The Last Resistance

The Last Resistance

by Jacqueline Rose
     
 

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A bravura exploration of politics and writing in dark timesSee more details below

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A bravura exploration of politics and writing in dark times

Editorial Reviews

Observer
It takes a fierce shell of courage to speak out, as Jacqueline Rose does here ... She is a fine, original scholar.— Peter Preston
Tribune
A passionate celebration of Jewish thought and writing ... an original, innovative survey of some of the deeper dynamics at play within Zionism.
Times Literary Supplement
Deeply absorbing.
From the Publisher
“A breathtakingly refined textual analysis sustains a passionate, ethical and political engagement in the ongoing Near East crisis. This alone makes her a model of what a public intellectual should be.”—Slavoj Žižek

“Jacqueline Rose has written what can only be called a masterpiece of scholarship and thought ... a work of stunning insight and moral courage. Destined to become a standard in the field, it will have a profound and lasting impact.”—Sara Roy, Harvard University

“In The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose uses her knowledge of literature, psychoanalysis, and politics to brilliantly illuminating effect ... Stimulating and thought-provoking, it deserves to be read widely.”—Avi Shlaim, University of Oxford

“It takes a fierce shell of courage to speak out, as Jacqueline Rose does here ... She is a fine, original scholar.”—Peter Preston, Observer

“A passionate celebration of Jewish thought and writing ... an original, innovative survey of some of the deeper dynamics at play within Zionism.”—Tribune

“Explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives.”—Ham and High

“Deeply absorbing.”—Times Literary Supplement

“Hard-hitting.”—Independent

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844672264
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Jacqueline Rose is Professor of English at Queen Mary University of London. Her books include Sexuality in the Field of Vision; The Question of Zion ; and the novel Albertine.

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