Little House of Imaginary Distinctions

Overview

Look around you. The world is more homogenous than you think. Far too often, distinctions among people, places, and things are matters of degree rather than kind. Many are illusory. As satire, Little House of Imaginary Distinctions is meant to complement Steven Carter's previous book, Little House of Oxymorons, published by Hamilton Books in 2010.

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Overview

Look around you. The world is more homogenous than you think. Far too often, distinctions among people, places, and things are matters of degree rather than kind. Many are illusory. As satire, Little House of Imaginary Distinctions is meant to complement Steven Carter's previous book, Little House of Oxymorons, published by Hamilton Books in 2010.

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Editorial Reviews

James Geary
Steven Carter has acquitted himself well.
Amelia de Moura Tavares
Steven Carter's triumph is to have established a sort of universal ethic of 'how to be,' while promoting at the same time a holistic view of human beings in individual social, cultural, and psychological contexts.
Glenn Lucke
Exquisite.
Edwin J. Barton
To their credit, Steven Carter's books make honorable attempts to shore against our ruins a devotion to the powers of erudition, critical analysis, and judgment. In the words of Ezra Pound in Canto LXXXI, 'Here error is all in the not done, all in the diffidence that faltered. . .' For Steven Carter, these are words to live by.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761856009
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 6/21/2011
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Carter was awarded the Montaigne Medal for Literature in 2010. He is an emeritus professor of English at California State University, Bakersfield.

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