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On Tarrying - Joseph Vogl

On Tarrying - Joseph Vogl

Joseph Vogl

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Western culture has been marked by deep divisions between action and contemplation, intervention and passivity, and decisiveness and withdrawal. Conceived as radical opposites, ...

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Coming Out of Nowhere

Coming Out of Nowhere

Linda Schandelmeier

Editura: University of Chicago Press

"The earth near our place/ was cradle, / it rocked us-- / became our skin. / House doors opened, / spilled us out, / we disappeared into trees-- / they clothed us in delirious ...

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Ransom Street - Claire Millikin

Ransom Street - Claire Millikin

Claire Millikin

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Ransom Street is Claire Millikin's third collection of poetry with 2Leaf Press. The poems in this volume meditate on the idea of ransom to explore legacies of violence in the ...

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Country House Revisited

Country House Revisited

Tereza Topolovsk�

Editura: University of Chicago Press

From Howard's End to Brideshead Revisited, this book explores the leitmotif of the English country house in twentieth- and twenty-first-century fiction, with a focus on the ...

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Village with My Name

Village with My Name

Scott Tong

Editura: University of Chicago Press

When journalist Scott Tong moved to Shanghai, his assignment was to start the first full-time China bureau for "Marketplace," the daily business and economics program on ...

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Crossing - Deirdre N McCloskey

Crossing - Deirdre N McCloskey

Deirdre N McCloskey

Editura: University of Chicago Press

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year "I visited womanhood and stayed. It was not for the pleasures, though I discovered many I had not imagined, and many ...

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Some Words of Jane Austen

Some Words of Jane Austen

Stuart M Tave

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Jane Austen's readers continue to find delight in the justness of her moral and psychological discriminations. But for most readers, her values have been a phenomenon more ...

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Tale of Today: Yinka Shonibare MBE - Richard P Townsend

Tale of Today: Yinka Shonibare MBE - Richard P Townsend

Richard P Townsend

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Elaborate costumes, intricate patterns, and striking figural forms fill the work of Yinka Shonibare, a world-renowned artist who has roots in both London and Lagos, Nigeria. ...

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Character - Amanda Anderson

Character - Amanda Anderson

Amanda Anderson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Over the last few decades, character-based criticism has been seen as either naive or obsolete. But now questions of character are attracting renewed interest. Making the case for ...

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Panopticon

Panopticon

Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Hans Magnus Enzensberger takes the title for this collection of daring short essays on topical themes politics, economics, religion, society not from Jeremy Bentham's famous ...

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Burning Daylight - Jack London

Burning Daylight - Jack London

Jack London

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In Jack London's lifetime, Burning Daylight was one of his best-selling books, yet it has been largely out of print for decades. Now the novel is being brought back for a new ...

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Monsters - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Mathilda - Claire Millikin Raymond

Monsters - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Mathilda - Claire Millikin Raymond

Claire Millikin Raymond

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Monsters: Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and "Mathilda" presents Mary Shelley's most popular works, accompanied by a critical introduction and ...

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Rising Up from Indian Country - Ann Durkin Keating

Rising Up from Indian Country - Ann Durkin Keating

Ann Durkin Keating

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In August 1812, under threat from the Potawatomi, Captain Nathan Heald began the evacuation of ninety-four people from the isolated outpost of Fort Dearborn to Fort Wayne, hundreds ...

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Sovereignty, Inc. - William Mazzarella

Sovereignty, Inc. - William Mazzarella

William Mazzarella

Editura: University of Chicago Press

What does the name Trump stand for? If branding now rules over the production of value, as the coauthors of Sovereignty, Inc. argue, then Trump assumes the status of a master brand ...

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Comedies

Comedies

Robert Walser

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Few writers have ever experienced such a steady rise in their reputation and public profile as Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878-1956) has seen in recent years. As more of his ...

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Charandas Chor

Charandas Chor

Habib Tanvir

Editura: University of Chicago Press

A towering figure in twentieth-century theater in India, Habib Tanvir was an actor, director, and playwright, working in Hindi and Urdu. He founded the Naya Theater in 1959, ...

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Reflection

Reflection

Mahesh Elkunchwar

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Celebrated Indian playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar has experimented with many forms of dramatic expression in a career that now spans more than four decades, producing works that range ...

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Calm Fire - Philippe Jaccottet

Calm Fire - Philippe Jaccottet

Philippe Jaccottet

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In these times of heartbreaking violence, clashing religions, and a seemingly never-ending narrative of dichotomy between East and West, wonder at the religion and culture of the ...

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On Interpretive Conflict - John Frow

On Interpretive Conflict - John Frow

John Frow

Editura: University of Chicago Press

"Interpretation" is a term that encompasses both the most esoteric and the most fundamental activities of our lives, from analyzing medical images to the million ways we ...

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Shakespeare's Lyric Stage

Shakespeare's Lyric Stage

Seth Lerer

Editura: University of Chicago Press

What does it mean to have an emotional response to poetry and music? And, just as important but considered less often, what does it mean not to have such a response? What happens ...

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Poetry and Time - Joachim Sartorius

Poetry and Time - Joachim Sartorius

Joachim Sartorius

Editura: University of Chicago Press

For nearly half a century, German artist Max Neumann has worked to create, hone, and elaborate a visual vocabulary that is dark, compulsive, and forceful. A lifelong collaborator, ...

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William Stimpson and the Golden Age of American Natural Hist

William Stimpson and the Golden Age of American Natural Hist

Ronald Scott Vasile

Editura: University of Chicago Press

William Stimpson was at the forefront of the American natural history community in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Stimpson displayed an early affinity for the sea and ...

