World Literature

Read e-book online Hermann Broch und die Künste PDF

By Alice Staková, Paul Michael Lützeler, Alice Staakova, Paul Michael La1/4tzeler

As a novelist, Hermann Broch (1886-1951) was once a poeta doctus who additionally made a reputation for himself as a philosophical essayist, human rights theoretist, mass psychologist and literary critic. while, he occupied himself with artwork, structure, track and picture. the current quantity is the 1st examine to profile Broch??s curiosity within the arts and to check their complicated effect on his paintings. The papers display how really strongly the humanities affected one another in works of twentieth century classical glossy literature within the means of intertextuality, ecphrasis and interpenetration.

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Graeme Davis's Eleven Poems of Osip Mandelstam PDF

By Graeme Davis

Osip Mandelstam, Russian Symbolist and Acmeist poet, is brought via this feature of 11 of his poems in an English translation:
• Stone - On light blue teeth
• A physique has been given to me
• extra gradual is the snowy beehive
• I hate the sunshine
• Notre Dame
• Stanzas approximately St Petersburg
• i didn't listen the stories of Ossian
• i'm chilly
• In Petropolis
• Take in your pleasure
• Hagia Sophia

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Read e-book online The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and their Writers PDF

By CA Cranston, Robert Zeller

During this, the 1st selection of ecocritical essays dedicated to Australian contexts and their writers, Australian and united states students (settlers, invaders, transitority visa holders) touch upon the transliteration of sea, land and inside during the works of significant and minor authors and during their very own adventure with the bioregion. The littoral area is the start line during this clean method of analyzing literature and is organised round the common atmosphere - rainforest, barren region, mountains, coast, islands, Antarctica. there is the seashore the place sexual and religious crises happen; the Wheatbelt region - the main noticeable clearance line on this planet; wasteland literature, camel hiking, and the transformation of a salt flat into an inland island. New Age literature that 'appropriates' Aboriginals and their cultures because the therapeutic poultice for an unwell and dispirited West; a re-assessment of pastoralism, and "the ft of thousands of sheep [. that] have performed unspeakable harm to soils"; an inquiry into even if Judith Wright's paintings can "persuade us to have a good time" on the earth; an research of the Limestone Plains, domestic of the bush capital and the bogong moth; of bananas, cane toads and the good Barrier Reef in tropic Queensland; of nationwide parks and guesthouses the place "the mountains meet the sea"; a discursive method of temperate islands that covers sealing, Soldier payment, and sea nation pastoral; and eventually to Antarctica, the place an preliminary utopian process provides option to an emphasis on its stark, 'timeless' icescape as a minimalist backdrop for human dramas. The author-terrain isn't any much less grand in its scope: poets, playwrights, novelists, and non-fiction writers are mentioned around the wide diversity of contexts that constitutes the littoral region referred to as 'Australia'.

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Download e-book for kindle: Autumn Leaves & The Ring: Poems by Frithjof Schuon (Writings by Frithjof Schuon

By Frithjof Schuon

This ebook includes collections, Autumn Leaves and the hoop, and is available the following for the 1st time in a bilingual English-German variation. a few of the sections comprise: good looks, Human Questions, Doctrine, reminiscences, photos, and the Soul. In those poetic teachings Schuon speaks on to the reader, expressing each possible subtlety of non secular and ethical information. They convenience and encourage the reader to domesticate internal good looks and search a deeper cognizance of the presence of God.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Illogic of Kassel (New Directions Paperbook) by Enrique Vila-Matas, Anne McLean, Anna Milsom

By Enrique Vila-Matas, Anne McLean, Anna Milsom

A literary examine one in every of Europe’s so much acclaimed paintings exhibitions through a Spanish writer “offering unusual cerebral satisfactions” (Village Voice).

A confusing mobile name shatters a writer’s regimen. An enigmatic girl voice extends a dinner invitation, and it quickly turns into transparent that this is often a call for participation to participate within the documenta, the mythical exhibition of up to date artwork held each 5 years in Kassel, Germany.  The writer’s venture could be to take a seat to put in writing each morning in a chinese language eating place at the outskirts of city, remodeling himself right into a dwelling artwork set up. as soon as in Kassel, the author is stunned to discover himself triumph over through strong cheer as he strolls in the course of the urban, spurred on by way of the never-ending offer of strength on the center of the exhibition. this can be his spontaneous, quirky reaction to paintings, emerging up opposed to pessimism.With humor, profundity, and a pointy eye, Enrique Vila-Matas tells the tale of a solitary guy, who, roaming the streets amid oddities and beauty, takes it upon himself to translate from a language he doesn't comprehend.

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Download e-book for kindle: In Story-land by Elizabeth Harrison

By Elizabeth Harrison

A suite of fifteen unique tales ultimate for little ones. all of the tales includes a light-filled being whose radiance illumines the trail in case you stick to. intended to be suggestive to the mother or father or instructor of the categories of reports that may be informed to youngsters to encourage them to develop in goodness. appropriate for a long time 6 and up.

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Andrzej Walicki's The flow of ideas : Russian thought from the enlightenment PDF

By Andrzej Walicki

This heritage of Russian concept was once first released in Polish in 1973 and in this case seemed 2005 in a revised and accelerated ebook. the present quantity starts with Enlightenment inspiration and Westernization in Russia within the 17th century and strikes to the religious-philosophical renaissance of first decade of the 20th century. This ebook presents readers with an exhaustive account of relationships among numerous Russian thinkers with an exam of ways these thinkers relate to a couple of figures and tendencies in Western philosophy and within the broader historical past of rules

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