Verzeichnis einiger Verluste

Judith Schalansky

Publisher: Suhrkamp


Each disparate object described in this book—a Caspar David Friedrich painting, a species of tiger, a villa in Rome, a Greek love poem, an island in the Pacific—shares a common fate: it no longer exists, except as the dead end of a paper trail. Recalling the works of W. G. Sebald, Bruce Chatwin, or Rebecca Solnit, An Inventory of Losses is a beautiful evocation of twelve specific treasures that have been lost to the world forever, and, taken as a whole, opens mesmerizing new vistas of how we can think about extinction and loss.

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  • Popis stanovitih gubitaka

    Year:  2020
    Publisher:  Mizantrop
    Translator:  Dubravko Torjanac
    Country:  Croatia
    Language:  Croatian