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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
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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271801
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
  • 234 ȧ 248.86 2̇ 22
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a marriage, monks, and a writer's life
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-334)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781594489969
Lccn
2008010150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn212847707
  • OCoLC
Label
Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life, Kathleen Norris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-334)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781594489969
Lccn
2008010150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn212847707
  • OCoLC

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