And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos
ISBN10: 0679736565 ISBN13: 9780679736561 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Mar 1 1992 Pages: 1 Weight: 0.25lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.25" Language: English
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.