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The mirror of ideas = Le miroir des idées

Author: Michel Tournier; Jonathan F Krell
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1998.
Series: Stages (Series), v. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If not by nature, then by habit, people tend to match one thing with another - man and woman, laughter and tears, sickness and health, fire and water, master and servant - thereby accentuating similarities and contrasts and opening a field of relations. In The Mirror of Ideas, Michel Tournier examines these pairs and a host of others to demonstrate how pairing one object or idea with another generates the work of
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Genre/Form: Translations
Named Person: Michel Tournier; Michel Tournier
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Tournier; Jonathan F Krell
ISBN: 0803244304 9780803244306
OCLC Number: 37107104
Description: xiv, 137 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Man and Woman --
Love and Friendship --
Don Juan and Casanova --
Laughter and Tears --
The Child and the Adolescent --
Endogamy and Exogamy --
Health and Sickness --
The Bull and the Horse --
The Cat and the Dog --
Hunting and Fishing --
The Bath and the Shower --
The Propeller and the Fin --
The Willow and the Alder --
Animal and Vegetable --
The Railroad and the Highway --
Pierrot and Harlequin --
Nomad and Sedentary --
Master and Servant --
August and the White Clown --
The Tree and the Path --
Salt and Sugar --
The Fork and the Spoon --
The Cellar and the Attic --
Water and Fire --
History and Geography --
Vertebrates and Crustaceans --
Environment and Heredity --
Pleasure and Joy --
Apollo and Dionysus --
Fear and Anxiety.
Series Title: Stages (Series), v. 9.
Other Titles: Miroir des idées.
Miroir des idées
Responsibility: Michel Tournier ; translated by Jonathan F. Krell.
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