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The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmony


Author : Roberto Calasso
language : en
Publisher: Vintage
Release Date : 2013-10-30


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Presenting the stories of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, the birth of Athens and the fall of Troy, in all their variants, Calasso also uncovers the distant origins of secrets and tragedy, virginity, and rape. "A perfect work like no other. (Calasso) has re-created . . . the morning of our world."--Gore Vidal. 15 engravings.

The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmony


Author : Roberto Calasso
language : en
Publisher: Random House
Release Date : 2011-10-31


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THE MARRIAGE OF CADMUS AND HARMONY is a book without any modern parallel. Forming an active link in a chain that reaches back through Ovid's METAMORPHOSES directly to Homer, Roberto Calasso's re-exploration of the fantastic fables and mysteries we may only think we know explodes the entire world of Greek mythology, pieces it back together, and presents it to us in a new, and astonishing, and utterly contempory way.

The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmony


Author : Roberto Calasso
language : en
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc
Release Date : 1993-02-01


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Retells, in a modern interpretation, the stories of Greek mythology

The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmony Trans By Tim Parks


Author : Roberto Calasso
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1993


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The Ruin Of Kasch


Author : Roberto Calasso
language : en
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date : 2018-01-02


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A brilliant new translation of a classic work on violence and revolution as seen through mythology and art The Ruin of Kasch takes up two subjects—“the first is Talleyrand, and the second is everything else,” wrote Italo Calvino when the book first appeared in 1983. Hailed as one of those rare books that persuade us to see our entire civilization in a new light, its guide is the French statesman Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand, who knew the secrets of the ancien régime and all that came after, and was able to adapt the notion of “legitimacy” to the modern age. Roberto Calasso follows him through a vast gallery of scenes set immediately before and after the French Revolution, making occasional forays backward and forward in time, from Vedic India to the porticoes of the Palais-Royal and to the killing fields of Pol Pot, with appearances by Goethe and Marie Antoinette, Napoleon and Marx, Walter Benjamin and Chateaubriand. At the center stands the story of the ruin of Kasch, a legendary kingdom based on the ritual killing of the king and emblematic of the ruin of ancient and modern regimes. Offered here in a new translation by Richard Dixon, The Ruin of Kasch is, as John Banville wrote, “a great fat jewel-box of a book, gleaming with obscure treasures.”

Literature And The Gods


Author : Roberto Calasso
language : en
Publisher: Vintage
Release Date : 2010-06-16


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Brilliant, inspired, and gloriously erudite, Literature and the Gods is the culmination of Roberto Calasso’s lifelong study of the gods in the human imagination. By uncovering the divine whisper that lies behind the best poetry and prose from across the centuries, Calasso gives us a renewed sense of the mystery and enchantment of great literature. From the banishment of the classical divinities during the Age of Reason to their emancipation by the Romantics and their place in the literature of our own time, the history of the gods can also be read as a ciphered and splendid history of literary inspiration. Rewriting that story, Calasso carves out a sacred space for literature where the presence of the gods is discernible. His inquiry into the nature of “absolute literature” transports us to the realms of Dionysus and Orpheus, Baudelaire and Mallarmé, and prompts a lucid and impassioned defense of poetic form, even when apparently severed from any social function. Lyrical and assured, Literature and the Gods is an intensely engaging work of literary affirmation that deserves to be read alongside the masterpieces it celebrates. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ka


Author : Roberto Calasso
language : en
Publisher: Vintage International
Release Date : 1999


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In a collection of epic cyclical stories woven together, the author explores the myths and legends of India, chonicling the exotic worlds of the Devas, Siva, Brahma, Vishnu, the Mahabharata, and the Buddha.