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Destruction and sorrow beneath the heavens

LГЎszlГі Krasznahorkai

Destruction and sorrow beneath the heavens

reportage

by LГЎszlГі Krasznahorkai

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    Destruction and Sorrow beneath the Heavens is both a travel memoir and the chronicle of a distinct intellectual shift as one of the most captivating contemporary writers and thinkers begins to engage with the cultures of Asia and the legacies of its interactions with Europe in a newly globalized society. Rendered in English by award-winning translator Ottilie Mulzet, Destruction and Sorrow beneath the Heavens is an important work, marking the emergence of Krasznahorkai as a truly global novelist.-- amazon.com

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    StatementLaszlo Krasznahorkai ; translated by Ottilie Mulzet
    ContributionsMulzet, Ottilie, translator, Krasznahorkai, László
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPH3281.K8866 Z46 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 pages
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27197749M
    ISBN 100857423118
    ISBN 109780857423115
    OCLC/WorldCa939531610


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The complete review's Review. Destruction and Sorrow beneath the Heavens is a Reportage from Krasznahorkai László's trip to China -- the author writing in the third rather than first person in following 'László Stein' (as he refers to himself for the purposes of this narrative; it is 'Dante' in the original (and was still in the proof-version of the English text)) and his.

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Destruction and Sorrow Beneath the Heavens László Krasznahorkai, trans. from the Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet. Seagull (Univ. of Chicago, dist.), $30 (p) ISBN   The publication of Destruction and Sorrow Beneath the Heavens follows the English translation of Seiobo There Below.

Both have been translated by Ottilie Mulzet and offer a side of Krasznahorkai—a Hungarian—that diverges from the preoccupations of the books later adapted into films by Bela Tarr and Krasznahorkai, himself.

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Rendered in English by award-winning. The annoyances of travel are everywhere in László Krasznahorkai’s Destruction and Sorrow beneath the Heavens (Seagull, ), but they are merely incidental to the central frustration of his quest, conducted over months spent in regions around Shanghai, to see if the classical culture of China might still be found living, and being lived.

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when it comes, the heavens will disappear with a horrific noise, and the celestial bodies will melt away in a blaze, and the earth and every deed done on it will be laid bare. 10 But the. Destruction and Sorrow beneath the Heavens is, then, less of a travelogue than a personal document for the writer, a critical artistic step that has taken him to a more sublime era of his career.

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