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  • The Production of Local Knowledge

    The Production of Local Knowledge
    av Luis Tapia

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423344

    This book offers the first comprehensive examination of the work of Bolivian political thinker Rene Zavaleta (1939 84), whose ideas were a key influence on many of the indigenous activists and ideologues who have transformed Bolivian politics and ec…

  • Friendship as Social Justice Activism

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424433

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism brings together academics and activists to have essential conversations about friendship, love, and desire as kinetics for social justice movements. The contributors featured here come from across the globe and…

  • Night Music

    Night Music
    av Theodor W. Adorno

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424501

    Although Theodor W. Adorno is best known for his association with the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, he began his career as a composer and successful music critic. Night Music presents the first complete English translations of two collections…

  • Night Music

    Night Music
    av Theodor W. Adorno

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497217

    Although Theodor W. Adorno is best known for his association with the Frankfurt School of critical theory, he began his career as a composer and successful music critic. "Night Music" presents the first complete English translations of two collectio…

  • The God Behind the Window

    The God Behind the Window

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429988

    Now in paperback, a comic and moving collection of stories of grumpy old men who start to find unexpected connections with the world. The thirteen stories of Michael Krüger’s The God behind the Window capture the poignancy and cynicism of late…

  • The Little Horse

    The Little Horse
    av Thorvald Steen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422156

    Snorri Sturluson was an Icelandic politician, writer, and historian living during the twelfth century. He was a man of great political influence, and his writings are still researched and valued today. Snorri was killed on September 22, 1241, in Rey…

  • The King of China

    The King of China
    av Tilman Rammstedt

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427311

    When Keith Stapperpfennig and his family give their grandfather the trip of a lifetime—an all expenses paid holiday to any destination in the world—the eccentric old man arbitrarily chooses China, and he asks Keith to accompany him. But…

  • Life in Peacetime

    Life in Peacetime
    av Francesco Pecoraro

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424822

    When Life in Peactime opens, on May 29, 2015, engineer Ivo Brandani is sixty-nine years old. He's disillusioned and angry but morbidly attached to life. As he makes a day-long trip home from his job in Sharm el Sheik reconstructing the coral reefs o…

  • Festive Devils of the Americas

    Festive Devils of the Americas

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421791

    The devil is a defiant, nefarious figure, the emblem of evil, and harbinger of the damned. However, the festive devil - the devil that dances - turns the most hideous acts into playful transgressions. Festive Devils of the Americas is the first volu…

  • Enacting Pleasure

    Enacting Pleasure

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497699

    In her book "In a Different Voice", psychologist Carol Gilligan proffered the controversial idea that a psychology of male development could not suffice as a psychology of all human development, both male and female. Since the publication of that re…

  • Blinding Polyphemus

    Blinding Polyphemus
    av Franco Farinelli

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423788

    Today, we believe that the map is a copy of the Earth, without realizing that the opposite is true: in our culture the Earth has assumed the form of a map. In Blinding Polyphemus, Franco Farinelli elucidates the philosophical correlation between cul…

  • Secure the Base

    Secure the Base
    av Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423139

    For more than sixty years, Ngugi wa Thiong'o has been writing fearlessly the questions, challenges, histories, and futures of Africans, particularly those of his homeland, Kenya. In his work, which has included plays, novels, and essays, Ngugi narra…

  • Against Nature

    Against Nature
    av Tomas Espedal

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422354

    In contemporary Norwegian fiction Tomas Espedal's work stands out as uniquely personal; it can be difficult to separate the fiction from Espedal's own experiences. Against Nature, a companion volume to Espedal's earlier Against Art, is an examinatio…

  • Mr. Zed's Reflections

    Mr. Zed's Reflections
    av Hans Magnus Enzensberger

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422248

    One should always only adhere to what he doesn't say. Any new book by poet, essayist, writer, and translator Hans Magnus Enzensberger, one of the world's most influential and internationally renowned German intellectuals, is cause for notice and ref…

  • Rubble Flora

    Rubble Flora
    av Volker Braun

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422187

    Rubble Flora is a selection of poems from the distinguished, half-century-long career of German poet Volker Braun. Born in the former East Germany, Braun is a humane, witty, brave, and disappointed poet. In the East, his poetry upheld the voice of t…

  • Together Still

    Together Still
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424242

    The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and publish…

  • Literary Miniatures

    Literary Miniatures
    av Florence Noiville, Florence Noiville

    Inbunden - 2013 - Franska - ISBN: 9780857421067

    Selected from the pages of "Le Monde", the interviews conducted by Florence Noiville and featured in this book are unequaled in literary journalism. Noiville captures here the words and views of some of the best-known writers of the twentieth centur…

