Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Leon Wieseltier is an American critic and magazine editor. From to , he was the Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. Wieseltier also edited and introduced a volume of works by Lionel. Title, Against identity. Author, Leon Wieseltier. Publisher, W. Drenttel, Original from, the University of California. Digitized, Jun 12, Length, 74 pages.

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Against Identity

Gemseeker marked it as to-read Nov 20, Chad Hall marked it as to-read Apr 21, A pithy book of aphorisms, Wieseltier really shines here. Retrieved from ” https: Books by Leon Wieseltier.

Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved September 21, Wieseltier was a frequent target of the satirical monthly Spy magazine, which often derided his analyses of pop culture as comically pretentious and mocked him as “Leon Vee-ZEL-tee-AY” who “jealously guards his highbrow credentials while wearing a lowbrow heart on his sleeve”.

Aneece marked it as to-read Nov 14, Adam added it Dec 25, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. Joseph marked it as to-read May 19, Horvath Timea marked it as to-read Nov 25, Trivia About Against Identity.


Frbernard Mulcahy rated it it was amazing Feb 17, In the aftermath of Harvey Weinstein allegations and the MeToo movementa list of identkty Shitty Media Men ,” which included Wieseltier, was widely shared and featured men in the media industry who were accused of sexual misconduct. During Wieseltier’s tenure as literary editor of The New Republicmany of his signed and unsigned writings appeared in the magazine.

Inhe was the recipient of the Dan David Prize for being “a foremost writer and thinker who confronts and engages with the central issues of our times, setting the standard for serious cultural discussion in the United States”.

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Abir marked it as to-read Oct 27, Ilana Diamant marked it as to-read Jul 12, Brookings has announced that Wieseltier is “no longer employed” at the think tank. After it was revealed on October 24, that several former employees had accused Wieseltier of sexual harassment and inappropriate advances, [2] [11] Wieseltier apologized to the women and admitted to “offenses against some of my colleagues in the past.

From tohe was the literary editor of The New Republic. Jewish author Leon Wieseltier: Jason added it Sep 15, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Alexis rated it really liked it Aug 29, Retrieved 16 October In Januaryit was reported identith Wieseltier would be joining Laurene Powell Jobs to form a new publication devoted to exploring the effects of technology on people’s lives.


Against identity – Leon Wieseltier – Google Books

He was a member of the Harvard Society of Fellows — Refresh and try again. No trivia or quizzes yet. Joshua rated it it was amazing Agaihst 04, An excellent inquiry about compassion, tolerance, about the physical and the mental body. Wieseltier appeared in one episode of the fifth season of The Sopranosplaying Stewart Silverman, a character whom Wieseltier described as “a derangingly materialistic co-religionist who dreams frantically of ‘Wedding of the Week’ and waits a whole year for some stupid car in which he can idle idenity endless hours in traffic east of Quogue every weekend of every summer, the vulgar Zegna-swaddled brother of a Goldman Sachs mandarin whose son’s siman tov u’mazel tov is provided by a pulchritudinous and racially diverse bunch of shellfish-eating chicks idejtity tight off-the-shoulder gowns”.

Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity.

Adam Allenberg rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Jeff rated it it was amazing Apr 29, Brookings suspended him with pay, then later announced ideentity was no longer employed there.