Culture Terry Eagleton In this sweeping intellectual history, one of our foremost literary and cultural critics explores how culture has changed and been understood over the last two hundred years, arguing against its increasing commodification today to reclaim its role in enriching our social lives. Ranging over art and literature as well as philosophy and anthropology, Eagleton provides a cogent overview of culture set firmly in its historical and theoretical contexts Hardback £16.99

Hamlet Fold on Fold Gabriel Josipovici William Shakespeare’s greatest and best-known play is analysed in a stimulating and original close reading which puts the experience of watching and reading at the heart of the critical process. Gabriel Josipovici’s valuable study is at once a practical introduction to a great and much-loved play and a sophisticated intervention in some of the key questions of theory and aesthetics of our time. Hardback £20.00

The Gift of the Gab How Eloquence Works David Crystal A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power. In this entertaining and original book, David Crystal explores spoken eloquence and how it works in everyday situations as well as in great political oratory. He offers an array of useful insights for all those who wish to tap the power of eloquent speech. Hardback £14.99

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Aubrey Beardsley A Catalogue Raisonné Linda Gertner Zatlin A comprehensive presentation of the provocative graphic work of Britain’s most influential contributor to Art Nouveau and early modern art, this superbly designed and illustrated two volume catalogue is beautifully presented as a boxed set. Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art 75 colour + 1145 b/w illustrations 2-Volume Boxed Set £175.00

In Praise of Forgetting Historical Memory and Its Ironies David Rieff Informed by his extensive experience reporting on bloody conflicts around the globe, David Rieff ’s compelling new book questions the importance of collective memory. Arguing that rubbing raw historical wounds neither remedies injustice nor confers reconciliation, this is a must-read for anyone concerned with ethics, politics and history. Hardback £14.99

Cursed Legacy The Tragic Life of Klaus Mann Frederic Spotts The first biography in English of Klaus Mann – gifted author, homosexual, anti-fascist, restless exile and death-obsessed drug addict – which explores the sad life of a supreme talent destroyed by personal and political circumstance amidst the twentieth century’s seismic events in Nazi Germany and Cold War America. 16 b/w illustrations Hardback £30.00

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