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Staging Contemplation

Staging Contemplation

Eleanor Johnson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

What does it mean to contemplate? In the Middle Ages, more than merely thinking with intensity, it was a religious practice entailing utter receptiveness to the divine presence. ...

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Browning of the New South - Jennifer A Jones

Browning of the New South - Jennifer A Jones

Jennifer A Jones

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Studies of immigration to the United States have traditionally focused on a few key states and urban centers, but recent shifts in nonwhite settlement mean that these studies no ...

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Just Words - John M Conley

Just Words - John M Conley

John M Conley

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Is it "just words" when a lawyer cross-examines a rape victim in the hopes of getting her to admit an interest in her attacker? Is it "just words" when the ...

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Aliites - Spencer Dew

Aliites - Spencer Dew

Spencer Dew

Editura: University of Chicago Press

"Citizenship is salvation," preached Noble Drew Ali, leader of the Moorish Science Temple of America in the early twentieth century. Ali's message was an ...

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Gershom Scholem - Amir Engel

Gershom Scholem - Amir Engel

Amir Engel

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) was ostensibly a scholar of Jewish mysticism, yet he occupies a powerful role in today's intellectual imagination, having an influential contact ...

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Walter Benjamin's Grave

Walter Benjamin's Grave

Michael Taussig

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In September 1940, Walter Benjamin committed suicide in Port Bou on the Spanish-French border when it appeared that he and his travelling partners would be denied passage into ...

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Museum of Words - James A.W. Heffernan

Museum of Words - James A.W. Heffernan

James A.W. Heffernan

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Ekphrasis is the art of describing works of art, the verbal representation of visual representation. Profoundly ambivalent, ekphrastic poetry celebrates the power of the silent ...

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Deep Refrains

Deep Refrains

Michael Gallope

Editura: University of Chicago Press

We often say that music is ineffable, that it does not refer to anything outside of itself. But if music, in all its sensuous flux, does not mean anything in particular, might it ...

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Thinking with Shakespeare - Julia Reinhard Lupton

Thinking with Shakespeare - Julia Reinhard Lupton

Julia Reinhard Lupton

Editura: University of Chicago Press

What is a person? What company do people keep with animals, plants, and things? Such questions--bearing fundamentally on the shared meaning of politics and life--animate ...

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Everything and Other Performance Texts from Germany - Matt Cornish

Everything and Other Performance Texts from Germany - Matt Cornish

Matt Cornish

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In Everything: And Other Performance Texts from Germany, Matt Cornish gathers texts drawn from performances by five of the most renowned theater collectives working today: ...

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Forming Humanity - Jennifer A Herdt

Forming Humanity - Jennifer A Herdt

Jennifer A Herdt

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Kant's proclamation of humankind's emergence from "self-incurred immaturity" left his contemporaries with a puzzle: What models should we use to sculpt ...

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Loving Literature

Loving Literature

Deidre Shauna Lynch

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Of the many charges laid against contemporary literary scholars, one of the most common - and perhaps the most wounding - is that they simply don't love books. And while the ...

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Life at Swift Water Place - Douglas D Anderson

Life at Swift Water Place - Douglas D Anderson

Douglas D Anderson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

This is a multidisciplinary study of the early contact period of Alaskan Native history that follows a major hunting and fishing Inupiaq group at a time of momentous change in ...

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Refracted Muse

Refracted Muse

Enrique Garcia Santo-Tomas

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Galileo never set foot on the Iberian Peninsula, yet, as Enrique Garc a Santo-Tom s unfolds in The Refracted Muse, the news of his work with telescopes brought him to surprising ...

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Maria Longworth Storer - From Music and Art to Popes and Pre - Constance Moore

Maria Longworth Storer - From Music and Art to Popes and Pre - Constance Moore

Constance Moore

Editura: University of Chicago Press

While the adage may go, "Behind every great man is a great woman," the story of Maria Longworth Storer necessitates a new adage--at the front of every great city is a ...

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Melodramatic Moment

Melodramatic Moment

Katherine G Hambridge

Editura: University of Chicago Press

We seem to see melodrama everywhere we look--from the soliloquies of devastation in a Dickens novel to the abject monstrosity of Frankenstein's creation, and from Louise ...

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Rites of Passage, Second Edition - Arnold Van Gennep

Rites of Passage, Second Edition - Arnold Van Gennep

Arnold Van Gennep

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than a century. First published in French in 1909, and ...

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Crises of the Sentence - Jan Mieszkowski

Crises of the Sentence - Jan Mieszkowski

Jan Mieszkowski

Editura: University of Chicago Press

There are few forms in which so much authority has been invested with so little reflection as the sentence. Though a fundamental unit of discourse, it has rarely been an explicit ...

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With the World at Heart - Thomas A Carlson

With the World at Heart - Thomas A Carlson

Thomas A Carlson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

What is the role of love in opening and sustaining the temporal worlds we inhabit? One of the leading scholars in philosophy and the history of religious thought, Thomas A. Carlson ...

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Crime and Justice, Volume 48 - Michael Tonry

Crime and Justice, Volume 48 - Michael Tonry

Michael Tonry

Editura: University of Chicago Press

American Sentencing surveys what is known about the hottest topic in American criminal law reform. Massive efforts are underway to make sentencing more just and sentences more ...

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Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior - Wolfram Schlenker

Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior - Wolfram Schlenker

Wolfram Schlenker

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Agricultural yields have increased steadily in the last half century, particularly since the Green Revolution. At the same time, inflation-adjusted agricultural commodity prices ...

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