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Product Description: In The Value of Literature, Rafe McGregor employs a unique approach – the combination of philosophical work on value theory and critical work on the relationship between form and content – to present a new argument for, and defence of, literary humanism...read more

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9781783489237 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 16, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In The Value of Literature, Rafe McGregor employs a unique approach – the combination of philosophical work on value theory and critical work on the relationship between form and content – to present a new argument for, and defence of, literary humanism.

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9781783489244 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 16, 2018), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In The Value of Literature, Rafe McGregor employs a unique approach – the combination of philosophical work on value theory and critical work on the relationship between form and content – to present a new argument for, and defence of, literary humanism.

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Product Description: This collection of essays explores laughter, humor, and the comic from a psychoanalytic perspective. Edited by two leading practicing psychoanalysts and with original contributions from Lacanian practitioners and scholars, this cutting-edge volume proposes a paradigm swerve, a Freudian slip on a banana peel...read more

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9781107086173 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 5, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This collection of essays explores laughter, humor, and the comic from a psychoanalytic perspective.

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Product Description: Speculative Formalism engages decisively in recent debates in the literary humanities around form and formalism, making the case for a new, nonmimetic and antihistoricist theory of literary reference. Where formalism has often been accused of sealing texts within themselves, Eyers demonstrates instead how a renewed, speculative formalism can illuminate the particular ways in which literature actively opens onto history, politics, and nature, in a connective movement that puts formal impasses to creative use...read more

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9780810134317 | Northwestern Univ Pr, March 15, 2017, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Speculative Formalism engages decisively in recent debates in the literary humanities around form and formalism, making the case for a new, nonmimetic and antihistoricist theory of literary reference.

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9780810134300 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, March 15, 2017), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Speculative Formalism engages decisively in recent debates in the literary humanities around form and formalism, making the case for a new, nonmimetic and antihistoricist theory of literary reference.

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Product Description: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. This book is about a strange object-strange in part because it is something that we all have been, and that many of us eat...read more
By Ian Bogost (editor)

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9781501322853 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

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Product Description: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.In Earth, a planetary scientist and a literary humanist explore what happens when we think of the Earth as an object viewable from space...read more
By Ian Bogost (editor)

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9781501317910 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

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Product Description: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.Who ponders the sock? This common object is something people tug on and take off daily with hardly a thought. Unraveling the garment's history, construction, and use, Kim Adrian's Sock reintroduces us to our own bodies- vulnerable, bipedal, and flawed...read more
By Ian Bogost (editor)

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9781501315060 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

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Product Description: Challenging the widely-held assumption that Slavoj Žižek's work is far more germane to film and cultural studies than to literary studies, this volume demonstrates the importance of Žižek to literary criticism and theory. The contributors show how Žižek's practice of reading theory and literature through one another allows him to critique, complicate, and advance the understanding of Lacanian psychoanalysis and German Idealism, thereby urging a rethinking of historicity and universality...read more
By Russell Sbriglia (editor)

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9780822363033, titled "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Literature but Were Afraid to Ask Žižek: Sic 10" | Duke Univ Pr, March 3, 2017, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Challenging the widely-held assumption that Slavoj Žižek's work is far more germane to film and cultural studies than to literary studies, this volume demonstrates the importance of Žižek to literary criticism and theory.

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9780822363187, titled "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Literature but Were Afraid to Ask Žižek: Sic 10" | Duke Univ Pr, March 3, 2017, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Challenging the widely-held assumption that Slavoj Žižek's work is far more germane to film and cultural studies than to literary studies, this volume demonstrates the importance of Žižek to literary criticism and theory.

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Product Description: Bringing together Mary Klages's bestselling introductory books Literary Theory: A Guide for the Perplexed and Key Terms in Literary Theory into one fully integrated and substantially revised, expanded and updated volume, this is an accessible and authoritative guide for anyone entering the often bewildering world of literary theory for the first time...read more

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9781472592750 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 2, 2017), cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Bringing together Mary Klages's bestselling introductory books Literary Theory: A Guide for the Perplexed and Key Terms in Literary Theory into one fully integrated and substantially revised, expanded and updated volume, this is an accessible and authoritative guide for anyone entering the often bewildering world of literary theory for the first time.

