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Writing the world : on globalization

Author: David Rothenberg; Wandee J Pryor
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Globalism as a global exchange of art and ideas: essays, memoirs, fiction, and poetry by writers including Arundhati Roy, Bill McKibben, and Naomi Klein.

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Genre/Form: Collections
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Rothenberg; Wandee J Pryor
ISBN: 0262182459 9780262182454
OCLC Number: 57186241
Notes: "A Terra nova book."
Description: xvii, 250, [1] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: World as we found it / David Rothenberg and Wandee J. Pryor --
Why we sing (Por que cantamos) / Mario Benedetti --
Ladies have feelings, so ... shall we leave it to the experts? / Arundhati Roy --
Systems / Tim Parks --
Ghost of a full-contact commute / Mark Rudman --
We better collect the birds' nests before the outsiders get here / Paul Spencer Sochaczewski --
Aliens in the garden / James Barilla --
Furbi / Edie Meidav --
Civilizations / Inna Mattei --
Engagement / Daniel E. Weinbaum --
Roadblocks and bridges / Roberta Levitow --
Monika, before reunification / Ingrid Wendt --
Halloween and the Dia de Muertos / C.M. Mayo --
Is this what democracy looks like? / Hannes Westberg --
Global reorganization : conference proceedings, Santo Domingo, 1991 / Frederick Buell --
Fetishes and rarities / Alphonso Lingis --
Honey, sugar, and rose / Lorrinda Khan --
In the village / Jan Clausen --
Snow in Ghana / Ryszard Kapuściński --
Two women, two worlds / Audrey McCollum --
At Eden's edge / Ellen Dissanayake --
Fences of enclosure, windows of possibility / Naomi Klein --
Waltzing Matilda / Najem Wali --
Black tea / Kathleen L. Housley --
Alternative to progress / Bill McKibben --
Globalization of evil : words from Baghdad and Belgrade / Nuha al Radi and Jasmina Tesanovic --
You tell us what to do / Faiz Ahmed Faiz.
Responsibility: edited by David Rothenberg and Wandee J. Pryor.

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