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A Field Guide to Getting Lost

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Formations of space and time in late nineteenth century America River of Shadows Rebecca Solnit has emerged as an inventive and original writer whose mind is daring in the connections it makes A Field Guide to Getting. The Blue of Distance I’m feeling somewhat lost of latePerhaps I need to embrace thatTo lose myself in a book A book about getting lostTo find myself in the unknownI’m intermittently blue tooDrawn to “the colour of distance”Seeking happiness and wholenessA different hueMaybe a different “who”Image Voyage by Lee Jungho SourceI yield to the languid beauty of distant hues of blue“The most submissive abandonment the dissolving of one’s being in a lake whose surface is infinitely tactile” CalvinoLostAnd maybe foundProfoundThis wasAwe inspiring Inspiring A metaphysical breath of fresh airA nudge along a path toI know not whereWill I findOr be foundPerhaps they’re the samePerhaps I will know when I’m thereImage Forget me nots SourceSee also The above is primarily a response to the first “The Blue of Distance” essayI’ve written a conventional review of all the pieces in the book HERE

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Whether she is contemplating the history of walking as a cultural and political experience over the past two hundred years Wanderlust or using the life of photographer Eadweard Muybridge as a lens to discuss the trans. Introspective while still attentive to the world outside herself Solnit meanders in this slow moving collection centered on the concept of getting lost The essays read as mosaics of cultural history autobiography nature writing and aesthetic criticism the depth of Solnit's insight as well as the vivid contrasts between each essay's parts rewards careful reading Those familiar with Solnit through her recent fast paced political work—typically published first online later organized into a book—will find a much different kind of writing here A few of the early essays read as a bit dated out of step with the ways in which America has changed since the collection's original publication in 2006 but that problem fades as Solnit goes on

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Lost draws on emblematic moments and relationships in Solnit's own life to explore the issues of wandering being lost and the uses of the unknown The result is a distinctive stimulating and poignant voyage of discove. Rebecca Solnit does indeed have a way with words The prose is exuisite and she has added a new dimension to getting lost not only when looking for a place but also within oneself I could feel myself accompanying her on her peregrinations and it has indeed taught me a few things about myself that I didn't knowThat's all that needs to be said buy the book read it put your feet up and lose yourself in this remarkable work

  • Paperback
  • 209
  • A Field Guide to Getting Lost
  • Rebecca Solnit
  • English
  • 06 February 2018
  • 9780143037248

About the Author: Rebecca Solnit

Writer historian and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of than twenty books on feminism western and indigenous history popular power social change and insurrection wandering  and walking hope and disaster including  Call Them By Their True Names Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction  Cinderella Liberator  Men Explain Things to Me The Mother of All uestions  and  Ho


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