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Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries

Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries

Sarah Kay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436739
eISBN:
9780226436876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores the relations between humans and other animals as they appear to a reader of medieval bestiaries, given that almost all of them are realized as parchment books and that parchment, ... More

The Bond of the Furthest ApartEssays on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Bresson, and Kafka

The Bond of the Furthest Apart: Essays on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Bresson, and Kafka

Sharon Cameron

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226413907
eISBN:
9780226414232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226414232.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Robert Bresson’s cinematography the linkage of fragmented, heterogeneous images challenges our assumption that we know what things are, or the infinite ways persons, animals, and material objects ... More

Death Be Not ProudThe Art of Holy Attention

Death Be Not Proud: The Art of Holy Attention

David Marno

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226415970
eISBN:
9780226416021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416021.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The seventeenth-century French philosopher Nicolas Malebranche thought that philosophy could learn a valuable lesson from prayer, which teaches us how to attend, wait, and be open for what might ... More

Eclipse of ActionTragedy and Political Economy

Eclipse of Action: Tragedy and Political Economy

Richard Halpern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226433653
eISBN:
9780226433790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226433790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Eclipse of Action takes up the long-standing claim that tragic drama and modern society are somehow inimical. It proposes that tragedy does indeed face new, if not quite disabling, challenges in the ... More

The Legal EpicParadise Lost and the Early Modern Law

The Legal Epic: Paradise Lost and the Early Modern Law

Alison A. Chapman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226435138
eISBN:
9780226435275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435275.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The first sustained study of the poet John Milton’s considerable involvements with and knowledge of law, this book argues that Milton's great epic poem Paradise Lost sits at the apex of the early ... More

The Medieval Invention of Travel

The Medieval Invention of Travel

Shayne Aaron Legassie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226442563
eISBN:
9780226442730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226442730.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Over the course of the Middle Ages, the economies of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa became more closely integrated, fostering the international and intercontinental journeys of merchants, ... More

Tough EnoughArbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Deborah Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457772
eISBN:
9780226457949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457949.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book identifies Diane Arbus, Hannah Arendt, Joan Didion, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, and Simone Weil as a counter tradition of unsentimental writing and art that stands between the cultures of ... More

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