And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos by John BergerAnd Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos by John Berger

And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos

byJohn Berger

Paperback | January 8, 1992

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Booker Prize-winning author John Berger reveals the ties between love and absence, the ways poetry endows language with the assurance of prayer, and the tensions between the forward movement of sexuality and the steady backward tug of time. He recreates the mysterious forces at work in a Rembrandt painting, transcribes the sensorial experience of viewing lilacs at dusk, and explores the meaning of home to early man and to the hundreds of thousands of displaced people in our cities today. And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos is a seamless fusion of the political and personal.
John Berger was born in London in 1926. He is well known for his novels and stories as well as for his works of nonfiction, including several volumes of art criticism. His first novel, A Painter of Our Time, was published in 1958, and since then his books have included Ways of Seeing, the fiction trilogy Into Their Labours, and the nov...
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Title:And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As PhotosFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 8 × 5.2 × 0.3 inPublished:January 8, 1992Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0679736565

ISBN - 13:9780679736561

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In an extraordinary distillation of his gifts as a novelist, poet, art critic, and social historian, John Berger reveals the ties between love and absence, the ways poetry endows language with the assurance or prayer, and the tensions between the forward movement of sexuality and the steady backward tug of time.