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The Failure of the Word

The Protagonist as Lawyer in Modern Fiction
Richard H. Weisberg

The cruel power of misdirected words, artfully structured but spiritually empty and bearing the stamp of law or legalistic reasoning, is a persistent theme in the modern novel.  Richard Weisberg, who has written...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $26.00

The Gospel of Gentility

American Women Missionaries in Turn-of-the-Century China
Jane Hunter

At the turn of the century, women represented over half of the American foreign mission force and had settled in “heathen” China to preach the lessons of Christian domesticity.  In this engrossing narrative, Jane Hunter uses...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $34.00

Islam and Revolution in the Middle East

Henry Munson

Why did an Islamic revolution occur only in Iran? Why have most Muslim fundamentalists elsewhere been incapable of mobilizing mass support? In this compellingly argued book, Henry Munson, Jr., addresses these...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $29.00

A Godless Jew

Freud, Atheism, and the Making of Psychoanalysis
Peter Gay

“Why did none of the devout create psychoanalysis?  Why did it have to wait for a completely godless Jew?” Freud once asked.  In this book, the eminent historian and Freud scholar Peter Gay enters the long-running controversy...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $17.00

Habermas and the Dialectic of Reason

David Ingram

In his magnum opus, Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns, the distinguished philosopher Jurgen Habermas presented his ideas as a whole, providing the first major defense of his philosophy. David Ingram here summarizes...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $25.00

The New Orpheus

Essays on Kurt Weill
Edited by Kim H. Kowalke

In this prizewinning book, leading musical, theatrical, and literary scholars here examine different aspects of the life and work of Kurt Weill, one of the most controversial composers of the twentieth century....

September 10, 1990, Paper, $37.00

Papers on Psychoanalysis

This volume brings together many of the important writings of Hans Loewald, one of the major theoreticians of psychoanalysis today. Among other subjects, Dr. Loewald discusses the nature of the internalization processes...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $42.00

Woman in the Crested Kimono

The Life of Shibue Io and Her Family Drawn from Mori Ogai's Shibue Chusai
Edwin McClellan

“The life of Shibue Io and her family, a kind of Japanese Buddenbrooks, may be unknown in the West, but her rich and engaging story marks the intersection of a remarkable woman with a fascinating time in history.”—Arthur...

October 11, 1998, Paper, $24.00

Origins of Sex

Three Billion Years of Genetic Recombination
Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan

A fascinating and detailed examination of the evolution—and occasional devolution—of sexuality in microorganisms and more complex forms of life. Margulis and Sagan trace sex from its inauspicious beginnings in...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $29.00

Art and Psyche

A Study in Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics
Ellen Handler Spitz

In this provocative, closely argued book, Ellen Handler Spitz explores three principal psychoanalytic approaches to art. The first considers the relations between an artist’s life and work; the second focuses on the work...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $24.00

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