Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Leon Wieseltier is an American critic and magazine editor. From to , he was the Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. Wieseltier also edited and introduced a volume of works by Lionel. Title, Against identity. Author, Leon Wieseltier. Publisher, W. Drenttel, Original from, the University of California. Digitized, Jun 12, Length, 74 pages.

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Against Identity is iddentity collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. I think to myself: Wieseltier has published several fictional and non-fictional Leon Wieseltier is a American writer, critic, and magazine editor.


Archived July 14,at the Wayback Machine. Emerson Collective executive Laurene Powell Jobs withdrew funding for a journal Wieseltier was working on and later fired him.

Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier

From tohe was the literary editor of The New Republic. Return to Book Page. Saburi Pandit marked it as to-read Jul 27, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The New York Times Magazine. Joshua rated it it wieselier amazing Sep 04, Josh marked it as to-read May 14, Inhe was the recipient of the Dan David Prize for being “a foremost writer and thinker who confronts and engages with the central issues of our times, setting wueseltier standard for serious cultural discussion in the United States”.

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The New York Times. Frbernard Mulcahy rated it it was amazing Feb 17, Retrieved February 15, Retrieved from ” https: Adam Allenberg rated it agaimst was amazing Oct 04, He was a contributing editor and critic at The Atlantic until October 27,when the magazine fired him following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct.

Since he has been the literary editor of The New Republic. In Januaryit was reported that Wieseltier would be joining Laurene Powell Jobs to form a new publication devoted to exploring the effects of technology on people’s lives.

Retrieved September 21, Following a long-term relationship with choreographer Twyla Tharp[13] he married his second wife, Jennifer Bradley, who works on urban-development issues at the Brookings Institution. To ask other readers questions about Against Identityplease sign up.


Against Identity

Oct 08, Dan Dumitrescu rated it really liked it. Anyone interested in the dichotomies of identity will enjoy this.

An excellent inquiry about compassion, tolerance, about the physical and the mental body. A pithy book of aphorisms, Wieseltier really shines here. Jewish author Leon Wieseltier: Retrieved October 24, Lists with This Book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jeff rated it it was amazing Apr 29, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mark Mcnaughton marked it as to-read Feb 23, He was a member of the Harvard Society of Fellows — Open Preview See a Problem?

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