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Dream of Reason - European Women Writers (Hardback)
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Dream of Reason - European Women Writers (Hardback)

(author), (translator)
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Hardback 718 Pages / Published: 30/10/2009
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A masterpiece of modernist fiction about one man's search for meaning, Dream of Reason (La sinrazon) reveals Rosa Chacel as an intellectual and literary innovator whose work stands alongside that of Joyce, Proust, and Woolf. This meditative novel, grounded in the thinking of Spain's great modern philosopher Ortega y Gasset, unfolds as the journal of a bourgeois chemist who makes his way in Buenos Aires just before and during the Spanish Civil War. Tracing his relationship with three women, Santiago Hernandez explores the power of his own intentions and the limits of human reason. His introspective experiment, set against the background of world-altering events, documents the workings of a self-absorbed mind speculating on the inseparability of self and circumstance and is a brilliant enactment of how, from such tensions, narrative emerges.

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803214736
Number of pages: 718
Weight: 1080 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 43 mm

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