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Encounter A Brilliant New Contribution To Kundera S Ongoing Reflections On Art And Artists, Written With Unparalleled Insight, Authority, And Range Of Reference And AllusionMilan Kundera S New Collection Of Essays Is A Passionate Defense Of Art In An Era That, He Argues, No Longer Values Art Or Beauty With The Same Dazzling Mix Of Emotion And Idea That Characterizes His Novels, Kundera Revisits The Artists Who Remain Important To Him And Whose Works Help Us Better Understand The World We Live In And What It Means To Be Human An Astute Reader Of Fiction, Kundera Brings His Extraordinary Critical Gifts To Bear On The Paintings Of Francis Bacon, The Music Of Leos Janacek, And The Films Of Federico Fellini, As Well As The Novels Of Philip Roth, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, And Gabriel Garc A M Rquez, Among Others He Also Takes Up The Challenge Of Restoring To Its Rightful Place The Work Of Anatole France And Curzio Malaparte, Major Writers Who Have Fallen Into Obscurity.Milan Kundera S Signature Themes Of Memory And Forgetting, The Experience Of Exile, And The Championing Of Modernist Art Are Here, Along With Personal Reflections And Stories Encounter Is A Work Of Great Humanism Art Is What We Possess In The Face Of Evil And The Darker Side Of Human Nature Elegant, Startlingly Original, And Provocative, Encounter Follows In The Footsteps Of Kundera S Earlier Essay Collections, The Art Of The Novel, Testaments Betrayed, And The Curtain.

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  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • Encounter
  • Milan Kundera
  • English
  • 07 October 2017
  • 0061894419

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    Czech born author Milan Kundera born 1926 who went into exile in France in 1975 In this collection of short essays, Milan Kundera shares reflections on a number of topics and writers, artists and composers from Francis Bacon, Philip Roth and Juan Goytisolo to Beethoven, Carlos Fuentes, Oscar Milosz and Curzio Malaparte, to name several However, a reader need not be familiar with these artists and writers to benefit from the many wisdom nuggets sprinkled throughout the book s 180 pages As a Czech born author Milan Kundera born 1926 who went into exile in France in 1975 In this collection of short essays, Milan Kundera shares reflections on a number of topics and writers, artists and composers from Francis Bacon, Philip Roth and Juan Goytisolo to Beethoven, Carlos Fuentes, Oscar Milosz and Curzio Malaparte, to name several However, a reader need not be fam...


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    I was sceptical about Kundera, so decided to read this book of essays I ve been employing this technique for a while now, with mixed results I can t say that he had any particularly revelatory insights into the things discussed, but he was fairly friendly company Most of the pieces in here are only 3 5 pages long and are simply s...


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    As a Hungarian American, I have always thought the the American Western European notion of literature, art, and history to be culturally biased Instead, I seek out essays by people like Csezlaw Milosz, Vaclav Havel, Slavenka Drakulic, and Milan Kundera for a reasonable alternative Encounter Essays is a brief collection by Kundera, mostly about music and literature As usually happens when I read a book like this, I shall be looking for new music to hear Leos Janacek , poems to read Aime Ces As a Hungarian American, I have always thought the the American Western European notion of literature, art, and history to be culturally biased Instead, I seek out essays by peopl...


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    My encounter with this book turned out not to be a felicitous one I noticed the book on my library s New Nonfiction shelves and took it since I love Kundera and this was the only one of his books I hadn t heard of The fail...


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