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By Siri Hustvedt

ISBN-10: 1473638895

ISBN-13: 9781473638891

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ISBN-13: 9781473638907

Internationally acclaimed as a novelist, Siri Hustvedt can also be extremely popular as a author of non-fiction whose insights are drawn from her extensive wisdom within the arts, humanities, and sciences.

In this trilogy of works accumulated in one quantity, Hustvedt brings a feminist, interdisciplinary point of view to more than a few matters. Louise Bourgeois, Pablo Picasso, Susan Sontag and Knut Ove Knausgaard are between those that come less than her scrutiny. within the book's vital essay, she explores the intractable mind-body challenge and within the 3rd part, displays at the mysteries of anxiety, synesthesia, reminiscence, conception, and the philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard. With readability, wit, and keenness, she exposes gender bias, upends obtained rules, and demanding situations her reader to imagine again.

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