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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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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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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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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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How to Read Literature
ISBN: PB: 9780300247640, Yale University Press, August 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
A literary master's entertaining guide to reading with deeper insight, better understanding, and greater pleasure What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be f...
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Fabulous Monsters Dracula, Alice, Superman, and Other Literary Friends
ISBN: HB: 9780300247381, Yale University Press, July 2019
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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That Other World Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile
ISBN: HB: 9780300158830, Yale University Press, July 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The ruler of a totalitarian state seeks validation from a former schoolmate, now the nation's foremost thinker, in order to access a cultural cache alien to his regime. A literary critic provides commentary on an unfinished poem that both foretells...
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Jerusalem City of the Book
ISBN: HB: 9780300222852, Yale University Press, June 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
In this enchanting book, Merav Mack and Benjamin Balint explore Jerusalem's libraries to tell the story of this city as a place where some of the world's most enduring ideas were put into words. The writers of Jerusalem, although renowned the world o...
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Packing My Library An Elegy and Ten Digressions
ISBN: PB: 9780300244526, ISBN: HB: 9780300219333, Yale University Press, June 2019
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries. In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France's Loire Valley and ree...
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Delicate Aggression Savagery and Survival in the Iowa Writers' Workshop
ISBN: HB: 9780300215847, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
As the world's preeminent creative writing program, the Iowa Writers' Workshop has produced an astonishing number of distinguished writers and poets since its establishment in 1936. Its alumni and faculty include twenty-eight Pulitzer Prize winners,...
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