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The Red Pencil

Convictions from Experience in Education

Theodore R. Sizer

A prominent educator draws on experiences from his life and illustrious career to offer an impassioned critique of American schools—and the current central government assertion of authority over what had long been a...

September 28, 2005, Paper, $16.00

Psychoanalysis

Toward the Second Century

Edited by Arnold Cooper, Ethel Person, and Otto Kernberg

Now facing its second century, the field of psychoanalysis is in a period of rapid development. In this book some of the most important figures in psychoanalysis today discuss how changes—especially in such areas as infant...

September 10, 1990, Cloth, $65.00

The Judaeo-Christian Tradition

Second Edition

J. H. Hexter

J.H. Hexter’s classic survey of the historical roots of Judaism and Christianity is now available with a new preface and updated bibliography. The book defines the main components, principal influences, and most...

September 10, 1995, Paper, $22.00

Dead Secrets

Wilkie Collins and the Female Gothic

Tamar Heller

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February 26, 1992, Cloth, $56.00

No Man's Land

The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, Volume 1: The War of the Words

Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar

The first book in a landmark three-volume work that brings feminist theory to bear on modern literature in English. Focusing on both male and female writers, Gilbert and Gubar here survey social, literary, and linguistic...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $34.00

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

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

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

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

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