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Intimations
six essays
VerfasserIn: Smith, Zadie
Verfasserangabe: Zadie Smith
Jahr: 2020
Verlag: New York, Penguin Books
Mediengruppe: Buch
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Inhalt
"Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of reflective essays by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time. Written during the early months of lockdown, Intimations explores ideas and questions prompted by an unprecedented situation. What does it mean to submit to a new reality--or to resist it? How do we compare relative sufferings? What is the relationship between time and work? In our isolation, what do other people mean to us? How do we think about them? What is the ratio of contempt to compassion in a crisis? When an unfamiliar world arrives, what does it reveal about the world that came before it? Suffused with a profound intimacy and tenderness in response to these extraordinary times, Intimations is a slim, suggestive volume with a wide scope, in which Zadie Smith clears a generous space for thought, open enough for each reader to reflect on what has happened--and what should come next."-- Provided by publisher.
 
Contents
Peonies -- The American Exception -- Something to Do -- Suffering like Mel Gibson -- Screengrabs : (After Berger, before the virus). A man with strong hands; A character in a wheelchair in the vestibule; A woman with a little dog; A hovering young man; An elder at the 98 bus stop; A provocation in the park; Postscript: Contempt as a virus -- Intimations.
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VerfasserIn: Smith, Zadie
VerfasserInnenangabe: Zadie Smith
Jahr: 2020
Verlag: New York, Penguin Books
Systematik: GS.BP, FS.E
Interessenkreis: Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 978-0-593-29761-2
2. ISBN: 0-593-29761-X
Beschreibung: 97 Seiten
Sprache: Englisch
Fußnote: Text englisch
Mediengruppe: Buch