A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson (Political by Shannon L. Mariotti,Joseph H. Jr. Lane,Alex Zamalin,Daniel

By Shannon L. Mariotti,Joseph H. Jr. Lane,Alex Zamalin,Daniel Skinner,Emily Nacol,Lorraine Krall McCrary,Matthew Scherer,Christie L. Maloyed,Ralph Hancock,Anna Hadfield,Roger Berkowitz

Marilynne Robinson is arguably some of the most vital writers of our time. Her voice resonates around the richly imagined American landscapes during which she grounds her tales of affection and loss, alienation and belonging, injustice and redemption. Robinson's award-winning physique of labor -- together with Gilead, winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award; Home, winner of the Orange Prize and the la occasions e-book Prize; and Lila, winner of the nationwide ebook Critics Circle Award -- has cultivated admiration around the world, delivering readers new and profound interpretations of the meanings of transience, presence, conference, and resistance.

In A Political significant other to Marilynne Robinson, Shannon L. Mariotti and Joseph H. Lane Jr. gather either emerging and verified political theorists to discover the juxtaposition of Robinson's nonfiction works and her novels, and to envision their connections to modern political concerns. the gathering analyzes Robinson's writings on American democracy, neighborhood, and freedom, and it comprises an engrossing interview with the writer in particular carried out for this quantity. From an exploration of the democratic power in being a "housekeeper of homelessness" to a learn of types of motion opposed to racial injustice, this quantity presents attention-grabbing new insights into Robinson's paintings and the way it displays and reassesses American political tradition and theory.

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