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  1. Laughing and Crying: A Study of the Limits of Human Behavior

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    Description: First published in German in 1940 and widely recognized as a classic of philosophical anthropology, Laughing and Crying considers this significant pair of types of expressive behavior, considering them both in themselves and in their relation to the fundamental nature of humanity.
    Keyword: Phenomenology
    Subject: Philosophy
    Creator: Marjorie Grene, Helmuth Plessner, and James Spencer Churchill
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1970
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  2. On Emotional Presentation

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    Description: First published in German in 1917, On Emotional Presentation investigates the interrelation of emotions, values, and obligation. Alexius Meinong presents a realist theory of values in which values are given in and through emotion but are also ontologically independent of emotion or any subjective attitude. Meinongs first discusses the concept...
    Keyword: Phenomenology
    Subject: Philosophy
    Creator: Alexius Meinong, Marie-Luise Schubert Kalsi, and J. N. Findlay
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1972
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  3. Sherlock Holmes, Esq., and John H. Watson, M.D.: An Encyclopaedia of Their Affairs

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    Description: This encyclopedia serves as a guide to the fifty-six stories and four novels that comprise the Sherlock Holmes canon. Arranged alphabetically, Orlando Park provides entries on all manner of people, places, and objects from Arthur Conan Doyles novels and stories, as well as thorough treatments of the traits and opinions...
    Keyword: England
    Subject: Literary Criticism
    Creator: Orlando Park
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1962
    Rights: Creative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0
    Resource Type: Book
  4. Nathanael West: An Interpretive Study

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    Description: This study of the novels of Nathanael West begins with the important threads of Wests life and their relationship to his works. James F. Light gives a detailed analysis of each of Wests novels, investigating in particular the works treatment of social criticism and manipulation of dream and symbol.
    Keyword: United States
    Subject: Literary Criticism
    Creator: James F. Light
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1971
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  5. The Complete Fables of Jean de la Fontaine

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    Description: This edition of Jean de La Fontaines fables includes an English translation published alongside the French text. Norman Spector adapted the French text from the 1883-85 edition by Henri Rgnier, adding four tales from the 1962 edition by Georges Couton. Spectors translation is in rhymed verse, and remains faithful to...
    Keyword: France
    Subject: Literary Criticism
    Creator: Norman B. Spector and Jean de la Fontaine
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1988
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  6. Literary Modernism and the Transformation of the Work

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    Description: Literary Modernism and the Transformation of Work probes the relationship between the aesthetic structures of modernism and its political and philosophical shape. James F. Knapp exploresmodernisms engagement with and reaction to the theories and discourse of scientific management that were reshaping the workplace in the early twentieth century, and in...
    Keyword: Theory
    Subject: Literary Criticism
    Creator: James F. Knapp
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1988
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  7. Essays on Music and History in Africa

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    Description: This classic ethnomusicological survey provides as a valuable guide to African music. The essays review a broad swath of genres and topics, including court songs and music history, musical instruments in different traditions, and the connection between Islam and African music. Contributors are Lois Ann Anderson, John Blacking, Philip J....
    Keyword: Music
    Subject: African Studies
    Creator: Klaus P. Wachsmann
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1971
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  8. Motive and Intention: An Essay in the Appreciation of Action

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    Description: Motive and Intention is a critique of certain conceptual foundations of the description and judgment of human action. Drawing on sources such as narrative history, Roy Lawrence analyzes examples of such assessments and provides and independent base for appraising familiar and tenacious theoretical presumptions. In so doing he illuminates many...
    Keyword: Phenomenology
    Subject: Philosophy
    Creator: Roy Lawrence
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1972
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  9. Reflections on Frege's Philosophy

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    Description: In Reflections on Freges Philosophy, Reinhardt Grossmann investigates the most important themes in the philosophy of Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege (1848-1925): his distinction between objects and functions, his characterization of numbers as nonmental classes, his theory of sense and reference, and his ontology of truth-values. Grossmann examines Freges solutions to...
    Keyword: Analytic
    Creator: Reinhardt Grossmann
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Language: Philosophy
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1969
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book
  10. D. H. Lawrence: The Failure and the Triumph of Art

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    Description: In D. H. Lawrence, Eliseo Vivas examines the aesthetic triumphs and failures of Lawrences major works through a literary device that he coins the constitutive symbol. Understanding how Lawrence uses the constitutive symbol provides new insight into his world views. Vivas covers a wide range of Lawrences work, including Aarons...
    Keyword: England
    Subject: Literary Criticism
    Creator: Eliseo Vivas
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Uploaded: 08/10/2018
    Date Modified: 08/10/2018
    Date Created: 1960
    Rights: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
    Resource Type: Book