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9781472592743 | 2 reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 2, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Bringing together Mary Klages's bestselling introductory books Literary Theory: A Guide for the Perplexed and Key Terms in Literary Theory into one fully integrated and substantially revised, expanded and updated volume, this is an accessible and authoritative guide for anyone entering the often bewildering world of literary theory for the first time.

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Product Description: Although Haitian revolutionaries were not the intended audience for the Declaration of the Rights of Man, they heeded its call, demanding rights that were not meant for them. This failure of the French state to address only its desired subjects is an example of the phenomenon James R...read more

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9780822362845 | Duke Univ Pr, February 24, 2017, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Although Haitian revolutionaries were not the intended audience for the Declaration of the Rights of Man, they heeded its call, demanding rights that were not meant for them.

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9780822362968 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, February 24, 2017), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Although Haitian revolutionaries were not the intended audience for the Declaration of the Rights of Man, they heeded its call, demanding rights that were not meant for them.

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Product Description: How does literature work? And what does it mean? How does it relate to the world: to politics, to history, to the environment? How do we analyse and interpret a literary text, paying attention to its specific poetic and fictitious qualities? This wide-ranging introduction helps students to explore these and many other essential questions in the study of literature, criticism and theory...read more
By Lilian Munk Rosing (editor)

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9781474271974 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: How does literature work?

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9781474271967 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: How does literature work?

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Product Description: Literary scholar Michael A. Chaney examines graphic novels to illustrate that in form and function they inform readers on how they ought to be read. His arguments result in an innovative analysis of the various knowledges that comics produce and the methods artists and writers employ to convey them...read more

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9781496810250 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 1, 2017, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Literary scholar Michael A.

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Product Description: Covering a wide range of textual forms and geographical locations, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing: New Contexts, New Narratives, New Debates is an advanced introduction to prominent issues in contemporary postcolonial literary studies...read more

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9781474240086 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Covering a wide range of textual forms and geographical locations, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing: New Contexts, New Narratives, New Debates is an advanced introduction to prominent issues in contemporary postcolonial literary studies.

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9781474240079 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Covering a wide range of textual forms and geographical locations, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing: New Contexts, New Narratives, New Debates is an advanced introduction to prominent issues in contemporary postcolonial literary studies.

By David Schmid (editor)

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9781501316289 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00

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9781501316296 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $37.95

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Product Description: In the last half-century Ludwig Wittgenstein's relevance beyond analytic philosophy, to continental philosophy, to cultural studies, and to the arts has been widely acknowledged. Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was published in 1922 - the annus mirabilis of modernism - alongside Joyce's Ulysses, Eliot's The Waste Land, Mansfield's The Garden Party and Woolf's Jacob's Room...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781501302435 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In the last half-century Ludwig Wittgenstein's relevance beyond analytic philosophy, to continental philosophy, to cultural studies, and to the arts has been widely acknowledged.

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Product Description: Object fetishism is becoming a more and more pervasive phenomenon. Focusing on literature and the visual arts, including cinema, this book suggests a parallelism between fetishism and artistic creativity, based on a poetics of detail, which has been brilliantly exemplified by Flaubert's style...read more

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9781501312359 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Object fetishism is becoming a more and more pervasive phenomenon.

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Product Description: Utopia and its Discontents traces literary representations of ideal communities from Plato to the 21st century. Each chapter offers close readings of key utopian and anti-utopian texts to demonstrate how they construct, challenge and explore the ideas and forms of earlier utopian writings and the social and political ideals of their own periods...read more

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9781441195258 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 9, 2017, cover price $112.00

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9781441109637 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 9, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Utopia and its Discontents traces literary representations of ideal communities from Plato to the 21st century.

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Product Description: For many critics, Romanticism is synonymous with nature writing, for representations of the natural world appear during this period with a freshness, concreteness, depth, and intensity that have rarely been equaled. Why did nature matter so much to writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries? And how did it play such an important role in their understanding of themselves and the world?In Natures in Translation, Alan Bewell argues that there is no Nature in the singular, only natures that have undergone transformation through time and across space...read more

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9781421420967 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: For many critics, Romanticism is synonymous with nature writing, for representations of the natural world appear during this period with a freshness, concreteness, depth, and intensity that have rarely been equaled.

