Add Best Comp

Add comparable title

Remove comparable title

Guernica Editions Fall 2018

  • Thumbnail View
  • Scrolling view
  • Grid view
more
Guernica World Editions 5
A Life Out of Whack
Confessions and Reflexions of an Un-American All-American
1st edition
By (author): Les Essif
9781771833158 Paperback, UK Trade English BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General Sep 01, 2018
$25.00 CAD
Active 6 x 9 x 1 in 425 pages Guernica Editions Guernica World Editions
A Life Out of Whack has two parts. The first part is autobiographical and sketches the atypical early life of a future academic scholar from family poverty to marriage and divorce at nineteen, from eight years in big-city and federal law enforcement to starting college at the age of twenty-six, culminating with a doctoral fellowship in French Studies at Brown U. The second part presents an alternative critical look at contemporary life and ethos: aging, nature, corporate capitalism, and American, French, and global cultures.

Les Essif is the author of several dozen scholarly-professional essays and three monographs: Empty Figure on an Empty Stage (Indiana UP, 2001); The French Play (U of Calgary P, 2006), and most recently American 'Unculture' in French Drama (Palgrave, 2013). He lives in Knoxville, TN.

of 20

Register

Step 1 of 2

Thanks for signing up! Please tell us a little about yourself.
* Indicates required field




Step 2 of 2

Forgotten Password

Please enter your email address and click submit. An email with instructions on resetting your password will be sent to you.

Forgotten Password

An email has been sent out with instructions for resetting your password.