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by Grace Dane Mazur

  • Author: Grace Dane Mazur
  • ISBN: 1568817150
  • ISBN13: 978-1568817156
  • ePub: 1830 kb | FB2: 1640 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press; 1 edition (November 8, 2010)
  • Pages: 150
  • Rating: 4.7/5
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Hinges: Meditations on the Portals of the Imagination ePub download

Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth. Mazur’s book is strange in wonderful ways. It perches itself on the liminal perspective, where the risks of instability can yield long sight.

Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth. Reaching deep into inspired erudition, it is filled with quirks and profundities, told in a voice that is both of this world and no. ―REBECCA NEWBERGER GOLDSTEIN, author of 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction.

Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth, and ordinary life. From ancient narratives of Gilgamesh, Odysseus, Parmenides, and Orpheus, to modern works by Katherine Mansfield and Eudora Welty, the exploration of the Other World acts as a metaphor for the entrancement of reading and writing. Looking at. Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth, and ordinary life

Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry . With stunning and direct simplicity, Grace Dane Mazur illuminates these darknesses, revealing an imagination that is original and vital

Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth, and ordinary life. With stunning and direct simplicity, Grace Dane Mazur illuminates these darknesses, revealing an imagination that is original and vital. Here is a book I absolutely needed to read. JAMAICA KINCAID, author of Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya.

Check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of Grace Dane Mazur. I. In the Museum: Flitting vs. Grazing In the art museum I used to dart like a bee, flitting from one enticement to the next, sipping visual nectar, hoping for that magical transformation that turns the assorted glimpses into a rich honeycomb of the imagination. Gods in the Gallery: A visit to the Museum of Russian Icons.

This a very rich book that covers brilliantly much directly of great interest to those of us very into the reading life. Mazur explores the myths of Gilgamesh, Odysseus, Parmenides and Orpheus as they relate to how we experience literature. She helps us to understand what happens to our analytic mind as well as our subconscious as we enter a fictional world.

Grace Dane Mazur (born 1944) is an American writer

Grace Dane Mazur (born 1944) is an American writer. Her works include the novels Trespass (1998) and The Garden Party (2018), the short story collection Silk (1996), and Hinges (2010), a book that combines personal essay, literary criticism, art history, and memoir

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Most recently she has been on the fiction faculty at Harvard Extension School and at the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She lives in Cambridge and Westport, Massachusetts, with her husband, the mathematician Barry Mazur. Sign me up for news about Grace Dane Mazur. Books by Grace Dane Mazur

Most recently she has been on the fiction faculty at Harvard Extension School and at the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

Grace Dane Mazur uses the idea of the hinge to illuminate real and metaphysical thresholds in fiction, poetry, myth, and ordinary life. From ancient narratives of Gilgamesh, Odysseus, Parmenides, and Orpheus, to modern works by Katherine Mansfield and Eudora Welty, the exploration of the Other World acts as a metaphor for the entrancement of reading and writing.

Looking at Lascaux, Renaissance and Byzantine images of Christ harrowing Hell, Rubens, Vermeer, and others Mazur contemplates writing, attention, Hades, the gates of Hell, trap doors, demons, love, the human body, forbidden looking, Virgil, Ovid, Nicodemus, Nighttown, and the melancholy of twilight.