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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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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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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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£16,99
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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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£14,99
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Dostoyevsky Reads Hegel in Siberia and Bursts into Tears
ISBN: HB: 9780300167498, Yale University Press, April 2020
304 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Laszlo F. Foldenyi is a writer who is learned in reference, taste, and judgment, and entertaining in style. Taking a place in the long tradition of public intellectual and cultural criticism, his work resonates with that of Montaigne, Rilke, and Mann...
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£18,99
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Lessons of Tragedy Statecraft and World Order
ISBN: PB: 9780300251760, ISBN: HB: 9780300238242, Yale University Press, April 2020
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly things could spiral out of control, they sought to create a communal sense of responsibility and courage...
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£11,99
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Existentialism, 70 Years After Yale French Studies, Number 135-136
ISBN: PB: 9780300242669, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In 1948, Yale French Studies devoted its inaugural issue to existentialism. This anniversary issue responds seventy years later. In recent years, new critical and theoretical approaches have reconfigured existentialism and refreshed perspectives on t...
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£50,00
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Inadvertent
ISBN: PB: 9780300248517, ISBN: HB: 9780300221510, Yale University Press, November 2019
104 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm
"Why I Write" may prove to be the most difficult question Karl Ove Knausgaard has struggled to answer yet it is central to the project of one of the most influential writers working today. To write, for the Norwegian artist, is to resist easy thinkin...
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£12,99
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True Stories And Other Essays
ISBN: PB: 9780300246667, Yale University Press, September 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Francis Spufford's welcome first volume of collected essays gathers an array of his compelling writings from the 1990s to the present. He makes use of a variety of encounters with particular places, writers, or books to address deeper questions relat...
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£10,99
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Literate South Reading before Emancipation
ISBN: HB: 9780300112535, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A pervasive assumption about the culture of the southern United States is that it is firmly rooted in an oral tradition, not a written one. Schweiger complicates our understanding of literacy and reading in the American South before emancipation by s...
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£25,00
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