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Hulse, Michael 1955-

Overview
Works: 151 works in 362 publications in 2 languages and 10,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Autobiographical fiction  Pictorial works  Poetry  Interviews  Psychological fiction  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Illustrator, 9pu, tra, Author of introduction
Classifications: PT2635.I65, 833.914
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Publications about Michael Hulse
Publications by Michael Hulse
Most widely held works about Michael Hulse
 
Most widely held works by Michael Hulse
The emigrants by W. G Sebald( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
The road to exile of four men. One is a teacher, fired by the Nazis from his job for having a Jewish ancestor, then inducted into the German army. Of the others, all Jews, one is a surgeon who commits suicide as he is unable to assimilate into British society, a second is an artist, a third becomes a butler in New York
The rings of Saturn by W. G Sebald( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
"A fictional account of a walking tour through England's East Anglia, Sebald's home for more than twenty years, The Rings of Saturn explores Britain's pastoral and imperial past. Its ten strange and beautiful chapters, with their curious archive of photographs, consider dreams and reality. As the narrator walks, a company of ghosts keeps him company - Thomas Browne, Swinburne, Chateaubriand, Joseph Conrad, Borges - conductors between the past and present. The narrator meets lonely eccentrics inhabiting tumble-down mansions, and hears of the furious coastal battles of two world wars. He tells of far-off China and the introduction of the silk industry to Norwich. He walks to the now forsaken harbor where Conrad first set foot on English soil and visits the site of the once-great city of Dunwich, now sunk in the sea, where schools of herring swim. As the narrator catalogs the transmigration of whole worlds, the reader is mesmerized by change and oblivion, survival and memories. Blending fiction and history, Sebald's art is as strange and beautiful as the rings of Saturn, created from fragments of shattered moons."--Publisher's description
The appointment : a novel by Herta Müller( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
From the winner of the IMPAC Award comes a fierce novel about a young Romanian woman's discovery of betrayal in the most intimate reaches of her life
The 20th century in poetry ( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
A collection of over four hundred poems written in many parts of the English-speaking world in the twentieth century, including works by Rudyard Kipling, James Joyce, Robert Frost, Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes, Chinua Achebe, Bob Dylan, Sylvia Plath, and John Updike, with brief biographies of each poet represented
Vertigo by W. G Sebald( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Narrator, beset by nervous ailments, is the readers' guide on a hair-raising journey through the past and across Europe, amid the restless literary ghosts of Kafka, Stendhal, and Casanova. In four dizzying sections, Sebald, plunges the reader into vertigo, into that "swimming of the head" as Webster defines it
Wonderful, wonderful times by Elfriede Jelinek( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
An exploration of life in post-World War II Austria follows a sadistic, unrepentant ex-Nazi, his battered wife, and their disaffected son and daughter as the shadow of Europe's recent violent past haunts their lives
Lust by Elfriede Jelinek( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
"In a quaint Austrian ski resort, things are not quite what they seem. Hermann, the manager of a paper mill, has decided that sexual gratification begins at home. Which means Gerti - his wife and property. Gerti is not asked how she feels about the use Hermann puts her to. She is a receptacle into which Hermann pours his juices, nastily, briefly, brutally. The long-suffering and battered Gerti thinks she has found her saviour and love in Michael, a student who rescues her after a day of vigorous use by her husband. But Michael is on his way up the Austrian political ladder, and he is, after all, a man." "In Elfriede Jelinek's mitteleuropa, love is as distant from sex as the Alps are from the sea, and the everyday mechanics of husband, wife, and child become a loveless horror. Both a condemnation of the myth of romantic love and an angry defence of women's sexuality, Lust is pornography for pessimists." "A bestseller throughout Europe, Lust confirms Elfriede Jelinek as the most challenging writer - female or male - in Europe today. It is a dark, dazzling performance."--Jacket
Edvard Munch : 1863-1944 by Ulrich Bischoff( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Biographical sketch of Norwegian-born artist Evard Munch, including color illustrations of his famous works
Pablo Picasso : 1881-1973 by Carsten-Peter Warncke( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Donated to the Artists of Hardin County by Jennifer Black
