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Create dangerously
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'To create today is to create dangerously'Camus argues passionately that the artist has a responsibility to challenge, provoke and speak up for those ...
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's The epistemology of the closet
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In this book, Sedgwick examines texts from Europe and America such as Wilde, Nietzsche and Proust and considers the historical moment when sexual orie...

Martin Buber's I and thou
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Martin Buber's I and Thou argues that humans engage with the world in two ways. One is with the attitude of an 'I' towards an 'It', where the self sta...
The Colonial Heritage of French Comics
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Although France has changed much in recent decades, colonial-era imagery continues to circulate widely in comics, in part because the colonial archive...

The Cambridge companion to Walter Benjamin
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This Companion offers a comprehensive introduction to the work and thought of the highly influential twentieth-century critic and theorist Walter Benj...
Literary criticism and theory
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This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from ancient Greece to the present. Grounded in t...

The Cambridge introduction to Walter Benjamin
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For students of modern criticism and theory, Walter Benjamin's writings have become essential reading. His analyses of photography, film, language, hi...
White girls
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'I defy you to read this book and come away with a mind unchanged' John Jeremiah Sullivan'Als has a serious claim to be regarded as the next James Ba...

Cruel optimism
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A relation of cruel optimism exists when something you desire is actually an obstacle to your flourishing. Offering bold new ways of conceiving the pr...
Globalectics
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A masterful writer working in many genres, Ngugi wa Thiong'o entered the East African literary scene in 1962 with the performance of his first major p...

The neutral
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I define the Neutral as that which outplays the paradigm, or rather I call Neutral everything that baffles paradigm. With these words, Roland Barthe...
Forms
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A radically new way of thinking about form and context in literature, politics, and beyondForms offers a powerful new answer to one of the most pressi...

The semiotics of theatre and drama
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The late twentieth century saw an explosion of interest in semiotics, the science of the signs and processes by which we communicate. In this study, t...
Bodies that matter
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In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of...

An Analysis of Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
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Historians of the American Revolution had always seen the struggle for independence either as a conflict sparked by heavyweight ideology, or as a war ...
An Analysis of Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities
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Despite having no formal training in urban planning, Jane Jacobs deftly explores the strengths and weaknesses of policy arguments put forward by Ameri...

An Analysis of Robert O. Keohane's After Hegemony
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Robert O. Keohane's After Hegemony is both a classic of international relations scholarship and an example of how creative thinking can help shed new ...
An Analysis of Edward Said's Orientalism
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Edward Said's Orientalism is a masterclass in the art of interpretation wedded to close analysis. Interpretation is characterized by close attention t...

Universes without us
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During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a wide variety of American writers proposed the existence of energies connecting human beings to ...
Must we mean what we say?
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In this classic collection of wide-ranging and interdisciplinary essays, Stanley Cavell explores a remarkably broad range of philosophical issues from...

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