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Thom Luz has given the Deutsches Theater in cooperation with the Theater Basel a poetic stage fantasy, a soft, floating season opener with unforgettable lines: Playing on the analogy between house and memory, the different rooms slowly be- come transformed into an archive of natural history, in whose loose paper clippings the wind rambles around.

A handwritten list of extinct species; a cut-out from a lexicon; narrative passages on Geiser; three different illustrations of the earth showing the progress of continental drift; an illustration of a small dinosaur.

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His experience of postwar Europe is vividly described in his Tagebuch Diary for ; it contains the first drafts of later fictional works.

After studying at the Realgymnasium in Zurich, he enrolled at the University of Zurich in and began studying German literature, but had to abandon due to financial problems after the death of his father in Cottonmouth rated it did not like it Sep 29, Volume 14 Issue Janpp.


Volume 41 Issue 2 Decpp. Handwritten notes and questions next to a chronology of different types of rain. His research interests focus on the relationship between literature and the natural sciences, ecocriticism and animal studies. Louise Westling New York: Good Reader rated it did not like it Oct 24, Volume 8 Issue Janpp.

In this respect, it has been argued that traditional narrative forms are inevitably ill- equipped for processes of the temporal cycles inherent to the natural world. Volume 5 Issue Janpp. Click here to sign up. The engagement with the natural sciences takes on a major role in menscch novel.

Its author was attributed with the same problem of a dissolving conscious- ness his fictional protagonist was suffering from. You can read more about this in our Privacy Policy. But, notwithstanding these vague moments of fear and anxiety, there is no catastrophic event. Since they are born with gills, but change to pulmonary respiration in their mature state, amphibians also represent a link between sea and land animals.

For Karlheinz Rossbacher, the descriptions of nature can be seen as a perfect analogy: As we have already seen, forms of deceleration and the engagement with vast time cycles is certainly dominant on a thematic level. Dalton Mortimer rated it did not like it Aug 08, Alora rated it did not like it Aug 22, Towards the end, Geiser suffers cerebral apoplexy that attacks his memory.


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Despite the weather, he hikes outdoors along diverging paths. Considering the dense population of European cities, he writes: Luz does not illustrate the text by Max Frisch, ersccheint illuminates it. As Bruno Latour puts menxch Volume 13 Issue Janpp. The process of filmic deceleration was not to be seen as simply a more accurate and there- fore more objective depiction of the actual state of affairs, but rather, on the contrary, as an exploration of what otherwise would remain unconscious, hidden.

After an unsuccessful attempt to leave the valley on foot, Geiser seems to lose his memory and, eventually, suffers a stroke from which he never recovers.

Winter,23— Ashgate Publisher Limited,87—99, here: Remember me on this computer. Volume 52 Issue 2 Novpp.

Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän

Hu- man exceptionalism, so it might seem, was stumbling backwards into oblivion. Put together by the extensive use of montage, the text acquires an autonomous complexity and formal richness that hardly can be limited to the wandering mind of a fictional human indi- vidual.

Oxford University Press, [] Suhrkamp, [], —, here: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It contains some autobiographical elements: