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The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography A searching examination of all the dimensions of love, marriage, mourning, and kinship from two-time Booker Prize finalist Deborah Levy.To strip the wallpaper off the fairy tale of The Family House in which the comfort and happiness of men and children has been the priority is to find behind it an unthanked, unloved, neglected, exhausted woman.The Cost of Living explores the subtle erasure of women's names, spaces, and stories in the modern everyday. In this ?living autobiography? infused with warmth and humor, Deborah Levy critiques the roles that society assigns to us, and reflects on the politics of breaking with the usual gendered rituals. What does it cost a woman to unsettle old boundaries and collapse the social hierarchies that make her a minor character in a world not arranged to her advantage?Levy draws on her own experience of attempting to live with pleasure, value, and meaning--the making of a new kind of family home, the challenges of her mother's death--and those of

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Descriptions A searching examination of all the dimensions of love, marriage, mourning, and kinship from twotime Booker Prize finalist Deborah Levy.To strip the wallpaper off the fairy tale of The Family House in which the comfort and happiness of men and children has been the priority is to find behind it an unthanked, unloved, neglected, exhausted woman.The Cost of Living explores the subtle erasure of women's names, spaces, and stories in the modern everyday. In this ?living autobiography? infused with warmth and humor, Deborah Levy critiques the roles that society assigns to us, and reflects on the politics of breaking with the usual gendered rituals. What does it cost a woman to unsettle old boundaries and collapse the social hierarchies that make her a minor character in a world not arranged to her advantage?Levy draws on her own experience of attempting to live with pleasure, value, and meaning--the making of a new kind of family home, the challenges of her mother's death--and those of


Details Author : Deborah Levy Pages : 144 pages Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing Language : ISBN-10 : 36820477 ISBN-13 : 9781635571912 ●


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