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Knowledge and Censorship - I. Stavans

Knowledge and Censorship

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This volume collects four sharp philosophical essays by Ilan Stavans on the acquisition of knowledge in multi-ethnic environments, the role that dictionaries play in the preservation of memory, the function of libraries in the electronic age, and the uses of censorship. In the second part of the volume, Ver┬ónica Albin engages Stavans in a series of four conversations in which he expounds on the arguments he developed in the essays.

Prefacep. xi
Four Meditations
The Process Glitchp. 3
Wor(l)dsp. 9
Stealing Booksp. 15
Keeping My Mouth Shutp. 23
Four Interviews (with Veronica Albin)
Knowledgep. 29
Dictionariesp. 55
Librariesp. 95
Censorshipp. 127
Indexp. 165
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ISBN: 9781403984104
ISBN-10: 1403984107
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 177
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1