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Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

by Mark Roche Yale University Press
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9780300212020
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

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Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

by Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

A classic of Modern Persian literature, Charand-o Parand (Stuff and Nonsense) is a work familiar to every literate Iranian. Originally...

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Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 19 – Biographical Writings: Soldiers, Scholars, and Friends

by Samuel Johnson Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9780300210958
Format:
Hbk 608 pages

Well before publishing the Lives of the Poets, Samuel Johnson was an accomplished biographer, having written the lives of numerous...

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Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

by Rebecca Gould Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300200645
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Spanning the period between the end of the Russo-Caucasian War and the death of the first female Chechen suicide bomber, this...

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Lyric in the Age of the Brain

by Nikki Skillman Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9780674545120
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Exploration of our inner life—perception, thought, memory, feeling—once seemed a privileged domain of lyric poetry. Scientific...

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Struggling Upward: Worldly Success and the Japanese Novel

by Timothy Van Compernolle Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780674659797
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

Struggling Upward reconsiders the rise and maturation of the modern novel in Japan by connecting the genre to new discourses on...

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Dream of the Great American Novel

by Lawrence Buell Belknap Press
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9780674659896
Format:
Pb+ 584 pages

The idea of “the great American novel” continues to thrive almost as vigorously as in its nineteenth-century heyday, defying 150...

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Translation's Forgotten History: Russian Literature, Japanese Mediation, and the Formation of Modern Korean Literature

by Heekyoung Cho Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780674660045
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

Translation’s Forgotten History investigates the meanings and functions that translation generated for modern national literatures...

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Art of Reading: From Homer to Paul Celan

by Jean Bollack Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780674660199
Format:
Pbk 438 pages

The Art of Reading is the first - long overdue - collection of essays by the French classical philologist and humanist Jean Bollack...

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Plucking Chrysanthemums: Narushima Ryuhoku and Sinitic Literary Traditions in Modern Japan

by Matthew Fraleigh Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9780674425224
Format:
Hbk 498 pages

Plucking Chrysanthemums is a critical study of the life and works of Narushima Ryuhoku (1837–1884): Confucian scholar, world traveler,...

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Gendered Geographies in Puerto Rican Culture: Spaces, Sexualities, Solidarities

by Radost Rangelova The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9781469626161
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

This is a critical study of the construction of gendered spaces through feminine labor and capital in Puerto Rican literature...

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Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

by John Lowe The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9781469626208
Format:
Pb+ 464 pages

In this far-reaching literary history, John Wharton Lowe remakes the map of American culture by revealing the deep, persistent...

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When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry

by Scott Kugle The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9781469626772
Format:
Pb+ 348 pages

The two Muslim poets featured in Scott Kugle's comparative study lived separate lives during the eighteenth and early-nineteenth...

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La Modernidad Insufrible: Roberto Bolano en los limites de la literatura laninoamericano contemporanea

by Oswaldo Zavala The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9781469627151
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

Has Chilean author Roberto Bolano (1953-2003) written the final word on Latin America's insufferable modernity? This investigation...

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Histeresis creativa: La injusticia distributiva en el origen de la expansion de la cultura cortesana, la "comedia nueva" y la estetica picaresca

by Vicente Perez de Leon The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9781469627168
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

Histeresis creativa traces how courtly spectacles, short and full-length plays, and pica-resque narratives arose under Philip...

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