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More Than Things Margaret Randall

More Than Things

Margaret Randall

Published June 27th 2014
ISBN : 9780803246973
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340 pages
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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 RandallOCOs attention to power: its use, misuse, and impact on how we live our lives. There are texts on sex, fashion, food,MoreMore Than Things is a collection of essays on a variety of political, cultural, and literary issues, all linked by Margaret RandallOCOs 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, womenOCOs 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 Hayd(r)e Santamar a.RandallOCOs writings move in unexpected directions, evoked by the OC thingsOCO and ideas in her life: objects picked up around the world, her childrenOCOs 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 AmericaOCOs most formidable and elegiac writers and political activists.