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The inheritance Yourcenar received after the death of her father, allowed her to devote herself to traveling and literary pursuits and love margueritf on the Paris artistic scene. But I was not the only one who made it so. Be the first to ask a question about That Mighty Sculptor, Time.

It still writes with authority and precision, but her tone is more melancholic and focused on the impermanence of things. Statues so thoroughly shattered that out of the debris a new work of art is born: And yet, being is a more astonishing miracle than non-being; escultoor you think about it, it is before the living that one must bow and kneel, as before an altar.

That Mighty Sculptor, Time by Marguerite Yourcenar

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Overall, this collection contains yourccenar and wisdom, sadness and regret. With a real Yourcenar touch. Alcune sculture pare che, proprio grazie alla mano invisibile del tempo, siano diventate emblemi di bellezza: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

O Tempo esse grande escultor

Yourcenar restera toujours Yourcenar: Anzi, “talune di queste modificazioni sono sublimi” ; statue spezzate, dai cui frammenti nasce una forma diversa di bellezza: No trivia or quizzes yet. A collection of various already published essays on various topics. Open Preview See a Problem? Books by Marguerite Yourcenar. Paperbackpages. Refresh and try again.

Innegabile, comunque, la bravura e lo stile della Yourcenar. In this great country that thinks of itself as materialist, these ghosts and carnival skeletons of autumn do not know what they are: Some unexpected and eloquent passages on animal rights in this diverse collection of essays.

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The protagonists of her two most well-known works, Hadrian and Zeno, pop up throughout these essays, as stray thoughts remind her of the whys and hows of how they came to be. The inheritance Yourcenar received afte The first woman to be elected to The French Academy, the multi talented personality of Marguerite Yourcenar was a novelist, essayist, playwright, short story writer, poet and translator.

It simultaneously offers a dose of odd reality jolted into the marbles of Michel Angeand a reminder of the reasons behind why it is so easy to fall in love with that beauty to begin with: This collection of twenty four essays reminds me more of her novels. A collection of various already published essays on various topics.

She takes a moment to “extract from the sacred mwrguerite which are read but not always heard in church those elements which would strike us if we read them in Dostoevsky or Tolstoy or in some biography or other account of a life of a great man uourcenar a great victim.

It seems that Yourcenar kept them just under the surface of her maelstrom of thoughts across the years, and seemed to understand that her r My first Yourcenar since immersing myself in her Hadrian.

The wish to immobilize life is the sculptor’s damnation. She joined a bohemian crowd of artists, moving between Paris, Lausanne, Athens, Istanbul, Brussels and the Greek islands, which inspired her travel writing “Nouvelles Orientales” and “Feux” based on Greek mythology. Jun 10, Hadrian rated it really liked it Shelves: Perhaps the best example of this is the “prose poem” she writes to Michelangelo- from his perspective, from those of what we take to be his subjects, viewers and students.

Thanks yourcdnar telling us about the problem. Enough of what I loved about that volume ylurcenar still here: Mar 16, Ignacio rated it really liked it. To that beauty imposed by the human brain, by an epoch, or by a particular society, they add an involuntary beauty, associated with the hazards of history, which is the result of natural causes and of time.


Want to Read saving…. In the end, I esculotr to the why of it enough to understand.

That Mighty Sculptor, Time

Rites and masks are more powerful than we. Lists with This Book. The bronze of my father’s tomb becomes coated with verdigris in the courtyard of the village church; the picture of that youth of Florence will begin to flake off the vault I have painted; the poems I wrote for the woman I loved will, in a few years, no longer be understood- and for poems that is a form of death.

Published November by Difel first published But the essay is as much a meditation on the motivations behind writing.

The first woman to be elected to The French Academy, the multi talented personality of Marguerite Yourcenar was a novelist, essayist, playwright, short story writer, poet and translator.

This posthumously published collection of essays takes up such diverse subjects as the poet Oppian, Tantrism, the feasts of the Christian year, Durer, the Japanese studies of Ivan Morris, the erotic mysticism of the Gita-Govinda, the eternal spirit of Andalusia, and Bede’s Ecclesiastical History.

I don’t think they would even try. She moves into prose-poetry on the Sistine Chapel, and concludes a study of historical fiction writing by citing Italian court records. Sep 05, Marc Dupuy rated it it was amazing.