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  • Being Apartby LaRose T. Parris

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 24.50

    In Being Apart, LaRose Parris draws on traditional and radical Western theory to emphasize how nineteenth- and twentieth-century Africana thinkers explored the two principal existential themes of being and freedom prior to existentialism's rise to prominence in postwar European thought. Emphasizing diasporic connections among the works... more...

  • Site Readingby David J. Alworth

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.50

    Site Reading offers a new method of literary and cultural interpretation and a new theory of narrative setting by examining five sites?supermarkets, dumps, roads, ruins, and asylums?that have been crucial to American literature and visual art since the mid-twentieth century. Against the traditional understanding of setting as a static background... more...

  • Ignoranceby Andrew Bennett

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 82.99

    Andrew Bennett argues in this fascinating book that ignorance is part of the narrative and poetic force of literature and is an important aspect of its thematic focus: ignorance is what literary texts are about. He sees that the dominant conception of literature since the Romantic period involves an often unacknowledged engagement with the experience... more...

  • Quicklet on Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsigby Olimpia Lee

    Hyperink 2011; US$ 2.99

    Quicklets: Learn More. Read Less. Robert M. Pirsig is an American philosopher and author. His works include Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (1974) and Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991). After failing university for inattention to studies in his early 20s, Pirsig joined the Army and went to Korea, where he... more...

  • Quicklet On Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talkby The Hyperink Team

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 2.99

    ABOUT THE BOOK Before I read How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, my communication with my children left a lot to be desired. As a mother of two I have faced many of the frustrations that come with parent-child communication, from power struggles to tantrums. Faber and Mazlish's astounding text took my communication efforts... more...

  • Quicklet on Dante's Infernoby Larry Halzwarth

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Inferno is the first third of Dante Alighieri's epic poem The Divine Comedy, originally written in the Tuscan dialect of Italian. It was written in the early years of the 14th century. In a time when all serious literary works invariably were written in Latin, Dante deliberately chose his native language to present his epic, hence the word comedy... more...

  • Quicklet on Eric Weiner's The Geography of Blissby Lacey Kohlmoos

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 2.99

    Have you ever walked through a park on a sunny spring day when everyone looks like they're having a great time and thought, gee, I wish I were that happy? Have you ever perused Facebook and seen a group of friends beaming into the camera and wished that your life could be as good as theirs? Have you ever felt like your life would be so much better... more...

  • Quicklet on Erik Larson's The Devil in White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed Americaby Nayla Wren

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America is about the making of a great city and the development of two extraordinary, yet utterly disparate, men. The book is set in Chicago just before and during the 1983 Worlds Columbian Exposition (or the Worlds Fair as its more commonly known). Chicago is perched... more...

  • Quicklet on Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Armsby EmmaLee McCrickett

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 2.99

    "I'll make it to Europe some way in spite of this optic. I can't let a show like this go on without getting into it." According to Literary Ambulance Drivers Hemingway wrote these words to sister in reference to the eye problem that kept him from enlisting in the general military during World War I. He was determined to see the action through and... more...

  • Quicklet on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishmentby Sam Kim

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 2.99

    Crime and Punishment is widely held to be one of Dostoyevsky's greatest works, second only to the grandiosity of The Brothers Karamazov. Like the latter, our present masterpiece delves into the complex and, at times, paradoxical nature of man's existence and psychological makeup. The novel was originally published in 1866 in a dozen separate installments,... more...