BOOKS RECEIVED: Owen S. Ireland, “Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley At the time of her death in 1780, British-born Esther DeBerdt Reeda name few know todaywas one of the most politically important women in Revolutionary America. Her treatise The Sentiments of an American Woman… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jessica Hooten Wilson, “Walker Percy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and the Search for Influence” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Although Walker Percy named many influences on his work and critics have zeroed in on Kierkegaard in particular, no one has considered his intentional influence: the nineteenth-century Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky. In a study… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Stephen M. Maurer, ed., “On the Shoulders of Giants: Colleagues Remember Suzanne Scotchmer’s Contributions to Economics” Cambridge UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley This book presents eleven classic papers by the late Professor Suzanne Scotchmer with introductions by leading economists and legal scholars. This book introduces Scotchmer’s life and work; analyses her pioneering contributions to the economics… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Chris Mays, Nathaniel A. Rivers and Kellie Sharp-Hoskins, eds., “Kenneth Burke + The Posthuman” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley While rhetoric as a discipline is firmly planted in humanism and anthropology, posthumanism seeks to leave the human behind. This highly original examination of Kenneth Burkes thought grapples with these ostensibly contradictory concepts as… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Russell Frank, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In the mid-nineties, Russell Frank left a peaceful life in rural California to raise three kids in a town saturated with fraternities, late-night undergrad fast food haunts, and rowdy football crowds. Among the… Read More
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