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NYU Press

Overview
Works: 112 works in 122 publications in 1 language and 872 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Case studies  Comedy plays  History  Poetry  Sonnets  Bibliography  Lyric poetry 
Roles: Publisher, Printer
Classifications: PR2848.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by NYU Press
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Graded selections for informal reading diagnosis by Nila Banton Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan : the precarious future( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 earthquake off Japan's northeast coast triggered a tsunami that killed more than 20,000 people, displaced 600,000, and caused billions of dollars in damage as well as a nuclear meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Japan, the world's third largest economy, was already grappling with recovery from both its own economic recession of the 1990s and the global recession following the US-driven financial crisis of 2008 when the disaster hit, changing its fortunes yet again. This small, populous Asian nation--once thought to be a contender for the role of the world's number one power--now faces a world of uncertainty. Japan's economy has shrunk, China has challenged its borders, and it faces perilous demographic adjustments from decreased fertility and an aging populace, with the country's population expected to drop to less than 100 million by 2048. In Japan: The Precarious Future, a group of distinguished scholars of Japanese economics, politics, law, and society examine the various roads that might lie ahead. Will Japan face a continued erosion of global economic and political power, particularly as China's outlook improves exponentially? Or will it find a way to protect its status as an important player in global affairs? Contributors explore issues such as national security, political leadership, manufacturing prowess, diplomacy, population decline, and gender equality in politics and the workforce, all in an effort to chart the possible futures for Japan. Both a roadmap for change and a look at how Japan arrived at its present situation, this collection of thought-provoking analyses will be essential for understanding the current landscape and future prospects of this world power
New York City guide and almanac, 1957-1958( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhitched : love, marriage, and family values from West Hollywood to western China by Judith Stacey( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses both sides of the debate over same-sex marriage, describes diverse families from California, South Africa, and China, and examines twenty-first-century interpretations on polygamy and the benefits it poses to women and children, the rejection of marriage in multigenerational households among the Mosuo people of southwest China, and related topics
The landscape of nightmare : studies in the contemporary American novel by Jonathan Baumbach( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the King's Men, Catcher in the Rye and The Pawnbroker are among the novels discussed as true works of the imagination
O'Neill and his plays, four decades of criticism by Oscar Cargill( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is divided into five parts: "The Man", Letters", "Essays", Critigues", and "Reviews."
Mahābhārata by Vyāsa( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In one of the most famous passages in Maha·bharata, Dur·yodhana, the heroic but flawed king of the Kauravas, meets his end when he is dishonorably defeated in battle by his arch-enemy, Bhima. Framing a fascinating account of the sacred sites along the river Sarasvati, the duel poignantly portrays the downfall of a once great hero in the face of a new order governed by Krishna, in which the warrior code is brushed aside in order to ensure the predestined triumph of the Pandavas."--Publisher's website
Surveillance cinema by Catherine Zimmer( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Paris, a static video camera keeps watch on a bourgeois home. In Portland, a webcam documents the torture and murder of kidnap victims. And in clandestine intelligence offices around the world, satellite technologies relentlessly pursue the targets of global conspiracies. Such plots represent only a fraction of the surveillance narratives that have become commonplace in recent cinema. Catherine Zimmer examines how technology and ideology have come together in cinematic form to play a functional role in the politics of surveillance. Drawing on the growing field of surveillance studies and the politics of contemporary monitoring practices, she demonstrates that screen narrative has served to organize political, racial, affective, and even material formations around and through surveillance. She considers how popular culture forms are intertwined with the current political landscape in which the imagery of anxiety, suspicion, war, and torture has become part of daily life. From Enemy of the State and The Bourne Series to Saw, Caché and Zero Dark Thirty, Surveillance Cinema explores in detail the narrative tropes and stylistic practices that characterize contemporary films and television series about surveillance"--The publisher
