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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
Theorizing Myth: Narrative, Ideology, and Scholarship - Bruce Lincoln This book is valuable largely because it demonstrates, with ample bibliography, the connection between the political and philological commitments of men like Eliade and Dumézil. The idea that men of this caliber -- and I include Heidegger, Werner Jaeger, and hundreds or thousands of others -- that men of this intellectual caliber did not understand the political implications of their philosophies, or the philosophical suppositions of their politics -- is a claim as grotesque as it is implausible.

Otherwise - the book is of only moderate interest.


{{I don't know if I will ever read this, but I should look at it, as it has chapters on the fascist backgrounds of both Dumezil and Eliade. I don't know whether or not Lincoln's approach is methodologically sound enough or theory-free enough to fork over the money for it... I'll have to poke around on that...}}