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(Dis)embodying Myths in Ancien Régime Opera
Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Will appeal to all music, literature, and art lovers seeking to deepen their knowledge of an increasingly popular repertoire.



Age of Contradiction
American Thought and Culture in the 1960s
Howard Brick
In Age of Contradiction, Howard Brick provides a rich context for understanding historical events, cultural tensions, political figures, artistic works, and trends of intellectual life. His lucid and comprehensive book combines the best methods of historical analysis and assessment with fascinating subject matter to create a three-dimensional ...



Aliens in America
Conspiracy Cultures from Outerspace to Cyberspace
Jodi Dean
In a provocative analysis of public culture and popular concerns, Jodi Dean examines how serious UFO-logists and their pop-culture counterparts tap into fears, phobias, and conspiracy theories with a deep past and a vivid present in American society...



Am I a Snob?
Modernism and the Novel
Sean Latham
Is there a "great divide" between highbrow and mass cultures? Are modernist novels for, by, and about snobs? What might Lord Peter Wimsey, Mrs. Dalloway, and Stephen Dedalus have to say to one another? Sean Latham's appealingly written book "Am I a...



Amazing Dogs
A Cabinet of Canine Curiosities
Jan Bondeson
Bondeson tells the stories of some of the most extraordinary dogs in history.



The Ambiguous Allure of the West
Traces of the Colonial in Thailand
The Ambiguous Allure of the West examines the impact of Western imperialism on Thai cultural development from the 1850s to the present.



American Literature and the Culture Wars
Gregory S. Jay
Gregory S. Jay boldly challenges the future of American literary studies. Why pursue the study and teaching of a distinctly American literature? What is the appropriate purpose and scope of such pursuits? Is the notion of a traditional canon of great...



Austria as Theater and Ideology
The Meaning of the Salzburg Festival
Michael P. Steinberg
Austria's renowned Salzburg Festival has from the outset engaged issues of cultural identity in a country that has difficulty coming to terms with its twentieth-century history. That this is the case was especially apparent in 1999, when the Austrian...



Bach in Berlin
Nation and Culture in Mendelssohn's Revival of the "St. Matthew Passion"
Celia Applegate
In this book, Celia Applegate asks why the 1829 performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion crystallized the hitherto inchoate notion that music was central to Germans' collective identity.



Balkan Smoke
Tobacco and the Making of Modern Bulgaria
Mary C. Neuburger
In writing the life of tobacco in Bulgaria from the late Ottoman period through the years of Communist rule, Neuburger gives us much more than the cultural history of a commodity; she provides a fresh perspective on the genesis of modern Bulgaria itself.



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