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Engels | Hardcover | 9780340998762
Boek cover The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves van Siri Hustvedt (Hardcover)
The History of My Nerves
While speaking at a memorial event for her father, Siri Hustvedt suffered a violent seizure from the neck down. She managed to finish her talk and the paroxysms stopped, but not for good. Again and again she found herself a victim of the shudders. What had happened?Chronicling her search for the shaking woman, Hustvedt takes the reader on a journey into contemporary psychiatry, neurology and psychoanalysis. She unearths stories and theories from the annals of medical history, literature and philosophy, and delves into her own past. In the process, she raises fundamental questions: what is the...
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Engels | Druk: Export/Airside/Irela | Paperback | 9781444732658
Boek cover Living, Thinking, Looking van Siri Hustvedt (Paperback)
From the internationally bestselling author of What I Loved and The Summer Without Men, a dazzling collection of essays written with Siri Hustvedt's customary intelligence, wit and ability to convey complex ideas in a clear and lively way. Divided into three sections - Living, which draws on Siri's own life; Thinking, on memory, emotion and the imagination; and Looking, on art and artists - the essays range across the humanities and science as Siri explores how we see, remember, feel and interact with others, what it means to sleep, dream and speak, and what we mean by 'self'. The combination...
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Nederlands | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9789023482796
Boek cover De vlammende wereld van Siri Hustvedt (Paperback)
New York, de jaren negentig van de twintigste eeuw. De miskende kunstenares Harriet Burden neemt wraak op de kunstkritiek door haar nieuwste werken onder de naam van drie jongemannen te exposeren. Met haar undercoverproject daagt ze de hypocriete kunstcritici uit zich te laten kennen. Als een van de uitverkoren kunstenaars, door Harriet ‘maskers’ genoemd, besluit zelf met de eer te gaan strijken, dreigt haar plan te mislukken en ziet ze haar wereld ineenstorten. De vlammende wereld is een intellectuele detective, opgebouwd uit een verzameling documenten over Harriet Burden. Via...
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Engels | E-book | 9781848945111
Boek cover The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves van Siri Hustvedt (Onbekend)
By the bestselling author of WHAT I LOVED, an intimate and enlightening account of her search for the key to her mysterious nervous disorder, which brilliantly illuminates the connection between mind and body. 'Readers of Oliver Sacks will rate this book highly; as with Sacks, scientific knowledge and a powerful capacity for empathy are closely linked . . . It is Hustvedt's gift to write with exemplary clarity of what is by necessity unclear.' HILARY MANTEL, Guardian While speaking at a memorial event for her father, the novelist Siri Hustvedt suffered a violent seizure from the neck...
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Nederlands | Druk: 5 | Paperback | 9789023497981
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Boek cover Wat me lief was van Siri Hustvedt (Paperback)
Bill en Leo zijn hartsvrienden. Ze delen hun passie voor kunst en literatuur, wonen in hetzelfde flatgebouw in New York, zijn gek op elkaars vrouwen en krijgen ongeveer tegelijkertijd een zoon. Door een tragisch ongeval sterft plotseling, op elfjarige leeftijd, de zoon van Leo. De twee gezinnen proberen de klap te boven te komen, maar niets is meer zoals het was. Het noodlot slaat opnieuw toe wanneer Bill overlijdt en zijn zoon betrokken raakt bij een duistere moord. Leo voelt zich verantwoordelijk voor de jongen en in een wanhopige poging om hem te redden zet hij een wilde achtervolging in. ...
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Engels | E-book | 9781501141119
Boek cover A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women van Siri Hustvedt (Onbekend)
Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
A compelling, radical, "richly explored" (The New York Times Book Review), and "insightful" (Vanity Fair) collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved. In a trilogy of works brought together in a single volume, Siri Hustvedt demonstrates the striking range and depth of her knowledge in both the humanities and the sciences. Armed with passionate curiosity, a sense of humor, and insights from many disciplines she repeatedly upends received ideas and cultural...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781501154485
Boek cover Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women van Siri Hustvedt (Paperback)
Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved. A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of ''The Blazing World'' and ''What I Loved.'' Siri Husvedt has always been fascinated by biology and how human perception works. She is a lover of art, the humanities, and the sciences. She is a novelist and a...
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Engels | E-book | 9781473638921
Boek cover A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women van Siri Hustvedt (Onbekend)
Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
A trail-blazing and inspiring collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience and psychology featuring The Delusions of Certainty, winner of the European Essay Prize 2019. As well as being a prize-winning, bestselling novelist, Siri Hustvedt is widely regarded as a leading thinker in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. She believes passionately that art and science are too often kept separate and that conversations across disciplines are vital to increasing our knowledge of the human mind and body, how they connect and how we think, feel and see. The...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781473638907
Boek cover A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women van Siri Hustvedt (Paperback)
Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
A trail-blazing and inspiring collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience and psychology featuring The Delusions of Certainty, winner of the European Essay Prize 2019. As well as being a prize-winning, bestselling novelist, Siri Hustvedt is widely regarded as a leading thinker in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. She believes passionately that art and science are too often kept separate and that conversations across disciplines are vital to increasing our knowledge of the human mind and body, how they connect and how we think, feel and see. The essays in...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781473694460
Boek cover Memories of the Future van Siri Hustvedt (Paperback)
A provocative, wildly funny, intellectually rigorous and engrossing novel, punctuated by Siri Hustvedt's own illustrations - a tour de force by one of America's most acclaimed and beloved writers. Fresh from Minnesota and hungry for all New York has to offer, twenty-three-year-old S.H. embarks on a year that proves both exhilarating and frightening - from bruising encounters with men to the increasingly ominous monologues of the woman next door. Forty years on, those pivotal months come back to vibrant life when S.H. discovers the notebook in which she recorded her adventures alongside drafts...
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