Mahābhārata by Vyāsa( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second volume of the "Preparations for War" (Udyogaparvan) seals the fate of the Pándavas and Kurus. The failure of diplomacy ensures war is now inevitable, and with this realisation come dramatic arguments, miracles and temptations. This book is the turning point of the entire "Maha·bhárata" epic. The Pándavas' exile is complete and all uncertainty regarding their future is now gone. The importance of the debate to decide their fate is such that even the celestial sages gather to watch as Krishna attempts to save the world from annihilation. But his attempts are to no avail. Duryódhana and Karna vainly plot to take Krishna prisoner, and in return Krishna reveals his magnificent majesty in a blinding vision of divinity. As peace looks increasingly impossible both sides amass forces and organise their troops. Ambassadors are replaced with petty traders of insults and the tone becomes increasingly martial. Karna's prophetic dream and Bhishma's explanation of his fate with Shikhándin herald the outcome of the battles to come, and by the close of "Preparations for War" both opposing armies are encamped and ready to begin battle". --Résumé de l'éditeur
In praise of libraries( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahabharata by Vyāsa( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As evening falls, Arjuna journeys wearily back to camp and is greeted by the ashen faces of his brothers. Before they speak, he guesses the worst. And the worst is right: his son is dead. Arjuna is inconsolable. Insensible with rage, he vows to take revenge on the boy's killer's
Mahābhārata. volume one by Vyāsa( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hinduism
Net.wars by Wendy Grossman( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Who will rule cyberspace? And why should people care? Recently stories have appeared in a variety of news media, from the sensational to the staid, that portray the Internet as full of pornography, pedophilia, recipes for making bombs, lewd and lawless behavior, and copyright violators. And, for politicians eager for votes, or to people who have never strolled the electronic byways, regulating the Net seems as logical and sensible as making your kids wear seat belts. Forget freedom of speech: children can read this stuff. From the point of view of those on the Net, mass-media's representation of pornography on the Internet grossly overestimates the amount that is actually available, and these stories are based on studies that are at best flawed and at worst fraudulent. To netizens, the panic over the electronic availability of bomb-making recipes and other potentially dangerous material is groundless: the same material is readily available in public libraries. Out on the Net, it seems outrageous that people who have never really experienced it are in a position to regulate it. How then, should the lines be drawn in the grey area between cyberspace and the physical world? In net.wars, Wendy Grossman, a journalist who has covered the Net since 1992 for major publications such as Wired, The Guardian, and The Telegraph, assesses the battles that will define the future of this new venue. From the Church of Scientology's raids on Net users to netizens attempts to overthrow both the Communications Decency Act and the restrictions on the export of strong encryption, net.wars explains the issues and the background behind the headlines. Among the issues covered are net scams, class divisions on the net, privacy issues, the Communications Decency Act, women online, pornography, hackers and the computer underground, net criminals and sociopaths, and more"--Publisher description
of The American Poetry Review by Galway Kinnell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comprises 45 items, 47 leaves correspondence plus manuscripts for publication. Contains letters from New York University Press and Houghton Mifflin. Includes an interview of Kinnell by Stan Samuel Rubin and Al Poulin, Jr. Also contains translation by Kinnell of poetry by François Villon. Oversize galley in folder 5315
The war dispatches of Stephen Crane by Stephen Crane( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Compiles Crane's "dispatches on the Greco-Turkish War, the Spanish-American War, articles on the Boer War, a play about his experiences during the Cuban War, and a selection of the parodies of his individual way of describing warfare and related articles by fellow correspondents"--Jacket
Rebels and lovers : Shakespeare's young heroes and heroines : a new approach to acting and teaching by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

No escape : freedom of speech and the paradox of rights by Paul A Passavant( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"No Escape argues that this is exactly the case, beginning with the observation that, paradoxical as it might seem, liberalism and nationalism have historically coincided in the United States. No Escape proves that liberal government and nationalism can mutually reinforce each other, taking as its example a preeminent and seemingly universal liberal legal right, freedom of speech, and illustrating how it can function in a way that actually reproduces nationally exclusive conditions of power."--Jacket
 
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New York University NYU Press

New York University Press

New York University Press maison d'édition universitaire

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MahābhārataMahābhārataIn praise of librariesMahabharataMahābhārata. volume oneNo escape : freedom of speech and the paradox of rights