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Genios / Genius: Un mosaico de cien mentes creativas y ejemplares / A Mosaic of A Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds
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Publisher Editorial Anagrama
Publication date July 25, 2012
Pages 944
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9788433976154
ISBN-10 843397615X
Original list price $47.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Que es el genio?: esta es la pregunta que estructura este monumental estudio de cien mentes creativas de la historia de la literatura emprendido por el critico norteamericano mas importante del momento. Desde la Biblia hasta Socrates, pasando por los trascendentales logros de Shakespeare y Dante, y llegando a Hemingway, Faulkner y Ralph Ellison, el autor senala las numerosas influencias de los escritores escogidos y su relevancia durante los siglos. El perspicaz analisis de la poesia de Milton, Shelley y Whitman, el teatro de Ibsen y Tennessee Williams, y los relatos de Melville y Tolstoi, entre muchos otros, permitiran al lector ampliar e iluminar el conocimiento y la apreciacion de estas grandes obras de arte. Y no podian faltar autores tan imprescindibles en lengua espanola como Cervantes, Garcia Lorca, Cernuda, Borges, Carpentier, y Octavio Paz. / What is genius? This is the question that structures this monumental study of a hundred creative minds in the history of literature, carried out by todays most important North American critic. From the Bible to Socrates, stopping at the transcendental works of Shakespeare and Dante, and arriving at Hemingway, Faulkner and Ralph Ellison, the author shows the numerous influences of the chosen writers and their relevance over the centuries. The shrewd analysis of Milton, Shelley, and Whitmans poetry, as well as Ibsen and Tennessee Williams theatre, among many others, allow the reader to widen their knowledge and appreciation of the greats.

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