Building on Jean-Luc Marion’s phenomenology of love this book takes up the “question of the Other” and argues that through the interpretive activities of the amorous imagination lovers come to experience one another as the Beloved.
Examines representations of religion in Mexican film from the Golden Age to the early twenty-first century.
Explores the full extent of Hegel’s interest in tragedy and comedy throughout his works and extends from more literary and dramatic issues to questions about the role these genres play in the history of society and religion.
Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.
Uses an innovative theoretical framework to comparatively explore the dynamics of state expansion and contraction in Syria (1976-2005), Morocco (since 1975), and Israel (since 1967).
Examines the relationship between Mughal political culture and the two dominant strains of Islam's Sufi traditions in South Asia: one centered around orthodoxy, the other focusing on a more accommodating and mystical spirituality.
Sheds light on emergent Latin America cinema that addresses the politics of environmental destruction, the unevenness of climate change consequences, and new ways of visualizing the world beyond the human.
The first academic explanation for how spectators use their imaginations as part of the experience and appreciation of popular fantasy filmmaking.
Offers a distinctive interpretation of The Godfather as a novel and film sequence.
A gender studies textbook that takes an anthropological approach.
Rock on Record shows students how to listen to and enjoy the rich repertory of rock records made between the 1950s and 1980s.
A complete introduction to musical theater from its roots in the eighteenth century through today, written by a master historian.
Revisits, reassesses, and reclaims the legacy of May '68 in light of our present cultural and historical emergency.
Demonstrates how transhistorical myths of masculinity are both perpetuated and challenged in recent Mexican cinema.