On Freedom: Spirit, Art, and State

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ISBN-13: 9780824838553
Published: March 2013

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200 pages | 21 illus.
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  • About the Book
  • The various meanings of freedom are difficult to clarify in the discursive language of theory and philosophy. But authors of fiction, poetry, and other narrative forms—using metaphor, parable, and figurative speech—are often at home with what is difficult and too subtle for reason alone.

    Residing in countries throughout Asia and North America, the authors in On Freedom help us understand the need for cultural, spiritual, and intellectual freedoms in order to have a life that is fully realized.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Frank Stewart, Editor

      Frank Stewart is a writer, translator, and founding editor of Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing. He is professor emeritus of English at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
    • Fiona Sze-Lorrain, Editor

      Fiona Sze-Lorrain’s recent poetry collection is The Ruined Elegance (Princeton, 2016). Also a zheng harpist and translator, she has been a Abigail R. Cohen Fellow at the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination in Paris.