The latest tomes from Pomona alumni and
In his sixth chapbook, the poetry of Jefferson Carter 65 grapples with,
among other issues, adulthood and contemporary America.
Spork Press, 2005 32 pages $14
A Star Chamber Court In Ireland: The Court of Castle Chamber,
Jon G. Crawford 64 provides the first history of the Irish court of
star chamber in Dublin, the Irish equivalent to the more celebrated
English Star Chamber.
Four Courts Press, 2005 655 pages $85
Image of the Sea: Oceanic Consciousness in the Romantic Century
Howard Isham 42 speaks to the significance of the sea as a secular
symbol of eternity and identifies its influence on the aesthetic
expression of the 19th century.
Peter Lang, 2004 440 pages $81.95
Yale Law School and the Sixties: Revolt and Reverberations
Laura Kalman 74 examines student activism at Yale Law School in the
late 1960s, when students challenged professors and institutional norms,
and its impact on legal culture.
The University of North Carolina Press, 2005 488 pages $49.95
Douglas Preston 78 takes readers through a world of cutting-edge
science and chilling intrigue as an innocent bystander honors a dying
mans request by delivering a notebook filled with mysterious numbers to
the mans daughter.
Forge, 2005 368 pages $24.95
The Logic of Sufficiency
Thomas Princen 75 asks crucial questions about ecological constraint
and suggests that a principle of sufficiency can guide modern society to
a sustainable future.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2005 424 pages $29
The Avant-Garde Theatre of Terayama Shuji and Postwar Japan
In this 20-year project, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei 69 studies the work of
a controversial Japanese playwright.
University of Hawaii Press, 2005 340 pages $45
Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz:
Making Light of Weighty Ideas
Co-author and mathematician Michael Starbird 70 informs by entertaining
in this look at mathematics through examination of aspects of everyday
W.W. Norton & Company Inc., 2005 288 pages $24.95
Cultures of Modernism: Marianne Moore, Mina Loy & Else Lasker-Schόler
Gender and Literary Community in New York and Berlin
Professor of English Cristanne Miller studies three women poets to
illustrate how literary communities affect performances of subjectivity,
gender, race and religion.
The University of Michigan Press, 2005 288 pages $55