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Sanskrit Treasury A Compendium of Literature from the Clay Sanskrit Library
ISBN: HB: 9781851245314, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2019
240 pp., 28.5x24.4 cm, 120 colour illus.
This beautiful collection brings together passages from the renowned stories, poems, dramas, and myths of South Asian literature, including the Mahabharata and the Ramaya?a. Drawing on the translations published by the Clay Sanskrit Library, the pass...
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Novel Houses Twenty Famous Fictional Dwellings
ISBN: HB: 9781851244805, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2019
240 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 40 colour illus.
"Novel Houses" visits unforgettable dwellings in twenty legendary works of English and American fiction. Each chapter stars a famous novel in which a dwelling is pivotal to the plot, and reveals how personally significant that place was to the writer...
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"Rain-Maiden and the Bear-Man" and Other Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780857426185, Seagull Books, September 2019
136 pp., 19x15.2 cm, 10 colour plates
In Easterine Kire's stories, the boundaries between magic and reality drift away, leaving us to marvel at simple yet fantastical folktales about human connection. The title story in this collection is about feeling trapped by other people's definitio...
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Anselm Kiefer in Conversation with Klaus Dermutz
ISBN: HB: 9780857426031, Seagull Books, September 2019
272 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 34 colour plates
"I think in pictures. Poems help me with this. They are like buoys in the sea. I swim to them, from one to the other. In between, without them, I am lost. They are the handholds where something masses together in the infinite expanse" – Anselm Kiefer...
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Secret Germany Myth in Twentieth-Century German Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780857424815, Seagull Books, September 2019
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In the decades before the rise of the Third Reich, "Secret Germany" was a phrase used by the circle of writers around the poet Stefan George to describe a collective political and poetic project: the introduction of the highest values of art into eve...
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Mydriasis Followed by "To the Icebergs"
ISBN: HB: 9780857426543, Seagull Books, September 2019
152 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
While presenting the Nobel Prize in Literature to J. M. G. Le Clezio in 2008, the Nobel Committee called him the "author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization". In M...
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£14,99
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Class
ISBN: HB: 9780857424372, Seagull Books, September 2019
136 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
In 1936, Walter Benjamin defined the revolutionary class as being in opposition to a dense and dangerous crowd, prone to fear of the foreign, and under the spell of anti-Semitic madness. Today, in formations great or small, that sad figure returns –...
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Science Fiktion
ISBN: HB: 9780857426017, Seagull Books, September 2019
280 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
When a young reader once asked Franz Fuhmann if he considered his work to be science fiction, he was quick to deny it: he wanted nothing to do with the genre. As he began writing the stories that make up this volume, however, he found himself coming...
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Time and Festivity
ISBN: HB: 9780857426307, Seagull Books, September 2019
224 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
One of the foremost thinkers of his generation, Furio Jesi began to publish scholarly essays in academic journals at the age of fifteen. By the time of his early death in 1980, he had accumulated a body of work that astonishes with its abundance and...
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Correspondence
ISBN: PB: 9780857426420, ISBN: HB: 9781906497446, Seagull Books, September 2019
373 pp., 20x16.4 cm, 23 halftones
Paul Celan (1920-1970) is one of the best-known German poets of the Holocaust; many of his poems, admired for their spare, precise diction, deal directly with its stark themes. Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is recognized as one of pos...
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