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The Idea of the Sciences in the French Enlightenment: A Reinterpretation
Author: Gregory Matthew Adkins
This book traces the development of the idea that the sciences were morally enlightening through an intellectual history of the secrétaires perpétuels of the French Royal Academy of Sciences and their associates from the mid-seventeenth century to the end of the eighteenth century. Academy secretaries such as Fontenelle and Condorcet were critical to the emergence of a central feature of the narrative of Enlightenment in that they encouraged the notion that the "philosophical spirit" of the Scientific Revolution, already present among the educated classes, should guide the necessary reformation of society and government according to the ideals of scientific reasoning.
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ISBN: 978-1611494747 $70.00 (hardback)/E-Book Available

Idle Pursuits: Literature and Oisiveté in the French Renaissance
Author: Virginia Krause
Idle Pursuits examines transformations of leisure in the literature and culture of early modern France. It traces a trajectory beginning with the initial detachment of the "idle condition" from religious contemplation in the thirteenth century, to the birth of the modern contemplative at the end of the Renaissance.
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ISBN: 978-1611492361 $70.00

Imagery and Ideology: Fiction and Painting in Nineteenth-Century France
Author: William J. Berg
By juxtaposing the works of ten major writers and ten painters of comparable stature, Berg explores the various modalities and layers of meaning in nineteenth-century French art, both verbal and visual, and proposes ways of reading the ambivalent artifacts of "modernity."
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ISBN: 978-1611493313 $80.00

Images of Matter: Essays on British Literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Editor: Yvonne Bruce
In Images of Matter, a collection of essays first presented at the Eighth Citadel Conference on Literature, the contributors address the complex relationship between words and images.
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ISBN: 978-1611492668 $80.00

Images of Robin Hood: Medieval to Modern
Editors: Lois Potter and Joshua Calhoun
This collection explores the rich literary and visual origins and afterlives of the popular legend. It examines Robin's portrayal as outlaw hero and the significance of his traditional setting in the "merry greenwood," both in England and in the Brandywine Valley that became the Sherwood Forest of illustrators Howard Pyle and N.C. Wyeth. Complemented by thirty black-and-white illustrations and six color plates, the varied essays in this collection should deepen and enrich the study of a figure of seemingly endless variety.
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ISBN: 978-1611490756 $80.00

Imagining Architects: Creativity in the Religious Monuments of India
Author: Ajay J. Sinha
Imagining Architects analyzes a series of unusual formal experiments in a group of eleventh-century stone temples built in the Karnataka region of southern India, demonstrating a self-conscious modernity of architects who searched for a new architectural principle in their design. Reinforced by contemporary inscriptions, the eight chapters of this book interweave analytical text and vivid illustrations, offering a close, history-sensitive reading of the moment of deliberate change as the eleventh-century makers themselves might have perceived it. Illustrated.
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ISBN: 978-1611491869 $70.00

Imagining Fascism: The Cultural Politics of the French Young Right, 1930-1945
Author: Paul Mazgaj
The role and influence of intellectuals is one of the flashpoints in the recurring debate on the nature and dimensions of French fascism. At the forefront of this debate is a group of emerging writers, collectively known as the "Young Right." Paul Mazgaj's study of the Young Right provides fresh perspectives.
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ISBN: 978-1611492958 $90.00

Imagining Selves: Essays in Honor of Patricia Meyer Spacks
Editors: Rivka Swenson and Elise Lauterbach
The thirteen essays in Imagining Selves survey diverse cultural artifacts that include memoirs, histories, plays, poems, courtesy manuals, children's tales, novels, paintings, and even resin from the early seventeenth century to the threshold of the twenty-first. These essays explore relationships between character, context, and text, and engage genres from realism to magic realism, and geographies from England, America, Afghanistan, and Spain.
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ISBN: 978-1611493412 $90.00

Implication, Readers' Resources, and Thomas Gray's Pindaric Odes
Author: Frederick M. Keener
Implication, Readers' Resources, and Thomas Gray's Pindaric Odes presents an account of "the Poets’ Secret," the quite belated, historically recent, discovery by scholars and critics of something many poets have recognized and employed for ages: the sense expressed by allusively parallel parts within a text–sense thus expressed intratextually rather than only intertextually.
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ISBN: 978-1611494143 $80.00 (hardback)/$39.99 (paperback)/E-Book Available

In Iberia and Beyond: Hispanic Jews Between Cultures. Proceedings of a Symposium to Mark the Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Expulsion of Spanish Jewry
Editor: Bernard Dov Cooperman
Topics discussed in this book include government policy toward Jews and conversos, the image and self-image of Jews and conversos in relation to the surrounding society, the dynamics of Jewish poetics and philosophy on the Iberian Peninsula, and the role of women in the transmission of converso identity from generation to generation.
Series: Center for Renaissance & Baroque Studies
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ISBN: 978-1611491746 $95.00

