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Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time


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Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time - Griffiths, Jay
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An enthusiastic piece of pop anthropology on the one subject that has ousted sex and money from the top of the obsessions league. Jay Griffiths takes the subject of "time" in her teeth and chews at it until it's a far more palatable item. Her exploration of the passage of time includes; our obsession with speed, with overtaking; motorways and their link to fascism; war; Mercury (god of flight) and the mythology of time and speed; Diana and Marilyn Monroe, flawed women who, through their violent deaths, have become timeless ...

Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time 1999, Flamingo, London

ISBN-13: 9780002570770