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  • A Different Directionby John Ahart

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2010; US$ 7.50

    The living theatre is potentially the most affecting of all the arts. It not only explores who we are and where we are going, but how we are connected. As we are inundated with other versions of mass media, we have nearly forgotten how important that connection is. We cannot afford to lose the power of this art at this time in our history. more...

  • Useful Fictionsby Michael Austin

    University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” Joan Didion observed in The White Album. Why is this? Michael Austin asks, in Useful Fictions. Why, in particular, are human beings, whose very survival depends on obtaining true information, so drawn to fictional narratives? After all, virtually every human culture reveres some form of storytelling.... more...

  • Cinema, Theory, and Political Responsibility in Contemporary Cultureby Patrick McGee

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 44.00

    This 1997 book explores the political significance of aesthetic analysis in the context of film and cultural studies. more...

  • Post Cinematic Affectby Steven Shaviro

    John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99

    Post-Cinematic Affect is about what it feels like to live in the affluent West in the early 21st century. Specifically, it explores the structure of feeling that is emerging today in tandem with new digital technologies, together with economic globalization and the financialization of more and more human activities. The 20th century was the age of... more...

  • Rimbaud's Rainbowby Peter Bush; Kirsten Malmkjaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 149.00

    This selection of papers from the ITI?s landmark First International Colloquium on Literary Translation includes provocative perspectives on the teaching, research and status of literary education in universities. By way of introduction Peter Bush looks at strategies for raising the profile of the theory and practice of literary translation, its... more...

  • Reading Visual Poetryby Willard Bohn

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2010; US$ 34.99

    Reading Visual Poetry examines works created in Spain, Latin America, France, Italy, Brazil, and the United States. Besides explicating individual works, it investigates the dynamics involved in reading (and viewing) visual poetry. more...

  • The Place to Beby Roger Mudd

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 15.95

    Roger Mudd joined CBS in 1961, and as the congressional correspondent, became a star covering the historic Senate filibuster debate over the 1964 Civil Right Act. Mudd was one of half a dozen major figures in the stable of CBS News broadcasters at time when the network?s standing as a provider of news was at its peak. In The Place to Be , Mudd tells... more...

  • Wife in the Northby Judith O'Reilly

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 14.95

    Based on the popular blog: One wife, mother, and writer extraordinaire?s uproariously funny and heartwarming account of the joys and terrors of leaving the city for the country with a young family in tow. more...

  • Ethics and Politics of Translatingby Henri Meschonnic; Pier-Pascale Boulanger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    What if meaning were the last thing that mattered in language? In this essay, Henri Meschonnic explains what it means to translate the sense of language and how to do it. In a radical stand against a hermeneutical approach based on the dualistic view of the linguistic sign and against its separation into a meaningful signified and a meaningless signifier,... more...

  • Regional Best 2012by William Roetzheim

    Level 4 Press, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.95

    Second in the annual series of the best plays that have had a premier in a regional theater, but no NYC premier. more...