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Construction of a National Vernacular Literature in the Renaissance: Essays in Honor of Edwin M. Duval Yale French Studies, Number 134
ISBN: PB: 9780300235999, Yale University Press, February 2019
192 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
French literature underwent radical changes in the sixteenth century. Edwin (Ned) M. Duval's scholarship focuses on teasing out hidden structures and symmetries in French Renaissance poetry and prose. In honor of Duval's literary "sleuthing", the con...
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Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300219036, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In his classic "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism", Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber's work, Kathryn Tanner provocative...
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Contesting Modernity Informalism in Venezuela, 1955-1975
ISBN: HB: 9780300236897, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 305 colour and black&white illus.
This fascinating exploration of Venezuelan Informalism charts the movement's history from its beginnings in the mid-1950s to its last manifestations in the 1970s. Essays by an esteemed group of scholars discuss the variety, richness, and complexity o...
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Congo Masks Masterpieces from Central Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780300238754, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 29.5x22.9 cm, 800 colour illus., 130 black&white illus.
This splendid illustrated exploration of masks and masking ceremonies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo presents more than 130 outstanding wooden masks dating from the 18th to the 20th century. Visually stunning and spiritually charged, these...
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Conversations about Sculpture
ISBN: PB: 9780300235968, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 116 duotone illus.
Drawn from talks between celebrated artist Richard Serra and acclaimed art historian Hal Foster held over a fifteen-year period, this volume offers revelations into Serra's prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working pract...
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Cezanne's Gravity
ISBN: HB: 9780300232714, Yale University Press, November 2018
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 108 colour illus., 18 black&white illus.
A transformative study, freeing the artist from outdated art historical narratives and revealing his work as newly strange again C zanne's Gravity is an ambitious reassessment of the paintings of Paul C zanne (1839-1906). Whereas previous studies hav...
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Condition of Being Here Drawings by Jasper Johns
ISBN: HB: 9780300229301, Yale University Press, October 2018
120 pp., 24.1x18.4 cm, 45 colour illus.
Jasper Johns (b. 1930) has been a leading advocate of drawing as an artistic genre in its own right, rather than as a preparatory medium for other works. This catalogue gathers nearly 40 of Johns's drawings, spanning 60 years of his illustrious caree...
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Corporations Are People Too (And They Should Act Like It)
ISBN: HB: 9780300211474, Yale University Press, October 2018
296 pp., 21x14 cm, Law
Are corporations people? The U.S. Supreme Court launched a heated debate when it ruled in "Citizens United" that corporations can claim the same free speech rights as humans. Should corporations be able to claim rights of free speech, religious consc...
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Catch-67 The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War
ISBN: HB: 9780300236743, Yale University Press, October 2018
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Since the Six-Day War, Israelis have been entrenched in a national debate over whether to keep the land they conquered or to return some, if not all, of the territories to Palestinians. In a balanced and insightful analysis, Micah Goodman deftly shed...
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Christina Rossetti Poetry in Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300234862, Yale University Press, October 2018
192 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) is among the greatest of English Victorian poets. The intensity of her vision, her colloquial style, and the lyrical quality of her verse still speak powerfully to us today, while her striking imagery has always inspire...
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