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The World on Edge

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2017.12.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Edward S. Casey, The World on Edge, Indiana University Press, 2017, 385pp., $42.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780253026095. Reviewed by Fred Evans, Duquesne University Ed Casey started his publishing career with books on imagining and remembering, followed by a number of others on the encompassing notion of place and its relation to art, landscape, and maps. He then produced three more works that appeared to take us to the periphery of these earlier concerns: one on the glance, another (with Mary Watkins) on the border between the U.S. and Mexico, and now this new one concerning edges. It is not just a pun to say that he presented ourselves and the world to us, and now has brought us to the edge of these endeavors. Casey's task in this book is twofold. The first task might be thought to... Read More

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