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Figures of Space: Subject, Body, Place
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Figures of Space: Subject, Body, Place

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Literary Nonfiction. FIGURES OF SPACE explores the implications of Freud's assertion that the "psyche is extended," and gives a novel approach to the understanding of the subject's relation to the world. In Mieli's words, the subjective landscape is...

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On the Fringe of the Neoavantgarde /  Ai confini della Neoavanguardia, Palermo 1963 - Los Angeles 2013
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On the Fringe of the Neoavantgarde / Ai confini della Neoavanguardia, Palermo 1963 - Los Angeles 2013

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Literary Nonfiction. Essays in English and Italian, on the fiftieth anniversary since the foundation of Gruppo 63."On October 17th 2013, a group of young scholars and writers gathered in Los Angeles to commemorate another meeting (a much more fatefu...

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Truth and Knowledge in the Clinic: Working with Freud and Lacan

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Truth and Knowledge in the Clinic: Working with Freud and Lacan

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Literary Nonfiction. Translated by Mary McLoughlin. "Freud was a psychoanalyst and not a case writer, the difference being that the psychoanalyst seeks to transmit not only truth but also knowledge. His aim is scientific. Following Hegel, Lacan esta...

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Savage Words: Invectives as a Literary Genre
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Savage Words: Invectives as a Literary Genre

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Literary Nonfiction. The meaning these texts are intended to convey is rather monotonous; they all say, in one form or another, "I don't like you." Hence, the whole point of producing them is to communicate this age-old message in new and unpreceden...

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Eating the Book
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Eating the Book

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Literary Nonfiction. Jewish Studies. EATING THE BOOK revolves around the Freudian notion of the primitive father, cannibalistically devoured by his children. Wittingly reminding his readers that Freud is in the know even when he makes "mistakes," Ha...

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Like Doves Summoned by Desire
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Like Doves Summoned by Desire

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Literary Nonfiction. Film Studies. Discusses Dante's new life in 20th century literature and cinema, and includes essays in memory of Amilcare. "The Comedy's uncanny ability to generate meaning derives not so much from its formal, hierarchical alleg...

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The Girl Carla and Other Poems
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The Girl Carla and Other Poems

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Poetry. Bilingual Edition. Edited, Translated, and with an Introduction by Patrick Rumble. Among the poems that result from Pagliarani's "words of iron" is THE GIRL CARLA, a narrative poem whose protagonist is a seventeen-year-old aspiring secretary...

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THE MISSING
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THE MISSING

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Poetry. Translated from the Italian with an Introduction by Gianpiero W. Doebler. First published in 1976, Il disperso (THE MISSING) was the initial collection by the Milanese poet Maurizio Cucchi. Part of the first generation of writers born after ...

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Freud and the Invention of Jewishness
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Freud and the Invention of Jewishness

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Literary Nonfiction. Translated from the Portuguese by Paulo Henriques Britto. The question of Freud's relation to his Jewish heritage has become one of perennial fascination, attracting philosophers, psychoanalysts, and students of Judaism. However...

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WE, THE DIVIDED: ETHOS, POLITICS AND CULTURE IN POST-WAR ITALY, 1943-2006
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WE, THE DIVIDED: ETHOS, POLITICS AND CULTURE IN POST-WAR ITALY, 1943-2006

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Cultural Writing. Political Science. Translated from the Italian by Jeremy Parzen Aaron Thomas. In this history of Italian culture and philosophy from the founding of the Italian Republic to the present day, philosopher Remo Bodei examines Italian s...

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Water & Power
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Water & Power

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Poetry. WATER & POWER was the original title of the film Chinatown, referring to the utility department that caused so much devastation to the Owens River: a fitting title for Standard Schaefer's second book and its many thematic overlaps with the f...

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The Day Sam Goldwyn Stepped off the Train
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The Day Sam Goldwyn Stepped off the Train

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Poetry. Compelling work from an LA writer who was an actor, a restaurant manager, a housepainter, a student and a philosopher. According to friend and editor, Paul Vangelisti, Robert Crosson "sought to find a language to think in, a language passion...

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