Having and Being Had

Publicado el enero de 2021 (ePub) en inglés
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    Having and Being Had
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    • Fecha de lanzamiento enero 2021
      Editor Faber & faber
      Formato ePub
    • A timely and arresting new look at affluence by a consistently surprising writer."My adult life can be divided into two distinct parts," Eula Biss writes, "the time before I owned a washing machine and the time after." Having just purchased her first home, she now embarks on a roguish and risky self-audit of the value system she has bought into. The result is a radical interrogation of work, leisure, and capitalism. Described by The New York Times as a writer who "advances from all sides, like a chess player," Biss brings... Ver más

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    Resumen

    A timely and arresting new look at affluence by a consistently surprising writer.

    "My adult life can be divided into two distinct parts," Eula Biss writes, "the time before I owned a washing machine and the time after." Having just purchased her first home, she now embarks on a roguish and risky self-audit of the value system she has bought into. The result is a radical interrogation of work, leisure, and capitalism. Described by The New York Times as a writer who "advances from all sides, like a chess player," Biss brings her approach to the lived experience of capitalism. Playfully ranging from IKEA to Beyoncé to Pokemon, across bars and laundromats and universities, she asks, of both herself and her class, "In what have we invested?"

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    Editor

    Faber & faber

    Fecha de lanzamiento

    enero 2021

    EAN

    978-0571346448

    ISBN

    9780571346448