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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
Claude Lévi-Strauss, Patrick Wilcken, John Weightman, Doreen Weightman
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Labyrinths
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger
Existentialism: A Very Short Introduction - Thomas R. Flynn The opening chapters feel a bit scattershot. The last few chapters, on the other hand -- esp. the last, on Existentialism in a Post-Structuralist world, the area of Flynn's own scholarship -- are the most technical, the hardest to get into 'dummy' form, and may be the most interesting to those familiar with the likes of Foucault, Gadamer, and Althusser. The chapter on the politics of Sartre and Merleau-Ponty is also surprisingly interesting, though necessarily brief. I wanted a clearer account of Sartre's metaphysics than I got, but Flynn's account of Husserl is clear and quite good (from the *very* little I know of H. -- all at 3rd hand, to be sure). Anyhow, not a bad book, given its aims and imposed limitations.