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Humiliation

Humiliation( )
Author: Koestenbaum, Wayne
Series title:BIG IDEAS//small Bks.
ISBN:978-1-4299-7728-9
Publication Date:Aug 2011
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Wayne Koestenbaum considers the meaning of humiliation in this eloquent work of cultural critique and personal reflection.

The lives of people both famous and obscure are filled with scarlet-letter moments when their dirty laundry sees daylight. In these moments we not only witness the reversibility of "success," of prominence, but also come to visceral terms with our own vulnerable selves. We can't stop watching the scene of shame, identifying with it and absorbing...
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Pages:192
Author Biography
Koestenbaum, Wayne (Author)
He is professor of English at the Graduate Center of the city University of New York & lives in New York City.

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