  • The Labyrinth of Tender Force

    The Labyrinth of Tender Force
    av Alexander Kluge

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426048

    No human quality is more necessary for survival than love. But while love has the power to lift us up with boundless joy, it has equal strength to crush us—it is easy to lose your way within love’s complex labyrinth of oppositions. The L…

  • Ha Ha Ho Ho

    Ha Ha Ho Ho
    av Annada Shankar Ray

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423603

    Writing in the long Bengali tradition exemplified by Rabindranath Tagore and Sukumar Ray, Annada Shankar Ray created poetry of ingenious rhyme and sound patterns, startling yet apt metaphors and descriptions, and dazzlingly imaginative subjects that…

  • The Arrière-Pays

    The Arrière-Pays
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420268

    Since the publication of his first book in 1953, Yves Bonnefoy has become one of the most important French poets of the postwar years. At last, we have the long-awaited English translation of his celebrated work "L'Arriere-Pays", which takes us to t…

  • Forest Futures ? Global Representations and Ground  Realities in the Himalayas

    Forest Futures ? Global Representations and Ground Realities in the Himalayas
    av Antje Linkenbach

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422517

    Under their slogan, "Ecology is permanent economy", the 'Chipko Movement' drew world attention to the struggle over forest rights. Taking its name from the Hindi word for 'embrace', villagers hugged trees and prevented contractors' from felling them…

  • Forest Futures ? Global Representations and Ground  Realities in the Himalayas

    Forest Futures ? Global Representations and Ground Realities in the Himalayas
    av Antje Linkenbach

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422524

    Under their slogan, "Ecology is permanent economy", the 'Chipko Movement' drew world attention to the struggle over forest rights. Taking its name from the Hindi word for 'embrace', villagers hugged trees and prevented contractors' from felling them…

  • Feeding the Gods ? Memories of Food and Culture in Bengal

    Feeding the Gods ? Memories of Food and Culture in Bengal
    av Chitrita Banerji

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422104

    As the pungent fragrance of spices transports the author back into memories of childhood, we too are plunged headlong into the rich tastes, textures and colours of food in her native Bengal. Here, food is a ritualised and intrinsic part of the cultu…

  • Thick of It

    Thick of It
    av Ulrike Almut Sandig

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425560

    The poems of Ulrike Almut Sandig are at once simple and fantastic. This new collection finds her on her way to imaginary territories. Thick of It charts a journey through two hemispheres to "the center of the world" and navigates a "thicket" that is…

  • Thick of It

    Thick of It
    av Ulrike Almut Sandig

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428356

    The poems of Ulrike Almut Sandig are at once simple and fantastic. This new collection finds her on her way to imaginary territories. Thick of It charts a journey through two hemispheres to “the center of the world” and navigates a ̶…

  • Life-Like

    Life-Like
    av Toby Litt

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422071

    Emotionally compelling and formally innovative, Life-Like is Toby Litt's most ambitious collection of short stories to date, bringing to fruition themes begun in his previous books, Adventures in Capitalism, Exhibitionism, and I Play the Drums in a…

  • An Answer from the Silence

    An Answer from the Silence
    av Max Frisch

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427106

    This novel by esteemed Swiss writer Max Frisch is an exploration of the question: “Why don’t we live when we know we’re here just this one time, just one single, unrepeatable time in this unutterably magnificent world?!” This…

  • An Answer from the Silence

    An Answer from the Silence
    av Max Frisch

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497927

    This novel by esteemed Swiss writer Max Frisch is an exploration of the question: 'Why don't we live when we know we're here just this one time, just one single, unrepeatable time in this unutterably magnificent world?!' This outcry against the empt…

  • Little Grey Lies

    Little Grey Lies
    av Hedi Kaddour

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424860

    London between the wars was a place of anxiety and uncertainty. After the postwar boom of the 1920s, the aftereffects of the stock market crash hit London, and, even as the fortunes of the aristocracy went into decline, there was hunger and a rising…

  • Little Grey Lies

    Little Grey Lies
    av Hedi Kaddour

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420985

    London between the wars was a place of anxiety and uncertainty. After the postwar boom of the 1920s, the after-effects of the stock market crash hit London and, even as the fortunes of the aristocracy went into decline, there was hunger and a rising…

  • Twilight of Torment

    Twilight of Torment

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429797

    A haunting, multivocal novel full of stories of the lives of women of African descent. Four women speak. They speak to the same man, who is not there. He is the son of the first, the great-yet-impossible love of the second, the platonic companion of…

  • Celebration, Entertainment and Theatre in the Ottoman World

    Celebration, Entertainment and Theatre in the Ottoman World

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420442

    "Celebration, Entertainment and Theatre in the Ottoman World" gathers twenty-four original essays exploring a broad range of historical performances in the Ottoman Empire. Offering a reappraisal of research on Ottoman festivities, celebrations, and…