In Sickness and in Health: Disease as Metaphor in Art and Popular Wisdom
Editor: Laurinda S. Dixon
The essays in this collection offer an expansive view of how medical concerns have shaped and continue to shape our lives and destinies through the subtle communicative power of the visual arts and their interpretation in historical context. Each author demonstrates how works of art and the imagery of popular culture both reflect and reinforce the power of medical beliefs to define and to limit human behavior, and how art and medicine work together to communicate social directives in support of a perceived common good.
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ISBN: 978-1611492477 $75.00

In the Frame: Women's Ekphrastic Poetry from Marianne Moore to Susan Wheeler
Editors: Jane Hedley, Nick Halpern, and Willard Spiegelman
The subject of In the Frame is poetic ekphrasis: poems whose starting point or source of inspiration is a work of visual art. The authors have a twofold purpose: calling attention to the contribution women poets have made to this important genre of poetic writing and re-thinking ekphrastic poetry's motives and purposes.
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ISBN: 978-1611491098 $85.00

"In the Open": Jewish Women Writers and British Culture
Edited by Claire M. Tylee
This collection consists of essays of writing by Jewish women in Britain, contributed by twelve scholars from the fields of contemporary British literature and Jewish Studies. Between them they cover a range of topics: popular fiction (including romances and lesbian fiction); the "Woman's Novel"; multicultural literature; and post-Holocaust writing.
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ISBN: 978-1611492859 $80.00

India's Shakespeare: Translation, Interpretation, and Performance
Editors: Poonam Trivedi and Dennis Bartholomeusz
This is a collection on the diverse aspects of the interaction between Shakespeare and India, a process embedded in the contradictions of colonialism. The essays deal with how the plays were taught, translated, and adapted, as well as the literary, social, and political implications of this absorption into the cultural fabric of India.
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Series: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
ISBN: 978-1611492613 $85.00

The Infanticidal Logic of Evolution and Culture
Author: A. Samuel Kimball
This book argues that, because existence costs (the two words are cognates), any living thing must economize-shift more of its energy costs onto the world, including other living things, than its competitors are able to; that to economize is therefore to engage in exchanges that are sacrificial at their core; and that such economization is infanticidal in its ultimate implications.
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ISBN: 978-1611492989 $90.00

The Inlander: Life and Work of Charles Burchfield, 1893-1967
Author: John I. H. Baur
Examines Burchfield's art as the culmination of a vein of pantheism that stretches from Emerson, Thoreau, and the Hudson River school to Burchfield's last great watercolors of the 1960s. The author draws on Burchfield's journal and letters to trace the artist's development. (American Art Series) Illustrated.
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ISBN: 978-0845347348 $80.00

Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment
Author: Sarah Eron
Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment reconsiders theories of apostrophe and poetic authority to argue that the Augustan age created a new form of inspiration, one that not only changed the relationship of literary production to authority in the modern period but that also crucially contributes to defining the movement of secularization in literature from the Renaissance to Romanticism.
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ISBN: 978-1611495003 $85.00 (hardback)/E-Book Available

Integrating Delaware: The Reddings of Wilmington
Author: Annette Woolard-Provine
This book tells the story of Delaware's most nationally influential African-American family and reflects the story of the American black middle class in the twentieth century. The Reddings took the lead in integrating Delaware, and played a hand on the national stage, as well.
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Series: Cultural Studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore
ISBN: 978-1611492118 $80.00

Into Print: The Production of Female Authorship in Early Modern France
Author: Leah L. Chang
This book examines the role that book production played in shaping notions of female authorship in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century France.
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ISBN: 978-1611491135 $80.00

Invasion and Insurrection: Security, Defense, and War in the Delaware Valley, 1621-1815
Author: Jeffrey M. Dorwart
This book seeks to discover when, why, and how Delaware Valley communities, between 1621, when the Dutch West India Company issued instructions for the security and defense of the Delaware River until 1815, as the region abandoned its Committee of Defense of the Delaware at the end of the War of 1812, first used military force to repel invasion in times of war and suppress insurrection in peacetime. It traces how these mid-Atlantic communities confronted constant threats from real or imagined enemies, invasion and insurrection from earliest seventeenth-century settlement and articulated ideas and built institutions for security, defense, and war.
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Series: Cultural Studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore
ISBN: 978-1611491005 $75.00

