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A Defense of Ardor

Essays

by Adam Zagajewski

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsClare Cavanagh (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7424620M
ISBN 100374529884
ISBN 109780374529888
OCLC/WorldCa62101791

A Defense of Ardor. Adam Zagajewski; Translated by Clare Cavanagh Farrar, Straus and Giroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Ardor, inspiration, the soul, the sublime: Such terms have long since fallen from favor among critics and artists alike. In his new collection of essays, Adam Zagajewski continues his efforts to.   Editor -- It was a thrill to read Cynthia Haven's brilliant review of the poet Adam Zagajewski's book of essays, "A Defense of Ardor" (Nov. 28). Almost never do I .

3 quotes from A Defense of Ardor: Essays: ‘Read for yourselves, read for the sake of your inspiration, for the sweet turmoil in your lovely head. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. A Defense of Ardor: Essays by Adam Zagajewski ratings A Defense of Ardor Quotes Showing 1.   The taste for transcendence, Romantic splendor - what Adam Zagajewski, in his new book, "A Defense of Ardor: Essays" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, pages, $24) calls "ardor" - may not have disappeared entirely. But in the last 50 years, poets and other artists have been able to indulge it only clandestinely, like addicts of a shameful drug.

Adam Zagajewski; Translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh. Adam Zagajewski was born in Lvov in His previous books include Tremor; Canvas; Mysticism for Beginners; Without End; Solidarity, Solitude; Two Cities; Another Beauty; A Defense of Ardor; Eternal Enemies; and Unseen Hand—all published by lives in Chicago and Kraków. Clare Cavanagh is a professor of Slavic languages Author: Adam Zagajewski, Clare A Cavanagh. Book Summary M. de Rênal, ultra mayor of the small provincial town of Verrières, hires Julien Sorel, a young peasant who aspires to the priesthood, as tutor for his children. The hiring of Julien is calculated to enhance Rênal's prestige among the wealthy liberals.


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A Defense of Ardor, his latest collection of essays, is an engaging, provocative read marred only by an incomplete polemic against "low style" irony in contemporary poetry.

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I’m not getting any younger, after all. Fifteen hours – the average it takes to read a book (and I tend to be on the slow side of this average) – is an increasingly precious chunk of time.

Professional book reviewers, you have my sympathies. My list of Unfinished Books breaks down into a few categories. Celebrated on two continents, Polish poet Zagajewski (A Defense of Ardor) looks back with some self-consciousness, in these new poems, at the lyricism of his compatriot Czeslaw Milosz, at the.

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it is the style—with its openness to the mundane and the transcendent—that unifies the book, making it not so much a “defense” as a primer on how to see expansively. Spiritual ardor and military might have long been key pillars of the Islamic Republic. Their mutual dependence is highlighted during Tehran’s commemorations of war.

During such ceremonies, which can oscillate between celebration and mourning, officials extoll the experience of conflict and benefit from its redemptive power.