In Quest of Nothing: Selected Essays, 1998-2008

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In these new essays Ihab Hassan, one of the most influential critics of literature and contemporary culture in the world, probes urgent themes of our clime: truth, trust, the imminence of spirit in everyday life. The path of his explorations runs through many worldly concerns: autobiography, travel, the prevalence of media, the plight of the American Dream, the anguished cry of identity in diasporic times. But the path also leads beyond these concerns, toward visions of the verge. Hassan writes in his introduction: 'These ...

In Quest of Nothing: Selected Essays, 1998-2008 2011, AMS Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780404615994

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