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Wonderful investigations : essays, meditations, tales

Author: Dan Beachy-Quick
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Touching on the works of Emerson, Thoreau, Proust, and Plato, among others, this title outlines the problem of duality in modern thought - the separation of the mind and body, word and referent,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Beachy-Quick
ISBN: 9781571313270 1571313273
OCLC Number: 656451049
Description: xvi, 212 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Four essays: Hut of poetry --
Laurel crown --
Indweller's aversion --
Nightingale's drought, the nightingale's draught. Interlude: meditations: Typhonic meditation --
On verdant themes --
Meditations in the hut. Four tales: Song inside the bird song --
Children, the woods --
Point that flows --
Apology for the astrolabe. Epilogue: Puzzle and music box.
Responsibility: Dan Beachy-Quick.

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Praise for Wonderful Investigations: "Dan Beachy-Quick's Wonderful Investigations juxtaposes four essays with three 'meditations' and four fable-like 'tales' to trace the tension between mind and Read more...

 
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