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Venedig

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Venedig, Stadt des Wassers und des Lichts, spielte in Harold Brodkeys Leben und Werk eine bedeutsame Rolle. Immer wieder hat er es in ätherisch flirrenden, spiegelnden Bildern beschrieben, sich seinen wechselhaften Erscheinungsformen zwischen steingewordener Historie und zeitlos schwebender Schönheit zu nähern versucht. Brodkeys Übersetzerin Angela Praesent hat in diesem, mit stimmungsvollen Schwarzweißfotos des italienischen Fotografen Giuseppe Bruno illustrierten Buch veröffentlichte und unveröffentlichte Venedig-Passagen aus seinem Werk zu einem literarischen Stadtmosaik zusammengesetzt.Darin scheint langsam, wie in einer sich sanft kräuselnden Wasserfläche, das Bild seiner Poetik auf, die - wie die Stadt selbst - den Vexierspielen des Geistes huldigt, der Metamorphose des Augenblicks, dem Wunder der flüchtigen Zeit. Brodkey und Venedig - eine Stadt als kosmopolitischer «State of mind», als Hort einer radikalen Vision von grenzenloser geistiger Freiheit, die doch tief in den Traditionen der westlichen Geistesgeschichte wurzelt.

A nice clean copy in pristine dustjacket of the hardback edition, complete with silk bookmark.

Item details

Author(s):
Brodkey, Harold
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3948005898
Number of pages:
122
Publisher:
Rowohlt

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Venedig, Stadt des Wassers und des Lichts, spielte in Harold Brodkeys Leben und Werk eine bedeutsame Rolle. Immer wieder hat er es in ätherisch flirrenden, spiegelnden Bildern beschrieben, sich seinen wechselhaften Erscheinungsformen zwischen steingewordener Historie und zeitlos schwebender Schönheit zu nähern versucht. Brodkeys Übersetzerin Angela Praesent hat in diesem, mit stimmungsvollen Schwarzweißfotos des italienischen Fotografen Giuseppe Bruno illustrierten Buch veröffentlichte und unveröffentlichte Venedig-Passagen aus seinem Werk zu einem literarischen Stadtmosaik zusammengesetzt.Darin scheint langsam, wie in einer sich sanft kräuselnden Wasserfläche, das Bild seiner Poetik auf, die - wie die Stadt selbst - den Vexierspielen des Geistes huldigt, der Metamorphose des Augenblicks, dem Wunder der flüchtigen Zeit. Brodkey und Venedig - eine Stadt als kosmopolitischer «State of mind», als Hort einer radikalen Vision von grenzenloser geistiger Freiheit, die doch tief in den Traditionen der westlichen Geistesgeschichte wurzelt.

A nice clean copy in pristine dustjacket of the hardback edition, complete with silk bookmark.

Author(s):
Brodkey, Harold
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3948005898
Number of pages:
122
Publisher:
Rowohlt

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