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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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£18,99
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Golden Horde Revolutionary Italy, 1960-1977
ISBN: HB: 9780857427465, Seagull Books, June 2020
600 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Golden Horde is a definitive work on the Italian revolutionary movements of the 1960s and '70s. An anthology of texts and fragments woven together with an original commentary, the volume widens our understanding of the full complexity and richnes...
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£35,00
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Manon's World A Hauntology of a Daughter in the Triangle of Alma Mahler, Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel
ISBN: HB: 9780857427496, Seagull Books, June 2020
324 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Manon Gropius (1916-1935) was the daughter of Alma Mahler, the widow of Gustav Mahler, and the architect Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus, and the stepdaughter of the writer Franz Werfel. In Manon's World, James Reidel explores the life and...
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£21,99
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Out of Line and Offline Queer Mobilizations in '90s Eastern India
ISBN: PB: 9780857427434, Seagull Books, June 2020
158 pp., 19x15.2 cm
The 1990s and early 2000s were heady days for Indian queer people and their networks as they emerged from the shadows. They grouped together to deal with covert and overt forms of stigma, discrimination, and violence in different spheres of life. Tra...
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£25,00
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Production of Local Knowledge History and Politics in the Work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado
ISBN: HB: 9780857423344, Seagull Books, June 2020
456 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume presents a comprehensive examination of the work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado (1939-1984), the most notable Bolivian political thinker of the twentieth century. While Zavaleta did not live to see the triumph of the indigenous social movements...
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£30,00
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Stories under Occupation and Other Plays from Palestine
ISBN: PB: 9780857427472, Seagull Books, June 2020
288 pp., 19x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
Palestinian theater today is drawing increasing interest throughout the Arab world and beyond, as theaters and universities in the English-speaking world are becoming familiar with companies like the Freedom Theatre, Al-Kasaba Theatre, Ashtar, Al-Row...
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£35,00
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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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£16,99
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Kaddish Pages on Tadeusz Kantor
ISBN: PB: 9780857427489, Seagull Books, May 2020
64 pp., 17.7x10.7 cm, 16 halftones
Tadeusz Kantor (1915-1990) was renowned for his revolutionary theater performances in both his native Poland and abroad. Despite nominally being a Catholic, Kantor had a unique relationship with Jewish culture and incorporated many elements of Jewish...
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£13,99
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Mysterious Solidarities
ISBN: HB: 9780857427397, Seagull Books, May 2020
256 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
When translator Claire Methuen travels back to her hometown of Dinard for a family wedding, she runs into her old piano teacher Madame Ladon. After befriending the ageing woman, Methuen begins to toy with the idea of a permanent return to live in Bri...
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Parasite
ISBN: HB: 9780857427403, Seagull Books, May 2020
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Marked by powerful and evocative prose, Ferenc Barnas's novel tells the fascinating story of a young man's journey through his strange obsessions towards possible recovery. The unnamed narrator is the parasite, feeding off others' ailments, but he is...
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£23,99
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