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1 Macauley's Essay On Warren Hastings.
Macmillan Press Ltd.; London: 1905. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. The picture page is loose. 
A collection of essays that were written by Thomas Macauley and dedicated to Thomas Hastings. 
Price: 46.79 USD
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2 ACTON, JOHN EMERICH EDWARD DALBERG. Essays On Freedom And Power.
Thames and Hudson, London: 1956. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 22.56 USD
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3 ACTON, JOHN EMICH EDWARD DALBERG. Essays On Freedom And Power.
Thames and Hudson, London: 1956. Meridan Books. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has nicks at spine and a 1" tear. Book is clipped on inside corner. There is writing on inside cover page. 

Price: 28.26 USD
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4 AGAMBEN, GIORGIO. Nudities.
Stanford University Press, Stanford: 2010. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Encompassing a wide range of subjects, the ten masterful essays gathered here may at first appear unrelated to one another. In truth, Giorgio Agamben's latest book is a mosaic of his most pressing concerns. Take a step backward after reading it from cover to cover, and a world of secret affinities between the chapters slowly comes into focus. Take another step back, and it becomes another indispensable piece of the finely nuanced philosophy that Agamben has been patiently constructing over four decades of sustained research. If nudity is unconcealment, or the absence of all veils, then Nudities is a series of apertures onto truth. A guiding thread of this collection—weaving together the prophet's work of redemption, the glorious bodies of the resurrected, the celebration of the Sabbath, and the specters that stroll the streets of Venice—is inoperativity, or the cessation of work. The term should not be understood as laziness or inertia, but rather as the paradigm of human action in the politics to come. Itself the result of inoperativity, Nudities shuttles between philosophy and poetry, philological erudition and unexpected digression, metaphysical treatise and critique of modern life. And whether the subject at hand is personal identity or the biometric apparatus, the slanderer or the land surveyor, Kafka or Kleist, every page bears the singular imprint of one of the most astute philosophers of our time. Translated into English from the Italian by David Kishik and Stefan Pedatella. Giorgio Agamben, an Italian philosopher and radical political theorist, is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Venice. 
Price: 42.75 USD
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5 AGAMBEN, GIORGIO. Nudities.
Stanford University Press, Stanford: 2010. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Encompassing a wide range of subjects, the ten masterful essays gathered here may at first appear unrelated to one another. In truth, Giorgio Agamben's latest book is a mosaic of his most pressing concerns. Take a step backward after reading it from cover to cover, and a world of secret affinities between the chapters slowly comes into focus. Take another step back, and it becomes another indispensable piece of the finely nuanced philosophy that Agamben has been patiently constructing over four decades of sustained research. If nudity is unconcealment, or the absence of all veils, then Nudities is a series of apertures onto truth. A guiding thread of this collection—weaving together the prophet's work of redemption, the glorious bodies of the resurrected, the celebration of the Sabbath, and the specters that stroll the streets of Venice—is inoperativity, or the cessation of work. The term should not be understood as laziness or inertia, but rather as the paradigm of human action in the politics to come. Itself the result of inoperativity, Nudities shuttles between philosophy and poetry, philological erudition and unexpected digression, metaphysical treatise and critique of modern life. And whether the subject at hand is personal identity or the biometric apparatus, the slanderer or the land surveyor, Kafka or Kleist, every page bears the singular imprint of one of the most astute philosophers of our time. Translated into English from the Italian by David Kishik and Stefan Pedatella. Giorgio Agamben, an Italian philosopher and radical political theorist, is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Venice. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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6 ANAYA, RUDOLFO; DAVIS-UNDIANO, ROBERT CON (FOREWORD) The Essays.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2009. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The first published collection of Rudolfo Anaya's essays. "The storyteller's gift is my inheritance," writes Rudolfo Anaya in his essay "Shaman of Words." Although he is best known for Bless Me, Ultima and other novels, his writing also takes the form of nonfiction, and in these 52 essays he draws on both his heritage as a Mexican American and his gift for storytelling. Besides tackling issues such as censorship, racism, education, and sexual politics, Anaya explores the tragedies and triumphs of his own life. Collected here are Anaya's published essays. Despite his wide acclaim as the founder of Chicano literature, no previous volume has attempted to gather Anaya's nonfiction into one edition. A companion to The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories, the collection of Anaya's short stories, The Essays is an essential anthology for followers of Anaya and those interested in Chicano literature. Pieces such as "Requiem for a Lowrider," "La Llorona, El Kookoóee, and Sexuality," and "An American Chicano in King Arthur's Court" take the reader from the llano of eastern New Mexico, where Anaya grew up, to the barrios of Albuquerque, and from the devastating diving accident that nearly ended his life at sixteen to the career he has made as an author and teacher. The point is not autobiography, although a life story is told, nor is it advocacy, although Anaya argues persuasively for cultural change. Instead, the author provides shrewd commentary on modern America in all its complexity. All the while, he employs the elegant, poetic voice and the interweaving of myth and folklore that inspire his fiction. "Stories reveal our human nature and thus become powerful tools for insight and revelation," writes Anaya. This collection of prose offers abundant new insight and revelation. Rudolfo Anaya is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of New Mexico. He has received numerous literary awards, including the Premio Quinto Sol and a National Medal of Arts. Anaya and his wife reside in Albuquerque. Robert Con Davis-Undiano, Dean of the Honors College at the University of Oklahoma and Executive Director of World Literature Today, is Neustadt Professor of Comparative Literature. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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7 ANDERSON, CARL. (COMPILER) British And American Essays, 1905-1956.
