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Silence


Silence


Object Lessons

von: Biguenet John Biguenet

11,24 €

Verlag: Bloomsbury Academic
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 24.09.2015
ISBN/EAN: 9781628921465
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 160

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Beschreibungen

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.What is silence? In a series of short meditations, novelist and playwright John Biguenet considers silence as a servant of power, as a lie, as a punishment, as the voice of God, as a terrorist's final weapon, as a luxury good, as the reason for torture-in short, as an object we both do and do not recognize. Concluding with the prospects for its future in a world burgeoning with noise, Biguenet asks whether we should desire or fear silence-or if it is even ours to choose.Object Lessons is published in partnership with an essay series in The Atlantic.

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