Essays on the Anatomy of Expression in Painting (Classic Reprint)

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February 9, 2017
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The Trouble With Testosterone: And Other Essays On The Biology Of The Human Predicament

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April 24, 1998
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Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays

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Phallicism, Celestial and Terrestrial, Heathen and Christian: Its Connexion With the Rosicrucians and the Gnostics and Its Foundation in Buddhism, With an Essay on Mystic Anatomy (Classic Reprint)

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The Muse in the Machine: Essays on Poetry and the Anatomy of the Body Politic (The Life of Poetry: Poets on Their Art and Craft Ser.)

The Muse in the Machine: Essays on Poetry and the Anatomy of the Body Politic (The Life of Poetry: Poets on Their Art and Craft Ser.)Music, race, politics, and conscience. In these eight essays written over the span of a decade and a half, T. R. Hummer explains how, for him, such abiding concerns revolve around the practice of poetry and the evolution of a culturally responsible personal poetics. Hummer writes about the suicide of poet Vachel Lindsay, the culture wars at the National Endowment for the Arts, the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the divided soul of his native American South, and the salving, transcendent practice of musi…

April 25, 2006
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Unsanctifying Human Life: Essays on Ethics

Unsanctifying Human Life: Essays on EthicsUnsanctifying Human Life offers a collection of Singer’s best and most challenging articles from 1971 to the present. The book includes early critiques of various approaches to philosophy and the role of philosophers, followed by controversial works on the moral status of animals, infanticide, euthanasia, the allocation of scarce health care resources, embryo experimentation, environmental responsibility, and reflections on how we should live….

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The Essential Anatomy of Melancholy (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

The Essential Anatomy of Melancholy (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)English churchman and scholar Robert Burton (1576–1639) was a passionate student of medicine, history, literature, and science — the whole of human knowledge. He was also a witty, pedantic, and eloquent genius, who devoted the major part of his life to writing The Anatomy of Melancholy, one of the richest, most inexhaustible books in the English language. Ostensibly an elaborately systematized medical treatise dealing with various morbid mental states — their causes, symptoms, and cures …

May 7, 2002
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The Anatomy of Body Worlds: Critical Essays on the Plastinated Cadavers of Gunther von Hagens

The Anatomy of Body Worlds: Critical Essays on the Plastinated Cadavers of Gunther von HagensSince its Tokyo debut in 1995, Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds exhibition has been visited by more than 25 million people at museums and science centers across North America, Europe, and Asia. Preserved through von Hagens’ unique process of plastination, the bodies shown in the controversial exhibit are posed to mimic life and art, from a striking re-creation of Rodin’s The Thinker, to a preserved horse and its human rider, a basketball player, and a reclining pregnant woman–complete with fetus…

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Essays on the Morbid Anatomy of the Human Eye

Essays on the Morbid Anatomy of the Human EyeThis work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of A…

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