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Hazards of the Dark Arts: Advice for Medieval Princes on Witchcraft and Magic

by Richard Kieckhefer Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9780271078403
Format:
Pbk 168 pages

This volume comprises English translations of two fundamentally important texts on magic and witchcraft in the fifteenth century:...

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Shape of Difficulty: A Fan Letter to Unruly Objects

by Bret L. Rothstein Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9780271082424
Format:
Hbk 228 pages

What is it about puzzles that drives us to figure them out? In this unique and innovative book, Bret L. Rothstein explores how...

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Rhetoric’s Pragmatism: Essays in Rhetorical Hermeneutics

by Steven Mailloux Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780271078489
Format:
Pbk 248 pages

A collection of essays on the methodology of rhetorical hermeneutics. Takes a historically and theoretically informed approach...

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Henry James and American Painting

by Colm Tóibín, Marc Simpson and Declan Kiely Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
06/2017
ISBN:
9780271078526
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

Depicting characters like the eponymous young sculptor in Roderick Hudson and spaces like the crowded galleries in The Wings of...

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Four Ghost Stories: "Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad", “An Episode of Cathedral History", “Casting the Runes" and “The Diary of Mr. Poynter"

by M. James Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780271078557
Format:
Pbk 88 pages

A collection of four stories of the supernatural by early twentieth-century medievalist and antiquarian M. R. James, exemplifying...

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Continuity of the Conquest: Charlemagne and Anglo-Norman Imperialism

by Wendy Hoofnagle Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780271074023
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

The Norman conquerors of Anglo-Saxon England have traditionally been seen both as rapacious colonizers and as the harbingers of...

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Buying Baroque: Italian Seventeenth-Century Paintings Come to America

by Edgar Bowron Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780271077277
Format:
Hbk 204 pages

A collection of essays on the American collecting of Italian Baroque paintings in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Looks...

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Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371

by MK Czerwiec Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780271078182
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

A graphic memoir and adapted oral history of Unit 371, an inpatient AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago that was in existence from...

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Without God: Michel Houellebecq and Materialist Horror

by Louis Betty Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9780271074092
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

Michel Houellebecq is France’s most famous and controversial living novelist. Since his first novel in 1994, Houellebecq’s work...

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Editing the Soul: Science and Fiction in the Genome Age

by Everett Hamner Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780271079332
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

Personal genome testing, gene editing for life-threatening diseases, synthetic life: once the stuff of science fiction, twentieth-...

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What Things Do: Philosophical Reflections on Technology, Agency, and Design

by Peter-Paul Verbeek Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
09/2005
ISBN:
9780271025407
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Our modern society is flooded with all sorts of devices: TV sets, automobiles, microwaves, mobile phones. How are all these things...

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Image, Action, and Idea in Contemporary Jewish Art

by Ben Schachter Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9780271079127
Format:
Pbk 176 pages

Contemporary Jewish art is a growing field that includes traditional as well as new creative practices, yet criticism of it is...

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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

by Jack Censer and Lynn Hunt Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
03/2001
ISBN:
9780271020884
Format:
Pbk 232 pages

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity offers readers an accessible and lively introduction to the French Revolution that is also grounded...

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From Alienation to Forms of Life: The Critical Theory of Rahel Jaeggi

by Amy Allen and Eduardo Mendieta Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9780271078458
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

The wide-ranging work of Rahel Jaeggi, a leading voice of the new generation of critical theorists, demonstrates how core concepts...

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Imagining the Americas in Medici Florence

by Lia Markey Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9780271071152
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

Studies the impact of the discovery of the Americas on Italian Renaissance art and culture, focusing on the Medici engagement...

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