  • "Masculine, Feminine, Neuter"and Other Writings on Literature

    "Masculine, Feminine, Neuter"and Other Writings on Literature
    av Roland Barthes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422422

    Last season, Seagull Books published the first three volumes in a new series collecting essays and interviews by the late French thinker Roland Barthes. This season they’ll bring the five-volume set to completion with the publication of “…

  • Passage of Tears

    Passage of Tears
    av Abdourahman A. Waberi

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420213

    Djibouti, a hot, impoverished little country on the Horn of Africa, is a place of great strategic importance, for off its coast lies a crucial passage for the world's oil. In this novel by Abdourahman A. Waberi, Djibril, a young Djiboutian voluntari…

  • The Spirits of the Earth

    The Spirits of the Earth
    av Catherine Colomb

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423726

    Swiss novelist Catherine Colomb is known as one of the most unusual and inventive francophone novelists of the twentieth century. Fascinated by the processes of memory and consciousness, she has been compared to that of Virginia Woolf and Marcel Pro…

  • Blue Venom and Forbidden Incense

    Blue Venom and Forbidden Incense
    av Syed Shamsul Haq

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425010

    Bangladesh in 1971 showed vividly, and terribly, the deadly effects of war. Piles of corpses, torture cells, ash and destruction everywhere in the wake of the Pakistani army’s attacks on Bengali people. Blue Venom and Forbidden Incense, two no…

  • Lyric Novella

    Lyric Novella
    av Annemarie Schwarzenbach

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420169

    Annemarie Schwarzenbach has become a European cult figure for bohemian free spirits since the rediscovery of her works in the late 1980s. "Lyric Novella" is her story of a young man's obsession with a Berlin variete actress. Despite having his futur…

  • The King of China

    The King of China
    av Tilman Rammstedt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421654

    When Keith Stapperpfenning and his family give their grandfather the trip of a lifetime - an all-expenses-paid holiday to any destination in the world - the eccentric old man arbitrarily chooses China, and he asks Keith to accompany him. After Keith…

  • The Assassination

    The Assassination
    av Tariq Ali

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426383

    Who killed Mrs Gandhi? We know the name of the assassins, but did they act alone? In this fictional filmscript, Tariq Ali suggests that larger forces were at work, exploiting genuine Sikh grievances to settle their own score with a prime minister wh…

  • I Have No Regrets

    I Have No Regrets
    av Brigitte Reimann

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426680

    I enjoyed success too early, married the wrong man, and hung out with the wrong people; too many men have liked me, and I've liked too many men. Frank and refreshing, Brigitte Reimann's collected diaries provide a candid account of life in socialist…

  • Performance in Place of War

    Performance in Place of War
    av James Thompson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497149

    From the Greeks and Shakespeare to the "Ramayana" and the "Mahabharata", war has often been a major theme of dramatic performances. However, many of the most extraordinary theater projects in recent years not only have been about war but also have o…

  • Mokusei!

    Mokusei!
    av Cees Nooteboom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424846

    Two men talk in Tokyo. One, a Belgian, is a diplomat. The other, Dutch, is a photographer. What, they wonder, is the real face of Japan? How can they get beyond the European idea of the nation and its people with its exoticism and see Japan as it tr…

  • All the Roads are Open

    All the Roads are Open
    av Annemarie Schwarzenbach

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420152

    In June 1939 Annemarie Schwarzenbach and fellow writer Ella Maillart set out from Geneva in a Ford, heading for Afghanistan. The first women to travel Afghanistan's Northern Road, they fled the storm brewing in Europe to seek a place untouched by wh…

  • Crucible Bodies ? Postwar Japanese Performance from Brecht to the New Millennium

    Crucible Bodies ? Postwar Japanese Performance from Brecht to the New Millennium
    av Tadishi Uchino

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422746

    "Crucible Bodies" is one of the first full-length studies of Japanese performance culture. It covers a wide range of historical and theoretical topics, from Brecht in Japan to 'children's' bodies in postmodern Japanese performances, from the notion…

  • Crucible Bodies ? Postwar Japanese Performance from Brecht to the New Millennium

    Crucible Bodies ? Postwar Japanese Performance from Brecht to the New Millennium
    av Tadishi Uchino

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422722

    "Crucible Bodies" is one of the first full-length studies of Japanese performance culture. It covers a wide range of historical and theoretical topics, from Brecht in Japan to 'children's' bodies in postmodern Japanese performances, from the notion…

  • Global Foreigners ? An Anthology of Plays

    Global Foreigners ? An Anthology of Plays
    av Saviana Stanescu

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422425

    In "Waxing West", Daniella, newly arrived in the US from Romania, is haunted by the ghosts of the deposed dictator Ceausescu and his wife Elena until she experiences 9/11. Thida San in "Eyes of the Heart", cannot rid herself of the horrific memory o…

