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Angelus Silesius' «Cherubinischer Wandersmann»

A Modern Reading with Selected Translations

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1997. Buch. XVI, 174 S. 7 Illustrationen. Hardcover

Peter Lang New York. ISBN 978-0-8204-3734-7

Format (B x L): 16 x 23 cm

Gewicht: 430 g

In englischer Sprache

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: Renaissance and Baroque; 22

Produktbeschreibung

The highly condensed and often coded philosophical messages of some of Silesius' epigrams are translated into English and reinterpreted in a way that they reveal their universality and relevance to modern times. The «Word» is a recurring topic in the Cherubinischer Wandersmann. The «Word» (Logos) is closely related to the idea of creation. In Angelus Silesius, creation, both divine and human, is a central issue. The topic of creation is of keen interest to the contemporary reader as well, for it ties in with current theories of mind-matter connections of both post-Einsteinian physicists and contemporary psychoanalysis. Thus the Silesian «Angel» of seventeenth-century Germany has much to say to the modern reader in all places.

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