Author : Adrienne Rich
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2018-08-28
Total pages :352
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780393355147

A career-spanning selection of the lucid, courageous, and boldly political prose of National Book Award winner Adrienne Rich. Adrienne Rich was an award-winning poet, influential essayist, radical feminist, and major intellectual voice of her generation. Essential Essays gathers twenty-five of her most renowned essays into one volume, demonstrating the lasting brilliance of her voice, her prophetic vision, and her revolutionary views on social justice. Rich’s essays unite the political, personal, and poetical like no other. Essential Essays is edited and includes an introduction by leading feminist scholar, literary critic, and poet Sandra M. Gilbert. Emphasizing Rich’s lifelong intellectual engagement, the essays selected here range from the 1960s to 2008. The volume contains one of Rich’s earliest essays,“When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision,” which discusses the need for female self-definition, along with excerpts from her ambitious, ground-breaking Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution. As the New York Times wrote, Rich “brought the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse,” as evidenced in her 1980 essay, “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence.” Also among these insightful and forward-thinking works are: “Split at the Root: An Essay on Jewish Identity”; excerpts from What Is Found There, about the need to reexamine the literary canon; “Why I Refused the National Medal for the Arts”; “Poetry and the Forgotten Future”; and other writings that profoundly shaped second-wave feminism, each balanced by Rich’s signature blend of research, theory, and self-reflection.

Author : Eliezer Berkovits
Publisher : Shalem Press
Release :2002
Total pages :393
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9657052033

The essay "Faith after the Holocaust" (pp. 315-332) is an excerpt from his book "Faith after the Holocaust" (New York: Ktav, 1973).

Author : Stuart Hall
Publisher : Duke University Press
Release :2018-01-04
Total pages :424
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781478002413

From his arrival in Britain in the 1950s and involvement in the New Left, to founding the field of cultural studies and examining race and identity in the 1990s and early 2000s, Stuart Hall has been central to shaping many of the cultural and political debates of our time. Essential Essays—a landmark two-volume set—brings together Stuart Hall's most influential and foundational works. Spanning the whole of his career, these volumes reflect the breadth and depth of his intellectual and political projects while demonstrating their continued vitality and importance. Volume 1: Foundations of Cultural Studies focuses on the first half of Hall's career, when he wrestled with questions of culture, class, representation, and politics. This volume's stand-out essays include his field-defining “Cultural Studies and Its Theoretical Legacies"; the prescient “The Great Moving Right Show,” which first identified the emergent mode of authoritarian populism in British politics; and “Encoding and Decoding in the Television Discourse,” one of his most influential pieces of media criticism. As a whole, Volume 1 provides a panoramic view of Hall's fundamental contributions to cultural studies.

Author : Stuart Hall
Publisher : Duke University Press
Release :2018-01-04
Total pages :352
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781478002710

From his arrival in Britain in the 1950s and involvement in the New Left, to founding the field of cultural studies and examining race and identity in the 1990s and early 2000s, Stuart Hall has been central to shaping many of the cultural and political debates of our time. Essential Essays—a landmark two-volume set—brings together Stuart Hall's most influential and foundational works. Spanning the whole of his career, these volumes reflect the breadth and depth of his intellectual and political projects while demonstrating their continued vitality and importance. Volume 2: Identity and Diaspora draws from Hall's later essays, in which he investigated questions of colonialism, empire, and race. It opens with “Gramsci's Relevance for the Study of Race and Ethnicity,” which frames the volume and finds Hall rethinking received notions of racial essentialism. In addition to essays on multiculturalism and globalization, black popular culture, and Western modernity's racial underpinnings, Volume 2 contains three interviews with Hall, in which he reflects on his life to theorize his identity as a colonial and diasporic subject.

Author : Joshua Fields Millburn,Ryan Nicodemus
Publisher : Asymmetrical Press
Release :2015-05-01
Total pages :334
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781938793011

The best of The Minimalists. This book by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus collects the most relevant essays—some short, some long—from their popular website, TheMinimalists.com. This collection has been edited and organized to create an experience that's considerably different from reading individual selections online. From simple living, decluttering, and finances, to passion, health, and relationships, Essential is for anyone who desires a more intentional life.

Author : Christopher B. Zeichmann
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release :2019-11-04
Total pages :178
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781532656385

Though the Roman Empire has been a hot topic within New Testament studies in the twenty-first century, its military aspect has—strangely—been almost entirely neglected. This volume will fill that lacuna by reprinting pivotal, but difficult to access, essays on the topic from the past forty years. The book will help bring scholars up to speed on what Roman military experts have been saying on the matter and give a sense for key developments within the field over the last forty years. The contents of this book include a variety of pivotal essays, though most are difficult to find without access to a major research library.

Author : Clive James
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release :2013-04-01
Total pages :640
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780393346367

The noted critic offers a collection of his poetry, film, culture, and fiction criticism, including forty-nine essays on such figures as Judith Krantz, James Agee, D.H. Lawrence, and W.H. Auden.

Author : Stuart Hall
Publisher :
Release :2018-12-28
Total pages :768
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1478001992

Essential Essays--a landmark two volume set--brings together Stuart Hall's most influential and foundational works. Volume 1: Foundations of Cultural Studies focuses on the first half of Hall's career, when he wrestled with questions of culture, class, representation, and politics, while Volume 2: Identity and Diaspora draws from Hall's later essays, in which he investigated questions of colonialism, empire, and race.

Author : N.A
Publisher : Prestwick House Inc
Release :2008
Total pages :135
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781603890168

Author : Sidney Hook
Publisher :
Release :2002
Total pages :456
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UOM:39015055856242

Sidney Hook on Pragmatism, Democracy, and Freedom collects twenty-five of Hook's most incisive essays in political philosophy, written throughout his lengthy career. Clustered into five main sections, the essays discuss pragmatism and naturalism, Marx and Marxism, democratic theory, democratic practice, and the defense of a free society.