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: Bo Earle, “Post-Personal Romanticism: Democratic Terror, Prosthetic Poetics, and the Comedy of Modern Ethical Life” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Post-Personal Romanticism: Democratic Terror, Prosthetic Poetics, and the Comedy of Modern Ethical Life by Bo Earle offers a broad recasting of Romantic lyrics formal innovations in terms of Hegels historical ethics. These innovations attempt… 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: Eugenia Afinoguenova, “The Prado: Spanish Culture and Leisure, 1819-1939” (Penn State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The Prado takes an unconventional look at Spains most iconic art museum. Focusing on the Prado as a space of urban leisure, Eugenia Afinogunova highlights the political history of the museums relation to the… 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
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