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  • The Visible and the Invisible
    The Visible and the Invisible (English, Paperback) Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    Contains the unfinished manuscript and working notes of the book Merleau-Ponty was writing when he died. The text is devoted to a critical examination of Kantian, Husserlian, Bergsonian, and Sartrean method, followed by the extraordinary "The Intertwining - The Chiasm", that reveals the central pattern of Merleau-Ponty's own thought.

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  • Judgment
    Judgment (English, Paperback) David Bergelson

    Never before available in English, Judgment is a work of startling power by David Bergelson, the most celebrated Yiddish prose writer of his era. Set in 1920 during the Russian Civil War, Judgment traces the death of the shtetl and the birth of the ""new, harsher world"" created by the 1917 Russian Revolution.

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  • Intuition of the Instant
    Intuition of the Instant (English, Paperback) Gaston Bachelard

    "Originally published in French in 1932 under the title L'intuition de l'instant copyright (c) 1932, 1992, Editions Stock. Appendix B contains a translated excerpt from Introduction a la poetique de Bachelard, by Jean Lescure, copyright (c) 1966 by Editions Denoel."

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  • The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology
    The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology (English, Paperback) Edmund Husserl

    The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, Husserl's last great work, is important both for its content and for the influence it has had on other philosophers. In this book, which remained unfinished at his death, Husserl attempts to forge a union between phenomenology and existentialism.

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  • The Twelve Chairs
    The Twelve Chairs (English, Paperback) Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov

    Long recognised as a timeless comic masterpiece-it inspired a Mel Brooks film a half century after its publication-The Twelve Chairs appears now in a lively new translation by Anne O. Fisher. Fisher, the most gifted interpreter of Ilf and Petrov in the English language, balances fidelity to the text and the authors' characteristic, deeply resonant humour.

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  • The Fourfold
    The Fourfold (English, Paperback) Andrew J. Mitchell

    Heidegger's later thought is a thinking of things, so argues Andrew J. Mitchell in The Fourfold. Heidegger understands these things in terms of what he names "the fourfold" - a convergence of relationships bringing together the earth, the sky, divinities, and mortals. Mitchell's book is the first detailed exegesis of this neglected aspect of Heidegger's later thought.

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  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag (English, Paperback) Daniel J. Schreiber

    "Originally published in German in 2007 under the title Susan Sontag: Geist und Glamour."

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  • A Walk in the Night and Other Stories
    A Walk in the Night and Other Stories (English, Hardback) Alex La Guma

    Of French and Malagasy stock, involved in South African politics from an early age, Alex La Guma was arrested for treason with 155 others in 1956 and finally acquitted in 1960. During the State of Emergency following the Sharpeville massacre he was detained for five months. Continuing to write, he endured house arrest and solitary confinement. La Guma left South Africa as a refugee in 1966 and...

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  • Levinas's Existential Analytic
    Levinas's Existential Analytic (English, Paperback) James Richard Mensch

    By virtue of the originality and depth of its thought, Emmanuel Levinas's masterpiece, Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority, is destined to endure as one of the great works of philosophy. It is an essential text for understanding Levinas's discussion of "the Other," yet it is known as a "difficult" book.

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  • Journals: Journals Vol 15 (English, Hardback) Herman Melville

    This volume presents Melville's three known journals. Unlike his contemporaries Emerson, Thoreau, and Hawthorne, Melville kept no habitual record of his days and thoughts; each of his three journals records his actions and observations on trips far from home. In this edition's Historical Note, Howard C. Horsford places each of the journals in the context of Melville's career, discusses its general character, and points out the later literary uses he made of it, notably in Moby-Dick, Clarel, and his magazine pieces.

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  • Violence and Grace
    Violence and Grace (English, Paperback) Nichole E. Miller

    Establishes a conceptual link between early modern English drama and twentieth-century political theology, both of which emerge from the experience of political crisis. Nicole Miller's analyses retrieve for political theology the relations between gender, sexuality, and the political aesthetics of violence on the early modern stage, addressing the plays of Marlowe, Middleton, and Shakespeare.

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  • Only a Joke Can Save Us
    Only a Joke Can Save Us (English, Paperback) Todd McGowan

    Presents an innovative and comprehensive theory of comedy. Using a wealth of examples from high and popular culture and with careful attention to the treatment of humour in philosophy, Todd McGowan locates the universal source of comedy in the interplay of the opposing concepts lack and excess.

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  • Theater Games for the Lone Actor
    Theater Games for the Lone Actor (English, Paperback) Viola Spolin

    This handbook presents theatre games and side coaching for the solo player. It contains over 40 exercises which allow actors to side coach themselves, at home, in rehearsal, or in performance.

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  • The Place of Stones
    The Place of Stones (English, Paperback) Ali Hosseini

    This is Ali Hosseini's first novel. In it, he paints a vivid portrait of Sangriz, a village in the southern part of Iran where life has been disrupted by industrialization and the Iranian Revolution of 1979. In masterfully crafted prose that never sinks into sentimentality, The Place of Stones illuminates how a lost past continues to shape the present.

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  • Emotion in the Tudor Court
    Emotion in the Tudor Court (English, Paperback) Bradley J. Irish

    Deploying literary analysis, theories of emotion from the sciences and humanities, and an archival account of Tudor history, Emotion in the Tudor Court examines how literature both reflects and constructs the emotional dynamics of life in the Renaissance court. Bradley J. Irish argues that emotionality is a foundational framework through which historical subjects embody and engage their world.

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  • Lolas' House
    Lolas' House (English, Paperback) M. Evelina Galang

    Tells the stories, in unprecedented detail, of sixteen surviving Filipino ""comfort women"". M. Evelina Galang began researching these stories in the 1990s as 173 lolas, ""grannies"" in Tagalog, emerged after decades of shame and silence. Galang enters into the lives of the surviving women at Lolas' House, a community center for comfort women's organising in metro Manila.

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  • Shakespeare's Legal Ecologies
    Shakespeare's Legal Ecologies (English, Paperback) Kevin Curran

    Offers the first sustained examination of the relationship between law and selfhood in Shakespeare's work. Taking five plays and the sonnets as case studies, Kevin Curran argues that law provided Shakespeare with the conceptual resources to imagine selfhood in social and distributed terms, as a product of interpersonal exchange or as a gathering of various material forces.

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  • Writing against War
    Writing against War (English, Paperback) Charles Andrews

    The British Peace Movement's failure to halt the rise of fascism and the Second World War continues to cast a shadow over contemporary pacifist movements. Writing about War will fascinate scholars of peace studies and literature and offers valuable insights for current-day peace activists and artists who seek to integrate creativity with activism.

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  • The Middle Included
    The Middle Included (English, Paperback) Omer Aygun

    Offers a systematic exploration of the meanings of logos throughout Aristotle's work. This volume claims that the basic meaning is "gathering", in the sense of a relation that holds its terms together without isolating them or collapsing one to the other. This basic meaning applies to logos in the sense of human language as well.

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  • Gaelic Scotland in the Colonial Imagination
    Gaelic Scotland in the Colonial Imagination (English, Paperback) Silke Stroh

    Offers a general introduction to the emerging field of postcolonial Scottish studies, assessing both its potential and limitations in order to promote further interdisciplinary dialogue. Accessible to readers from various backgrounds, the book combines overviews of theoretical, social, and cultural contexts with detailed case studies of literary and non-literary texts.

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