  • Global Foreigners ? An Anthology of Plays

    Global Foreigners ? An Anthology of Plays
    av Saviana Stanescu

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422418

    In "Waxing West", Daniella, newly arrived in the US from Romania, is haunted by the ghosts of the deposed dictator Ceausescu and his wife Elena until she experiences 9/11. Thida San in "Eyes of the Heart", cannot rid herself of the horrific memory o…

  • Actors, Pilgrims, Kings and Gods ? The Ramlila of Ramnagar

    Actors, Pilgrims, Kings and Gods ? The Ramlila of Ramnagar
    av Anuradha Kapur

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422197

    The Ramlila at Ramnagar, Varanasi is a unique theatrical and religious event, an annual, month-long enactment of the Ramayana story. The performance covers a whole town and involves an entire community. Men, women and children follow the course of t…

  • Actors, Pilgrims, Kings and Gods ? The Ramlila of Ramnagar

    Actors, Pilgrims, Kings and Gods ? The Ramlila of Ramnagar
    av Anuradha Kapur

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422203

    The Ramlila at Ramnagar, Varanasi is a unique theatrical and religious event, an annual, month-long enactment of the Ramayana story. The performance covers a whole town and involves an entire community. Men, women and children follow the course of t…

  • Colonial Staged ? Theatre In Colonial Calcutta

    Colonial Staged ? Theatre In Colonial Calcutta
    av Sudipto Chatterjee

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905422432

    From the late eighteenth century, Calcutta, first city of the British empire, has been a hub of intersecting ideas and movements of change. Nowhere did the restless currents of history play themselves out more graphically than in the composite art o…

  • Reflection

    Reflection
    av Mahesh Elkunchwar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424945

    Celebrated Indian playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar has experimented with many forms of dramatic expression in a career that now spans more than four decades, producing works that range from the realist to the symbolic, expressionist to the theater of th…

  • The Pilgrim's Bowl

    The Pilgrim's Bowl
    av Philippe Jaccottet

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422286

    In The Pilgrim's Bowl, Swiss poet Philippe Jaccottet meditates on the work of Italian artist Giorgio Morandi and its power to evoke a complexity of emotions and astonishment. Jaccottet examines Morandi's ascetic still lifes, contrasting his artistic…

  • Among the Bieresch

    Among the Bieresch
    av Klaus Hoffer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423061

    Young Hans arrives with one suitcase in a squalid village on the eastern edge of empire-a surreal postwar Austria. His uncle has died, and according to the tradition required by his people-the Bieresch-Hans must assume his uncle's place for one year…

  • Among the Bieresch

    Among the Bieresch
    av Klaus Hoffer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428400

    Young Hans arrives with one suitcase in a squalid village on the eastern edge of empire—a surreal postwar Austria. His uncle has died, and according to the tradition required by his people—the Bieresch—Hans must assume his uncle…

  • Beyond the Stars, Part 1

    Beyond the Stars, Part 1
    av Sergei Eisenstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424884

    Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including Strike, October, an…

  • Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?

    Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?
    av Jean Baudrillard

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497408

    'Behind every image, something has disappeared. And that is the source of its fascination,' writes French theorist Jean Baudrillard in "Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?" In this, one of the last texts written before his death in 2007, Baud…

  • Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?

    Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?
    av Jean Baudrillard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424013

    Behind every image, something has disappeared. And that is the source of its fascination, writes French theorist Jean Baudrillard in Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? In this, one of the last texts written before his death in March 2007, Ba…

  • Paper Collage

    Paper Collage
    av Georges Perros

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428431

    Should you find yourself strolling along the coastal heights of Douarnenez, a Brittany town near the westernmost point of continental France, you would do well to look out for a signpost marked, “Georges Perros (1923–1978) ‘Dazzled…

  • Against Art

    Against Art
    av Tomas Espedal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425775

    In contemporary Norwegian fiction Tomas Espedal’s work stands out as uniquely personal; it can be difficult to separate the fiction from Espedal’s own experiences. In that vein, his novel Against Art is not just the story of a boy growin…

  • Against Art

    Against Art
    av Tomas Espedal

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420183

    In contemporary Norwegian fiction Tomas Espedal's work stands out as uniquely personal; it can be difficult to separate the fiction from Espedal's own experiences. In that vein, his novel "Against Art" is not just the story of a boy growing up to be…

  • Whose Liberty is it Anyway?

    Whose Liberty is it Anyway?
    av Stefan Auer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420404

    The European Union is not a state, but a collection of states. From the outset, this European project has struggled to turn its many histories into one unifying narrative. United more by what they rejected than by their aspirations, Europe today is…