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Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany
Toward a Public Discourse on the Holocaust
Sonja Boos
In this an interdisciplinary study of a diverse set of public speeches given by major literary and cultural figures in the 1950s and 1960s, Sonja Boos demonstrates that these speakers both facilitated and subverted the construction of a public discourse about the Holocaust in postwar West Germany.



Jean-François Lyotard
Writings on Contemporary Art and Artists
Jean-François Lyotard



New Norse Studies
New Norse Studies features 13 original contributions on Norse mythology; skaldic poetics; the proverb, ballad, and exemplum; Biblical typology and saga narrative; psychological, postcolonial, and gender-studies approaches to medieval Icelandic literature.



Wordmongers
Manuscript Culture in the Age of Print and the Case of Nineteenth-Century Iceland
David Olafsson
Taking its title from Marshall William Fishwick's description of "wordmongers" as those whose principal vocation is “speaking and writing words,” this book is a study of manuscript and scribal culture in the age of print.



The Enigma of Egill
The Saga, the Viking Poet, and Snorri Sturluson
Torfi H. Tulinius
A careful analysis of Snorri Sturluson's life and times allows Torfi Tulinius to propose a context for a fuller perception of Egils saga as a great work of art.



"Who, What Am I?"
Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self
Irina Paperno
A deeply-informed account of Tolstoy's lifelong attempt to find adequate ways to represent the self, to probe its limits and, ultimately, to arrive at an identity not based on the bodily self and its accumulated life experience.



A Tremendous Thing
Friendship from the "Iliad" to the Internet
Gregory Jusdanis
Gregory Jusdanis explores the complex, sometimes contradictory nature of friendship, reclaiming its importance in both society and the humanities today.



The French Comics Theory Reader
A vital collection of key theoretical texts on comics, spanning a period from the 1960s to the 2010s, written in French and never before translated into English.



Icelandic Baroque
Poetic Art and Erudition in the Works of Hallgrimur Petursson
Margret Eggertsdottir
Icelandic Baroque seeks to approach the writings of Hallgrímur Pétursson (1614–1674), Iceland's leading devotional poet, from a new direction.



What Galileo Saw
Imagining the Scientific Revolution
Lawrence Lipking
Lawrence Lipking offers a new perspective on how to understand the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century, emphasizing the role that imagination played in the birth of modern science and modern ways of viewing the world.



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