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Nobody's Angels: Middle-Class Women and Domestic Ideology in Victorian Culture

by Elizabeth Langland Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
04/1995
ISBN:
9780801482205
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Victoria's accession to the throne in 1837 coincided with the birth of a now notorious gender stereotype-the ''Angel in the House.''...

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Am I a Snob?: Modernism and the Novel

by Sean Latham Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
02/2003
ISBN:
9780801488412
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Is there a “great divide” between highbrow and mass cultures? Are modernist novels for, by, and about snobs? What might Lord Peter...

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Spectacular Past: Popular History and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century France

by Maurice Samuels Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
09/2004
ISBN:
9780801489655
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

Struggling to make sense of the Revolution of 1789, the French in the nineteenth century increasingly turned to visual forms of...

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Deceivers: Art Forgery and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

by Aviva Briefel Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
08/2006
ISBN:
9780801444609
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

The nineteenth century witnessed an unprecedented increase in art forgery, caused both by the advent of national museums and by...

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Democracy and the Arts

by Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger and M. Richard Zinman Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
02/1999
ISBN:
9780801435416
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

Politics has taken a cultural turn in America, and the arts are at the center of today’s culture wars. In this book, some of our...

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Political Theory for Mortals: Shades of Justice, Images of Death

by John E. Seery Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
07/1996
ISBN:
9780801483769
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

Despite an abundance of violence occurring in political contexts, no liberal political theorist since Thomas Hobbes has talked...

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Mona Lisa's Escort: André Malraux and the Reinvention of French Culture

by Herman Lebovics Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
05/1999
ISBN:
9780801435652
Format:
Hbk 246 pages

Traveling on the luxury liner France early in 1963, the Western world’s most famous painting sailed across the Atlantic on its...

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Claims of Memory: Representations of the Holocaust in Contemporary Germany and France

by Caroline Wiedmer Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
06/1999
ISBN:
9780801434648
Format:
Hbk 244 pages

Over a half a century after World War II, Germany and France still struggle to understand the Holocaust and to confront their...

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Paris 1937: Worlds on Exhibition

by James D. Herbert Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
04/1998
ISBN:
9780801434945
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

This elegant and theoretically informed book, illustrated with forty-five photographs, explores the cultural significance of six...

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Subterranean Cities: The World beneath Paris and London, 1800–1945

by David L. Pike Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2005
ISBN:
9780801472565
Format:
Pb+ 374 pages

The underground has been a dominant image of modern life since the late eighteenth century. A site of crisis, fascination, and...

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True France: The Wars over Cultural Identity, 1900–1945

by Herman Lebovics Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
04/1994
ISBN:
9780801481932
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

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Wild West Shows

by Paul Reddin University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
02/1999
ISBN:
9780252067877
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

The Wild West: a term that conjures up pictures of wagon trains, unspoiled prairies, Indians, rough 'n' ready cowboys, roundups,...

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Suicide as a Cultural Institution in Dostoevsky's Russia

by Irina Paperno Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
02/1998
ISBN:
9780801484254
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

“Inspired by the interpretive dilemma of suicide in nineteenth-century Russia, Paperno offers a superb reading of contemporary...

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Discourse/Counter-Discourse: The Theory and Practice of Symbolic Resistance in Nineteenth-Century France

by Richard Terdiman Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
11/1989
ISBN:
9780801496905
Format:
Pbk 368 pages

Discourse/Counter-Discourse is situated on the border between cultural history and literary criticism: combining the insights...

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Moral Problems in American Life: New Perspectives on Cultural History

by Karen Halttunen and Lewis Perry Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
12/1998
ISBN:
9780801483509
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

American history is filled with moments of grave moral doubt and institutional crisis, with conflicts over fundamental values,...

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