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The unreality of memory : and other essays / Elisa Gabbert.

Gabbert, Elisa, (author.).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374538347
  • ISBN: 0374538344
  • Physical Description: 258 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-256).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Magnificent desolation ; Doomsday pattern ; Threats ; Big and slow ; The great mortality -- Part II. The little room (or, The unreality of memory) ; Vanity project ; Witches and whiplash ; Sleep no more -- Part III. True crime ; I'm so tired ; In our midst -- Epilogue : the unreality of time.
Summary, etc.:
"Poet and essayist Elisa Gabbert's The Unreality of Memory consists of a series of lyrical and deeply researched meditations on what our culture of catastrophe has done to public discourse and our own inner lives. In these tender and prophetic essays, she focuses in on our daily preoccupation and favorite pastime"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: American essays > 21st century.
Disasters.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies

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