Essays in honor of Elias Canetti ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and German and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Bright! : typography between illustration and art by Slanted( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Typography for many artists is loaded with creative potential. How much power of expression is contained in a letter, a word, or a sentence, when these entities, which are very communicative in character to begin with, are put on stage as images and objects? How does typographical information respond to its environment, to graphic complements, abstraction, or visual reversal? Under the curatorship of Slanted, this title presents a collection of pictorial typo-art, focusing on moving ahead. The differentiated spectrum, ranging from culturally rooted to revolutionary and innovative positions, does not leave out any sphere of interest: handpainted signs, tape-art, woodtype, letter objects, typographic sculptures, graffiti, tattoo art, generative performances, experimental type, and much more
The devil's blind spot : tales from the new century by Alexander Kluge( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
"The 173 stories collected in Alexander Kluge's The Devil's Blind Spot range from a dozen pages to just half a page in length: these tales, like novels in pill form, are arranged in five chapters. The first group illustrates the little-known virtues of the Devil; the second explores love (from Kant to the opera); the third (entitled "Sarajevo Is Everywhere") addresses power; the fourth considers the cosmos; and the fifth ranges all our "knowledge" against our feelings."--Jacket
Edward Hopper, 1882-1967 : transformation of the real by Rolf Günter Renner( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is considered the first important American painter of the 20th century. After decades of patient work, he enjoyed a success and popularity that since the 1950s has continually grown. In canvas after canvas he painted the loneliness of urban people
Charles Simic in conversation with Michael Hulse by Charles Simic( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
The cherries of freedom : a report by Alfred Andersch( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
"Alfred Andersch, whose many admirers included Thomas Mann and Max Frisch, was one of the foremost novelists of post-war Germany. He spent most of the war plotting his desertion from the Wehrmacht. "At a certain moment I chose to act in a way that gave meaning to my life, and from that time on that action became the axle around which the wheel of my existence revolved ... "" "When the opportunity arose at last, in the idyllic Italian countryside on the day of the Normandy landings in 1944 and until he was safely taken POW by the advancing American army, Andersch found himself in a wilderness, a place of freedom. The cherries he plucked from a tree were the cherries of freedom, and the taste of them was one Andersch had not known for all of the years of the Third Reich: the taste of freedom."--Jacket
The notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Living in Paris as he attempts to write a novel, Brigge, a young Danish aristocrat and poet obsessed with death, muses on his family, his background, and his observations of Parisian life
Vincent Van Gogh : 1853-1890 by Rainer Metzger( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Biografie van de Nederlandse schilder, waarin diens ontwikkeling als kunstenaar in relatie tot de andere aspecten van zijn gecompliceerde persoonlijkheid geschetst wordt
Egon Schiele, 1890-1918 : the midnight soul of the artist by Reinhard A Steiner( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Egon Schiele (1890-1918) - along with Oskar Kokoschka - is the painter who had the most long-lasting influence on the Vienna art scene after the great era of Klimt came to a close. After a short flirtation with Klimt's style, Schiele soon questioned the aesthetic orientation to the beautiful surface of the Viennese Art Nouveau with his rough and not easily accessible paintings. Many contemporaries found his expressive nudes and self-portraits, with their strange movements and morbid colours, to be ugly and even morally objectionable - criticism which culminated in criminalizing the painter as "obscene" and resulted in 1912 in an indictment and short jail sentence. However, not even his harshest critics could dispute however the artist's extraordinary drawing talent
Propaganda by Michael Hulse( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Patience (after Sebald) a walk through The rings of Saturn ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Comprising elements of travelogue, history lesson, biography, critical analysis, psychological study, and fan testimonial, this documentary explores the work and influence of German writer W.G. Sebald, via a long walk through coastal East Anglia, retracing the steps he took in his most famous book, The rings Of Saturn. Includes interviews with writers, artists, and filmmakers
 
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Michael Hulse British writer
Languages
English (134)
German (4)
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