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  1. The Fugitive in Flight
    Literary and legal scholar Stanley Fish examines the moral structure of the long-running, fabled, 1960s television series The Fugitive. For Fish, the show's hero, Richard Kimble, is the perfect representative of the virtues and... Learn More
    Published: 14th October 2010
    Hardback | £23.99
  2. Faculty Towers
    In Faculty Towers, Showalter takes a personal look at the ways novels about the academy have charted changes in the university and society since 1950.... Learn More
    Published: 31st August 2009
    Paperback | £15.99
  3. Tropic of Venice

    Tropic of Venice

    By Margaret Doody

    Series Personal Takes

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    In this journey through the work of artists and the writings of travelers who have been both smitten and repelled by the influence of Venice, Margaret Doody explores ways in which this is a city profoundly unlike any other on... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2007
    Hardback | £41.00
  4. Exposes and Excess
    From robber barons to titanic CEOs, from the labor unrest of the 1880s to the mass layoffs of the 1990s, two American Gilded Ages—one in the early 1900s, another in the final years of the twentieth century—mirror each... Learn More
    Published: 27th April 2005
    Paperback | £19.99
  5. Musically Speaking

    Musically Speaking

    A Life Through Song

    By Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer

    Series Personal Takes

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    "Music, I have come to realize, is for me a kind of golden thread running through my life. It has helped maintain my connection with the past that otherwise might have been severed by catastrophe and time. I am often asked—indeed,... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2003
    Hardback | £19.99
  6. Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress

    Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress

    By Nina Auerbach

    Series Personal Takes

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Nina Auerbach examines both the life of Daphne du Maurier as it is revealed in her writings and the sensibility of a vanished class and a time now gone that haunts the fringes of our own age.... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2002
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. When Men Were the Only Models We Had
    "A study of the influences of Clifton Fadiman, Lionel Trilling, and Jacques Barzun on Heilbrun's own literary development, but the book is far broader than that—really, a history of Columbia University in the turmoil of... Learn More
    Published: 31st August 2001
    Hardback | £25.99