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james-richard-magruder's picture
Jul.03.2009
This volume features new American translations of classic French comedies: Lesage's Turcaret, a scabrous satire of greed in early 18th-century Paris; Marivaux's The Triumph of Love, which features a cross-dressing princess who seduces three reasoning philosophers in order to restore the throne to...
james-richard-magruder's picture
Jun.30.2009
This work comprises three translated versions of plays by French writers. "Turcaret", a tale of sexual intrigue and bad manners, and "Triumph of Love", which deals with self-reflection and self-consciousness, were written in the 18th century, while "Eating Crow" was written in the 19th.
jonathan-zittrain's picture
Mar.24.2008
This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity—and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path to a lockdown, ending its cycle of...
richard-milner's picture
Feb.26.2008
This book tells the story of human evolution, the epic of Homo sapiens and its colorful precursors and relatives. The story begins in Africa, six to seven million years ago, and encompasses twenty known human species, of which Homo sapiens is the sole survivor. Illustrated with spectacular, three-...