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The Resource Known and strange things : essays, Teju Cole

Known and strange things : essays, Teju Cole

Label
Known and strange things : essays
Title
Known and strange things
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Teju Cole
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With this collection of more than fifty pieces on politics, photography, travel, history, and literature, Teju Cole solidifies his place as one of today's most powerful and original voices. On page after page, deploying prose dense with beauty and ideas, he finds fresh and potent ways to interpret art, people, and historical moments, taking in subjects from Virginia Woolf, Shakespeare, and W. G. Sebald to Instagram, Barack Obama, and Boko Haram."--Amazon.com
Member of
Summary
Provides essays on politics, photography, travel, history, and literature, as well as new interpretations of art, people, and historical moments
Tone
Writing style
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10523887
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cole, Teju
Dewey number
824/.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Essays
  • Essays
Target audience
adult
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essays
Label
Known and strange things : essays, Teju Cole
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Consists of various essays on art, literature, and politics, some previously published in various journals and periodicals
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading things. Black body ; Natives on the boat ; Housing Mr. Biswas ; Tomas Tranströmer ; Poetry of the disregarded ; Always returning ; A better quality of agony ; Derek Walcott ; Aciman's alibis ; Double negative ; In place of thought ; A conversation with Aleksandar Hemon -- Seeing things. Unnamed lake ; Wangechi Mutu ; Age, actually ; An African Caesar ; Peter Sculthorpe ; Red shift ; John Berger ; Portrait of a lady ; Object lesson ; Saul Leiter ; A true picture of black skin ; Gueorgui Pinkhassov ; Perfect and unrehearsed ; Disappearing Shanghai ; Touching strangers ; Finders keepers ; Google's macchia ; The atlas of affect ; Memories of things unseen ; Death in the browser tab ; The unquiet sky ; Against neutrality -- Being there. Far away from here ; Home strange home ; The reprint ; A reader's war ; Madmen and specialists ; What it is ; Kofi Awoonor ; Captivity ; In Alabama ; Bad laws ; Brazilian Earth ; Angels in winter ; Shadows in São Paulo ; Two weeks ; The island ; Reconciliation ; Break it down ; The white savior industrial complex ; "Perplexed ... perplexed" -- A piece of the wall -- Blind spot
Control code
ocn929917329
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812989786
Lccn
2015042074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026275809
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)929917329
Label
Known and strange things : essays, Teju Cole
Publication
Note
Consists of various essays on art, literature, and politics, some previously published in various journals and periodicals
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading things. Black body ; Natives on the boat ; Housing Mr. Biswas ; Tomas Tranströmer ; Poetry of the disregarded ; Always returning ; A better quality of agony ; Derek Walcott ; Aciman's alibis ; Double negative ; In place of thought ; A conversation with Aleksandar Hemon -- Seeing things. Unnamed lake ; Wangechi Mutu ; Age, actually ; An African Caesar ; Peter Sculthorpe ; Red shift ; John Berger ; Portrait of a lady ; Object lesson ; Saul Leiter ; A true picture of black skin ; Gueorgui Pinkhassov ; Perfect and unrehearsed ; Disappearing Shanghai ; Touching strangers ; Finders keepers ; Google's macchia ; The atlas of affect ; Memories of things unseen ; Death in the browser tab ; The unquiet sky ; Against neutrality -- Being there. Far away from here ; Home strange home ; The reprint ; A reader's war ; Madmen and specialists ; What it is ; Kofi Awoonor ; Captivity ; In Alabama ; Bad laws ; Brazilian Earth ; Angels in winter ; Shadows in São Paulo ; Two weeks ; The island ; Reconciliation ; Break it down ; The white savior industrial complex ; "Perplexed ... perplexed" -- A piece of the wall -- Blind spot
Control code
ocn929917329
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812989786
Lccn
2015042074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026275809
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)929917329

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      8637 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX, 78759, US
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