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- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 35.00
This examination of the lives and poetic works of Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich and Gwendolyn Brooks focuses on the historical struggles between women writers and feminists. It traces the conflict that has taken place through the generations. more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00
The question of humanitarian intervention´s legality remains unanswered to date. This book offers a new approach to the legality issue by combining legal theory and international law. With humanitarian intervention, hard choices still have to be made by the international lawgiver. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Transparency has become a global concept of responsible government. This book argues that the transnational discourse of transparency promotes potentially contradictory policy ideas that can lead to unintended consequences. It critically examines whether or not increased transparency really leads to increased democratic accountability. more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 77.99
This provocative study of the lives and works of Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich, and Gwendolyn Brooks focuses on the historical struggles and differences among and within women writers and among feminists themselves. Erkkila explores the troubled relations women writers experienced with both masculine and feminine... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.08
As the first full treatment of Walt Whitman's French sources and his later impact on French writers, this book revises our image of the poet and challenges many critical assumptions. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The Weight of Images explores the ways in which media images can train their viewers? bodies. Proposing a shift away from an understanding of spectatorship as being constituted by acts of the mind, this book favours a theorization of relations between bodies and images as visceral, affective engagements that shape our body image - with close attention... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 24.00
In his 1859 ?Live Oak, with Moss,? Walt Whitman?s unpublished sheaf of twelve poems on manly passion, the poet dreams of a city where men who love men can live and love openly. The revised ?Live Oak, with Moss? poems became ?Calamus,? Whitman?s cluster of poems on ?adhesive? and manly love, comradeship, and democracy, in Leaves of Grass . Commemorating... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 25.01
This volume examines conceptions, ideas and habits connected with children in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, focusing on the "dark sides of childhood" in the pre-modern world. The authors investigate the long-term attitudes of people, as well as ruptures in habits and customs. The book is divided into three parts. "Unwanted" deals... more...