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Wordsworth and the Enlightenment

Nature, Man, and Society in the Experimental Poetry

Alan Bewell

This book provides a new context for understanding Wordsworth's major poetry by examining the poet's response to Enlightenment attitudes toward nature and society. Alan Bewell argues that at the core of Wordsworth's poetry is...

September 10, 1989, Cloth, $66.00

The Design of Life

Renato Dulbecco

Nobel laureate Renato Dulbecco presents a fascinating overview of the current state of information about life processes, ranging from the characteristics and activities of DNA to sexuality, practical aspects of...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $60.00

Karl Kraus

Apocalyptic Satirist: Culture and Catastrophe in Habsburg Vienna

Edward Timms

A fascinating study of the life and work of Karl Kraus, the Austrian satirist whose critiques of the mass media, the military-industrial complex, and technology running out of control have earned him a following...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $48.00

The National Security Constitution

Sharing Power after the Iran-Contra Affair

Harold Koh

Was the Iran-Contra affair caused by executive lawlessness or legislative folly? Or did it result instead from structural defects in our national security decision-making system? In this important new book, Harold Koh argues...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $34.00

The Last Days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania

Chronicles from the Vilna Ghetto and the Camps, 1939-1944

Herman Kruk; Edited by Benjamin Harshav; Translated by Barbara Harshav

For five horrifying years in Vilna, the Vilna ghetto, and concentration camps in Estonia, Herman Kruk recorded his own experiences as well as the life and death of the Jewish community of the city symbolically called ...

September 10, 2002, Cloth, $105.00

The Count-Duke of Olivares

The Statesman in an Age of Decline

J. H. Elliott

A masterful biography of Don Gaspar de Guzmán, Count Duke of Olivares—righthand advisor to Spain’s Philip IV, archrival of Cardinal Richelieu, and a central figure in seventeenth-century Europe. Written by the eminent...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $63.00

American Silhouettes

Rhetorical Identities of the Founders

Albert Furtwangler

Franklin, John Adams, Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton, John Marshall—all are familiar yet curiously distant American heroes, blurred by the similarities of their background and culture. In this engrossing...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $20.00

On Reading Ruskin

Marcel Proust; Edited by Phillip J. Wolfe and William Burford

Early in his career, Marcel Proust, who greatly admired John Ruskin, published translations of two works by the English critic – La Bible d’Amiens (1900) and Sésame et les Lys (1906). He wrote a...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $26.00

Falasha Anthology

Wolf Leslau

The Falashas, who are the most isolated and most ancient Jewish community extant, have preserved their own religious writings through the centuries.  This book offers a cross section of their sacred literature,...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $27.00

Karaite Anthology

Excerpts from the Early Literature

Leon Nemoy

The Karaites, a small Jewish sect that arose twelve centuries ago and still exists today, was at one time the most outspoken and productive schismatic division in Judaism. The Karaites contributed much to the Jewish...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $41.00

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