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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance (Vintage International)

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From one of the most impassioned of writers of our time, this powerful collection of essays offers a stark portrait of post-9/11 realities. John Berger occupies a unique position in the international cultural landscape: artist, filmmaker, poet, philosopher, novelist, and essayist, he is also a deeply thoughtful political activist. In Hold Everything Dear, his artistry and activism meld in an attempt to make sense of the current state of our world. Berger analyzes the nature of terrorism and the profound despair that gives rise to it. He writes about the homelessness of millions who have been forced by poverty and war to live as refugees. He discusses Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Serbia, Bosnia, China, Indonesia-anyplace where people are deprived of the most basic of freedoms. Berger powerfully acknowledges the depth of suffering around the world and suggests actions that might finally help bring it to an end.

About the Author

John Berger, born in London in 1926, is a novelist, storyteller, poet, screenwriter, and art critic. He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including To the Wedding, the Into Their Labours trilogy, About Looking, Ways of Seeing, and G., for which he won the Booker Prize. Berger lives in a small rural community in France.

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ISBN:
9780307386731
Author:
Berger, John
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Equality
Subject:
International economic relations
Subject:
Power (Social sciences)
Subject:
General Current Events
Subject:
Politics-Political Science
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Publication Date:
20081131
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8 x 5.06 x .42 in .375 lb

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