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Read online The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays In the essays that constitute this collection Guy Davenport one of America s major literary critics elucidates a range of literary history encompassing literature art philosophy and music from the ancients to the grand old men of modernism by Guy Davenport

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The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays
Title:The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays
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Number of Pages:384
Category:essays, non-fiction, literary-criticism, philosophy, art, criticism
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Esteemed writer and translator Guy Davenport s brilliant story collection first published in is recognized today as a classic of American fiction Written with tremendous wit intelligence and verve the stories are based on historical figures whose endeavors were too early too late or went against the grain of their time, b Guy Davenport s cerebral and innovative stories intricately assemble centuries worth of images and ideas b br br Guy Davenport s stories seamlessly illuminate his vast knowledge of theology philosophy botany and art in his singular style of finding harmony in the juxtaposition of different themes Whether critiquing the politics of socialist realist art in We Often Think of Lenin at the Clothespin Factory revisiting biblical tales in Jonah or depicting an ancient Greek philosopher in The Meadow Davenport demonstrates his talent for blending high minded ideas with literary wit br br Davenport s writing is at its most confident when the author weaves between time periods and ideas such as when he revisits Descartes through the eyes of an ancient Greek skeptic in Pyrrhon of Elis wherein a doubting philosopher declares I may not be I think or in The Bicycle Rider in which a doctoral student studying imagery of demons in the Gospels is visited by angelic spirits and attempts to save the life of a nihilistic prostitute In these stories and the others collected in i The Jules Verne Steam Balloon i Davenport s signature approach to culture and humanity is on bold display br br br, For i The Death of Picasso i Guy Davenport has gathered essays and stories from throughout his career The whole stands as his choice of the pieces he would have us read today if we are curious about what he s been up to all this time The result is an exciting and invigorating selection a testament to one of the prose masters at work today As the i Louisville Courier Journal noted i Guy Davenport has few peers Who can match his broad erudition his mastery of forms poetry short fiction essay translation and his wizardry with language, In the essays that constitute this collection Guy Davenport one of America s major literary critics elucidates a range of literary history encompassing literature art philosophy and music from the ancients to the grand old men of modernism