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Too long a solitude

James Ragan

Too long a solitude

poems

by James Ragan

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Ragan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.A39 T66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18725906M
ISBN 109780806140179
LC Control Number2008029699

A fable about the power of books and knowledge, “finely balanced between pathos and comedy,” from one of Czechoslovakia’s most popular authors (Los Angeles Times). A New York Times Notable Book Haňtá has been compacting trash for thirty-five years. Every evening, he rescues books from the jaws of his hydraulic press, carries them home, and fills his house with them/5(16). Jonathan Lethem loves language and it shows. Writers who use beautiful descriptions and show a deep understanding of words can make any story more interesting. This is certainly true of THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. While the book seemed slow and too deliberate in .

The most helpful thing I ever learned about introversion was the simple scientific fact that our “batteries” recharge via solitude, and drain after too much outside stimulation. Extroverts are the opposite: too much alone time makes them feel drained, while external stimulation recharges and energizes them. Neither is “better” than the.   A profound mystery is at the heart of this magnificent new novel by Yiyun Li, “one of America’s best young novelists” (Newsweek) and the celebrated author of The Vagrants, winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN back and forth in time, between America today and China in the s, Kinder Than Solitude is the story of three people whose lives are changed by a murder one /5(14).

  You’ll find Too Loud a Solitude most congenial if you’re a bookish and curious sort, or a very patient listener. If you like what you’ve heard of Hrabal’s voice, this book is a fine place.   The Paperback of the Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! in other words, inquisitors burn books in vain. If a book has anything to say, it burns with a quiet laugh, because any book worth its salt points up and out of itself. I've just bought one of those minuscule adder-subtractor-square /5(9).


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Too Long a Solitude migrates from isolation to communion. Beginning alone on an iceberg, we eventually find ourselves at one with a lover in a moonlit vale. As solitude lifts and the journey ends, the poet finds he need no longer travel to find solace.

But we’re glad, all the same, to have shared the journey with him.5/5(4). This book, wonderfully titled "Too Loud a Solitude" (don't know what the original title, however, as wonderful as Kundera's "Unbearable lightness of Too long a solitude book, is truly a compact of beautiful prose, deep philosophy, sharp existential humor on humanity, ugliness, filth and absurdity of existence with lasting and powerful impact on the by: 9.

TOO LOUD A SOLITUDE is a tender and funny story of Haňťa - a man who has lived in a Czech police state - for 35 years, working as compactor of wastepaper and books.

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Too Long a Solitude migrates from isolation to communion. Beginning alone on an iceberg, we eventually find ourselves at one with a lover in a moonlit vale. As solitude lifts and the journey ends, the poet finds he need no longer travel to find solace.

But we’re glad, all the same, to have shared the journey with him. Too Long a Solitude migrates from isolation to communion. Beginning alone on an iceberg, we eventually find ourselves at one with a lover in a moonlit vale. As solitude lifts and the journey ends, the poet finds he need no longer travel to find solace.

But we're glad, all the same, to have shared the journey with him. show more/5(10). Following on from A Book of Silence, this is a shorter book from the School of Life series (which I love and have almost read in its entirety) about the art of finding solitude, no matter your.

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Writing and reading are famously solitary acts; the loneliness of literature is expected, even embraced. But several writers have expanded solitude’s role, from a necessary condition to a Author: Rebecca Dinerstein.

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His boss despises him, others laugh at him. He drinks beer all day, and works in a cellar compacting wastepaper. He has been compacting wastepaper in the same cellar with the same hydraulic press for 35 years, and has picked out classics of world literature from the garbage, amassing a library which towers over him as he sleeps, always.

Why Too Much Solitude Can Be Bad For You If solitude were a food—say creamy mashed potatoes with rosemary and shaved parmesan cheese—I’d be the person scraping everyone’s leftovers off their plate.

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