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A Primer for Forgetting
  • Author : Lewis Hyde
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18

“One of our true superstars of nonfiction” (David Foster Wallace), Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift and Trickster Makes the World, offers a playful and melancholy defense of forgetfulness by exploring the healing effect it can have on the human psyche. We live in a culture that prizes memory—how

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A Primer for Forgetting
  • Author : Lewis Hyde
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2019-07-04

We live in a culture that prizes memory – how much we can store, the quality of what’s preserved, how we might better document and retain the moments of our life while fighting off the nightmare of losing all that we have experienced. But what if forgetfulness were seen not

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A Primer for Forgetting
  • Author : Lewis Hyde
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18

“One of our true superstars of nonfiction” (David Foster Wallace), Lewis Hyde offers a playful and inspiring defense of forgetfulness by exploring the healing effect it can have on the human psyche. We live in a culture that prizes memory—how much we can store, the quality of what’s

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A Primer for Forgetting
  • Author : Lewis Hyde
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-07-02

We live in a culture that prizes memory - how much we can store, the quality of what's preserved, how we might better document the moments of our life while fighting off the nightmare of losing all that we have experienced. But what if forgetfulness were seen not as something

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The End of Forgetting
  • Author : Kate Eichhorn
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-08

Thanks to Facebook and Instagram, our younger selves have been captured and preserved online. But what happens, Kate Eichhorn asks, when we can’t leave our most embarrassing moments behind? Rather than a childhood cut short by a loss of innocence, the real crisis of the digital age may be

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Lethe
  • Author : Harald Weinrich,Professor of Romance Languages Co-Director Comparative Literature Program Steven Rendall
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2004

Harald Weinrich's epilogue considers forgetting in the present age of information overflow, particularly in the area of the natural sciences."--Jacket.

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Don t Forget
  • Author : Anastasia Suen
  • Publisher : ABDO Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01

The students in Miss KÍs class experience situations that occur in schools everywhere. A group of children learns the importance of being responsible in Don't Forget! Sam's story teaches about responsibility, classroom pets, and friendship with brilliant illustrations and humorous text. What Do You Think? quetions, Miss K's Classroom

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Before I Forget
  • Author : Barbara Smith,Dan Gasby,Michael Shnayerson
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2016

"Working with Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Shnayerson, B. and her husband Dan share B.'s unfolding story on dealing with early-onset Alzheimer's. Crafted in short chapters that interweave their narrative with ... advice, readers learn in small bites about dealing with Alzheimer's disease's day-to-day challenges, the family tensions, and ways

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Trickster Makes This World
  • Author : Lewis Hyde
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2008

'Lewis Hyde's second masterpiece.' Margaret Atwood

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Trickster Lives
  • Author : Jeanne Campbell Reesman
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01

At once criminal and savior, clown and creator, antagonist and mediator, the character of trickster has made frequent appearances in works by writers the world over. Usually a figure both culturally specific and transcendent, trickster leads the way to the unconscious, the concealed, and the seemingly unattainable. This book offers

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Common As Air
  • Author : Lewis Hyde
  • Publisher : Union Books
  • Release Date : 2012-03-01

DIV In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech. Thirty years later his son registered the words ‘I Have a Dream’ as a trademark and successfully blocked attempts to reproduce these four words. Unlike the Gettysburg Address and other famous speeches, ‘I Have a Dream’

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In Praise of Forgetting
  • Author : David Rieff
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01

A leading contrarian thinker explores the ethical paradox at the heart of history's wounds The conventional wisdom about historical memory is summed up in George Santayana's celebrated phrase, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Today, the consensus that it is moral to remember, immoral to

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The Gift
  • Author : Lewis Hyde
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999

Starting with the premise that the work of art is a gift and not a commodity, this revolutionary book ranges across anthropology, literature, economics, and psychology to show how the 'commerce of the creative spirit' functions in the lives of artists and in culture as a whole.

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So You Want to Talk About Race
  • Author : Ijeoma Oluo
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy -- from police brutality to the mass incarceration of Black Americans -- has put a media spotlight on racism in our society. Still, it is

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Remembering What I Forgot
  • Author : K. Allen
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-06-26

You may remember visiting a grandparent or elder friend who lived in a nursing home memory unit. When you were a child you may recall sights, sounds, and smells that caused you to feel uneasy. Step into any one of today's 16,000 long-term care facilities across the US, and suddenly those

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