Linguistics (1916) is the first critical edition of Saussure to...

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Shakespeare's Secret Booke: Deciphering Magical and Rosicrucian Codes

by David Ovason Clairview Books
Pub Date:
11/2010
ISBN:
9781905570263
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

And now I will unclaspe a Secret booke,And to your quicke conceyving Discontents,Ille reade you Matter, deepe and dangerousAs...

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Intimacies

by Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780226043456
Format:
Pb+ 134 pages

Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips, here present a fascinating dialogue about the problems...

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Mansfield Park: An Annotated Edition

by Jane Austen Belknap Press
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9780674058101
Format:
Hbk 544 pages

Jane Austen’s most ambitious novel, Mansfield Park, has always generated debate. Austen herself noted that debate when she conducted...

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Death Penalty, Volume I

by Jacques Derrida University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
12/2013
ISBN:
9780226144320
Format:
Hbk 312 pages

In this newest installment in Chicago’s series of Jacques Derrida’s seminars, the renowned philosopher attempts one of his most...

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