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Melancholy = Melankólia

Author: F László Földényi; Tim Wilkinson; Alberto Manguel
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A leading European intellectual reflects on the changing concept of melancholy throughout history

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F László Földényi; Tim Wilkinson; Alberto Manguel
ISBN: 9780300167481 0300167482
OCLC Number: 923562016
Language Note: In English, translated from the Hungarian.
Notes: Translation of: Melankólia.
Description: xvi, 341 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The initiates --
In the prison of the humors --
The excluded --
The challenge of fate --
The bribed --
Premature death of the Romantics --
Love and melancholia --
Illness --
Trembling from freedom.
Other Titles: Melankólia.
Melancholy
Responsibility: László F. Földényi ; translated from the Hungarian by Tim Wilkinson ; foreword by Alberto Manguel.

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"Foldenyi is a formidable, if at times oracular, writer, who is at home in paradox ... His book is a wide-ranging history of the Western discourse on melancholy."-Christine Smallwood, Harper's -- Read more...

 
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