Henry Holt and Company, New York: 1959. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A collection of essays from England and the United States that were written during the years 1905-1956. Some essays are humorous, some are personal reflections and some are mirrors of society at the time of the writing. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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8 ANDERSON, SHERWOOD AND SALZMAN, JACK; ANDERSON, DAVID; OHASHI, KICHINOSUKE (EDITORS). Sherwood Anderson: The Writer At His Craft.
Paul P. Appel, Mamaroneck: 1979. 0911858377 / 9780911858372 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand New Book. 
This collection of Anderson's works, all of them previously uncollected, represent an added dimension of Anderson's work: his substantial and varied contributions to periodicals. This collection is particularly important and convenient because it includes material largely ignored in many earlier appraisals of Anderson's work, and the works included shed a good deal of light on the later unpublished material in the Newberry Library, just as that material is relevant to these works. 
Price: 30.16 USD
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9 ANDERSON, SHERWOOD. Hello Towns!
Paul P. Appel, Mamaroneck: 1970. 0911858040 / 9780911858044 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand New Copy. 
A collection of Anderson's articles apparently written during a single year for a smalltown Virginia newspaper. 
Price: 70.87 USD
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10 ANDERSON, SHERWOOD; ANDERSON, DAVID D. (INTRODUCTION). Home Town: Photographs By Farm Security Workers.
Paul P. Appel, Mamaroneck: 1975. 0911858113 / 9780911858112 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand New Copy. 
For all practical purposes Home Town stands as Anderson's final statement of what he had found meaningful in a life marked by the rejection of many of the values of his time and the reaffirmation of others. Anderson's vision and prose provide the substance of this volume, but the included photographs give it a depth and a presence impossible for words alone. 
Price: 79.90 USD
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11 ANGELL, SIR NORMAN. From Chaos To Control: Halley Stewart Lecture, 1932.
The Century Co., London: 1933. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 47.98 USD
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12 ARAC, JONATHAN; JOHNSON, BARBARA (EDITED BY). Consequences Of Theory: Selected Papers From The English Institute, 1987-88.
The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: 1991. 0801840457 / 9780801840456 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Proposes an agenda for the 1990's that demonstrates the continuing vitality of theoretical questions within the academy and in the public world of culture, politics and history. 
Price: 26.13 USD
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13 ARCHER, R. L. (EDITED BY); FROST, S. E. (BIOGRAPICAL NOTE) Jean Jacques Rousseau: His Educational Theories Selected From Emile Julie And Other Writings.
Barron's Educational Series, Inc., Woodbury: 1964. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 23.28 USD
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14 ARENDT, HANNAH. The Human Condition.
Doubleday Anchor Books, Garden City: 1959. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
A work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights, The Human Condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in 1958. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems Arendt identified then-diminishing human agency and political freedom, the paradox that as human powers increase through technological and humanistic inquiry, we are less equipped to control the consequences of our actions-continue to confront us today. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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15 ARENDT, HANNAH. The Human Condition.
Doubleday Anchor Books, Garden City: 1959. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. DJ is torn on back cover. There are notes and underlining on pages. 
z work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems Arendt identified then-diminishing human agency and political freedom, the paradox that as human powers increase through technological and humanistic inquiry, we are less equipped to control the consequences of our actions-continue to confront us today. Includes an Index. 
Price: 72.91 USD
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16 ARLEN, MICHAEL J. Living Room War.
Viking Press, New York: 1966-1969. Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Contains nearly forty of Mr. Arlen's essays.It's a collection of criticism, also a collection of journalism by a television writer for THE NEW YORKER. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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17 ARMAND, LOUIS. Solicitations: Essays On Criticism And Culture.
Litteraria Pragensia, Prafue: 2005. 8023950452 / 9788023950458 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
The essays included in this volume address the work of writers, philosophers, artists, as well as broader issues of history, futurity, and the digital age. Jacques Derrida, James Joyce, Immanuel Kant, Walter Benjamin, Karl Jaspers are read alongside Buckminster Fuller, Julia Kristeva, Marshal McLuhan, John Dewey, as well as recent and contemporary artists such as John Cage, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cy Twombly, Michael Dransfield and John Kinsella. Includes an Index. 
Price: 34.39 USD
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18 BACA, JIMMY SANTIAGO. Working In The Dark: Reflections Of A Poet Of The Bario.
Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe: 2008. Red Crane Art Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
"The essays are permeated with Baca's intensely lyrical sense of the empowerment of literacy and language." - Library Journal "This is a book about connection, forged by a poetic imagination in a language that sometimes soars. Highly recommended." - Multiultural Review 
Price: 14.20 USD
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19 BACA, JIMMY SANTIAGO. Working In The Dark: Reflections Of A Poet Of The Bario.
Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe: 2800. Red Crane Art Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
"The essays are permeated with Baca's intensely lyrical sense of the empowerment of literacy and language." - Library Journal "This is a book about connection, forged by a poetic imagination in a language that sometimes soars. Highly recommended." - Multiultural Review 
Price: 17.05 USD
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20 BACON, FRANCIS. Some Of The The Essays Civil And Moral Of Francis Bacon.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York: h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Poor condition. Torn Cover. 
Essays on innumerable subjects including Marriage, Atheism, Superstition and Travel. 
Price: 16.63 USD
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