Tough Enough

Author: Deborah Nelson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645794X
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This book focuses on six brilliant women who are often seen as particularly tough-minded: Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Diane Arbus, and Joan Didion.

Tough Enough

Author: Deborah Nelson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645780X
Size: 62.84 MB
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This book focuses on six brilliant women who are often seen as particularly tough-minded: Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Diane Arbus, and Joan Didion.

Tough Enough

Author: Deborah Nelson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226457772
Size: 69.36 MB
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This book focuses on six brilliant women who are often seen as particularly tough-minded: Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Diane Arbus, and Joan Didion.

Motherest

Author: Kristen Iskandrian
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455594458
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Marrying the sharp insights of Jenny Offill with the dark humor of Maria Semple, MOTHEREST is an inventive and moving coming-of-age novel that captures the pain of fractured family life, the heat of new love, and the particular magic of the ...

A Hero In His Time

Author: Arthur A. Cohen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226112527
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Chosen by his government to attend a conference in America and to coincidentally deliver a coded KGB message during a poetry reading, Russian Jewish poet Yuri Maximovich Isakovsky must resolve the opposing demands of conscience and survival

Of No Country I Know

Author: David Ferry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226244860
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Collects new writings as well as poems from the author's books "Strangers," "Dwelling Places," and "On the Way to the Island," and includes selections from his translations of Virgil, Horace, and the Babylonian epic "Gilgamesh"

The Dreamhouse

Author: Tom Sleigh
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226750491
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In The Dreamhouse, Tom Sleigh's poetry is a medium for both revelation and linguistic invention.

Cora Du Bois

Author: Susan C. Seymour
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803262957
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Du Bois studied with Franz Boas, a founder of American anthropology, and with some of his most eminent students: Ruth Benedict and Alfred Kroeber.

Decreation And The Ethical Bind

Author: Yoon Sook Cha
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823275256
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A close reading of Simone Weil's philosophical and literary writings examining themes of ethical obligation, dispossession and vulnerability in relation to the works of Emmanuel Levinas, Maurice Blanchot and Judith Butler.

Crossing Ocean Parkway

Author: Marianna De Marco Torgovnick
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022614836X
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This book is Torgovnick's unflinching account of crossing cultural boundaries in American life, of what it means to be an Italian American woman who became a scholar and literary critic.