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The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness.

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: New York : Trinity University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The incomparable Rebecca Solnit, author of more than a dozen acclaimed, prizewinning books of nonfiction, brings the same dazzling writing to the essays in Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness. As the title suggests, the territory of Solnit's concerns is vast, and in her signature alchemical style she combines commentary on history, justice, war and peace, and explorations of place, art, and community, all while  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
Solnit, Rebecca.
Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness.
New York : Trinity University Press, c2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit
ISBN: 9781595341990 1595341994
OCLC Number: 1097309252
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (497 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: Icebergs and Laundry; A. Cyclopedia of an Arctic Expedition; B. The Butterfly and the Boiling Point: Reflections on the Arab Spring and After; C. Rattlesnake in Mailbox: Cults, Creeps, California in the 1970s; Concrete in Paradise: Some Pictures of Coastal California; Climate Change Is Violence; Dry Lands: The Colorado River and Hydrological Madness of the West; D. Detroit Arcadia: Exploring the Post-American Landscape; E. One Nation under Elvis: Environmentalism for Everyone; G. Winged Mercury and the Golden Calf: Heavy Metal Histories. Oil and Water: The BP Spill in the GulfH. In Haiti, Words Can Kill; Icebergs and Shadows: Further Adventures in the Landscape of Hope; I. Inside Out, or Interior Space: (and Interior Decoration); Notes from Nowhere: Iceland's Polite Dystopia; The Volcano Erupts: Iceland in Upheaval; J. The Great Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami: Aftermaths in Japan; Arrival Gates: The Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Japan; Journey to the Center: (on Elín Hansdóttir's Labyrinth Path); L. Letter to a Dead Man on the Occupation of Hope; M. Apologies to Mexico: The Drug Trade and GNP (Gross National Pain). N. Reconstructing the Story of the Storm: New Orleans Five Years AfterWe Won't Bow Down: Carnival and Resistance in New Orleans; S. The Google Bus: Silicon Valley Invades; We're Breaking Up: Noncommunications in the Silicon Age; Pale Bus, Pale Rider: Silicon Valley Invades, Cont'd; T. On the Dirtiness of Laundry and the Strength of Sisters: Or, Mysteries of Henry David Thoreau, Unsolved; U. Revolutionary Plots: On Urban Gardening; V. The Visibility Wars; Z. Revolution of the Snails: Encounters with the Zapatistas; Acknowledgments; Index; About the Author.

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The incomparable Rebecca Solnit, author of more than a dozen acclaimed, prizewinning books of nonfiction, brings the same dazzling writing to the essays in Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness. As the title suggests, the territory of Solnit's concerns is vast, and in her signature alchemical style she combines commentary on history, justice, war and peace, and explorations of place, art, and community, all while writing with the lyricism of a poet to achieve incandescence and wisdom. Gathered here are celebrated iconic essays along with little-known pieces that create a powerful survey of t.

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