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Modernist Commitments

Pub Date : 2012-01-17 | Author : Jessica Berman | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231520393
ISBN 13 : 0231520395

Modernism has long been characterized as more concerned with aesthetics than politics, but Jessica Berman argues that modernist narrative bridges the gap between ethics and politic..


Meshes Of The Afternoon

Pub Date : 2011-09-12 | Author : John David Rhodes | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781844575701
ISBN 13 : 1844575705

Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) is the most important film in the history of American avant-garde cinema and one of the most significant and influential films in the whole of fil..


The Making Of Buddhist Modernism

Pub Date : 2008-11-14 | Author : David L. McMahan | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199884780
ISBN 13 : 0199884781

A great deal of Buddhist literature and scholarly writing about Buddhism of the past 150 years reflects, and indeed constructs, a historically unique modern Buddhism, even while pu..


Tense Future

Pub Date : 2015-03-02 | Author : Paul K. Saint-Amour | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190266295
ISBN 13 : 0190266295

We know that trauma can leave syndromes in its wake. But can the anticipation of violence be a form of violence as well? Tense Future argues that it can-that twentieth-century war ..


Killing The Moonlight

Pub Date : 2014-08-19 | Author : Jennifer Scappettone | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231537742
ISBN 13 : 0231537743

As a city that seems to float between Europe and Asia, removed by a lagoon from the tempos of terra firma, Venice has long seduced the Western imagination. Since the 1797 fall of t..


Sound Commitments

Pub Date : 2009-02-19 | Author : Robert Adlington | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199714363
ISBN 13 : 9780199714360

The role of popular music is widely recognized in giving voice to radical political views, the plight of the oppressed, and the desire for social change. Avant-garde music, by cont..


Mixing Methods In Psychology

Pub Date : 2004-08-02 | Author : Zazie Todd | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 9781134663842
ISBN 13 : 1134663846

Can qualitative and quantitative methods be combined effectively in psychology? What are the practical and theoretical issues involved? Should different criteria be used to judge q..