A vindication of love: reclaiming romance for the twenty-first century

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Harper,
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c2009.
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"A fierce and lively book. . . .This is one of those rare books that could make people think about their intimate lives in a new way." —New York Times Book Review

“A rousing defense of imprudent ardor and romantic excess. . . . It’s difficult to deny that [Nehring] is on to something.” —Wall Street Journal

A thinking person’s “guide” that makes the case for love in an age both cynical about and fearful of strong passion. Bold and challenging,A Vindication of Love has inspired praise and controversy, and brilliantly reinvigorated the romance debate. A perfect choice for readers of Alain de Botton’sHow Proust Can Change Your Life and Pierre Bayard’s How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read.

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table_of_contents Introduction: Women in love -- Cupid doffs his blindfold : love as wisdom -- The power of power differentials : love as inequality -- The blade between us : love as transgression -- There must be two before there can be one : love as absence -- "On my blood I'll carry you away" : love as heroism -- "Anonymous except for injury" : love as failure -- Carving in the flesh : love as art -- Epilogue: Waging love : toward a new definition of eros.
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