Ulrich R. Rohmer
Gemstones in Literature - Unamuno, Dostoevsky, Borges, Cortazar, Grimm, Chuang Tzu, Kafka
Unusual views on God, Christ, Life and Reality
- 54876 Words
- Ages 14 and up
Over the years any dedicated reader will find unusual pieces in literature he will never forget. The flow of words is crashing into his mind thus leaving him almost speechless. Such is the impetus of language in case a reader is pulled into fields of mighty streams of fantasy allowing him to dive deeply in the flow of not only thoughts, but serious existential concernments. The reader as human will find himself touching the mystery of good literature in both, explanation and path, prompting and catharsis, entertainment and stimuli.
In the anthology you are about to read I have collected a couple of extraordinary gemstones I found over many years, and I thought I should share those pages with a greater number of people who love to read. The number of pieces is of course limited depending on my personal taste and interest, but many will be surprised anyway, I hope. Martin Heidegger was right with his word: Language is the house of Being… (from the foreword). [more]
Keywords: views of God, Saint Manuel the Good Martyr, Miguel de Unamuno, religion, fear of Christ, Fydor Dostoevsky, The Grand Inquisitor Scene, infinity, Aleph, Jorge Luis Borges, intensive contemplation, Axolotl, Julio Cortazar, lifetime, The Duration of Life, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, different realities, The Dream of the Butterfly, Derek Lin, Gospel interpretations, The Gospel according to Mark, love, pain, life interpretations, The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka [more]