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Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts
Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts
by Clive James
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Echoing Edward Said's belief that "Western humanism is not enough, we need a universal humanism," the renowned critic Clive James presents here his life's work. Containing over one hundred original essays, organized by quotations from A to Z, Cultural... (read more)

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Liberal Imagination (08 Edition)
Liberal Imagination (08 Edition)
by Lionel Trilling
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'\'\\\'\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'The NYRB Classics series is designedly and determinedly exploratory and eclectic, a mix of fiction and non-fiction from different eras and times and of various sorts. The series includes nineteenth century novels and... (read more)

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How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken (09 Edition)
How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken (09 Edition)
by Daniel Mendelsohn
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Whether he's on Broadway or at the movies, considering a new bestseller or revisiting a literary classic, Daniel Mendelsohn's judgments over the past fifteen years have provoked and dazzled with their deep erudition, disarming emotionality, and tart wit.... (read more)

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Seven Types of Ambiguity
Seven Types of Ambiguity
by William Empson
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Revised twice since it first appeared, it has remained one of the most widely read and quoted works of literary analysis. Ambiguity, according to Empson, includes "any verbal nuance, however slight, which gives room for alternative reactions to the same... (read more)

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Oxford Handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Oxford Handbooks
Oxford Handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Oxford Handbooks
by Frederick Burwick
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A practical and comprehensive reference work, the Oxford Handbook provides the best single-volume source of original scholarship on all aspects of Coleridge's diverse writings. Thirty-seven chapters, bringing together the wisdome of experts from across... (read more)

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My 1980s & Other Essays
My 1980s & Other Essays
by Wayne Koestenbaum
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Wayne Koestenbaum returns with a zesty and hyper-literate collection of personal and critical essays Wayne Koestenbaum has been described as “an impossible lovechild from a late-night, drunken three-way between Joan Didion, Roland Barthes, and... (read more)

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Deceit, Desire and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure
Deceit, Desire and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure
by Rene Girard
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This study extends beyond the scope of literature into the psychology of much of our contemporary scene, including fashion, advertising, and propaganda techniques. In considering such aspects, the author goes beyond the domain of pure aesthetics and... (read more)

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Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography (Harvest Book)
Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography (Harvest Book)
by Roger Shattuck
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In his “best achievement to date” (Harold Bloom), National Book Award- winner Roger Shattuck gives us a “deeply learned, highly intelligent, and beautifully written” (New York Times) study of human curiosity versus the taboo, from... (read more)

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Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America
Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America
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Men have been dressing as women on stage for hundreds of years, dating back to the thirteenth century when the Church forbade the appearance of female actors but condoned that of men and boys disguised as the opposite sex. Forms of travestism can be... (read more)

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Political Novel: Re-Imagining the Twentieth Century
Political Novel: Re-Imagining the Twentieth Century
by Stuart A Scheingold
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