Zig Zag: The Politics of Culture and Vice Versa

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Hans Magnus Enzensberger is one of the most original and exciting thinkers of our time. Like Umberto Eco, Stephen Jay Gould, or Richard Rorty, Enzensberger has the gift of making complex ideas about our world engaging and understandable to anyone— and he writes with rare wit and elegance, never resorting to jargon or obscurity.

Product Details

Price
$25.00  $23.00
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
November 01, 1998
Pages
342
Dimensions
5.78 X 1.13 X 8.6 inches | 1.11 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781565844360
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About the Author

Hans Magnus Enzensberger was born in Bavaria in 1929. One of the leading social critics in Germany, his essays have appeared in a wide range of journals. He is the author of Civil Wars: From L.A. to Bosnia, Europe, The Consciousness Industry, Political Crumbs, Politics and Crime, and, most recently, The Number Devil. He lives in Munich, Germany

Reviews

"Probably the nearest thing to a Renaissance figure among contemporary writers, Enzensberger is a restless adept, bringing qualities of learning, intelligence, spleen, and surprise to an extraordinary array of literary enterprises."
--Michael Hoffman