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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 )

110 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 802 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 )

84 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 777 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
You've always been wrong by René Daumal( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le contre-ciel. Suivi de Les dernières paroles du poète by René Daumal( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 239 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

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

16 editions published in 1970 in French and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Mont Analogue by René Daumal( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1968 in French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1954 in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in French and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Daumal by René Daumal( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in French and English and held by 94 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 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essais et notes by René Daumal( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in French and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondance by René Daumal( Book )

in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death in the afternoon by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

26 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in French and Italian and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rimbaud by René Daumal( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in French and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Le contre-ciel by René Daumal( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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You've always been wrong
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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 poète et romancier français, collaborateur de la revue "Le Grand Jeu"

René Daumal scrittore e filosofo francese

Surcouf, roi du tube 1908-1944

Домаль, Рене французский поэт и прозаик

Рене Домал

Рене Домаль

رنه دومال شاعر فرانسوی

رۆنێ دۆمال

도말, 르네 1908-1944

ドーマル, ルネ

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A night of serious drinkingYou've always been wrongRené Daumal's Mugle ; and, the silkThe powers of the word : selected essays and notes, 1927-1943Le contre-ciel