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The Dacha Husband - A Novel
In addition to offering fresh editions of well-known works, Northwestern World Classics will also reintroduce to a new generation "lost... Les mer
DAI (enough) - A Play
Set in a Tel Aviv café in the moments before a suicide bomber enters, Iris Bahr’s 2008 Lucille Lortel Award–winning DAI (enough) courageously... Les mer
Dance with Snakes
“The acid humour of Horacio Castellanos Moya, resembling that of a Buster Keaton movie or a time-bomb, threatens the hormonal stability of... Les mer
Daniil Kharms - Writing and the Event
The "texts" of Russian artist and thinker Daniil Kharms (1905-1942) were so many and varied and often unique (narrative, dramatic,... Les mer
The Sublime Artist’s Studio
In his youth, Vladimir Nabokov aspired to become a landscape artist. Even though he eventually realized that his true vocation was literature, his... Les mer
Swan’s Way
Rarely has anyone taken Swann's Way down a stranger path, and never with such intriguing results. What begins as a meditation on the fictional... Les mer
All This Belongs to Me: A Novel
Petra Hulová became an overnight sensation when All This Belongs to Me was originally published in Czech in 2002, when the author was just twenty... Les mer
True Stories of False Confessions
Editors Rob Warden and Steven Drizin—leaders in the field of wrongful convictions—have gathered articles about some of the most critical accounts... Les mer
A Tempered Wind - An Autobiography
Poet Karen Gershon (1923–1993) opens A Tempered Wind, the sequel to volume 1 of her autobiography A Lesser Child, in 1943. It begins tragically... Les mer
Gogol’s Artistry
When one great author engages another, as Andrei Bely so brilliantly does in Gogol’s Artistry, the result is inevitably a telling portrait of both... Les mer
Reexamining Socrates in the Apology
An oracle was reported to have said, "No one is wiser than Socrates." And in fact it was Socrates’ life’s work to interpret these... Les mer
American Photojournalism
The traditional approach to studying American photojournalism explains the what and who of photojournalism — what events and developments occurred,... Les mer
Three Plays
Bringing together the rich characters and wry humor of a celebrated Texas scribe, this book collects three of Foote's most recognized plays. In... Les mer
Isaac Rosenberg - The Making of a Great War Poet
"Wilson is excellent on Rosenberg's life and her comments on his poems are always grounded." -- Frances Spalding, Daily... Les mer
The Retrieval of the Beautiful
In this elegant new study Galen Johnson retrieves the concept of the beautiful through the framework of Merleau-Ponty’s aesthetics. Although... Les mer
It Will Return - Poems
In It Will Return, her most recent volume of poems, Julia Hartwig is in dialogue with other great artists—Keats, Rimbaud, Milosz, Beethoven, Ravel,... Les mer
The Unmentionables - A Play
Set in western equitorial Africa on the estate of a wealthy American businessman, The Unmentionables opens with a pugnacious monologue warning the... Les mer
How does the body politic reflect the nature of human embodiment? To pursue this question in a new and productive way, James Mensch employs a... Les mer
Titled after Henry Kissinger’s infamous book, Diplomacy is a graphic, conflict-fueled drama with moments of heartbreak and dark humor. Roy’s... Les mer
Merleau-Ponty’s Philosophy of Nature
In our time, Ted Toadvine observes, the philosophical question of nature is almost entirely forgotten—obscured in part by a myopic focus on solving... Les mer
The Writer in Petrograd and the House of Arts
Founded by Maksim Gorky and Kornei Chukovsky in 1919 and disbanded in 1922, the Petrograd House of Arts occupied a crucial moment in Russia’s... Les mer
The Journals - Volume 2: 1966-1990
John Fowles gained international recognition in 1963 with his first published novel, The Collector, but his labor on what may be his greatest... Les mer
The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent
Bringing together the thoughts of one of American literature's sharpest cultural critics, this compendium will open the eyes of a whole new... Les mer
How does the body politic reflect the nature of human embodiment? To pursue this question in a new and productive way, James Mensch employs a... Les mer