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"Types of Interpretation in the Aesthetic Disciplines" begins from the observation that interpretation, even the special kind represented by interpretation of the arts, is not a homogeneous activity. The many different types of such interpretation vary with respect to objectives and criteria of adequacy and attempts to explain art interpretation in terms of a single, unified logic are therefore bound to fail.Five Swedish scholars and theorists from... more...

The Virgin in the Garden is a wonderfully erudite entertainment in which enlightenment and sexuality, Elizabethan drama and contemporary comedy, intersect richly and unpredictably.

For years, it has been what is called a "deteriorating situation." Now it is war. All over South Africa, cities are battlegrounds, and radio and television stations are under siege. Bam and Maureen Smales take up their servant July's suggestion and drive with their children to his remote home village. For fifteen years, July has been the decently treated black servant, totally dependent on them. Now, he becomes their host, their savior, and their... more...

If you want to learn about yourself, start by exploring the world around you.   Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who wants to become a writer and sets off on a... more...

Offers a reconstruction of the Sartrean system, and in particular Sartre's analysis of the nature of language, consciousness, knowledge, self, and values. A new postscript takes into account investigations into the life, work and philosophy of France's greatest post-war philosopher.



Hugo Harvey, a middle-class London homosexual, loses his virginity in a public restroom at age fourteen, embarks on a life of excessive sexual escapades, and finally faces his mortality when he contracts AIDS. Reprint.

A single-volume celebration of the great Portugese writer highlights the best of his fiction, drama, letters, and essays.

Offers a fundamental rethinking of the rhetorical tradition as dialogue.

Appeals in Modern Rhetoric: An Ordinary-Language Approach introduces students to current issues in rhetorical theory through an extended treatment of the rhetorical appeal, a frequently used but rarely discussed concept at the core of rhetorical analysis and criticism. Shunning the standard Aristotelian approach that treats ethos, pathos, and logos as modes of appeal, M. Jimmie Killingsworth uses common, accessible... more...