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Daumal, René 1908-1944

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Mount Analogue : a novel of symbolically authentic non-Euclidean adventures in mountain climbing by René Daumal( Book )

122 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mount Analogue combines the author's poetic gifts and philosophical accomplishments in a manner that is both entertaining to read and profound to contemplate. The novel is a representation of the author's own spiritual quest, transposed into fictional form, and was published posthumously in 1952... Among other things, this is an allegory for the journey of life, as well as a marvellous tale in which the narrator/author, one of an intrepid company of eight, sets sail in the yacht Impossible to search for Mount Analogue, the solid, geographically located, albeit hidden, peak that reaches inexorably towards heaven - as Mount Olympus reaching to the home of the Greek gods, or Mount Sinai to the presence of Yahweh. Daumal, often described as one of the most gifted literary figures in twentieth century France, died before the novel was completed, providing an uncanny one-way quality to the journey that the reader cannot help but share
A night of serious drinking by René Daumal( Book )

77 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Night of Serious Drinking is among Rene Daumal's most important literary works. Like his Mount Analogue, it is a work of symbolic fiction that can be enjoyed purely as an entertaining and imaginative story, but also for the much deeper meaning embedded in its deceptively simple plot: An unnamed narrator spends an evening getting drunk with a group of friends. As the party becomes intoxicated and more and more exuberant, the narrator embarks on a journey ranging from seeming paradises to the depths of pure hell. The fantastic world depicted in A Night of Serious Drinking is actually the ordinary world tumed upside down. The characters are called the Anthographers, Fabricators of Useless Objects, Scienters, Nibblists, Ciarificators, and other absurd titles. Yet the inhabitants of these strange realms are only too familiar; scientists dissecting an animal in their laboratory a wise man surrounded by his devotees, politicians and poets expounding their rhetoric. These characters perform hllarious antics and intellectual games, which they see as serious attempts to find meaning and freedom." "Daumal's keen perceptions about the human condition infuse A Night of Serious Drinking with a critique of culture and consciousness that is both disquieting and enlivening Book jacket."--Jacket
Le contre-ciel. Suivi de Les dernières paroles du poète by René Daumal( Book )

42 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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You've always been wrong by René Daumal( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bharata; l'origine du théâtre, la poésie et la musique en Inde by René Daumal( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rasa, or, Knowledge of the self : essays on Indian aesthetics and selected Sanskrit studies by René Daumal( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Daumal's Mugle ; and, the silk by René Daumal( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in French and English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essais et notes by René Daumal( Book )

15 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondance by René Daumal( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poésie noire, poésie blanche; poèmes by René Daumal( Book )

12 editions published in 1954 in French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'évidence absurde (1926-1934) by René Daumal( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in French and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les pouvoirs de la parole (1935-1943) by René Daumal( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in French and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondance by René Daumal( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in French and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Daumal, ou, Le retour à soi : textes inédits de René Daumal : études sur son œuvre by René Daumal( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death in the afternoon by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

26 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes all phases of bullfighting, from the raising and training of the bulls to sketches of the bullfighters themselves
Rimbaud by René Daumal( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in French and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in Zen Buddhism (third series) by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki( Book )

17 editions published between 1943 and 1972 in French and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zen is a unique school of spiritual development. Zen is not a religion, it is a way of acting and being and these essays provide a foundation for living a fulfilled life for anyone seeking spirituality in their lives. D.T Suzuki explains how Zen has its origins in the enlightenment of the Buddha while its central fact is attaining 'Satori', an intuitional understanding of the truth of Zen. He explains how Satori can be attained, and the methods that are needed to bring it about. In this collection of his most important essays he explores the history of Buddhism, the d
Fragments inédits, 1932-33 : première étape vers La grande beuverie by René Daumal( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fundamental experiment by René Daumal( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Daumal, ou, Le perpétuel incandescent : études, témoignages, documents inédits( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A l'occasion du centenaire de la naissance de René Daumal, un éclairage sur sa vie et son oeuvre. Ses liens d'amitié avec Luc Dietrich, son activité au sein du groupe Jeanne de Salzmann-Gurjieff ou son rapport avec l'Inde sont analysés. Des témoignages publiés dans les Cahiers du Sud et des lettres complètent l'ensemble
 
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Daumal, René

Mouchamiel 1908-1944

Nathacuivre 1908-1944

Nathahouihetnon 1908-1944

Nathanaha 1908-1944

Nathaniel 1908-1944

Natharogne 1908-1944

Nathartür 1908-1944

Nathatuyau 1908-1944

Nathaveau 1908-1944

Nthnl 1908-1944

Oncle Nathaniel 1908-1944

Pataciel 1908-1944

René Daumal Frans dichter (1908-1944)

René Daumal fransk poet

René Daumal französischer Schriftsteller

René Daumal French poet and writer

René Daumal scrittore e filosofo francese

Surcouf, roi du tube 1908-1944

Домаль, Рене

رنه دومال شاعر فرانسوی

رۆنێ دۆمال

도말, 르네 1908-1944

ドーマル, ルネ

ルネ・ドーマル

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A night of serious drinkingLe contre-ciel. Suivi de Les dernières paroles du poèteYou've always been wrongRené Daumal's Mugle ; and, the silkThe powers of the word : selected essays and notes, 1927-1943Le contre-ciel. Suivi de Les dernières paroles du poète