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How Close Reading Made Us

Shows how the method of close reading traveled from the United States to Brazil and Israel, revealing its profound impact on global modernisms and reframing the lasting significance of New Criticism.

The Whirlpool That Produced China

Provides a philosophical, cultural, and historical answer to the question: Where did China come from?

Machado de Assis, Blackness, and the Americas

Examines the reception of Brazil’s most-canonized writer in the United States to shed light on questions of Blackness and hemispheric American experience.

The Overlooked Pillar

Elevates in systematic ways the importance of organizational thinking about sustainability and emphasizes the importance of cultural organizations in facilitating societal sustainability goals.

The Redskins

Cooper's 1846 novel about the Anti-Rent Wars in upstate New York, now available in a scholarly edition.

Relations and Roles in China's Internationalism

Creative exploration of how the encounter between Confucianism and western (neo)liberalism necessarily leads to the unlearning of both.

Popular Sovereignty in a Digital Age

Edited by Aaron Schneider
Subjects: Politics And Law

Looks at how digitalization has changed the way we produce and interact, and the implications for working classes and countries of the Global South.

Snapping Beans

Explores the role of the South in Black queer lesbian experiences of hurting and healing.

Leisure

Intellectual history of leisure and the use of that history to grapple with its potential future.

Affective Betrayal

Seeks to introduce an "affective turn" to the study of China's political modernization process.

Leo Strauss and the Recovery of "Natural Philosophizing"

Examines how Leo Strauss sought to recover the question of "nature," which he saw as inseparable from genuine philosophy since its inception in ancient Greece.

From Havana to Hollywood

Centers Cuban cinema to explore how films produced in Havana or Hollywood differently represent Black resistance to slavery.

Sounding Bodies

Shows how nineteenth-century discoveries in acoustical science shaped Victorian literary representations of gender, sexuality, and intimacy.

Theatres of Value

Explores the value of Shakespeare for theatrical businesspeople and audiences in nineteenth-century New York City.

A Lover of God

Collects and interprets the literary legacy of Nūrī, an early Sufi master known for his ecstatic behaviour, eccentric acts, and passionate poems of mystical love.

Those Who Act Ruin It

Presents an iconoclastic account of morality and moral discourse from the perspective of Daoist philosophy.

The Sāṃkhya System

Explores the Sāṃkhya system and the delicate relationship it articulates between witness consciousness (Puruṣa) and manifest realities (Prakṛti), providing a path to freedom through knowledge.

Religion of Love

A groundbreaking study of Farid al-Din ʿAṭṭār, one of Persian literature's greatest poets.

Education among Indigenous Palestinians in Israel

By Majid Al-Haj
Subjects: Education

An expansive, in-depth analysis of education among indigenous Palestinians in Israel over seven decades.

A Fanny Fern Reader

By Fanny Fern
Edited by Emily E. VanDette
Introduction by Emily E. VanDette
Subjects: Literature

The most complete collection of works by the nineteenth century's most famous and groundbreaking woman journalist.

Music's Making

A personal voyage of discovery drawing on musicology, literary theory, Jewish studies, and philosophical phenomenology.

Kant and the Feeling of Life

Collects together for the first time essays devoted to a detailed historical and systematic discussion of the topic of life in Kant's work.

The Philosophical Animal

Argues that humans are animals that philosophize about their condition by fictionalizing other animals.

Empire of Culture

Shows how Britain's trans-imperial engagements in the long nineteenth century have come to shape global cultural commodity flows today.

Transatlantic Bondage

A deeply researched, pathbreaking collection of original and newly translated essays on slavery in Spain, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.