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Something More Splendid Than Two

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Something More Splendid Than Two is a literary memoir that disrupts the dominant narratives surrounding the life and myth of Joaquín Murrieta. In the Mexican American imaginary, the legend of Joaquín Murrieta has been recast ...

Escape Philosophy

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We are all perpetually holding ourselves together. Our breath, our blood, our food, our spit, our shit, our thoughts, our attention—all tightly held, all the time. Then at death we let it all out, oozing ...

A Credible Utopia: Essays on Selected Films of Werner Schroeter

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A Credible Utopia: Essays on Selected Films of Werner Schroeter offers a unique and personal insight into Schroeter’s cinematic universe. Many of the films discussed in this book are those upon which Schroeter’s worldwide reputation ...

Social and Intellectual Networking in the Early Middle Ages

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Social and Intellectual Networking in the Early Middle Ages seeks to expand our understanding of early medieval connectivity by interrogating social and intellectual collaborations, competitions and communications among persons, places, things and ideas in the ...

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