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Unhitched : the trial of Christopher Hitchens

Author: Richard Seymour
Publisher: London : Verso, 2012.
Series: Counterblasts (Verso (Firm : London, England))
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Irascible and forthright, Christopher Hitchens stood out as a man determined to do just that. In his younger years, a career-minded socialist, he emerged from the smoke of 9/11 a neoconservative "Marxist," an advocate of Americaʹs invasion of Iraq filled with passionate intensity. Throughout his life, he played the role of universal gadfly, whose commitment to the truth transcended the party line as well as received  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Christopher Hitchens; Christopher Hitchens; Christopher Hitchens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Seymour
ISBN: 9781844679904 184467990X
OCLC Number: 783161455
Description: xxvi, 134 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Predictable as Hell --
Christopher Hitchens in Theory and Practice --
English Questions, from Orwell to Thatcher --
Guilty as Sin : Theophobia, from Rushdie to the War on Terror --
The Englishman Abroad and the Road to Empire --
Conclusion: Twenty-Twenty Blindfold.
Series Title: Counterblasts (Verso (Firm : London, England))
Other Titles: Trial of Christopher Hitchens
Responsibility: Richard Seymour.

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