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The ruin of Kasch

Author: Roberto Calasso; William Weaver; Stephen Sartarelli
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1994.
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Taking as its focus the periods immediately before and after the French Revolution but making occasional detours backward and forward in time, this novel recounts and interprets the downfall of "the Modern."
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Calasso, Roberto.
Ruin of Kasch.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)625177278
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Calasso; William Weaver; Stephen Sartarelli
ISBN: 0674780264 9780674780262
OCLC Number: 30895905
Description: vi, 385 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Note for Lucien --
To Live in the Stream --
Exempla Voluptatis --
The Great Ball --
Treacherous Trifles --
Sad Glory --
"The Mysterious Strength of Legitimacy" --
Arcana Imperii --
The Origins of Sweetness --
Eulogius --
L'Autrichienne --
The Woodsman and the Fisherman --
Goethe in Venice --
On Taste --
Metamorphoses of Style --
Belated Nostalgia for Sorrow --
The Languor of a Park in Berry --
Around Port-Royal --
The Ruin of Kasch --
Among the Ruins of Kasch --
Elements of Sacrifice --
Law and Order --
The Doctrine of the Forest --
Archives and Will-o'-the-Wisps --
Postcards from the Quaternary --
The Demon of Repetition --
Goethe's Birthday --
Sacrificial Crumbs --
The Anti-Romantic Child --
Limits --
Process --
Glosses on Marx --
The Ruthlessness of Ricardo --
The Crystal of Money --
History Experiments --
The Artificial Barbarian --
A New Frisson --
Behind the Windowpane --
Bien-Aime --
A Visit to Picpus Cemetery --
The Organization Wouldn't Like It --
The Moscow Gatekeeper --
Wake for Montaigne --
The Wolf-Man Remembers --
Voices from the Palais-Royal --
Mundus Patet --
Letter from Petersburg.
Other Titles: Rovina di Kasch.
Responsibility: Roberto Calasso ; translated by William Weaver and Stephen Sartarelli.

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Taking as its focus the periods immediately before and after the French Revolution but making occasional detours backward and forward in time, this novel recounts and interprets the downfall of "the Modern."

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