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Porter, Dennis 1933-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 111 publications in 3 languages and 4,204 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Autobiographies  Genealogy 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other
Classifications: BF173, 809.3872
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Most widely held works about Dennis Porter
 
Most widely held works by Dennis Porter
The pursuit of crime : art and ideology in detective fiction by Dennis Porter( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted journeys : desire and transgression in European travel writing by Dennis Porter( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on travel journals by writers, navigators, philosophers, scientists, and anthropologists--from the eighteenth-century grand tour to the modern period--Dennis Porter explores how male authors at different historical moments conceptualized and represented the lands they encountered. Efforts to portray unfamiliar peoples and cultures are shown to give rise to rich and complex works, in which individual psychic investments frequently subvert an inherited cultural discourse. In exploring the various uses and pleasures of travel, Porter interprets it as a transgressive activity animated by desire and haunted by different forms of guilt. Broad in its historical scope and interdisciplinary in its approach, the book draws on literary theory, psychoanalysis, gender criticism, and the social history of ideas. Texts analyzed include works by Boswell, Diderot, Bougainville, Cook, Stendhal, Darwin, Flaubert, Freud, D.H. Lawrence, T.E. Lawrence, Gide, Lvi-Strauss, Barthes, and V.S. Naipaul. Originally published in 1990. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Rousseau's legacy : emergence and eclipse of the writer in France by Dennis Porter( Book )

15 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porter concludes with the provocative claim that, with the collapse among intellectuals of faith in revolution, and with the degeneration of confession into the stuff of TV talk shows, the idea of the writer as an agent for moral and political change is also in eclipse
The seminar of Jacques Lacan by Jacques Lacan( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his famous seminar on ethics, Jacques Lacan uses this question as his departure point for a re-examination of Freud's work and the experience of psychoanalysis in relation to ethics. Delving into the psychoanalyst's inevitable involvement with ethical questions, Lacan clarifies many of his key concepts. During the seminar he discusses the problem of sublimation, the paradox of jouissance, the essence of tragedy, and the tragic dimension of analytical experience. One of the most influential French intellectuals of this century, Lacan is seen here at the height of his powers." - Cover
The Algonquin kid : adventures growing up at New York's legendary hotel by Antonio Cantafora( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The true life story of Michael Elihu Colby and his childhood days at Manhattan's Algonquin Hotel. His grandparents Mary and Ben B. Bodne had traded their southern oil fortune for the legendary but faded Algonquin and restored the hotel's former glory. ..."--Page [4] cover
Shifting paradigms : technology and adult education by John Fleischman( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shark hunter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vic Hislop, shark hunter and owner of a shark museum and display in Queensland, describes the habits and behaviour of sharks and appeals to conservationists to stop protecting them This video documents the capture of man eating sharks in S. Australia and Queensland
The seminar of Jacques Lacan by Jacques Lacan( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden India( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the many languages, lifestyles, cultures and religions which are part of thousands of years of Indian history. In particular, looks at the state of Andhra Pradesh, often considered to be India in miniature
Chatom, Alabama, then and now : June 30, 1946 to June 30, 1986 by Dennis Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explosion a simulation of a society's struggle to solve its population problems, 1980-2015 by Dan Guida( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students become residents of of a hypothetical society and solve population-related problems
The seminar of Jacques Lacan by Jacques Lacan( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the name of love by Kennedy Tlamelo Ramojela( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with love in Indian history and culture. Several historical love stories are told, with a treatment of classical erotic painting and sculpture, the Kama sutra and the Taj Mahal
A century of Adventism in the British Isles : a brief history of the British Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists by British Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explosion : a simulation of a society's struggle to solve its population problems, 1980-2015 by Dan Guida( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explosion by Dan Guida( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simulation of a society's struggle to solve its population problems, 1980-2015
Might, majesty and mysticism( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows some historic buildings of India, and deals with aspects of Indian mysticism, including exorcisms and faith healing. Yoga, yogis, gurus and ashrams are shown, together with their appeal to Western visitors
"Orientalism" and its problems by Dennis Porter( )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Łuwe kó̜ = Fish camp : Kaska language by Dennis Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Athapascan and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hinsides opklaring by Dennis Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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