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Italian and Spanish Art 1600-1750
The Baroque period was crucial for the development of art theory and the advancement of the artistic academy. This collection of primary sources... Les mer
The Bureaucrats (Les Employes) stands out in Balzac's immense Human Comedy by concentrating precisely and penetratingly on a distinctive... Les mer
Language, Thought, and Logic
John M. Ellis's Against Deconstruction was hailed as the definitive critique of that complex movement. Now in Language, Thought, and Logic, Ellis... Les mer
Cities and Years
The cities are Berlin and Moscow, the years those of the First World War and the Russian Revolution, and the theme enduring: what role should the... Les mer
The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom
Winner of the 1993 PEN Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize Published in 1776 and considered the first Polish novel ever written, The... Les mer
History and Truth
In this volume, Paul Ricoeur investigates the antinomy between history and truth, or between historicity and meaning. He argues that history has... Les mer
The Subtenant / To Outwit God
This volume presents two works by acclaimed Polish journalist Hanna Krall: The Subtenant, a semi-autobiographical novel, and To Outwit God, a... Les mer
Old Floating Cloud - Two Novellas
Can Xue draws the reader into a world of the grotesque and the surreal, of uncertain spaces and indeterminate identities, of sexual menace and... Les mer
The Road to the Open
Turn-of-the-century Vienna was the scene of tremendous social and artistic upheaval. Arthur Schnitzler's novel The Road to the Open brilliantly... Les mer
Selected Philosophical Essays
Included are essays in epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophical psychology by one of the most important twentieth-century continental... Les mer
The Discourse of Domination
The Discourse of Domination tackles nothing less than the challenge of giving critical theory a new grip on current problems, and restoring the... Les mer
Memory of the Body
To see through the eyes of essayist and dramaturge Jan Kott is to gain in knowledge not just of the theater but also of human culture. Since his... Les mer
Moscow to the End of the Line
In this classic of Russian humor and social commentary, a fired cable fitter goes on a binge and hopes a train to Petushki (where his "most... Les mer
Polish-Jewish Relations During the Second World War
A man of towering intellectual accomplishment and extraordinary tenacity, Emmanuel Ringelblum devoted his life to recording the fate of his people at... Les mer
The Basic Fault
When it was first published in 1968, Michael Balint's The Basic Fault laid the groundwork for a far-ranging reformation in psychoanalytic theory.... Les mer
Music and More: Essays, 1975-1991
"Classical music today is in deep trouble." With these disturbing words, Samuel Lipman introduces us to his own testimony on the current... Les mer
Little Jinx
Little Jinx is a canny mockery of the Soviet world. Its author, Andrei Sinyavsky, a respectable member of the USSR's Institute for World... Les mer
Jungian Literary Criticism
Jungian Literary Criticism presents a comprehensive, theoretical foundation for a tradition of study that has included some of the leading critics of... Les mer
Sense and Nonsense
Written between 1945 and 1947, these essays provide an excellent introduction to Merleau-Ponty's thought. They summarize his previous insights... Les mer
Chekhov for the Stage
While the influence of Chekhov in modern theater worldwide, and especially in America, has been immense, translations into English have tended to be... Les mer
Polinka Saks and The Story of Aleksei
This volume offers two of Druzhinin's essential works in their first English translations. Polinka Saks, his most essential short novel, is an... Les mer
The Dangerous Age
Elsie Lindtner is a woman at the "dangerous age" of forty-two in a society that values women only as marriageable items. After twenty-two... Les mer
From Text to Action
With his writings on phenomenology, psychoanalysis, Marxism, ideology, and religion, Paul Ricoeur has single-handedly redefined and revitalized the... Les mer
From the Ballroom to Hell
During the 1800s, dance and etiquette manuals provided ordinary men and women with the keys to becoming gentlemen and ladies--and thus advancing in... Les mer