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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    Studies Mathematics Science Medicine Music Philosophy Politics Current Affairs Reference Religion Beliefs Society Social Sciences Technology Works in Translation Search Results Summary Matching titles 1 to 1 of 1 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A The Inventor s Dilemma The Remarkable Life of H Joseph Gerber David J Gerber Format Hardback 424 pages ISBN 9780300123500 Published

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  • Meister Eckhart by Kurt Flasch - Yale University Press
    Flasch attempts to free Eckhart from the Mystical Flood by inviting his readers to think along with Eckhart in a careful rereading of his Latin and German works This fascinating study makes a powerful case for Eckhart s position as an important philosopher of the time rather than a mystic and casts new light on an important figure of the Middle Ages whose ideas attracted considerable attention from such diverse modern thinkers as Schopenhauer Vivekananda Suzuki Fromm and Derrida Kurt Flasch is a German author and philosopher and the recipient of numerous honors including the Sigmund Freud Prize by the Deutsche Akademie fur Sprache und Dichtung and the Hannah Arendt Prize for Political Thought He is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Ruhr University Bochum and lives in Mainz Flasch is one of the senior scholars and best known writers on late German medieval thought in Europe This convincing book should be required reading for anyone interested in understanding the background and sources of Eckhart s ideas Clyde Lee Miller Stony Brook University In this masterpiece Kurt Flasch one of the world s foremost Eckhart scholars shows how Eckhart remains a thorn in the flesh of his readers He stands against any systematic attempt to catch his imagination and he cannot be institutionally subsumed by any church or religious order Markus Vinzent King s College London and Max Weber Centre Erfurt More like this Recently viewed titles prev next John Knox Jane Dawson 14 99 Becoming Freud Adam Phillips 10 99 Franz Kafka Saul Friedlander 10 99 Martin Luther Professor Scott H Hendrix 25 00 John Knox Jane Dawson 25 00 George Whitefield Thomas S Kidd 25 00 Gandhi Arvind Sharma 9 99 David David Wolpe 18 99 Thomas Aquinas Denys Turner 14 99 Bishop von Galen Beth A Griech

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    of 1 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A Meister Eckhart Philosopher of Christianity Kurt Flasch Anne Schindel Aaron Vanides Format Hardback 344 pages ISBN 9780300204865 Published 05 Jan 2016 Price 25 00 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You

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  • Proust by Benjamin Taylor - Yale University Press
    aftermath of World War I becomes the inclusive story of all lives a colossal mimesis To read the entire Search is to find oneself transfigured and victorious at journey s end at home in time and in eternity too Benjamin Taylor is a founding member of the Graduate Writing Program faculty at the New School and the author or editor of six previous books including The Book of Getting Even and Saul Bellow Letters Deeply researched and immensely well considered Benjamin Taylor s own search is an outstanding addition to Proust studies Robert McCrum The Observer This engaging book invitingly elegant to handle with it s beautiful deckle edged pages should encourage those who have quailed at the thought of Proust s colossus to have another go John Carey Sunday Times If you ve read Proust s novel Taylor is entertaining and tells you things you didn t already know deepening your appreciation of Proust and his world For those who have been so far put off reading him this biography is a peerless introduction Max Liu The Independent Benjamin Taylor s short readable biography of Proust tells Proust s life story briefly and well David Herman Jewish Chronicle Those who found reading Proust too grand an undertaking over the years because of distractions and deficiencies of their own might well rush to reconsider after confronting this dazzlingly elegant biography Philip Roth Taylor s endeavor is not to explain the life by the novel or the novel by the life but to show how different events different emotional upheavals fired Proust s imagination and albeit sometimes completely transformed appeared in his work The result is a very subtle thought provoking book Anka Muhlstein author of Balzac s Omelette and Monsieur Proust s Library A sensitive study of literature s favorite neurasthenic Readers of Proust will be fascinated to find clues as to who his characters were in real life and they should be moved to appreciation by Taylor s assessment of Proust s accomplishment A densely packed and rewarding book Kirkus Reviews An important contribution to the study of this complex individual A riveting summary of the rampant anti Semitism found in late 19th century France Excellent analysis of the Dreyfus affair and how it split French society A noteworthy biography of a great writer Library Journal Taylor expertly deconstructs where the similarities between Proust s fictional self and real life self begin and end A deep analysis of Proust s masterpiece and a biography of Proust the man Taylor proves are one and the same Shelf Awareness Benjamin Taylor s Proust The Search is a marvel of brief biography reanimating the hapless almost Chaplinesque figure who by all logic should never have accomplished what he did With a kind of worldly tenderness Taylor shows Proust s work accruing amid personal pratfalls French anti Semitism and the catastrophe of World War I Thomas Mallon New York Times Book Review More like this In this series Recently viewed titles prev next

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    to 1 of 1 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A Proust The Search Benjamin Taylor Jewish Lives Format Hardback 224 pages ISBN 9780300164169 Published 03 Nov 2015 Price 16 99 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You can purchase

