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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: PB: 9780300230543, ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 14.6x21 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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Condition of Being Here Drawings by Jasper Johns
ISBN: HB: 9780300229301, Yale University Press, October 2018
120 pp., 18.4x24.1 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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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, October 2018
144 pp., 24.8x30.5 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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My Soul Has Grown Deep Art from the Black South
ISBN: HB: 9781588396099, Yale University Press, June 2018
240 pp., 22.9x25.4 cm, 200 colour illus.
A celebration of contemporary art by self-taught Black Southern artists. This book examines the art-historical significance of a major group of self-taught artists from the American South. "My Soul Has Grown Deep" features works by Black painters an...
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Franz Liszt Musician, Celebrity, Superstar
ISBN: PB: 9780300228755, ISBN: HB: 9780300182934, Yale University Press, April 2018
368 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Hungarian composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) was an anomaly. A virtuoso pianist and electrifying showman, he toured extensively throughout the European continent, bringing sold-out audiences to states of ecstasy while courting scandal with his frequent...
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Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals With an Updated Translation, Introduction, and Notes
ISBN: PB: 9780300227437, Yale University Press, April 2018
144 pp., 14x21 cm, 1 black&white illus.
This work, one of the most important texts in the history of ethics, presents Immanuel Kant's conception of moral self-government based on pure reason. It has been a source of controversy and an object of reinterpretation for over two centuries. This...
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Charlotte Salomon and the Theatre of Memory The Nameless Artist in the Theatre of Memory 1940-1943
ISBN: HB: 9780300100723, Yale University Press, March 2018
464 pp., 17.8x24.1 cm, 360 colour and black&white illus.
Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943) is renowned for a single, monumental, modernist artwork, "Life? or Theatre?" ("Leben? oder Theater?"), comprising 784 paintings and created between 1941 and 1942. This major art-historical study sheds new light on the re...
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Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300228731, ISBN: HB: 9780300218794, Yale University Press, March 2018
192 pp., 14x21 cm
Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be human. Defining culture and pinpointing its role in our lives is not, however, so straightforward. Terry Eagleton, one of our foremost literary and cultural critics, is uniquely poised to take on th...
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Exemplary Novels
ISBN: PB: 9780300230536, ISBN: HB: 9780300125863, Yale University Press, March 2018
448 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm
Edith Grossman, celebrated for her brilliant translation of Don Quixote, offers a dazzling new version of another Cervantes classic, on the 400th anniversary of his death The twelve novellas gathered together in Exemplary Novels reveal the extraordin...
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum A Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780300226478, Yale University Press, March 2018
216 pp., 15.2x24.1 cm, 130 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
This updated guide to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum charts new pathways through the beloved institution's superb collection. Gardner, a trail-blazing American who was among the most prominent patrons of her day, built a Venetian-inspired palazz...
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