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- Lehigh University Press 2015; US$ 84.99
Genesis B and the Comedic Imperative argues that the Old English (from Old Saxon) poem Genesis B does not present, as some scholars assert, an unorthodox view of the Fall of Adam and Eve but that the poem reflects the comedic "happy ending" that characterizes much medieval Christian literature: the eventual attainment of Heaven. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 34.99
Asian art and material artifacts are expressive of cultural realities and constitute a 'visible language' with messages that can be read, interpreted, and analyzed. These essays by scholars of Asian art, philosophy, anthropology, and religion focus on objects held in ASIANetwork schools. The collections are reflective of Asian societies, historical... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2010; US$ 89.99
The author draws a portrait of his teacher Bernhard Karlgren (1889-1978), whose research in a variety of fields laid the foundations of Modern Sinology. The work deals with Karlgren's childhood, school years, university studies at Uppsala and St. Petersburg, adventurous sojourn in China, studies in Paris, and academic career at Uppsala and Gothenburg... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 29.99
As a young Democratic lawyer, Franklin L. Kury defeated the senior Republican in the House, and the patronage machine that supported him, to go on to be a leader in the enactment of significant reform legislation on government and the environment. This book examines the author's reflections on the historical development of legislature, a comparison... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2012; US$ 69.99
Queer Retrosexuality: The Politics of Reparative Return analyzes the cultural, theoretical, and political value of thinking about retrospection in conjunction with queerness. It historically grounds and exemplifies the call for a more ?reparatively? informed queer theory in its contextualization of reparation through the return to the 1950s. The... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2012; US$ 74.99
This book is an interdisciplinary collection of essays examining Goethe?s Faust and its derivatives in European, North American, and South American cultural contexts. Topics include the authority of the word in Faust and Dr. Faustus , cultural memory of Herder, the Eternal-Feminine, Coleridge?s responses to Faust , Argentinean... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 129.99
This is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin?s theatres, music halls, pleasure gardens, and circus amphitheatres between Thomas Sheridan?s becoming the manager at Smock Alley Theatre in 1745 and the dissolution of the Crow Street Theatre in 1820. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 87.99
This edited collection, a tribute to eighteenth-century scholar Betty Rizzo, builds on her important work on epistolarity, print culture, and women?s relationships in life and literature. Treating topics ranging from Austen?s novels to the work of the current artist Sophie Calle, the book will appeal to students and scholars of eighteenth-century... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2014; US$ 69.99
This book is a detailed study of the history of the piano in Russian society from its beginnings with the European entrepreneurs who settled in St. Petersburg in 1810, through Russian-owned family firms. The themes in this book range from the role of women as patrons and performers, to the economic transformation that benefited Russian piano manufacturers.... more...