Category Archives: Gay & Lesbian Studies

Martin Heidegger (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

Since the publication of his mammoth work, Being and Time, Martin Heidegger has remained one of the most influential figures in contemporary thought, and is a key influence for modern literary and cultural theory. This guidebook provides an ideal entry-point … Continue reading

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Selected Poems of Rumi (Dover Thrift Editions)

Over 100 of Rumi’s finest lyrics, including “The Marriage of True Minds,” “The Children of Light,” “The Man Who Looked Back on His Way to Hell,” “The Ascending Soul,” “The Pear-Tree of Illusion,” “The Riddles of God,” and many more. … Continue reading

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The defeat of youth, and other poems

In this rare volume of poetry, Aldous Huxley is characteristically, uncompromisingly erudite; yet surprisingly forceful, passionate, and erotic.

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Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare

Providing a unique perspective on a fascinating aspect of early modern culture, this volume focuses on the role of food and diet as represented in the works of a range of European authors, including Shakespeare, from the late medieval period … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Summary | Robert M. Pirsig |

The novel, published in 1974, uses a long motorcycle trip to frame a prolonged exploration of the world of ideas, about life and how best to live it. It references perspectives from Western and Eastern Civilizations as it explores the … Continue reading

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Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-Lore: Chiefly Lancashire and the North of England, Their Affinity to Others in Widely-Distributed Localities, Their Eastern Origin and Mythical Significance

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Shmoop Bestsellers

Take your understanding of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling to a whole new level, anywhere you go: on a plane, on a mountain, in a canoe, under a tree. Or grab a flashlight and read Shmoop … Continue reading

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The Etiquette of Freedom: Gary Snyder, Jim Harrison, and The Practice of the Wild

Gary Snyder joined his old friend, novelist Jim Harrison, to discuss their loves and lives and what has become of them throughout the years. Set amidst the natural beauty of the Santa Lucia Mountains, their conversations?harnessing their ideas of all … Continue reading

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The Picture of Dorian Gray: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The acclaimed Couture Classics with cover designs by Ruben Toledo have become collector’s items in the worlds of literature, fashion, design, and popular culture. Now, Toledo’s signature style graces the covers of three new Deluxe Editions of gothic literature greats-Jane … Continue reading

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The Illuminatus! Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid, The Golden Apple, Leviathan

Filled with sex and violence–in and out of time and space–the three books of The Illuminatus are only partly works of the imagination. They tackle all the coverups of our time–from who really shot the Kennedys to why there’s a … Continue reading

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