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Are you serious? : how to be true and get real in the age of silly

Author: Lee Siegel
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Are you serious? Do you know anyone who is? Cultural critic Lee Siegel combines a slashing critique of modern lightness and frivolity with a guide to being serious in an unserious age"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Siegel
ISBN: 9780061766039 0061766038
OCLC Number: 641532494
Description: 212 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Overture --
The urge to be serious --
My comical struggle to be serious --
Notes toward a definition of seriousness --
The three pillars of seriousness --
A brief, eccentric history of seriousness --
Seriousness in culture --
Seriousness in politics --
Finale.
Responsibility: Lee Siegel.
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"Are you serious? Do you know anyone who is? Cultural critic Lee Siegel combines a slashing critique of modern lightness and frivolity with a guide to being serious in an unserious age"--Provided by publisher.

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