More Than Things

More Than Things

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More Than Things is a collection of essays on a variety of political, cultural, and literary issues, all linked by Margaret Randalla€™s attention to power: its use, misuse, and impact on how we live our lives. There are texts on sex, fashion, food, LGBT rights, automobiles, forgiving, womena€™s self-image, writing, books, and more. Two of the essays provide glimpses into present-day Cuba and Tunisia. She reflects on her family; her romantic partners; and the revolutionaries, writers, artists, and activists she has known personally and admired: Roque Dalton, Meridel LeSueur, and HaydAce SantamarAsa. Randalla€™s writings move in unexpected directions, evoked by the a€œthingsa€ and ideas in her life: objects picked up around the world, her childrena€™s names, family heirlooms, artistic practices, dreams, poems, and memories. Elegantly weaving together the personal and the political, More Than Things is a tour de force by one of Americaa€™s most formidable and elegiac writers and political activists.In her early fifties she bought a Honda Ruckus. We had just gotten down to one car, and the Ruckus took her to work and back. Soon it didna#39;t feel powerful enough, and she traded it in for a Piaggio BV 150. It looked to me like a motorcycle, butanbsp;...

Title:More Than Things
Author: Margaret Randall
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 2013-10-01

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