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Title:
Everywhere being is dancing : twenty pieces of thinking
Author:
Bringhurst, Robert.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Berkeley : Counterpoint : Distributed by Publishers Group West, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
345 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English

Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Navajo

Wakashan languages
Contents:
Everywhere being is dancing, knowing is known -- Singing with the frogs: the theory and practice of literary polyphony -- The meaning of mythology -- What is found in translation -- The philosophy of poetry and the trashing of doctor Empedokles -- To tell the truth by lying: Gorgias the Sicilian and a theory you can't refuse -- The fragments of Parmenides: the poetry of philosophy and the fate of the university -- Raven's wine cup -- Boats is saintlier than captains: thirteen ways of looking at morality, language, and design -- Licking the lips with a forked tongue -- The typographic mind -- Into the absolute of nature: the face of Joan Miró -- The story and the orphan: the narrative art of Elizabeth Nyman -- A piece of bread, a loaf of vision: the art of Alice Kane -- A poet and a war -- The critic in the rain -- The origin of mind -- Being where we are: the art of overhearing Charlie Mitchell's prayer -- It used to be I sang them: big Charlie and the origin of horses -- Jumping from the train: how and why to read a work of Haida oral literature.
ISBN:
9781582434384
Format :
Book

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