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The Aesthetics of HateFar-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

Sandrine Sanos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774574
eISBN:
9780804782838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the writings of a motley collection of interwar far-right intellectuals, showing that they defined Frenchness in racial, gendered, and sexual terms. A broad, ambitious cultural and ... More

The Fringes of BeliefEnglish Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking, 1660-1760

The Fringes of Belief: English Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking, 1660-1760

Sarah Ellenzweig

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758772
eISBN:
9780804769792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758772.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is the first literary study of freethinking and religious skepticism in the English Enlightenment. The book aims to redress this scholarly lacuna, arguing that a literature of English ... More

The Geographic Imagination of ModernityGeography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Chenxi Tang

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book traces the emergence of the geographic paradigm in modern Western thought in the decades around 1800. This period represents an extraordinary intellectual threshold, a time when European ... More

Imagining HarmonyPoetry, Empathy, and Community in Mid-Tokugawa Confucianism and Nativism

Imagining Harmony: Poetry, Empathy, and Community in Mid-Tokugawa Confucianism and Nativism

Peter Flueckiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761574
eISBN:
9780804776394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Many intellectuals in eighteenth-century Japan valued classical poetry in either Chinese or Japanese for its expression of unadulterated human sentiments. They also saw such poetry as a distillation ... More

In Your FaceProfessional Improprieties and the Art of Being Conspicuous in Sixteenth-Century Italy

In Your Face: Professional Improprieties and the Art of Being Conspicuous in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Douglas Biow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762151
eISBN:
9780804773379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762151.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book concentrates on the Renaissance concern with “self-fashioning” by examining how a group of Renaissance artists and writers encoded their own improprieties in their works of art. In the ... More

Less Rightly SaidScandals and Readers in Sixteenth-Century France

Less Rightly Said: Scandals and Readers in Sixteenth-Century France

Antonia Szabari

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762922
eISBN:
9780804773546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762922.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Well-known scholars and poets living in sixteenth-century France, including Erasmus, Ronsard, Calvin, and Rabelais, promoted elite satire that “corrected vices” but “spared the person” —yet this ... More

Patriotism and Public SpiritEdmund Burke and the Role of the Critic in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain

Patriotism and Public Spirit: Edmund Burke and the Role of the Critic in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain

Ian Crowe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781275
eISBN:
9780804783354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781275.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is an innovative study of the formative influences shaping the early writings of the Irish-English statesman Edmund Burke and an early case-study of the relationship between the business of ... More

The Re-Enchantment of the WorldSecular Magic in a Rational Age

The Re-Enchantment of the World: Secular Magic in a Rational Age

Joshua Landy and Michael Saler (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752992
eISBN:
9780804787499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is an interdisciplinary volume that challenges the long-prevailing view of modernity as “disenchanted.” There is of course something to the widespread idea, so memorably put into words by Max ... More

Science and ConscienceThe Life of James Franck

Science and Conscience: The Life of James Franck

Jost Lemmerich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763103
eISBN:
9780804779098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763103.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

James Franck (1882–1964) was one of the twentieth century's most respected scientists, known both for his contributions to physics and for his moral courage. During the 1920s, Franck was a prominent ... More

Totalitarianism and Political ReligionAn Intellectual History

Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History

A. James Gregor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781305
eISBN:
9780804783682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The totalitarian systems that arose in the twentieth century presented themselves as secular. Yet, as the author of this book argues, they themselves functioned as religions. The author presents an ... More

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