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When I was a child I read books
Title:
When I was a child I read books
ISBN:
9780374298784
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Physical Description:
xvi, 206 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents:
Freedom of thought -- Imagination and community -- Austerity as ideology -- Open thy hand wide : Moses and the origins of American liberalism -- When I was a child -- The fate of ideas : Moses -- Wondrous love -- The human spirit and the good society -- Who was Oberlin? -- Cosmology.
Abstract:
In this new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature.
Format:
Book