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Author: Octavio Paz; Helen R Lane
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A key figure in the Latin American literary renaissance, Octavio Paz focuses here on literature and art, drugs, the murder of God, and ethical and political problems.
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Essays
Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998.
Alternating current.
New York, Viking Press [1973]
(OCoLC)578062064
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Octavio Paz; Helen R Lane
ISBN: 9780670115266 : 0670115266 9780670003976 0670003972
OCLC Number: 569859
Notes: Translation of: Corriente alterna.
"A Richard Seaver book."
Includes index.
Description: 215 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: What does poetry name? --
Form and meaning --
Homage to Aesop --
Language and abstraction --
A Peruvian painter --
Notes on "La realidad y el deseo" --
Landscape and the novel in Mexico --
Metamorphosis --
Invention, underdevelopment, modernity --
The seed --
Primitives and barbarians --
Nature, abstraction, time --
Figure and presence --
The new acolytes --
On criticism --
Mask and transparency --
Remedios Varo's appearances and disappearances --
Andre Breton or the quest of beginning --
The verbal pact and correspondences --
Recapitulations Knowledge, drugs, inspiration --
Henri Michaux --
Grace, asceticism, merits --
Paradises --
The metamorphoses of stone --
The symposium and the hermit --
Bunuel's philosophical cinema --
forms of atheism --
Nihilism and dialectics --
Person and principle --
The liberated man and liberators --
Revolt, revolution, rebellion --
The verbal round --
The city mouse and the country mouse --
The channel and the signs --
Satiety and nausea --
The two forms of reason --
The exception to the rule --
The rules of the exception --
The end in the beginning --
A form in search of itself --
Revolt.
Other Titles: Corriente alterna.
Responsibility: Octavio Paz ; translated from the Spanish by Helen R. Lane.
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