Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Volume 1The Notebooks - Ego - Gladiator - The 'I' and the Personality - Affectivity - ErosFrankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2000.656 pp., num. fig., hardback, cloth-boundVolume 2Art and Aesthetics - Poietics - Poetry - Literature - Poems and Short Abstract Poems - Subjects - Ego ScriptorFrankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2000596 pp., num. fig., hardback, cloth-boundVolume 3Psychology - Soma and C E M - Sensibility - Attention - Memory - DreamFrankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien. approx. 600 pp., hardback, cloth-boundVolume 4Language - Bios - Mathematics - Science - Time - Homo - History-Politics - EducationFrankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien. approx. 600 pp., hardback, cloth-boundVolume 5System - Philosophy - Consciousness - ThetaFrankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien. approx. 600 pp., hardback, cloth-bound. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: The Cahiers/Notebooks of Paul Valéry are a unique form of writing. They reveal Valéry as one of the most radical and creative minds of the twentieth century, encompassing a wide range of investigation into all spheres of human activity. His work explores the arts, the sciences, philosophy, history and politics, investigating linguistic, psychological and social issues, all linked to the central questions, relentlessly posed: ?what is the human mind and how does it work??, ?what is the potential of thought and what are its limits??
But we encounter here too, Valéry the writer: exploratory, fragmentary texts undermine the boundaries between analysis and creativity, between theory and practice. Neither journal nor diary, eluding the traditional genres of writing, the Notebooks offer lyrical passages, writing of extreme beauty, prose poems of extraordinary descriptive power alongside theoretical considerations of poetics, ironic aphorisms and the most abstract kind of analysis. The concerns and the insights that occupied Valéry?s inner voyages over more than 50 years remain as relevant as ever for the contemporary reader: for the Self that is his principal subject is at once singular and universal.
Über den Autor:
The Editors: Brian Stimpson is Professor of Twentieth-Century French Literature at the University of Surrey Roehampton.
Paul Gifford is Buchanan Professor of French at the University of St Andrews.
Robert Pickering is Professor of French Literature at the Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand.
Brian Stimpson, Paul Gifford and Robert Pickering have published a number of books about Paul Valéry.
Buchbeschreibung Peter Lang Pub Inc, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0820443344
Buchbeschreibung Peter Lang Pub Inc, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0820443344
Buchbeschreibung Peter Lang Pub Inc, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Brand New. 3050 pages. 9.25x6.75x1.50 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0820443344