Cornell University Press, Est. 1869 Authors : Karen M.. Laun Publisher : Published Date : 2019 ISBN-13 : 9781501740312 Page : Pages Language : en Descriptions Cornell University Press, Est. 1869 “This book is a history of Cornell University Press since its establishment in 1869 and a list of 150 notable books the press has published. It is being issued to mark the 150th anniversary of the press in 2019”–
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Baroque Bodies Authors : Mitchell Greenberg Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 2001-01-01 ISBN-13 : 9780801438073 Page : 278 Pages Language : en Descriptions Baroque Bodies Mitchell Greenberg explores the significance of fantasies of the body in seventeenth-century France through provocative and subtle readings of some of the most intriguing texts of the period. Beginning with an eloquent invocation of the status of the king in classical France, Greenberg surveys the complex sociopolitical history of Louis XIV’s reign, analyzing both Moliere and the entire corpus of Racine. The central chapters of Baroque Bodies deal with such fascinating texts […]
Postmodernism and Its Critics Authors : John McGowan Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 1991 ISBN-13 : 9780801424946 Page : 296 Pages Language : en Descriptions Postmodernism and Its Critics John McGowan brings a fresh perspective to ongoing debates about the political implications of postmodernist thought and the relationship of intellectuals to contemporary culture. In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the philosophical context of postmodernism, he considers the kinds of freedom and oppositional politics that are possible under postmodern conditions.
A Moment’s Notice Authors : Carol J. Greenhouse Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 1996 ISBN-13 : 9780801482281 Page : 315 Pages Language : en Descriptions A Moment’s Notice Focusing on the problem of time–the paradox of time’s apparent universality and cultural relativity–Carol J. Greenhouse develops an original ethnographic account of our present moment, the much-heralded postmodern condition, which is at the same time a reflexive analysis of ethnography itself. She argues that time is about agency and accountability, and that representations of time are used by institutions of law, politics, and scholarship to selectively refashion popular ideas […]
Journeys from Childhood to Midlife Authors : Emmy E. Werner, Ruth S. Smith Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 2001 ISBN-13 : 9780801487385 Page : 236 Pages Language : en Descriptions Journeys from Childhood to Midlife Presents the development of resilience and coping systems in the underprivileged children of Kauai.
The Transmission of Affect Authors : Teresa Brennan Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 2004-01 ISBN-13 : 9780801439988 Page : 227 Pages Language : en Descriptions The Transmission of Affect The idea that one can soak up someone else’s depression or anxiety or sense the tension in a room is familiar. Indeed, phrases that capture this notion abound in the popular vernacular: “negative energy,” “dumping,” “you could cut the tension with a knife.” The Transmission of Affect deals with the belief that the emotions and energies of one person or group can be absorbed by or can enter […]
International Regimes Authors : Stephen D. Krasner Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 1983 ISBN-13 : 9780801492501 Page : 372 Pages Language : en Descriptions International Regimes In this volume, fourteen distinguished specialists in international political economy thoroughly explore the concept of international regimes—the implicit and explicit principles, norms, rules, and procedures that guide international behavior. In the first section, the authors develop several theoretical views of regimes. In the following section, the theories are applied to specific issues in international relations, including the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and on the still-enduring postwar regimes for […]
Scaling Concepts in Polymer Physics Authors : Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Professor Pierre-Gilles Gennes Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 1979 ISBN-13 : 9780801412035 Page : 324 Pages Language : en Descriptions Scaling Concepts in Polymer Physics The first stage of the physics of long, flexible chains was pioneered by eminent scientists such as Debye, Kuhn, Kramers, and Flory, who formulated the basic ideas. In recent years, because of the availability of new experimental and theoretical tools, a second stage of the physics of polymers has evolved. In this book, a noted physicist explains the radical changes that have […]
Narrative Discourse Authors : Gérard Genette Publisher : Cornell University Press Published Date : 1983 ISBN-13 : 9780801492594 Page : 285 Pages Language : en Descriptions Narrative Discourse Gerard Genette, a critic of international stature, here builds a systematic theory of narrative upon an analysis of the writings of Marcel Proust, particularly Remembrance of Things Past. Adopting what is essentially a structuralist approach, the author identifies and names the basic constituents and techniques of narrative and illustrates them by referring to literary works in many languages.