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Title:
The unreality of memory : and other essays
Author:
Gabbert, Elisa, author.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Essays. Selections
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

©2020
Physical Description:
258 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Summary:
"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"--
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
Genre:
ISBN:
9780374538347
Format :
Book