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  • Walter Benjamin's The Work Of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction book cover

    Walter Benjamin's The Work Of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

    1st Edition

    By Rachele Dini

    The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction combats traditional art criticism’s treatment of artworks as fixed, unchanging mystical objects. For Walter Benjamin, the consequences of addressing a work of art in this manner have a wider resonance: closed off from any active visual or…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Mary Douglas's Purity and Danger: An analysis of the concepts of pollution and taboo book cover

    Mary Douglas's Purity and Danger

    An analysis of the concepts of pollution and taboo, 1st Edition

    By Padraig Belton

    Mary Douglas is an outstanding example of an evaluative thinker at work. In Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, she delves in great detail into existing arguments that portray traditional societies as “evolving” from “savage” beliefs in magic, to religion, to modern…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Amartya Sen's Inequality Re-Examined book cover

    Amartya Sen's Inequality Re-Examined

    1st Edition

    By Elise Klein

    Amartya Sen’s Inequality Re-Examined is a seminal text setting out a theory to evaluate social arrangements and inequality. By asking the question, ‘equality of what’?, Sen shows that (in)equality should be assessed as human freedom; for people to have the ability to pursue and achieve goals they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow book cover

    Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Allan

    Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman offers a general audience access to over six decades of insight and expertise from a Nobel Laureate in an accessible and interesting way. Kahneman’s work focuses largely on the problem of how we think, and warns of the dangers of trusting to intuition –…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase: A Study of the Last Poems book cover

    W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase

    A Study of the Last Poems, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Koch

    In this study, first published in 1951, the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poetry which reached and held to the ‘intensity’ which he had striven for all his life. Vivienne Koch explores the ways in which the great but troubled poems derive their energy from suffering, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Yeats, Folklore and Occultism: Contexts of the Early Work and Thought book cover

    Yeats, Folklore and Occultism

    Contexts of the Early Work and Thought, 1st Edition

    By Frank Kinahan

    This lively introduction to the poems of W. B. Yeats, first published in 1988, provides a series of intriguing new readings of his work in relation to his profound involvement with occultism and folklore. During Yeats’s formative years as an artist, two compelling movements were emerging: the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats: A Critical Introduction book cover

    W. B. Yeats

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Balachandra Rajan

    This chief aim of this title, first published in 1965, is to present a comprehensive picture of Yeats’s achievement and some of the means for an evaluation of that achievement. To this end both the poems and plays have been examined and some of Yeats’s critical ideas have been briefly discussed.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore: Their Correspondence 1901-1937 book cover

    W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore

    Their Correspondence 1901-1937, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ursula Bridge

    The letters in this book, first published in 1953, throw light on the literary scene at a time in which William Butler Yeats and Thomas Sturge Moore regularly corresponded. In the early days of their friendship Yeats and Sturge Moore often saw each other in London where they both played an active…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • W. B. Yeats: A Census of the Manuscripts book cover

    W. B. Yeats

    A Census of the Manuscripts, 1st Edition

    By Conrad A. Balliet, Christine Mawhinney

    This title, first published in 1990, is a census of the manuscripts of William Butler Yeats. The census includes not only his books, plays and poetry but also the whereabouts of many of Yeats’s letters and speeches, and will be of particular interest to students of literature. For further reading…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • The Unappeasable Shadow: Shelley's Influence on Yeats book cover

    The Unappeasable Shadow

    Shelley's Influence on Yeats, 1st Edition

    By Adele M. Dalsimer

    Yeats and his shadow are one of the most closely scrutinised pairs in contemporary literary history. The meaning and significance Yeats gave to the entity by which he was constantly pursued and with which he held frequent colloquy have been held under the critical microscope, and the shadow has…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

  • Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels book cover

    Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carolene Ayaka, Ian Hague

    Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide ranging survey of the ways in which comics have dealt with the diversity of creators and characters and the (lack of) visibility for characters who don’t conform to particular…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media: Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds book cover

    Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media

    Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mari Hatavara, Matti Hyvärinen, Maria Mäkelä, Frans Mäyrä

    Offering an interdisciplinary approach to narrative, this book investigates storyworlds and minds in narratives across media, from literature to digital games and reality TV, from online sadomasochism to oral history databases, and from horror to hallucinations. It addresses two core questions of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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