Book 1

Speaking in Queer Tongues

Speaking in Queer Tongues

University of Illinois Press. 2021

Language is a fundamental tool for shaping identity and community, including the expression (or repression) of sexual desire. Speaking in Queer Tongues investigates the tensions and adaptations that occur when processes of globalization bring one system of gay or lesbian language into contact with another. Western constructions of gay culture are now circulating widely beyond the boundaries of Western nations due to influences as diverse as Internet communication, global dissemination of...

Rimbaud in Java

Rimbaud in Java

Editions Didier Millet. 2021

This title provides a blend of biography, travelogue and fiction charting renowned French poet Arthur Rimbaud's lost voyage. James's intriguing book is a concentrated blend of biography, criticism and thought-travel, bringing into sharp focus the brief encounter between a great writer and a vanished world.

jungle book

jungle book

Pioneer Drama Service, Inc..

The Call

The Call

Everyone talks about "Saudi money," but no one really knows what it is. Journalist Krithika Varagur, a longtime chronicler of religion and politics, tells the story of Saudi influence as it has never been told before, in a book reported across the breadth of the Muslim world, from Nigeria to Indonesia to Kosovo. The Call connects the dots on Saudi Arabia's campaign to propagate its brand of ultraconservative Islam worldwide after it became oil-rich in the 20th century. Varagur visits diverse...

Semionauts of Tradition

Semionauts of Tradition

Springer. 2019

This book explores questions of identity, cultural change and creativity from the perspective of contemporary musicians currently engaged in redefining Asian musical traditions and notions of heritage in Singapore. Drawing on the fields of anthropology, cultural studies, and ethnomusicology, Semionauts of Tradition focuses on emerging millennial musicians and explores the complex and interwoven cultural, national, musical, and personal identifications in their discourse and music practice....