Pathologies of Motion Historical Thinking in Medicine, Aesthetics, and Poetics
ISBN: HB: 9780300243963, Yale University Press, February 2023
312 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 2 black&white illus.
An account of the overlapping development of medicine and aesthetics during the Enlightenment and Romantic eras that develops a critical method attentive to aesthetics and poetics as sites for historical thinking. This book studies later eighteenth-...
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Claude Lanzmann after Shoah Yale French Studies, Number 141
ISBN: PB: 9780300262216, Yale University Press, January 2023
200 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
This 141st volume of Yale French Studies carefully examines the life and work of Claude Lanzmann (1925-2018) following his 1985 masterpiece, Shoah This volume of Yale French Studies charts the different paths Lanzmann took after the release of Shoah...
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My Trade Is Mystery Seven Meditations from a Life in Writing
ISBN: HB: 9780300257878, Yale University Press, January 2023
112 pp., 20.3x13.9 cm
An invaluable companion for writers at every stage of their journey to make the writing life a more complex and cooperative venture. In this intimate and eloquent meditation, the award-winning poet Carl Phillips shares lessons he has learned about w...
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Book Madness A Story of Book Collectors in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300248487, Yale University Press, November 2022
400 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 27 black&white illus.
The fascinating history of American bookishness as told through the sale of Charles Lamb's library in 1848. Charles Lamb's library – a heap of sixty scruffy old books singed with smoke, soaked with gin, sprinkled with crumbs, stripped of illustratio...
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Catching the Light
ISBN: HB: 9780300257038, Yale University Press, November 2022
128 pp., 17.7x12 cm
United States Poet Laureate and winner of the 2022 Academy of American Poets Leadership Award Joy Harjo examines the power of words and how poetry summons us toward justice and healing. In this lyrical meditation about the why of writing poetry, Jo...
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Paul Transformed Reception of the Person and Letters of Paul in Antiquity
ISBN: HB: 9780300194425, Yale University Press, November 2022
224 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
A fascinating reception history of the theological, ethical, and social themes in the letters of Paul. In the first decades after the death of Jesus, the letters of the apostle Paul were the chief written resource for Christian believers, as well as...
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Clairvoyant of the Small The Life of Robert Walser
ISBN: PB: 9780300268041, ISBN: HB: 9780300220643, Yale University Press, October 2022
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus., 4 colour illus.
The great Swiss-German modernist author Robert Walser lived eccentrically on the fringes of society, shocking his Berlin friends by enrolling in butler school and later developing an urban-nomad lifestyle in the Swiss capital, Bern, before checking h...
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Literary Mafia Jews, Publishing, and Postwar American Literature
ISBN: HB: 9780300251425, Yale University Press, October 2022
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
An investigation into the transformation of publishing in the United States from a field in which Jews were systematically excluded to one in which they became ubiquitous. In the 1960s and 1970s, complaints about a "Jewish literary mafia" were ever...
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Object of Jewish Literature A Material History
ISBN: HB: 9780300234114, Yale University Press, September 2022
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 76 black&white illus.
A history of modern Jewish literature that explores our enduring attachment to the book as an object. With the rise of digital media, the "death of the book" has been widely discussed. But the physical object of the book persists. Here, through the...
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Sunday Best 80 Great Books from a Lifetime of Reviews
ISBN: HB: 9780300266689, Yale University Press, September 2022
312 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
A collection of John Carey's greatest, wisest, and wittiest reviews – amassed over a lifetime of writing. In 1977, newly installed as a professor of English at Oxford, John Carey took the position of chief reviewer for the Sunday Times – a job he st...
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