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Notes from Hampstead: The Writer's Notes: 1954-1971

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Publisher Comments:

Notes from Hampstead is a map of the late Nobel laureate's thinking, a triumphant compendium of aphoristic, enigmatic, and expository writings covering a characteristically diverse range of subjects.

Review:

"The author of the classic Auto-du-Fé (1936) kept a notebook of which this volume is a record, dating from 1954 to 1971. Not only will Canetti's close readers be enthralled by the aphoristic writings on a wide range of subject; there is something here for everyone. Sometimes the observations are as enigmatic as they are enticing: 'The deceitful quality of noise.' At times they are rich in commonsense: 'You should heed your contemporaries as well. You can't get nourishment from roots alone.' This is a work that inspires contemplation." Reviewed by Daniel Weiss, Virginia Quarterly Review (Copyright 2006 Virginia Quarterly Review)

About the Author

Elias Canetti (1905-94) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981. His writings include a monumental work of social theory, Crowds and Power, and three volumes of memoirs, The Tongue Set Free, The Torch in My Ear, and The Play of the Eyes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374223267
Subtitle:
The Writer's Notes: 1954-1971
Translator:
Canetti, Elias
Author:
Canetti, Elias
Author:
Hargraves, John
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
European - German
Subject:
Collected works (single author, multi-form)
Subject:
Canetti, elias, 1905-1994
Subject:
Literary
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American
Series Volume:
1/93
Publication Date:
20051201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
217 p.
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.519 in

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