All About Love
All About Love
New Visions
bell hooks

It really is all about love. —Recommended by Tân, City Lights Books

"The word "love" is most often defined as a noun, yet...we would all love to better if we used it as a verb," writes bell hooks as she comes out fighting and on fire in All About Love. Here, at her most provacative and intensely personal, the renowned scholar, cultural critic, and feminist skewers our view of love as romance. In its place she offers a proactive new ethic for a people and a society bereft with lovelessness.

As bell hooks uses her incisive mind and razor-sharp pen to explode th question "What is love?" her answers strike at both the mind and heart. In thirteen concise chapters, hooks examines her own search for emotional connection and society's failure to provide a model for learning to love. Razing the cultural paradigm that the ideal love is infused with sex and desire, she provides a new path to love that is sacred, redemptive, and healing for the individuals and for a nation. The Utne Reader declared bell hooks one of the "100 Visionaries Who Can Change Your Life." All About Love is a powerful affirmation of just how profoundly she can.

Title All About Love
Subtitle New Visions
Author bell hooks
Publisher Harper Paperbacks
Title First Published 01 January 2001
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 239 p.
ISBN-10 0060959479
ISBN-13 9780060959470
Publication Date 01 January 2001
Main content page count 239
Weight 16 oz.

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