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Literary reckonings

a cross-cultural triptych

by Blanche H. Gelfant

  • 15 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- American and Russian,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Russian and American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBlanche H. Gelfant.
    SeriesCambridge studies in American literature and culture ;, 84
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS159.R8 G45 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1081517M
    ISBN 100521440386
    LC Control Number94005061

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Each one deserves great consideration, while you read it and long after/5(15). “The Reckonings is not a book about changing the world.

It's philosophy in disguise, equal parts memoir, criticism, and ethics. It has bits of Eula Biss, Leslie Jamison, and Simone Weil, but its patron saint is Grace Paley The 12 essays in The Reckonings are 12 beginnings.

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Her short-form graphic biography, Kamikaze, about a surviving Japanese WWII pilot, was included in the editions of Best American Comics and Best American Nonrequired. Drawing from philosophy, art, literature, mythology, anthropology, film, and her own experience of violence, Johnson considers how our ideas about justice might be expanded beyond vengeance and retribution to include acts of compassion, patience, mercy, and grace.

“The Reckonings is not a book about changing the world. “The Reckonings is not a book about changing the world. It's philosophy in disguise, equal parts memoir, criticism, and ethics. It has bits of Eula Biss, Leslie Jamison, and Simone Weil, but its patron saint is Grace Paley The 12 essays in The Reckonings are 12 beginnings.

Each one deserves great consideration, while you read it and long after. Lyrical and resonant, filled with sound and beautiful juxtapositions between the built and natural, or the ecological and the Anthropocene, Reckonings manages to be an elegy for the lost world and those who populated it and also a call for our world to end so that we can 'gather like new-days monks' in a better place, one where we can forget the names of stars 4/4(3).

A literary crowd packed Brazos Bookstore almost to its capacity Oct. 9 for the release of “The Reckonings,” the newest book from Lacy Johnson, Rice associate professor of English and author of the critically acclaimed memoir “The Other Side.”Author: Katharine Shilcutt.

The Reckonings stimulates us readers to (re)establish ourselves in social discourse and more closely examine the habitual energies and distorted lenses through which we try to make sense of our modern lives.

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Lacy Johnson is the author of The Reckonings and the memoir The Other Side, which was named a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, an Edgar Award in Best Fact Crime, and the CLMP Firecracker Award in writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Los.

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