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  • Transatlantic Spiritualism and Nineteenth-Century American Literatureby B. Bennett

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2007; US$ 103.06

    This book asks about the cultural and political meanings of spiritualism in the Nineteenth century United States. In order to re-assess both transatlantic spiritualism and the culture in which it emerged, Bennet locates spiritualism within a highly technologized transatlantic capitalist culture. more...

  • The Defective Art of Poetryby B. Bennett

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2014; US$ 82.44

    Treating the work of Sappho, Goethe, Blake, Hölderlin, Verlaine, George, Mörike, and Yeats in detail, Bennett makes the provocative argument that the nature of lyric poetry in the West has an element of defectiveness. This study delves into the irresolvable conflict between a poem's guise as quasi-architectural stasis and quasi-musical kinesis. more...

  • Formal Ontology in Information Systemsby B. Bennett; C. Fellbaum

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 175.00

    Researchers in areas such as artificial intelligence, formal and computational linguistics, biomedical informatics, conceptual modeling, knowledge engineering and information retrieval have come to realise that a solid foundation for their research calls for serious work in ontology, understood as a general theory of the types of entities and relations... more...

  • Time and Intimacyby Joel B. Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 61.95

    There is a mysterious connection between our experiences of intimacy--of love, the longing to feel connected, and sexual embrace--and the human sense of time--eternity, impermanence, and rhythm. In this critical analysis of the time-intimacy equation, Bennett shows how the scientific study of personal relationships can address this mystery. As a study... more...

  • Religion and the Rise of Jim Crow in New Orleansby James B. Bennett

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 22.70

    Religion and the Rise of Jim Crow in New Orleans examines a difficult chapter in American religious history: the story of race prejudice in American Christianity. Focusing on the largest city in the late-nineteenth-century South, it explores the relationship between churches--black and white, Protestant and Catholic--and the emergence of the Jim... more...

  • Science and Empireby B. Bennett; J. Hodge

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 108.21

    Offering one of the first analyses of how networks of science interacted within the British Empire during the past two centuries, this volume shows how the rise of formalized state networks of science in the mid nineteenth-century led to a constant tension between administrators and scientists. more...

  • Eugene O’Neill’s One-Act Playsby M. Bennett; B. Carson

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 27.82

    Eugene O'Neill, Nobel Laureate in Literature and Pulitzer Prize winner, is widely known for his full length plays. However, his one-act plays are the foundation of his work - both thematically and stylistically, they telescope his later plays. This collection aims to fill the gap by examining these texts, during what can be considered O'Neill's formative... more...

  • Mediated Youth Culturesby A. Bennett; B. Robards

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 82.44

    This book brings together thirteen timely essays from across the globe that consider a range of 'mediated youth cultures', covering topics such as the phenomenon of dance imitations on YouTube, the circulation of zines online, the resurgence of roller derby on the social web, drinking cultures, Israeli blogs, Korean pop music, and more. more...

  • Radical Christian Voices and Practiceby Zoë Bennett; David B. Gowler

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 124.99

    Sixteen new essays by a team of leading international scholars on the theme of the Bible and its reception and appropriation in the context of radical practices, and an exposition of the imaginative possibilities of radical engagement with the Bible in inclusive social contexts. more...

  • Insights into the Reach to Grasp Movementby K. M. B. Bennett; U. Castiello

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    This volume presents a variety of studies relating to the reach to grasp movement and provides a necessary and valuable contribution to the field of motor control. The professions covered in this book range from those interested in the basic sciences to those more interested in practical application. Neurophysiologists and biomechanists join with therapists... more...