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Under the Red White and Blue Patriotism, Disenchantment and the Stubborn Myth of the Great Gatsby
ISBN: HB: 9780300228908, Yale University Press, July 2020
176 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Renowned critic Greil Marcus takes on the fascinating legacy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby". An enthralling parable (or a cheap metaphor) of the American Dream as a beckoning finger toward a con game, a kind of virus infecting artists of...
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£18,00
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I Live in the Slums Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780300247435, Yale University Press, July 2020
344 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In Can Xue's world the superficial is peeled away to reveal layers of depth and meaning. Her stories observe no conventions of plot or characterization and limn a chaotic, poetic state ordered by the extreme logic of philosophy. Combining elements...
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Book of Collateral Damage
ISBN: PB: 9780300251753, ISBN: HB: 9780300228946, Yale University Press, June 2020
312 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Widely praised in the Arab world, renowned author Sinan Antoon's fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi scholar earning his Ph.D. at Harvard, who is hired by filmmakers to help document the devastation of the 2003 invasion...
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Hamlet's Choice Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies
ISBN: HB: 9780300247817, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Conspiracies and revolts simmered beneath the surface of Queen Elizabeth's reign. England was riven with tensions created by religious conflict and the prospect of dynastic crisis and regime change. In this rich, incisive account, Peter Lake reveal...
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£35,00
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Punishment
ISBN: HB: 9780300243024, Yale University Press, June 2020
168 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In 1967 Tahar Ben Jelloun, a peaceful young political protestor, was one of nearly a hundred other hapless men taken into punitive custody by the Moroccan army. It was a time of dangerous importance in Moroccan history, and they were treated with a c...
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Epic of Damarudhar
ISBN: HB: 9780857427458, Seagull Books, June 2020
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Originally published between 1910 and 1917, and collected in book form in 1923, "The Epic of Damarudhar" story cycle occupies an important and unique position in the history of Bengali literature. Tackling cosmology and mythology, class and caste abu...
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Thousand Cranes for India Reclaiming Plurality Amid Hatred
ISBN: PB: 9780857427441, Seagull Books, June 2020
176 pp., 19.6x13.9 cm
In Japan there is a legend that anyone who folds one thousand paper cranes will have their wishes realized. But folding cranes, and the meditative, solemn care that it involves, has come to mean more than just an exercise in wish making. Origami cran...
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Solace Is Not the Lullaby
ISBN: PB: 9780300250343, ISBN: HB: 9780300250350, Yale University Press, May 2020
80 pp., 22.2x15.8 cm
The hollow more than shape is certain. The 114th volume of the Yale Series of Younger Poets features Jill Osier's poems of quiet attention to the human and natural worlds. In his foreword to the collection, award-winning poet Carl Phillips notes, "Ce...
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Why Writing Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300245974, Yale University Press, May 2020
296 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In this new contribution to Yale University Press's Why X Matters series, a distinguished writer and scholar tackles central questions of the discipline of writing. Drawing on his own experience with mentors such as John Updike, John Gardner, and Jam...
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Madwoman in the Attic The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780300246728, Yale University Press, May 2020
784 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Called "a feminist classic" by Judith Shulevitz in the New York Times Book Review, this pathbreaking book of literary criticism is now reissued with a new introduction by Lisa Appignanesi that speaks to how The Madwoman in the Attic set the groundwor...
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