The Resource Essays, Wallace Shawn, (electronic resource)

Essays, Wallace Shawn, (electronic resource)

Label
Essays
Title
Essays
Statement of responsibility
Wallace Shawn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In these beautiful essays, Wallace Shawn takes us on a revelatory journey in which the personal and political become one. Whether writing about the genesis of his plays, such as Aunt Dan and Lemon; discussing how the privileged world of arts and letters takes for granted the work of the "unobtrusives," the people who serve our food and deliver our mail; or describing his upbringing in the sheltered world of Manhattan's cultural elite, Shawn reveals a unique ability to step back from the appearance of things to explore their deeper social meanings. He grasps contradictions, even when unpleasant, and challenges us to look, as he does, at our own behavior in a more honest light. He also finds the pathos in the political and personal challenges of everyday life. With a sharp wit, remarkable attention to detail, and the same acumen as a writer of prose as he is a playwright, Shawn invites us to look at the world with new eyes, the better to understand-and change it
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Midwest
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Shawn, Wallace
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Essays
  • Political science
  • Playwriting
  • Authorship
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Essays, Wallace Shawn, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11858814
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11858814
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11858814
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11858814
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Essays, Wallace Shawn, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11858814
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11858814
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11858814
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11858814
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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