Self-portrait of an Other (inbunden)
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Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
76
Utgivningsdatum
2012-01-10
Förlag
Seagull Books London Ltd
Översättare
David Colmer
Illustratör/Fotograf
33 colour plates
Illustrationer
33 colour plates
Dimensioner
285 x 215 x 12 mm
Vikt
703 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780857420114
Self-portrait of an Other (inbunden)

Self-portrait of an Other

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Cees Nooteboom, best known for his novel "The Following Story", is one of the most distinguished and significant authors living in the Netherlands today. "Self-Portrait of an Other" is one of the most unique and innovative works in his oeuvre. Written in response to and published together with a series of drawings by the Berlin-based artist Max Neumann, the book draws on Nooteboom's personal reflections - his arsenal of memories, dreams, fantasies, landscapes, stories, and nightmares - and presents a set of prose poems that complements and echoes Neumann's work. Full of striking scenes and disturbing images, the poems, driven by the logic of dreams, create the self-portrait of the title. Available now for the first time in English, "Self-Portrait of an Other" brings together both the images and the text inspired by them, creating an unusual and creative poetic collection.
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"[Nooteboom's] books seem metaphors for art itself." (Ed Park, Village Voice) "Much more than a twentieth-century village storyteller, Cees Nooteboom stands as an impressive and inimitable voice among contemporary writers." (Linda Simon, New York Times Book Review)"

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Cees Nooteboom is the author of A Song of Truth and Semblance, All Souls' Day, and The Following Story, among other books. Max Neumann lives and works in Berlin. David Colmer has won several translation awards.