Dialogues PDF ↠ Paperback


  • Paperback
  • 228 pages
  • Dialogues
  • Paul Valéry
  • English
  • 05 June 2019
  • 0691018782

10 thoughts on “Dialogues

  1. Graychin (D. Dalrymple) Graychin (D. Dalrymple) says:

    One of my favorite books, which a second reading several years after my first now confirms I appreciate Paul Valery in general and have read several of his other pieces, but this collection beats them all The Dialogue of the Tree is terrific, and Eupalinos, or The Architect is one of most rewarding bits of speculative fiction philosophy I ve ever read Though I can t read it in the original French, the translation here seems wonderful modern English prose doesn t get much better.From Soc One of my favorite books, which a second reading several years after my first now confirms I appreciate Paul Valery in general and have read several of his other pieces, but this collection beats them all The Dialogue of the Tree is terrific, and Eupalinos, or The Architect is one of most rewarding bits of speculative fiction philosophy I ve ever read Though I can t read it in the original French, the translation here seems wonderful modern English prose doesn t get much better.From Socrates and His Physician The purpose of a life seems to me to be to use its time and strength to make, or create, or perceive, something which should render quite useless, and even inconceivable and absurd, the rebeginning of an existence


  2. Dan Carey Dan Carey says:

    I ve only read half of this book, but I m going to claim full credit anyway I suspect that some of the subtlety in Valery s thought is lost in translation.


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Dialogues❧ Dialogues free download ➛ Author Paul Valéry – Thomashillier.co.uk Valery s dialogues are his most important works of imagination in prose Many consider the prose masterpieces Eupalinos and Dance and the Soul as the fullest and most characteristic expression of his g Valery s Dialogues are his most important works of imagination in prose Many consider the prose masterpieces Eupalinos and Dance and the Soul as the fullest and most characteristic expression of his genius The dialogue form, the most supple of the forms of expression, was natural to Valery I found I was talking to myself in two voices, and began to write accordingly, he said His imagination and his philosophical mind found in his major Dialogues the common ground they were always seeking In the present volume, all the formal imaginary Dialogues are brought together for the first time.


About the Author: Paul Valéry

Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Val ry was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher His interests were sufficiently broad that he can be classified as a polymath In addition to his fiction poetry, drama and dialogues , he also wrote many essays and aphorisms on art, history, letters, music, and current eventsVal ry is best known as a poet, and is sometimes considered to be the last of the French Symbolists But he published fewer than a hundred poems, and none that drew much attention On the night of October , during a heavy storm, Paul Val ry entered an existential crisis, which made a big impact on his writing career Around , his writing activity even came to a near standstill, due partly to the death of his mentor St phane Mallarm and for nearly twenty years from that time on, Valery did not publish a single word until , when he finally broke this Great Silence with the publication of La Jeune Parque at forty six years of age This obscure but superbly musical masterpiece, of alexandrine lines in rhyming pairs, had taken him four years to complete, and immediately secured his fame It is esteemed by many in France as the greatest French poem of the th century.