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Hernando Colon's New World of Books Toward a Cartography of Knowledge
ISBN: HB: 9780300230413, Yale University Press, March 2021
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 80 black&white illus.
This engaging book offers the first comprehensive account of the extraordinary projects of Hernando Colon, son of Christopher Columbus, which culminated in the creation of the greatest library of the Renaissance, with ambitions to be universal––that...
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North African Poetry in French Yale French Studies, Number 137/138
ISBN: PB: 9780300250374, Yale University Press, February 2021
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Although in recent years Maghrebi literature written in French has enjoyed increased critical attention, less attention has been paid specifically to the genre of poetry. The sixteen essays collected in this special issue of "Yale French Studies" sho...
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Mechanisms of Loss Two Novellas
ISBN: HB: 9780300237177, Yale University Press, February 2021
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
From esteemed Greek writer Michel Fais comes a pair of novellas that explore the stories we choose to tell about the lives we pretend to live. "Aegypius monachus" is a semi-autobiographical snapshot of a man roaming the streets of Athens, reflecting...
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Samuel Johnson Selected Works
ISBN: HB: 9780300113037, Yale University Press, January 2021
856 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Samuel Johnson was eighteenth?century Britain's pre?eminent man of letters, and his influence endures to this day. He excelled as a moral and literary critic, biographer, lexicographer, and poet. This anthology, designed to make Johnson's works fully...
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Heinrich Heine Writing the Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300236545, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) was a virtuoso German poet, satirist, and visionary humanist whose dynamic life story and strikingly original writing are ripe for rediscovery. In this vividly imagined exploration of Heine's life and work, George Prochni...
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Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles The Power of the Reader's Mind over a Universe of Death
ISBN: HB: 9780300247282, Yale University Press, November 2020
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This dazzling celebration of the power of poetry to sublimate death – completed weeks before Harold Bloom died – shows how literature renews life amid what Milton called "a universe of death". Bloom reads as a way of taking arms against the sea of li...
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Fabulous Monsters Dracula, Alice, Superman, and Other Literary Friends
ISBN: PB: 9780300255355, ISBN: HB: 9780300247381, Yale University Press, November 2020
256 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm, 38 black&white illus.
Alberto Manguel, in a style both charming and erudite, examines how literary characters live with us from childhood on. Throughout the years, they change their identities and emerge from behind their stories to teach us about the complexities of love...
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Invisible Ink A Novel
ISBN: HB: 9780300252583, Yale University Press, November 2020
176 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The latest work from Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano, "Invisible Ink" is a spellbinding tale of memory and its illusions. Private detective Jean Eyben receives an assignment to locate a missing woman, the mysterious Noelle Lefebvre. While the case pro...
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For Now
ISBN: HB: 9780300244649, Yale University Press, October 2020
96 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm
In this raucous meditation, Eileen Myles offers an intimate glimpse into creativity's immediacy. With erudition and wit, Myles recounts their early years as an awakening writer; existential struggles with landlords; storied moments with neighbors, fr...
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Stories for the Years
ISBN: HB: 9780300150964, Yale University Press, September 2020
352 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Regarded as one of Europe's great modernists, Pirandello was also a master storyteller, a fine observer of the drama of daily life with a remarkable sense of the crushing burdens of class, gender, and social conventions. Set in the author's birthplac...
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