Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Leon Wieseltier is an American critic and magazine editor. From to , he was the Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. Wieseltier also edited and introduced a volume of works by Lionel. Title, Against identity. Author, Leon Wieseltier. Publisher, W. Drenttel, Original from, the University of California. Digitized, Jun 12, Length, 74 pages.
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After it was revealed on October 24, that several former employees had accused Wieseltier of sexual harassment and inappropriate advances,   Wieseltier apologized to the women and admitted to “offenses against some of my colleagues in the past. Quotes from Against Identity.
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Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier
During Wieseltier’s tenure as literary editor of The New Republicmany of his signed and unsigned writings appeared in the magazine.
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Wieseltier was also a contributing editor at The Atlantic until [October 27, ], when Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor in chief, announced in a note to staffers that the magazine is severing its ties with him. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Books by Leon Wieseltier. Lucian Lupescu rated it liked it Oct 30, Retrieved September 21, Retrieved 16 October Wieseltier was a frequent target of gaainst satirical monthly Spy magazine, which often derided his analyses of pop culture as comically pretentious and mocked him as “Leon Vee-ZEL-tee-AY” who “jealously guards his highbrow credentials while wearing a lowbrow heart on his sleeve”. Following a long-term relationship with choreographer Twyla Tharp he married his second wife, Jennifer Bradley, who works on urban-development issues at the Brookings Institution.
In reference to being called a “Jew-baiter” by Wieseltier, Andrew Sullivan has said, “Wieseltier is a connoisseur and cultivator of personal hatred”—referring to a dislike based on “tedious” causes that Wieseltier allegedly has held regarding him for a long time.
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