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Epic of Damarudhar
ISBN: HB: 9780857427458, Seagull Books, August 2021
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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Manon's World A Hauntology of a Daughter in the Triangle of Alma Mahler, Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel
ISBN: HB: 9780857427496, Seagull Books, July 2021
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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Mysterious Solidarities
ISBN: HB: 9780857427397, Seagull Books, July 2021
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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Production of Local Knowledge History and Politics in the Work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado
ISBN: HB: 9780857423344, Seagull Books, July 2021
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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Ever Since I Did Not Die
ISBN: HB: 9780857427908, Seagull Books, July 2021
96 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
"I gathered these texts like someone collecting body parts. Here are the pieces of my body, haphazardly brought together in a paper bag. It looks like me with all my madness and sickness – how the revolution made me grow up, what the war broke inside...
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Wolves and Other Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780857427939, Seagull Books, July 2021
96 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Written during the final stages of the Indian Independence movement, between the gloom and angst of the interwar period and at the cusp of the beginning of modern India, Bhuwaneshwar's short stories both capture the melancholy of the time and ask wha...
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Fire Above, the Mountain Below
ISBN: HB: 9780857427793, Seagull Books, July 2021
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Reinhard Jirgl's strikingly individual novel The Fire Above, the Mountain Below demonstrates that he is not only unorthodox in his approach to language, but also difficult to pin down in terms of any genre. Weaving together elements of crime story, C...
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Still Arrow Three Attempts to Annul Time
ISBN: HB: 9780857428516, Seagull Books, July 2021
158 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Elvio Fachinelli was a leading Italian psychoanalyst of the 1960s-80s whose clinical, theoretical, and radical work resonated well beyond his discipline. In The Still Arrow, Fachinelli launched an interdisciplinary investigation ranging from anthropo...
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ISBN: HB: 9780857428509, Seagull Books, July 2021
212 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In contemporary Norwegian fiction, Tomas Espedal's work stands out as uniquely bound up with the author's personal experiences. His first book, Tramp, introduced us to the wanderer Tomas; Against Art told us how a boy approaches art and eventually be...
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"Open-Winged Scorpion" and Other Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780857425508, Seagull Books, June 2021
240 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"'The Open-Winged Scorpion' and Other Stories" is a collection of ten powerful Bengali short stories, all translated into English for the first time. Hailing from Murshidabad district in West Bengal, Abul Bashar pens stories about precarious lives of...
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