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  1. Boredom: A Lively History.Peter Toohey - 2011 - Yale University Press.
    In the first book to argue for the benefits of boredom, Peter Toohey dispels the myth that it's simply a childish emotion or an existential malaise like Jean-Paul Sartre's nausea. He shows how boredom is, in fact, one of our most common and constructive emotions and is an essential part of the human experience. This informative and entertaining investigation of boredom—what it is and what it isn't, its uses and its dangers—spans more than 3,000 years of history and takes readers (...)
     
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  2. Boredom: A Lively History.Peter Toohey - 2011 - Yale University Press.
    In the first book to argue for the benefits of boredom, Peter Toohey dispels the myth that it's simply a childish emotion or an existential malaise like Jean-Paul Sartre's nausea. He shows how boredom is, in fact, one of our most common and constructive emotions and is an essential part of the human experience. This informative and entertaining investigation of boredom—what it is and what it isn't, its uses and its dangers—spans more than 3,000 years of history and takes readers (...)
     
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  3. Jealousy.Peter Toohey - 2014 - Yale University Press.
    _A witty and insightful investigation into the green-eyed monster’s role in our lives_ Compete, acquire, succeed, enjoy: the pressures of living in today’s materialistic world seem predicated upon jealousy—the feelings of rivalry and resentment for possession of whatever the other has. But while our newspapers abound with stories of the sometimes droll, sometimes deadly consequences of sexual jealousy, Peter Toohey argues in this charmingly provocative book that jealousy is much more than the destructive emotion it is commonly assumed to be. (...)
     
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    Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (Review).Peter Toohey - 2007 - American Journal of Philology 128 (1):137-141.
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    Picturing Nero. [REVIEW]Peter Toohey - 2000 - The Classical Review 50 (2):449-451.
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    Epic Visuality. H. Lovatt, C. Vout Epic Visions. Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Pp. XVIII + 327, Ills. Cambridge University Press, 2013. Cased, £65, Us$110. Isbn: 978-1-107-03938-4. [REVIEW]Peter Toohey - 2015 - The Classical Review 65 (2):468-470.
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    Redeeming the Text? Peter Schenk: Studien zur poetischen Kunst des Valerius Flaccus: Beobachtungen zur Ausgestaltung des Kriegsthemas in den Argonautica . (Zetemata 102.) Pp. 450. Munich: C. H. Beck, 1999. Paper, DM 148. ISBN: 3-406-453-147. G. Manuwald: Die Cyzicus-Episode und ihre Funktion in den 'Argonautica' des Valerius Flaccus (Hypomnemata: Untersuchungen zur Antike und zu ihrem Nachleben). Pp. 292. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1999. Paper, DM 96. ISBN: 3-525-25224-. [REVIEW]Peter Toohey - 2001 - The Classical Review 51 (02):260-.
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    A Vegetable Passion J. Henderson: The Roman Book of Gardening . Pp. X + 152. London and New York: Routledge, 2004. Paper, £17.99. ISBN: 0-415-32450-5 (0-415-32449-1 Hbk). [REVIEW]Peter Toohey - 2005 - The Classical Review 55 (01):189-.
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    Picturing nero C. Schubert: Studien zum nerobild in der lateinischen dichtung der antike . (Beiträge zum altertumskunde 116.) Pp. 503. Stuttgart and leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1998. Cased, dm 168. Isbn: 3-519-07665-. [REVIEW]Peter Toohey - 2000 - The Classical Review 50 (02):449-.
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    VALERIANA U. Eigler, E. Lefèvre (edd.): Ratis omnia vincet. Neue Untersuchungen zu den 'Argonautica' des Valerius Flaccus . (Zetemata 98.) Pp. 374. Munich: C. H. Beck, 2000. Paper, DM 128. ISBN: 3-406-44598-. [REVIEW]Peter Toohey - 2002 - The Classical Review 52 (01):73-.
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    Valerius Flaccus D. Hershkowitz: Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica. Abbreviated Voyages in Silver Latin Epic . Pp. XI + 301. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. Cased, £45. Isbn: 0-19-815098-. [REVIEW]Peter Toohey - 2000 - The Classical Review 50 (01):54-.
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  12. Hold On: The Life, Science, and Art of Waiting.Peter Toohey - 2020 - Oup Usa.
    What do you do when you're not asleep and not eating? You're most likely waiting - to finish work, to get home, to finish your duties. This book aims to describe how many people experience waiting and how important this is, in popular and highbrow culture and in real life and how we cope with it.
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