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The Resource Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris

Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris

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Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life
Title
Acedia & me
Title remainder
a marriage, monks, and a writer's life
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Norris
Title variation
Acedia and me
Title variation remainder
a marriage, monks, and a writers life
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kathleen Norris's masterpiece: a personal and moving memoir that resurrects the ancient term acedia, or soul-weariness, and brilliantly explores its relevancy to the modern individual and culture
Summary
Discusses the ancient concept of "soul weariness" and explores the phenomenon's relevance in modern culture, meditating on the ways in which depression-like acedia influenced the author's experiences as a writer, a family member, and a patient
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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271801
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
  • 234
  • 248.86
Index
no index present
LC call number
BT732.4
LC item number
.N67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a marriage, monks, and a writer's life
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-334)
Contents
Somewhere -- Tedium -- From eight bad thoughts to seven sins -- Psyche, soul, and muse -- Up and down -- Give me a word -- Acedia's progress -- Acedia's decline -- A silent despair -- The quotidian mysteries -- The "noon" of midlife -- Day by day -- And to the end arriving -- A widow's uneasy afterword -- Acedia: a commonplace book
Control code
5010942
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9781594489969
Lccn
2008010150
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn212847707
  • (OCoLC)212847707
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-334)
Contents
Somewhere -- Tedium -- From eight bad thoughts to seven sins -- Psyche, soul, and muse -- Up and down -- Give me a word -- Acedia's progress -- Acedia's decline -- A silent despair -- The quotidian mysteries -- The "noon" of midlife -- Day by day -- And to the end arriving -- A widow's uneasy afterword -- Acedia: a commonplace book
Control code
5010942
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Isbn
9781594489969
Lccn
2008010150
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn212847707
  • (OCoLC)212847707

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