D. J. Enright - Interplay: A Kind Of Commonplace Book

D. J. Enright - Interplay: A Kind Of Commonplace Book

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Título Del Ebooks: Interplay: A Kind Of Commonplace Book

Autor: D. J. Enright

Editor: Oxford University Press

Fecha de lanzamiento: 04.06.2019

ISBN: 0192824937

El Tamaño De Archivo: 4.10MB

Hoja de: 250

Idioma: Español

Formato : PDF, EPUB

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A commonplace book by its very nature, must be unique; D. J. Enright's proves to be a mixture of personal, critical, playful, and profound. It is a commerce between the author and many other authors, touching, for instance, on childhood, young murderers, the use and abuse of stereotypes, modern biography, ars erotica , contemporary manners, old age, animals, obsolete notions of integrity in business and government, and the machinery of dreaming. A common reader himself, and as light of heart as the subject will allow, the author explores such prose poets as Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, and Freud. He looks into the world of books, contemporary Grub Street, the eccentricities of criticism, the reductive tendency of current fiction, literary theory and practice, and the necessity and impracticability of censorship. There are also some new poems in a work that is amusing, and thought-provoking, and highly revealing of Enright himself Some extracts.. Voltaire, giving a lesson in tragic diction to a young actress who lacked fire: "My dear young lady, act as though the devil were in you! What would you do if a cruel tyrant had just separated you from your lover? She answered: "I would take