The Hunter Gracchus: And Other Papers on Literature and Art

The Hunter Gracchus And Other Papers on Literature and Art Ranging over art and architecture religion and literature these essays create an extraordinary collage of ideas commentary and criticism from one of this country s most brilliant writers An eclec

  • Title: The Hunter Gracchus: And Other Papers on Literature and Art
  • Author: Guy Davenport
  • ISBN: 9781887178242
  • Page: 387
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Ranging over art and architecture, religion, and literature, these essays create an extraordinary collage of ideas, commentary, and criticism from one of this country s most brilliant writers An eclectic stylist who crafts sentences like no one else, Davenport will fascinate people who like to read, to look at pictures, and to know things.

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    1. In our time the anthropoligists and philosophers have tried to find the boundary line between wild and tame, nature and culture, the uncivilized and the civilized. The line is easily found for other species. But we will have tamed ourselves, and how?Halloween has become more important since we bought this house. It is the only day of the year when I talk at length to our neighbors. Sure, the guy next door will ask me about the Heidegger I'm befuddled with as I struggle to tend to my grilling dur [...]

    2. As a place marker for an eventual review of this collection, I invite you to listen to this beautiful music:youtube/watch?v=KbWTUt

    3. The Hunter Gracchus collects pieces of Davenport's non-fiction not otherwise found in The Geography of the Imagination, which is, honestly, the superior anthology. But there’s plenty of good stuff here too.

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