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  • Imprudent King by Geoffrey Parker - Yale University Press
    deposits he paints a compelling even handed portrait of the most powerful man in 16th century Europe Parker informs us that Philip s handwriting is hard to read It is no easier to decipher his legacy It seems that he didn t kill his son Don Carlos whatever the Verdi opera tries to tell you but he was not averse to removing other obstacles He continues to fascinate if you are in the market for a nuanced study bolstered by a lifetime of study Parker is your man and this is for me the historical biography of the year Jonathan Wright The Herald Scotland T he world s outstanding historian of Philip II his court his problems and tragedies Imprudent King is readable and broad minded as well as being scholarly Parker has given us a really magnificent biography whose documentation is impeccable while never heavy Hugh Thomas The Spectator He is at pains to know Philip through the testimony of his friends foes courtiers and his own words and this authoritative intelligently revisionist biography must stand now as the primary reference Iain Finlayson The Times Geoffrey Parker s biography of Philip II of Spain is superb Jonathan Wright The Tablet Parker has managed to navigate the archival whirlpools with remarkable flair His admiration for his subject is evident on almost every page yet the book is no whitewash We are constantly made aware of the possibility that Philip might be deceiving us Fernando Cervantes TLS highly recommended has plenty of sound content while being highly readable Brian Buxton Journal of the Tyndale Society Parker s highly detailed but also immensely readable book has come far closer to that than any previous account of the most enigmatic of Spanish kings Anthony Pagden New York Times Book Review on The Grand Strategy of Philip II The first global empire a master historian and a wealth of new archival documents provide the essential elements for this terrific biography of Philip II as both statesman and man Parker has brought Philip to life and with him the challenges of ruling an early modern empire Stuart Schwartz author of All Can Be Saved Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World Geoffrey Parker one of the world s leading early modern scholars and most certainly the greatest authority on Philip II has written a remarkable erudite thoroughly researched and thoughtful book Imprudent King benefits from the exhaustive research undertaken for his monumental definitive study of Philip II published in Spanish but Parker s deployment of close to 3 000 new documents permits a very different understanding of Philip II s successes and failures This together with Parker s unique gift as a historian makes Imprudent King a profound original and engaging new interpretation of the king s life and of the manner in which he wrestled with the almost hopeless task of managing the first truly world empire Teofilo F Ruiz author of Spanish Society 1400 1600 This is no mere updating of

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    all books Title A Z Title Z A The Great War and the Twentieth Century Dr Jay Winter Geoffrey Parker Mary R Habeck Format Paperback 368 pages ISBN 9780300212044 Published 31 Jul 2014 Price 21 00 Add to Basket Global Crisis War Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century Geoffrey Parker Format Paperback 904 pages ISBN 9780300208634 Published 01 Aug 2014 Price 16 99 Add to Basket The Grand Strategy of Philip II Geoffrey Parker Format Paperback 474 pages ISBN 9780300082739 Published 09 Feb 2000 Price 34 00 Add to Basket Imprudent King A New Life of Philip II Geoffrey Parker Format Hardback 456 pages ISBN 9780300196535 Published 03 Oct 2014 Price 25 00 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You can purchase this title from a number of online retailers see below Amazon co uk Blackwell s Foyles Google eBooks Hive co uk iTunes Kobo Tesco eBooks WH Smith Visit our eBooks page for more details Imprudent King A New Life of Philip II Geoffrey Parker Format Paperback 456 pages ISBN 9780300216950 Published 03 Nov 2015 Price 14 99 Add to

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  • Eternity's Sunrise by Leo Damrosch - Yale University Press
    on the poetry etchings and engravings the works illustrating the man this attractive volume would make a delightful present Robert Carver The Tablet This book is written in a very accessible style is peppered with analogies and punctuated with dry wit a very good read and a healthy addition to the subject St John Simpson British Museum Magazine The book s strength in its sumptuous colour reproductions of Blake s artwork and in Damrosch s attentive reading of them Hilary Davies The Tablet Leo Damrosch s luminous new book on William Blake forsakes esoteric scholarship and addresses itself to the common reader who is invited to a festive celebration of the great English poet who was also an extraordinary visual artist and a profound and original thinker Harold Bloom This astute generously illustrated study is an excellent introduction to William Blake It will help both new and experienced readers to understand Blake as poet painter engraver printer and as a person Andrew Lincoln Queen Mary University of London Acclaimed scholar and biographer Damrosch brings decades of study to this analysis of William Blake s art poetry religion and philosophy The author s study of the man and clear style makes this much easier to read and tempts readers to seek out more Damrosch expertly navigates Blake s questing imagination which has never ceased to startle and inspire General readers looking for a challenge will love this book and will dive into Blake s work Kirkus Reviews starred review Damrosch s readings are nuanced sensitive and deeply perceptive touched with wonder at the poet s originality and alive to the ways that Blake s beliefs presented a wide ranging challenge to orthodox morality With generous illustrations including a gallery of breathtaking full color plates Damrosch s study will build an appreciation among scholars and general readers alike for Blake s vast complicated myth and reinforce his place in the Western canon as a profound thinker and creative genius not in a single art but in two Publishers Weekly starred review Lucid and absorbing with an attractive hint of a secret passion and an unusual sense of ease and intimacy with Blake s work Michael Wood New York Times Book Review An excellent book aiming to be introductory in the best sense to help nonspecialists appreciate Blake s profoundly original vision and the symbols in which he conveyed it Scores of illustrations and color plates give us a small portion of Blake s countless prints engravings and watercolor designs and his career is treated with admirable fullness William Pritchard Wall Street Journal New York Times Book Review Editors Choice As I read the first beautifully written chapters of Leo Damrosch s Eternity s Sunrise The Imaginative World of William Blake I was inspired to look even more carefully at Blake s composite art Damrosch s prose flows filled with imaginative lucidity Susanne Sklar Arts Fuse An intimate book part biography part critical reflection and part a scholar s testimony to the experience

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