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Haunting Encounters
The Ethics of Reading across Boundaries of Difference
Joanne Lipson Freed
Acts of cross-cultural reading have ethical consequences. In Haunting Encounters, Joanne Lipson Freed traces the narrative strategies through which certain works of fiction forge connections with their readers across boundaries of difference. Freed...



Heidegger
Thought and Historicity
Christopher Fynsk



Hiding from History
Politics and Public Imagination
Meili Steele
In Hiding from History, Meili Steele challenges an assumption at the heart of current debates in political, literary, historical, and cultural theory: that it is impossible to reason through history. Steele believes that two influential schools of...



History and Its Limits
Human, Animal, Violence
Dominick LaCapra
Dominick LaCapra's History and Its Limits articulates the relations among intellectual history, cultural history, and critical theory, examining the recent rise of "Practice Theory" and probing the limitations of prevalent forms of humanism.



History Is a Contemporary Literature
Manifesto for the Social Sciences
Ivan Jablonka



History, Literature, Critical Theory
Dominick LaCapra
In this book, Dominick LaCapra continues his exploration of the complex relations between history and literature, considering history as both process and representation.



History, Politics, and the Novel
Dominick LaCapra
"The quality of this work is so high that it will challenge and reward even readers whose critical presuppositions diverge from those which LaCapra represents so provocatively."—Richard Terdiman, University of California, Santa Cruz "LaCapra here...



How Our Lives Become Stories
Making Selves
Paul John Eakin
Informed by literary, scientific, and experiential concerns, Eakins enhances our knowledge of the complex forces that shape identity, and confronts the equally complex problems that arise when we write about who we think we are.



Humanistica Lovaniensia
Journal of Neo-Latin Studies. Volume LXIV–2015



If God Meant to Interfere
American Literature and the Rise of the Christian Right
Christopher Douglas
In If God Meant to Interfere, Christopher Douglas shows that American writers struggled to understand and respond to the new social and political force of the Christian Right.



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