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Abstractionist Aesthetics: Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture

by Phillip Brian Harper New York University Press
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9781479818365
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

In a major reassessment of African American culture, Phillip Brian Harper intervenes in the ongoing debate about the “proper”...

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Life and Times of Abu Tammam

by Abu Bakr al-Suli Library of Arabic Literature
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780814760406
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

Abu Tammam (d. 231 or 232 H/845 or 846 AD) is one of the most celebrated poets in the Arabic language. Born in Syria of Greek...

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Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American Literature

by Rebecca Sanchez New York University Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781479805556
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Deafening Modernism tells the story of modernism from the perspective of Deaf critical insight. Working to develop a critical...

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Black Radical Tragic: Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution

by Jeremy Matthew Glick New York University Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9781479813193
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

As the first successful revolution emanating from a slave rebellion, the Haitian Revolution remains an inspired site of investigation...

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Reframing Decadence: C. P. Cavafy's Imaginary Portraits

by Peter Jeffreys Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780801447082
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

During his sojourn in England during the 1870s, a young Cavafy found himself enthralled by the aesthetic movement of cosmopolitan...

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Deed of Reading: Literature; Writing; Language; Philosophy

by Garrett Stewart Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781501700484
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Garrett Stewart begins The Deed of Reading with a memory of his first hesitant confrontation, as a teenager, with poetic density....

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Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy

by Stanleigh H Jones Jr Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780231059879
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

A complete translation of a major Japanese puppet drama written in 1746, with an investigation into the play's many authors and...

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Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s

by Mary Helen Washington Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9780231152716
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers...

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Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science

by Martin Meisel Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780231166324
Format:
Hbk 608 pages

The stories we tell in our attempt to make sense of the world, our myths and religion, literature and philosophy, science and...

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Walden's Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science

by Robert M Thorson Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780674088184
Format:
Pb+ 440 pages

“Let us settle ourselves, and work and wedge our feet downward,” Thoreau invites his readers in Walden, “till we come to a hard...

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Lives of Frederick Douglass

by Robert S Levine Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
01/2016
ISBN:
9780674055810
Format:
Hbk 384 pages

Frederick Douglass's fluid, changeable sense of his own life story is reflected in the many conflicting accounts he gave of key...

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Aethiopis: Neo-Neoanalysis Reanalyzed

by Malcolm Davies Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780674088313
Format:
Pbk 120 pages

It may seem odd to devote an entire book, however short, to a lost epic of which hardly any fragments (as normally defined) survive....

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Young China: National Rejuvenation and the Bildungsroman, 1900-1959

by Mingwei Song Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9780674088399
Format:
Hbk 396 pages

The rise of youth is among the most dramatic stories of modern China. Since the last years of the Qing dynasty, youth has been...

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Bird Relics: Grief and Vitalism in Thoreau

by Branka Arsic Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780674088474
Format:
Hbk 480 pages

Birds were never far from Thoreau’s mind. They wing their way through his writing just as they did through his cabin on Walden...

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Translator's Defense

by Giannozzo Manetti Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780674088658
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Giannozzo Manetti (1396–1459) was an Italian diplomat and a celebrated humanist orator and scholar of the early Renaissance. Son...

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