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  • Hidden Tapestry by Debra Dean
    Hidden Tapestry (English, Paperback) Debra Dean

    In Hidden Tapestry, best-selling author Debra Dean reveals the astonishing untold story of artist Jan Yoors: traveling with a Roma family, fighting with the French Resistance, and living as a polyamorous bohemian in midcentury New York City.

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  • The Twelve Chairs by Ilya Ilf
    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 Visible and the Invisible by Maurice Merleau-Ponty
    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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  • Theater Games for the Lone Actor by Viola Spolin
    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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  • Emotion in the Tudor Court by Bradley J. Irish
    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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  • Intuition of the Instant by Gaston Bachelard
    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 Fourfold by Andrew J. Mitchell
    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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  • Judgment by David Bergelson
    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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  • The Art of Distances by Corina Stan
    The Art of Distances (English, Paperback) Corina Stan

    Identifies an insistent preoccupation with interpersonal distance in a strand of twentieth-century European and Anglophone literature that includes the work of George Orwell, Elias Canetti, Iris Murdoch, Walter Benjamin, Gunter Grass, and Damon Galgut. Corina Stan demonstrates that these authors reimagined how people can live together and provided alternative ways of thinking about community.

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  • Late Colonial Sublime by G. S. Sahota
    Late Colonial Sublime (English, Paperback) G. S. Sahota

    Taking cues from Walter Benjamin's fragmentary writings on literary-historical method, Late Colonial Sublime reconstellates the dialectic of Enlightenment across a wide imperial geography, with special focus on the fashioning of neo-epics in Hindi and Urdu literary cultures in British India.

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  • Only a Joke Can Save Us by Todd McGowan
    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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  • Screening Auschwitz by Marek Haltof
    Screening Auschwitz (English, Paperback) Marek Haltof

    Examines the classic Polish Holocaust film The Last Stage (Ostatni etap), directed by the Auschwitz survivor Wanda Jakubowska (1907-1998). Released in 1948, The Last Stage was a pioneering work and the first narrative film to portray the Nazi German camp. Haltof's fascinating book offers to English-speaking readers a wealth of new materials and sources.

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  • Essential Vulnerabilities by Deborah Achtenberg
    Essential Vulnerabilities (English, Paperback) Deborah Achtenberg

    Contests Emmanuel Levinas's idea that Plato is a philosopher of freedom for whom thought is a return to the self. Instead, Plato, like Levinas, is a philosopher of the other. Nonetheless, Deborah Achtenberg argues, Plato and Levinas are different. Though they view human beings as essentially vulnerable and in relation to others, they conceive human vulnerability and responsiveness differently.

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  • Pardon My Heart by Marcus Jackson
    Pardon My Heart (English, Paperback) Marcus Jackson

    Pardon My Heart is a lyrically complex exploration of love in the contemporary African American ethos.

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  • Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts by Eric Ziolkowski
    Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts (English, Paperback) Eric Ziolkowski

    Presents a collection of fourteen essays that illuminate the broad and often under appreciated variety of the nineteenth-century Danish thinker Soren Kierkegaard's engagements with literature and the arts. These essays explore Kierkegaard's relationship to literature, the performing arts, and the visual arts and film.

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  • Emergency Writing by Anna Teekell
    Emergency Writing (English, Paperback) Anna Teekell

    Taking seriously Ireland's euphemism for World War II, ""the Emergency"", Anna Teekell's Emergency Writing asks both what happens to literature written during a state of emergency and what it means for writing to be a response to an emergency.

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  • Architectural Involutions by Mimi Yiu
    Architectural Involutions (English, Paperback) Mimi Yiu

    Taking the reader on an inward journey from facades to closets, from physical to psychic space, Architectural Involutions offers an alternative genealogy of theatre by revealing how innovations in architectural writing and practice transformed an early modern sense of interiority. The book situates Alberti, Shakespeare, Jonson, and others within a landscape of spatial and visual change.

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  • Lyrical Strategies by Katie Owens-Murphy
    Lyrical Strategies (English, Paperback) Katie Owens-Murphy

    Advances the highly original idea that not all literary fiction should be read as a novel. In it, Katie Owens-Murphy identifies a prominent type of American novel well suited to the reading methods of lyric poetry and lyric frameworks of structural repetition, rhythm, figurative meaning, dramatic personae, and exclusive address.

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  • Violence and Grace by Nichole E. Miller
    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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  • Robert Walser by Samuel Frederick
    Robert Walser (English, Paperback) Samuel Frederick

    Interest in the Swiss modernist writer Robert Walser (1878-1956) has widened thanks to high praise from intellectuals such as Susan Sontag, W.G. Sebald, and J.M. Coetzee, and an increasing number of his books are now available in English translation. Robert Walser: A Companion offers the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to Walser's work available in English to date.

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