The way we are ebook
by Margaret Visser
In The Way We Are Margaret Visser, a self-described "anthropologist of everyday life," identifies and dissects the whos, whats, whys, and wherefores of how we live.
In The Way We Are Margaret Visser, a self-described "anthropologist of everyday life," identifies and dissects the whos, whats, whys, and wherefores of how we live. Tapping in to our fascination with our own origins, eccentricities, and foib From the celebrated author of The Rituals of Dinner and Much Depends on Dinner comes a new collection of witty and insightful essays.
The Way We Are. 255 printed pages. The beloved and bestselling anthropologist of everyday life turns her witty and insightful gaze to the oddities of living in our modern world.
MARGARET VISSER is an award-winning author and essayist. Her previous five books, all bestsellers, have met with international acclaim. Much Depends on Dinner won the Glenfiddich Prize for Food Book of the Year and was named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly and The New York Times. The Rituals of Dinner won the IACP Literary Food Writing Award and the Jane Grigson Award, and was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Her most recent book, The Geometry of Love, also the subject of a prize-winning documentary film, was a finalist for the Charles Taylor Prize.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Way We Are: What Everyday Objects and Conventions Tell Us About Ourselves. In this collection of pithy essays, Visser treats us to the full range of her shrewd powers of observation and skilled articulation. Nothing is too small or too commonplace to elude Visser's keen eye and mind.
Margaret Visser (born May 11, 1940) is a writer and broadcaster who lives in Toronto, Paris, and South West France. Her subject matter is the history, anthropology, and mythology of everyday life. Born in South Africa, she attended school in Zambia, Zimbabwe, France (the Sorbonne) and the University of Toronto Canada where she earned a PhD in Classics. Visser taught Greek and Latin at York University north of Toronto for 18 years.
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What are the unsavory implications of Santa Claus?This is writing that bears Margaret Visser's distinctive, unmistakable stamp. She leaves us with a rich and fascinating portrait of ourselves and forces us to think about what exactly it means to live in the modern world. Format Hardback 320 pages.
ISBN 10: 0006380239 ISBN 13: 9780006380238. Publisher: HarperPerennial, Saturday Night, 1995.