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Crafting HistoryArchiving and the Quest for Architectural Legacy

Crafting History: Archiving and the Quest for Architectural Legacy

Albena Yaneva

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751820
eISBN:
9781501751837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

What constitutes an archive in architecture? What forms does it take? What epistemology does it perform? What kind of craft is archiving? This book provides answers and offers insights on the ... More

Forms of LifeAesthetics and Biopolitics in German Culture

Forms of Life: Aesthetics and Biopolitics in German Culture

Andreas Gailus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749803
eISBN:
9781501749971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749803.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that the neglect of aesthetics in most contemporary theories of biopolitics has resulted in an overly restricted conception of life. The book insists we need a more flexible notion ... More

Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847)A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This second book in a three-volume work on the young Fyodor Dostoevsky is a diary-portrait of his early years drawn from letters, memoirs, and criticism of the writer, as well as from the testimony ... More

Hunting NatureIvan Turgenev and the Organic World

Hunting Nature: Ivan Turgenev and the Organic World

Thomas P. Hodge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750847
eISBN:
9781501750861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750847.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explores Ivan Turgenev's relationship to nature through his conception, description, and practice of hunting — the most unquenchable passion of his life. Informed by an ecocritical ... More

Lyric as ComedyThe Poetics of Abjection in Postwar America

Lyric as Comedy: The Poetics of Abjection in Postwar America

Calista McRae

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750977
eISBN:
9781501750991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750977.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

A poet walks into a bar... this book explores the unexpected comic opportunities within recent American poems about deeply personal, often embarrassing, experiences. Lyric poems, the book finds, can ... More

Ways of the WorldTheater and Cosmopolitanism in the Restoration and Beyond

Ways of the World: Theater and Cosmopolitanism in the Restoration and Beyond

Laura J. Rosenthal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751585
eISBN:
9781501751608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explores cosmopolitanism as it emerged during the Restoration and the role theater played in both memorializing and satirizing its implications and consequences. Rooted in the Stuart ... More

When Birds Are NearDispatches from Contemporary Writers

When Birds Are Near: Dispatches from Contemporary Writers

Susan Fox Rogers (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750915
eISBN:
9781501750939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750915.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

In this literary collection, writers explore and celebrate their lives with and love for birds — detailing experiences from Alaska to Bermuda, South Dakota to Panama. The book offers tales of ... More

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