Emperor of the Earth: Modes of Eccentric Vision

Emperor of the Earth: Modes of Eccentric Vision

Czeslaw Milosz


This stimulating selection of essays, regularly fascinated about matters taken from Slavic literatures, is instantly scholarly and reflective. the quantity opens with a real tale, "Brognart," that is a confession of the author's regret in keeping with clash with French intellectuals. "Science Fiction and the arrival of the Antichrist" issues Vladimir Solovyov. "Krasinski's Retreat" is one other go back to the author's scholar readings, which makes an attempt to figure out how a Polish romantic poet might write in 1833 a drama at the coming near near international revolution. "Joseph Conrad's Father" sketches the biography of a poet and innovative and likewise throws a few mild upon the destiny of the hero of the final chapter.

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