Mr Zed's reflections, or, Breadcrumbs he dropped, gathered up by his listeners (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Mr Zed's reflections, or, Breadcrumbs he dropped, gathered up by his listeners

Author: Hans Magnus Enzensberger; Wieland Hoban
Publisher: London : Seagull Books, 2015. ©2015
Series: German list.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every afternoon for almost a year, Mr Zed comes to the same spot in the city park and engages passers-by with quick-witted repartee. Those who pass ask: Who is this man? A wisecracker, a clown, a belligerent philosopher? Many shake their heads and move on; others listen to him, engage with him and, again and again, return to the same place. Mr Zed undermines arrogance, megalomania and false authority. A determined  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fiktionale Darstellung
Novels
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Magnus Enzensberger; Wieland Hoban
ISBN: 9780857422248 0857422243
OCLC Number: 927489699
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of: Herrn Zetts Betrachtungen, oder, Brosamen, die er fallen liess, aufgelesen von seinen Zuhörern
Description: 172 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: German list.
Other Titles: Herrn Zetts Betrachtungen, oder, Brosamen, die er fallen liess, aufgelesen von seinen Zuhörern.
Breadcrumbs he dropped, gathered up by his listeners
Responsibility: Hans Magnus Enzensberger ; translated by Wieland Hoban.

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With subversive energy and masterful brevity, Mr Zed undermines arrogance, megalomania, and false authority. A determined speaker who doesn't care for ambitions, he forces topics that others would  Read more...

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"Hans Magnus Enzensberger is one of Germany's leading public intellectuals. He belongs to the same generation as Gunter Grass and Jurgen Habermas, although he has been less bien pensant, less Read more...

 
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