Criar uma Loja Virtual Grátis
Ebooks kostenlos download deutsch Dictionary of

Dictionary of the Undoing. John Freeman, Valeria Luiselli

Dictionary of the Undoing

ISBN: 9780374538859 | 192 pages | 5 Mb

Download PDF

  • Dictionary of the Undoing
  • John Freeman, Valeria Luiselli
  • Page: 192
  • Format: pdf, ePub, fb2, mobi
  • ISBN: 9780374538859
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Download Dictionary of the Undoing

Ebooks kostenlos download deutsch Dictionary of the Undoing 9780374538859 (English Edition) MOBI iBook


For John Freeman—literary critic, essayist, editor, poet, “one of the preeminent book people of our time” (Dave Eggers)—it is the rare moment when words are not enough. But in the wake of the election of 2016, words felt useless, even indulgent. Action was the only reasonable response. He took to the streets in protest, and the sense of community and collective conviction felt right. But the assaults continued—on citizens’ rights and long-held compacts, on the core principles of our culture and civilization, and on our language itself. Words seemed to be losing the meanings they once had and Freeman was compelled to return to their defense. The result is his Dictionary of the Undoing. From A to Z, “Agitate” to “Zygote,” Freeman assembled the words that felt most essential, most potent, and began to build a case for their renewed power and authority, each word building on the last. The message that emerged was not to retreat behind books, but to emphatically engage in the public sphere, to redefine what it means to be a literary citizen. With an afterword by Valeria Luiselli, Dictionary of the Undoing is a necessary, resounding cri de coeur in defense of language, meaning, and our ability to imagine, describe, and build a better world.

Download more ebooks:
Descargas de libros electrónicos gratis para un kindle ABORDAJES QUIRURGICOS DEL MACIZO FACIAL (Spanish Edition) CHM 9789588328201
Download free pdf books CompTIA PenTest+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (Exam PT0-001) by Raymond Nutting English version 9781260135947