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Product Description: The intertext is the effective presence of a text in another one. This relation of co-presence between texts is the subject of the present essay. Colum McCann’s work is studied here as a mosaic of references to and quotations from other texts...read more

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9781782052241 | Cork Univ Pr, December 31, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The intertext is the effective presence of a text in another one.

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Product Description: Forms offers a powerful new answer to one of the most pressing problems facing literary, critical, and cultural studies today―how to connect form to political, social, and historical context. Caroline Levine argues that forms organize not only works of art but also political life―and our attempts to know both art and politics...read more

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9780691160627 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 4, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Forms offers a powerful new answer to one of the most pressing problems facing literary, critical, and cultural studies today-how to connect form to political, social, and historical context.

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9780691173436 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 27, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Forms offers a powerful new answer to one of the most pressing problems facing literary, critical, and cultural studies today―how to connect form to political, social, and historical context.

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Product Description: In The Writer in the Well: On Misreading and Rewriting Literature, Gary Weissman argues that the analysis of literature is fundamentally a writing-based practice, a practice in which the process of writing functions as a way of discovering one’s interpretation (or “rewriting”) of a text...read more

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9780814213193 | Ohio State Univ Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: In The Writer in the Well: On Misreading and Rewriting Literature, Gary Weissman argues that the analysis of literature is fundamentally a writing-based practice, a practice in which the process of writing functions as a way of discovering one’s interpretation (or “rewriting”) of a text.

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Product Description: Landscapes of Liminality expands upon existing notions of spatial practice and spatial theory, and examines more intricately the contingent notion of “liminality” as a space of “in-between-ness” that avoids either essentialism or stasis...read more
By Elizabeth Parker (editor)

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9781783489848 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Landscapes of Liminality expands upon existing notions of spatial practice and spatial theory, and examines more intricately the contingent notion of “liminality” as a space of “in-between-ness” that avoids either essentialism or stasis.

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9781783489855 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Landscapes of Liminality expands upon existing notions of spatial practice and spatial theory, and examines more intricately the contingent notion of “liminality” as a space of “in-between-ness” that avoids either essentialism or stasis.

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Product Description: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ??novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from other genresâ??from every region of the world...read more
By Gale (corporate author)

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9781410330314, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, November 11, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330307, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, October 28, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330291, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, October 7, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330284, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, September 16, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330277, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, August 26, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
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9781414451664 | Gale Group, September 3, 2010, cover price $0.04
9781414451657 | Gale Group, August 6, 2010, cover price $0.04
9781414451640 | Gale Group, July 9, 2010, cover price $0.04
9781414451633 | Gale Group, July 1, 2010, cover price $0.04 | About this edition: Here is a convenient source of commentary on the careers and works of acclaimed poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists and philosophers who died between 1800 and 1899.
9781414451626 | Gale Literary Criticism Online, May 21, 2010, cover price $0.04 | About this edition: Here is a convenient source of commentary on the careers and works of acclaimed poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists and philosophers who died between 1800 and 1899.
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Product Description: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ??novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from other genresâ??from every region of the world...read more
By Gale (corporate author)

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9781410330314, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, November 11, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330307, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, October 28, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330291, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, October 7, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330284, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, September 16, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
9781410330277, titled "Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers" | Gale Group, August 26, 2016, cover price $378.00 | also contains Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-story Writers, & Other Creative Writers | About this edition: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-century authors of all sortsâ?
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Product Description: In Unclaimed Experience, Cathy Caruth proposes that in the widespread and bewildering experience of trauma in our century―both in its occurrence and in our attempt to understand it―we can recognize the possibility of a history no longer based on simple models of straightforward experience and reference...read more

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9781421421650 | 20 anv edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, December 15, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Unclaimed Experience, Cathy Caruth proposes that in the widespread and bewildering experience of trauma in our century―both in its occurrence and in our attempt to understand it―we can recognize the possibility of a history no longer based on simple models of straightforward experience and reference.

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Product Description: Why read Kant’s Critique of Judgment today? Does this classic of aesthetic theory still possess the vitality to prompt those of us engaged with art and criticism to think more deeply about issues that move us, issues such as the force of aesthetic experience, the essence of art, and the relationship of beauty and meaning? It does, if we find the right way into it...read more

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9780674971363, titled "Thinking With Kant’s Critique of Judgment" | Harvard Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Why read Kant’s Critique of Judgment today?

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