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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, September 2021
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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£45,00
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Epic of Damarudhar
ISBN: HB: 9780857427458, Seagull Books, August 2021
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Originally published between 1910 and 1917, and collected in book form in 1923, "The Epic of Damarudhar" story cycle occupies an important and unique position in the history of Bengali literature. Tackling cosmology and mythology, class and caste abu...
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£18,99
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Mysterious Solidarities
ISBN: HB: 9780857427397, Seagull Books, July 2021
256 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
When translator Claire Methuen travels back to her hometown of Dinard for a family wedding, she runs into her old piano teacher Madame Ladon. After befriending the ageing woman, Methuen begins to toy with the idea of a permanent return to live in Bri...
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£18,99
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Ever Since I Did Not Die
ISBN: HB: 9780857427908, Seagull Books, July 2021
96 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
"I gathered these texts like someone collecting body parts. Here are the pieces of my body, haphazardly brought together in a paper bag. It looks like me with all my madness and sickness – how the revolution made me grow up, what the war broke inside...
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£12,99
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Wolves and Other Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780857427939, Seagull Books, July 2021
96 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Written during the final stages of the Indian Independence movement, between the gloom and angst of the interwar period and at the cusp of the beginning of modern India, Bhuwaneshwar's short stories both capture the melancholy of the time and ask wha...
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£14,99
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Fire Above, the Mountain Below
ISBN: HB: 9780857427793, Seagull Books, July 2021
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Reinhard Jirgl's strikingly individual novel The Fire Above, the Mountain Below demonstrates that he is not only unorthodox in his approach to language, but also difficult to pin down in terms of any genre. Weaving together elements of crime story, C...
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£21,99
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Still Arrow Three Attempts to Annul Time
ISBN: HB: 9780857428516, Seagull Books, July 2021
158 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Elvio Fachinelli was a leading Italian psychoanalyst of the 1960s-80s whose clinical, theoretical, and radical work resonated well beyond his discipline. In The Still Arrow, Fachinelli launched an interdisciplinary investigation ranging from anthropo...
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£16,99
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"Open-Winged Scorpion" and Other Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780857425508, Seagull Books, June 2021
240 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"'The Open-Winged Scorpion' and Other Stories" is a collection of ten powerful Bengali short stories, all translated into English for the first time. Hailing from Murshidabad district in West Bengal, Abul Bashar pens stories about precarious lives of...
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£14,99
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Understanding Theatre
ISBN: PB: 9780857426130, Seagull Books, June 2021
440 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Over the past three decades, theater studies has undergone a radical worldwide development and renewal. This happened through two different yet complementary paths: the first (North American in origin) led to the birth of the discipline of performanc...
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£40,50
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Fount of Time The Last Kindom II
ISBN: HB: 9780857428493, Seagull Books, June 2021
342 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Last Kingdom is a set of books that... is neither philosophical argumentation nor little disparate, scholarly essays, nor novelistic narrative; gradually, for me, all genres have fallen away".   So writes Pascal Quignard of his monumental book serie...
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