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The Jester and the Sage: Twain and Nietzsche
(University of California Press, 2005)
Though Mark Twain and Friedrich Nietzsche were aware of each other, they never met and there is no evidence of influence in either direction. Yet the similarities in their thought are strikingly numerous and close. They ...
Narratives of emergence: Jean Paul on the inner life
(University of Toronto Press, 2009)
Aristocracy and modernism: signs of aristocracy in Marcel Proust's-À la Recherche du temps perdu
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005)
Developing a humanities core curriculum program in Turkey
(Modern Language Association, 2000)
Sanctifying the robe: punitive violence and the English press, 1650-1700
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)
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The history of the history of the salon
(University of Nebraska Press, 2007)
The article traces the development of an historical and ideological understanding of the French salon in the nineteenth century, especially during the July Monarchy and the Second Empire. The salon, while continuing to be ...
The two cultures and the crisis in the humanities
(Forum on Public Policy, 2007)
The debate over the crisis in the humanities has focused on several disparate problems but failed to illuminate their underlying ground. To understand the crisis we have to understand the genealogy of the university and ...
Comparative spaces and seeing seduction and horror in bataille
(Purdue University Press, 2000)
In his article, "Comparative Spaces and Seeing Seduction and Horror in Bataille," Benton Jay Komins explores Bataille's preoccupation with "seeing": The eye holds a preeminently ambiguous position in Georges Bataille's ...
Proust and cinema, or Luchino Visconti's search
(Post Script, Inc., 2004)
Discusses the film adaptation of Marcel Proust's novel "Ã€ la recherche du temps perdu". Brief history and overview of the novel; Luchino Visconti's Proust project; Cast for the film; Modes of adaptation; Role of aristocracy ...