[Ebook] ↠ The Art of Hunger: Essays, Prefaces, Interviews, The Red Notebook Author Paul Auster – Alwaysonltd.co.uk

The Art of Hunger: Essays, Prefaces, Interviews, The Red Notebook In This Astonishingly Acrobatic Work, Paul Auster Traces The Compulsion To Make Literature Or Art Through Essays On Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett, Paul Celan, Laura Riding, Knut Hamsun, John Ashbery, And Other Vital Figures Of Our CenturyIn A Section Of Interviews As Well As In The Revelatory The Red Notebook , Auster Reflects On His Own Work On The Need To Break Down The Boundary Between Living And Writing On The Use Of Certain Genre Conventions To Penetrate Matters Of Memory And Identity The Art Of Hunger Undermines And Expands Our Accepted Notions About Literature And Throws An Uprecedented Light On His Own Richly Allusive Writing


10 thoughts on “The Art of Hunger: Essays, Prefaces, Interviews, The Red Notebook

  1. says:

    Another book, I ve been carrying from country to country A really delight to read, since Auster is an excellent writer and user of words There are forwards, essays an introduction to modern French poetry anthology which was a bit stiff


  2. says:

    I appreciate Auster s essays and nonfiction muchthan the fiction for which he is famous I love this book Auster s insights into outsider art are spot on Most importantly, his essay on Hunger turned me on to Knut Hamsun, so that alone is worth the


  3. says:

    I admire Paul Auster s fiction and its neo allegorical explorations of the existential I pulled that phrase from the Alphabet Soup I ate for lunch seriously , and while I ve enjoyed the thematic tension and play of his novels, I ve always had reservations


  4. says:

    A pretty enchanting book about what writing really is It opened up new avenues to me as a writer, and I m very glad I picked it up I only rated it 4 stars because it s a bit obscure in places, and there are some lengthy sections that didn t resonate for me, but it s


  5. says:

    Se potessi scrivere il libro che porto dentro di me, sarebbe l ultimo Ma impossibile Se scrivo, perch c sempre un libro da rifare Provvidenza Conversazione con Edmond Jab s, p 146


  6. says:

    As all things Auster, so eminently readable but the subject matter is a bit dry for me.


  7. says:

    Paul Auster s writing is so elegant, so concise, that I find it exceptionally beautiful on almost any subject These essays are for the most part critical analysis on various poets, that were so incredibly well written that I have already inter library loan requested two of them already I found h


  8. says:

    After recently rereading Hamsun s Hunger, I thought it only fitting to reread the Auster s essay It was excellenter than I remembered and so are several others I dipped into Auster was a busy young man, writing things that meant things While I, well, while this is about the best I can come up with Still,


  9. says:

    It is an art that begins with the knowledge that there are no right answers For that reason it becomes essential to ask the right questions One finds them by living them His essay on Knut Hamsun s Hunger is the best in the book You can read it online here It is an art that begins with the knowledge that there are n


  10. says:

    I read the Red Notebook and Why Write while sitting in the therapist s waiting room and it was well worth the co pay I forked over Oddly enough, I hadn t read Paul Auster s novels or other work, or the eassay upon which the collection is based But having glimpsed these bits behind his pen, I suspect I will set out to do so n


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