(FB2) The Elsewhere Community

Self Love & Acceptance Home Page Forums General Discussions (FB2) The Elsewhere Community

  • This topic is empty.
Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
  • #10519 Reply
    John Schultz

    The Elsewhere Community
    by Hugh Kenner

    🔗 The Elsewhere Community – Read More 🔗

    • Author: Hugh Kenner
    • Format: hardcover, 176 pages
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    • Language: english
    • Genres: essays, criticism, travel
    • Release date: June 29, 2000
    • ISBN: 9780195132977 (0195132971)

    About The Book

    “‘All humans, by their nature, ‘ said Aristotle, ‘desire to know.’ A special and unparalleled way to know is to simply go where you’ve never been before. And the key to this quest for knowledge is ‘elsewhere.'”

    So begins The Elsewhere Community by acclaimed literary critic Hugh Kenner, author of The Pound Era, and himself a living archive of modernism in twentieth-century literature. Kenner traces the quest for elsewhere as it manifests itself in various modes of “travel,” from the eighteenth century English tradition of a Grand Tour to the continent, to literary meetings-of-the-mind (Milton’s visit to Galileo, T.S. Eliot’s to Ezra Pound, Kenner’s own visit to Beckett), to today’s planet-wide Internet journeys, free from all physical limitations. As he chronicles this Elsewhere Community built of people exploring the unknown, Kenner illuminates how this passion has infused literature, from Homer and Dante to Dickens and Joyce. Kenner frames this unique exploration with a witty rumination on the life of the literary expatriate, fondly recalling his friendships with Ezra Pound, Samuel Beckett, Wyndham Lewis, Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams, and other twentieth-century literary luminaries. Thus a fascinating intellectual autobiography emerges of Hugh Kenner as critic and chronicler, a man whose own life and work uniquely position him to assess the importance of travel in literary life.

    Written with the confidence, grace, and verve that have always characterized Kenner’s work, this delightful book is for anyone seeking to understand the irrepressible human urge to travel and to know.

    Online The Elsewhere Community. Hardback ebook The Elsewhere Community by Hugh Kenner download reader on Audible. MOBI book The Elsewhere Community buy cheap on iOS on Books-a-Million. PDF ebook The Elsewhere Community Hugh Kenner read.

    EPUB The Elsewhere Community download for Android. Paperback book The Elsewhere Community by Hugh Kenner read online on Booktopia. Hardcover book The Elsewhere Community Hugh Kenner on IndieBound. TXT ebook The Elsewhere Community buy on Kindle.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
Reply To: (FB2) The Elsewhere Community
Your information: