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Fascinated by the idea of Western civilization as being a sequence of numerous misinterpretations and misrepresentations, these 19 essays cover a broad range of topics with the unifying theme being the crossroads where politics and the imagination meet. An essay on linguistics and culture discusses the shaping of Latin America’s collective identity; Peru’s modern history is approached as a bloody battle between enlightenment and darkness; and in critiques of Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Márquez, Ilan Stavans reflects on the dichotomy between pen and sword in the Hispanic world. In Letter to a German Friend, Stavans returns to his fate as a Jew in the Southern Hemisphere, and in The First Book, he connects his passion for literature to his initiation into Jewishness. Finally, in a meditation on Columbus’s afterlife, he reflects on the many ways in which we reinvent ourselves in order to make sense of the chaotic world that surrounds us. Ilan Stavans, Books, Fiction and Literature, Art and Anger: Essays On Politics And The Imagination Books>Fiction and Literature, Palgrave Macmillan

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Fascinated by the idea of Western civilization as being a sequence of numerous misinterpretations and misrepresentations, these 19 essays cover a broad range of topics with the unifying theme being the crossroads where politics and the imagination meet. An essay on linguistics and culture discusses the shaping of Latin America’s collective identity; Peru’s modern history is approached as a bloody battle between enlightenment and darkness; and in critiques of Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Márquez, Ilan Stavans reflects on the dichotomy between pen and sword in the Hispanic world. In Letter to a German Friend, Stavans returns to his fate as a Jew in the Southern Hemisphere, and in The First Book, he connects his passion for literature to his initiation into Jewishness. Finally, in a meditation on Columbus’s afterlife, he reflects on the many ways in which we reinvent ourselves in order to make sense of the chaotic world that surrounds us. I. Stavans, Books, Science and Nature, Art and Anger: Essays On Politics And The Imagination Books>Science and Nature, Palgrave Macmillan US

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Fascinated by the idea of Western civilization as being a sequence of numerous misinterpretations and misrepresentations, these 19 essays cover a broad range of topics with the unifying theme being the crossroads where politics and the imagination meet. An essay on linguistics and culture discusses the shaping of Latin America’s collective identity; Peru’s modern history is approached as a bloody battle between enlightenment and darkness; and in critiques of Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Márquez, Ilan Stavans reflects on the dichotomy between pen and sword in the Hispanic world. In Letter to a German Friend, Stavans returns to his fate as a Jew in the Southern Hemisphere, and in The First Book, he connects his passion for literature to his initiation into Jewishness. Finally, in a meditation on Columbus’s afterlife, he reflects on the many ways in which we reinvent ourselves in order to make sense of the chaotic world that surrounds us. 20th century,business and finance,business and investing,caribbean and latin american,classics,criticism and theory,economics,ethnic studies,foreign exchange,hispanic Ethnic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan

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[ED: Softcover], [PU: Springer Palgrave Macmillan], Fascinated by the idea of Western civilization as being a sequence of numerous misinterpretations and misrepresentations, these nineteen essays cover a broad range of topics with the unifying theme being the crossroads where politics and the imagination meet. An essay on linguistics and culture discusses the shaping of Latin America's collective identity Peru's modern history is approached as a bloody battle between enlightenment and darkness and in critiques of Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Márquez, Stavans reflects on the dichotomy between pen and sword in the Hispanic world. In 'Letter to a German Friend', Stavans returns to his fate as a Jew in the Southern Hemisphere, and in 'The First Book,' he connects his passion for literature to his initiation into Jewishness. Finally, in a meditation on Columbus's afterlife, he reflects on the many ways in which we reinvent ourselves in order to make sense of the chaotic world that surrounds us. 2001. ix, 253 S. 229 mm Versandfertig in über 4 Wochen, Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot

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Fascinated by the idea of Western civilization as being a sequence of numerous misinterpretations and misrepresentations, these 19 essays cover a broad range of topics with the unifying theme being the crossroads where politics and the imagination meet. An essay on linguistics and culture discusses the shaping of Latin America's collective identity; Peru's modern history is approached as a bloody battle between enlightenment and darkness; and in critiques of Octavio Paz and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Ilan Stavans reflects on the dichotomy between pen and sword in the Hispanic world. In "Letter to a German Friend, " Stavans returns to his fate as a Jew in the Southern Hemisphere, and in "The First Book, " he connects his passion for literature to his initiation into Jewishness. Finally, in a meditation on Columbus's afterlife, he reflects on the many ways in which we reinvent ourselves in order to make sense of the chaotic world that surrounds us. Art and Anger: Essays on Politics and the Imagination Stavans, Ilan / Stavans, Palgrave MacMillan

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Art and Anger: Essays on Politics and the Imagination
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Stavans, Ilan

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Art and Anger: Essays on Politics and the Imagination

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From terrorism in Peru to the art of translation, machismo in Hispanic civilization to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Art and Anger is nineteen insightful literary essays about Latin America in the eyes of the world.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780312240318
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0312240317
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Publishing year: 2001
Publisher: Palgrave
272 Pages
Weight: 0,313 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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