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The monkey grammarian

Author: Octavio Paz
Publisher: New York : Seaver Books : Distributed by Grove Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Hanuman, the red-faced monkey chief and ninth grammarian of Hindu mythology, is the protagonist of this dazzling prose poem--a mind-journey to the temple city of Galta in India and the occation for Octavio Paz, the celebrated Mexican poet and essayist, to explore the nature of naming and knowing, time and reality, and fixity and decay."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998.
Monkey grammarian.
New York : Seaver Books : Distributed by Grove Press, 1981
(OCoLC)557670707
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Octavio Paz
ISBN: 0865790124 9780865790124 0394518071 9780394518077 0394178092 9780394178097
OCLC Number: 7275361
Notes: Translation of: El mono gramático.
Description: 162 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Mono gramático.
Responsibility: Octavio Paz ; translated from the Spanish by Helen R. Lane.

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"Hanuman, the red-faced monkey chief and ninth grammarian of Hindu mythology, is the protagonist of this dazzling prose poem--a mind-journey to the temple city of Galta in India and the occation for Octavio Paz, the celebrated Mexican poet and essayist, to explore the nature of naming and knowing, time and reality, and fixity and decay."--Publisher description.

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