InVerse 2007: Italian Poets in Translation
Editors: Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi
The InVerse anthology is the outcome of a project that began as a reading of Italian poets at John Cabot University in Rome in the spring of 2005. At the root of the project was the desire to introduce English-speaking audiences and readers to contemporary Italian poetry, since many interesting authors are as yet quite unknown internationally. Every spring the editors invite the poets themselves to read their texts in Italian, while the audience reads the Italian translations. This anthology collects, with facing translations, all the poems read during the two evenings of InVerse 2007.
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Series: John Cabot University Press
ISBN: 978-0874130423 $31.50 (paperback)

InVerse 2008-2009: Italian Poets in Translation
Editors: Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi
InVerse has filled a need in Rome for a forum in which to hear and discuss poetry, and the brilliant idea of offering Italian poetry in translation made the project an instant success and already a must date on the calendar of Italian poets. In hosting InVerse, John Cabot University is true to its deepest mission and commitment: to bring together Anglo-American and Italian cultures.
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Series: John Cabot University Press
ISBN: 978-1611493597 $34.99 (paperback)

InVerse 2012: Italian Poets in Translation
Editors: Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo and Rosa Filardi
Poetry by Sebastiano Aglieco, Annelisa Alleva, Elisa Biagini, Elisa Davoglio, Alessandro De Francesco, Sonia Gentili, Giuliano Mesa, Luigi Nacci, Elio Pecora, Maria Luisa Spaziani, Andrea Zanzotto and Federico Zuliani.
Series: John Cabot University Press
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Series: John Cabot University Press
ISBN: 978-1611493962 $24.95 (paperback)

Ireland and Transatlantic Poetics: Essays in Honor of Denis Donoghue
Editors: Brian G. Caraher and Robert Mahony
"Transatlantic poetics" is the principal theme and the constructive burden of these essays. This collection foregrounds modern Dublin, its writers, its universities, its literary journals, its teachers, and critics of English Studies, as well as the contested critical construction of regional and international poetics and cultural politics that emerges from the often tense interaction of local and global literary practices and critical desires.
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ISBN: 978-1611493122 $75.00

The Irish Fairy Tale: A Narrative Tradition from the Middle Ages to Yeats and Stephens
Author: Vito Carrassi
Translator: Kevin Wren
Beginning with a critical reappraisal of the notion of "fairy tale" and extending it to include categories and genres which are in common usage in folklore and in literary studies, this book throws light on the general processes involved in storytelling. It illuminates the fundamental ways in which a culture is formed, while highlighting important features of the Irish narrative tradition, in all its wealth and variety and in its connections with the mythical and historical events of Ireland.
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Series: John Cabot University Press
ISBN: 978-1611493801 $32.99 (paperback)/E-Book Available

The Irony of Identity: Self and Imagination in the Drama of Christopher Marlowe
Author: Ian McAdam
This study recognizes Marlowe's psychological instability or uncertainty, analyzed as a version of preoedipal narcissistic pathology. McAdam illustrates how two fundamental points of destabilization in Marlowe's life and work-his subversive treatment of Christian belief and his ambivalence toward his homosexuality-clarify the plays' interest in the struggle for self-authorization.
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Roma Gill Award, Second Place, Marlowe Society of America
ISBN: 978-0874136654 $80.00

Island of Daemons: The Lough Derg Pilgrimage and the Poets Patrick Kavanagh, Denis Devlin, and Seamus Heaney
Author: Terence Dewsnap
This work compiles the history of the Donegal pilgrimage as presented in historical texts, guidebooks, popular writing, devotional treatises, and newspaper and journal accounts. This materialwith its cultural, political, as well as religious associationsprovides background for these poets' Lough Derg poems, which relate their own pilgrimage experiences.
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ISBN: 978-1611490893 $70.00

Italian Studies in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
Editors: Michele Marrapodi and Giorgio Melchiori
These essays present some significant Italian contributions to Shakespeare studies. Expressly translated and revised for this occasion, they are representative of approaches to Shakespeare and his contemporaries in Italy and they convey a sense of the vitality and extreme variety of critical and scholarly attitudes in this field. A historical introduction by Michele Marrapodi with a postscript by Giorgio Melchiori, and a detailed bibliography, complete the volume.
Series: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
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ISBN: 978-0874136661 $85.00

The Italian World of English Renaissance Drama: Cultural Exchange and Intertextuality
Editor: Michele Marrapodi
This collection explores the Italian matrix of English Renaissance drama through new, challenging aspects of influence and rewarding investigations into classical and Italian theatergrams. The scope of the volume ranges from early Elizabethan to late Jacobean drama, relating at various stages such authors as Gascoigne, Kyd, and Marlowe to Boccaccio, Ariosto, and Castiglione. The essays throw fresh light on the study of Classical and Italian intertexts, and break new ground in the Italian world of the English Renaissance.
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ISBN: 978-1611491784 $90.00

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