Gérard de Nerval was the nom-de-plume of the French writer, poet, and translator Gérard .. On Psychological and Visionary Art: Notes from C. G. Jung’s Lecture on Gérard de Nerval’s “Aurélia”. Ed. Craig E Stephenson, Princeton: Princeton. Aurélia. by Gérard de Nerval · Download. No Description Available. Fiction Literary · From the same author · Les Chimères · Download · Octavie. Download. Product Description. Aurelia & other writings by Gerard de Nerval Translated by Geoffrey Wagner, Robert Duncan and Marc Lowenthal ISBN X.
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He is always inebriated with wistful longing, and it’s easy to get carried away with him. Goethe read Nerval’s translation of Faust and called it “very successful,” even claiming that he preferred it to the original.
May 19, Cen rated it it was ok. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. They blend that perfect conjunction of the conscious and unconscious that the Surrealists praised as ‘Le merveilleux’. View all 17 comments. Oct 05, Joe Dwyer rated it it was amazing Shelves: Quand la folie parle: Aug 10, Stephen rated it liked it Shelves: London and New York: French writers French literature In French literature: Henry Miller called Nerval an “extraordinary French poet” and included him among a group of exemplary translators: I strongly caution anyone who treasures the precious little time they have on this beautiful, big, blue planet not to squander it reading the work of Gerard Labrunie inspired to use the name Nerval in homage to the estate of a wealthy ancestor.
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And while it’s clear it ultimately gave him much pain he ended up taking his own lifeit leaves us with this beautifully ethereal book that takes us into his self-created alternate universe.
Gorgeous and harrowing at the same time, the delicate pubescent longing of Sylvie becomes the cosmic eschatological last one standing narrative of Aurelia. Aurelia is about the “outpouring of the dream world into real life.
This was also where he began to take poetry more seriously.
Nerval — Aurelia
My imagination gave me infinite delight. Inat the end of the Second World War and after a long illness, the Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst C. The second half of the book manages to decrease in quality.
Let us say rather that I dressed up with this idea the keenest remorse at a life spent in foolish dissipation, a life in which evil had often triumphed, and whose errors I did not recognize until I felt the blows of misfortune. I have a liking for lobsters. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads nrrval. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Topics Mentioning This Author.
He’s even acutely aware of the inherently problematic tendency to fall in love not with actual people but with his own images thereof. During this descent he is beseiged with visions, both waking and sleeping, of universal love and unity and universal desolation.
Gordon, Rae Beth As recommended by Getard Daumal, various Surrealists, and others. All of which company should suggest that I’d love this, aureliw I didn’t find myself totally enthralled by its largely diaristic realism. After a second nervous breakdown, Nerval was housed in Docteur Esprit Blanche’s clinic in Montmartre, where he remained from March to November.
Aug 14, Nate D rated it really liked it Shelves: Aureloa all 4 comments. Nov 16, Darin rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? There is a strong melancholic undercurrent to his observations on internal life, his romanticizations, and the external world. May 19, David rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era.
These are dream travelogues; inventing a new literary genre of “dream-memoirs”. Following his doctor Emile Blanche’s zurelia, he tried to purge himself of his intense emotions in his writing.
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Everything in nature took on new aspects, and secret voices emanated from plants, trees, animals, and the smallest insects, in order to warn me and encourage me. A to Z Authors Nov 30, Refresh and try again. Catching up on Cl