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Emergence of Cinematic Time Modernity, Contingency, the Archive
ISBN: PB: 9780674007840, Harvard University Press, December 2002
304 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm , 44 halftones
Hailed as the permanent record of fleeting moments, the cinema emerged at the turn of the nineteenth century as an unprecedented means of capturing time – and this at a moment when disciplines from physics to philosophy, and historical trends from in...
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Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians
ISBN: PB: 9780674009783, Harvard University Press, October 2002
768 pp., 22.5x16.2 cm , 150 line illus. and musical examples
This new compact guide to the history and performance of music is both authoritative and a pleasure to use. With entries drawn and condensed from the widely acclaimed Harvard Dictionary of Music (now in its fourth edition) and its companion "The Harv...
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Kant's Final Synthesis An Essay on the Opus Postumum
ISBN: PB: 9780674009813, Harvard University Press, September 2002
230 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
This is the first book in English devoted entirely to Kant's "Opus Postumum" and its place in the Kantian oeuvre. Over the last few decades, the importance of this text for our understanding of Kant's philosophy has emerged with increasing clarity....
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Humanist Educational Treatises I Tatti Renaissance Library 5
ISBN: HB: 9780674007598, Harvard University Press, June 2002
384 pp., 21x14 cm
The cycle of disciplines now known as the humanities emerged in their modern form during the Italian Renaissance as the result of an educational movement begun by humanist teachers, writers, and scholars of the early Quattrocento. The movement argued...
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Platonic Theology, Volume 2: Books V-VIII I Tatti Renaissance Library 4
ISBN: HB: 9780674007642, Harvard University Press, June 2002
416 pp., 21x14 cm
The "Platonic Theology" is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic sch...
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On Discovery I Tatti Renaissance Library 6
ISBN: HB: 9780674007895, Harvard University Press, June 2002
752 pp., 21x14 cm
The Italian humanist Polydore Vergil (1470-1555) was born in Urbino but spent most of his life in early Tudor England. His most popular work, "On Discovery" ("De inventoribus rerum", 1499), was the first comprehensive account of discoveries and inven...
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Seneca, Volume VIII: Tragedies I - Hercules. Trojan Women. Phoenician Women. Medea. Phaedra Loeb Classical Library 62
ISBN: HB: 9780674996021, Harvard University Press, June 2002
560 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Seneca is a figure of first importance in both Roman politics and literature: a leading adviser to Nero who attempted to restrain the emperor's megalomania; a prolific moral philosopher; and the author of verse tragedies that strongly influenced Shak...
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Aristophanes, Volume IV: Frogs. Assemblywomen. Wealth Loeb Classical Library 180
ISBN: HB: 9780674995963, Harvard University Press, March 2002
608 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Aristophanes, one of the world's greatest comic dramatists, has been admired since antiquity for his iridescent wit and beguiling fantasy, exuberant language, and brilliant satire of the social, intellectual, and political life of Athens at its heigh...
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Cicero, Volume XXVIII: Letters to Quintus and Brutus. Letter Fragments. Letter to Octavian. Invectives. Handbook of Electioneering Loeb Classical Library 462
ISBN: HB: 9780674995994, Harvard University Press, March 2002
496 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Cicero's letters to his brother, Quintus, allow us an intimate glimpse of their world. Vividly informative too is Cicero's correspondence with Brutus dating from the spring of 43 BCE, which conveys the drama of the period following the assassination...
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Euripides, Volume V: Helen. Phoenician Women. Orestes Loeb Classical Library 11
ISBN: HB: 9780674996007, Harvard University Press, March 2002
624 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Euripides has been prized in every age for the pathos, terror, surprising plot twists, and intellectual probing of his dramatic creations. In this fifth volume of the new Loeb Classical Library Euripides, David Kovacs presents a freshly edited Greek...
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