The Intelligence of Flowers ePub download
by Philip Mosley,Maurice Maeterlinck
- ISBN: 0791472736
- ISBN13: 978-0791472736
- ePub: 1484 kb | FB2: 1220 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Nature & Ecology
- Publisher: SUNY Press (November 21, 2007)
- Pages: 106
- Rating: 4.6/5
- Votes: 319
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The republication of Maurice Maeterlinck’s ‘The Intelligence of Flowers,’ regrettably forgotten in our time, is long . Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1911, Maeterlinck was also a prolific and accomplished essayist.
The republication of Maurice Maeterlinck’s ‘The Intelligence of Flowers,’ regrettably forgotten in our time, is long overdue. The introduction by Mosley is itself a gem, and contains one of the best overviews in print of writings about intelligence in Nature. Stephen Harrod Buhner, author of The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature. Philip Mosley is Professor of English, Communications, and Comparative Literature at Penn State University.
The Intelligence of Flowers 2 MAURICE MAETERLINCK. Translated and with an Introduction by Philip Mosley. Maeterlinck’s vague agnostic spirituality. State University of New York Press. The essay on the intelligence of ﬂowers integrates several discourses: science, literature, philosophy, and (rather paradoxically) an earthy mysticism, all skillfully sutured by Maeterlinck’s rhetorical command and ﬂuent style.
The Intelligence of Flowers book . The republication of Maurice Maeterlinck’s ‘The Intelligence of Flowers,’ regrettably forgotten in our time, is long overdue.
That the intelligence of flowers provides Maeterlinck with a theory riddled with contradictions mostly as a result of his metaphoric reasoning seems less important than the fundamental truths of the metaphors unto themselves. As a result, The Intelligence of Flowers is happily welcome once more, in this centenary reissue. San Francisco Chronicle.
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After the writing "The Intelligence of Flowers", he suffered from a period of depression . Works by Maurice Maeterlinck at The Online Books Page.
After the writing "The Intelligence of Flowers", he suffered from a period of depression and writer's block. Although he recovered from this after a year or two, he was never so inventive as a writer again. Marais accused Maeterlinck of having used his concept of the "organic unity" of the termitary in his book.
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The Intelligence of Flowers. Text by Maurice Maeterlinck
The Intelligence of Flowers. Text by Maurice Maeterlinck. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn. The frontispiece is a lovely pictorialist photograph of lily pond; the second shows light playing off flowers in a planter at the corner of a stone walkway; the third is a perspective view of garden statuary and sculpted trees; and the final image features a large architectural tombstone. In 1915 Coburn photographed the handsome Maeterlinck for his series of notable men. Light wear to board edges and corners. Gold lettering along the spine still bright.