The extraordinary work of ordinary writing : Annie Ray's diary

著者

    • Sinor, Jennifer

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The extraordinary work of ordinary writing : Annie Ray's diary

Jennifer Sinor

University of Iowa Press, c2002

  • : cloth
  • : pbk

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注記

Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-231) and index

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巻冊次

: cloth ISBN 9780877458326

内容説明

KrutchOCOs trenchant observations about life prospering in the hostile environment of ArizonaOCOs Sonoran Desert turn to weighty questions about humanity and the precariousness of our existence, putting lie to Western denials of mind in the OC lowerOCO forms of life: OC Let us not say that this animal or even this plant has OCybecome adaptedOCO to desert conditions. Let us say rather that they have all shown courage and ingenuity in making the best of the world as they found it. And let us remember that if to use such terms in connection with them is a fallacy then it can only be somewhat less a fallacy to use the same terms in connection with ourselves.OCO"
巻冊次

: pbk ISBN 9780877458333

内容説明

Taking as its centre the diary of Jennifer Sinor's great-great-great-aunt Annie Ray, a woman in 19th-century Dakota, this text provides a novel way of viewing ordinary writing, the everyday writing we typically ignore or dismiss.

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