Cheek by Jowl by Ursula K. Le Guin

By Ursula K. Le Guin

Aqueduct Press is happy to announce the discharge of Cheek by way of Jowl, a set of talks and essays on how and why myth concerns, through Ursula okay. Le Guin. In those essays, Le Guin argues passionately that the homogenization of our global makes the paintings of fable crucial for aiding us holiday via what she calls ''the fact trap.'' Le Guin writes not just of the pleasures of her personal early life studying, but in addition approximately what fable potential for we all dwelling within the international twenty-first century.

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