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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
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

Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars

Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars - George L. Mosse Like several of Mosse's books -- including Mass and Nationalism - this book is better read than reading --
Mosse demonstrates, though the text itself is less than titillating at times - the way in which the sentimentalization or sanctification of the fallen (die Gefallenen, the war dead) was used by reactionary and nationalist politicians as a tool for the political extermination of the Left -. Based on the Post-WWI experience in Germany and in the rest of Europe, one cannot help but recognize that this phenomenon was in play in the post-Vietnam era. We have not yet seen it with Iraq, but the danger always lurks.