4 edition of A barbarian in Asia found in the catalog.
A barbarian in Asia
|Statement||English translation by Sylvia Beach.|
|LC Classifications||DS9 .M443|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 185 p.|
|Number of Pages||185|
|LC Control Number||49008940|
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A Barbarian in Asia book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Asian peoples were for this poet traveller of altered states, "the last resistants" to western monotony; everywhere in A Barbarian In Asia Michaux exults in excess, difference, makes poetic propaganda "for an endless variety of civilizations" by which to counter the idea of only one (monologue).
His 'orientalism' is made explicit, ironic, and /5(5). Henri Michaux (), the great French poet and painter, set out as a young man to see the Far East.
Traveling from India to the Himalayas, and on to China and Japan, Michaux voices his vivid impressions, cutting opinions, and curious insights: he has no trouble speaking his mind. Part fanciful travelogue and part exploration of culture, A Barbarian in Asia is presented here in its.
Part fanciful travelogue and part exploration of culture, A Barbarian in Asia is presented here in its original translation by Sylvia Beach, the famous American-born bookseller in Paris. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.
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[New York] New Directions  (OCoLC) Online version. The New Directions Paperbook edition of A Barbarian in Asia, however, is a reissues of the classic Sylvia Beach translation of the original version." Publisher's note, from title page verso. Description. The Barbarians of Asia book.
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A wild journey to the East narrated by a writer who is “without equal in the literature of our time” (Jorge Luis Borges) Henri Michaux (), the great French poet and painter, set out as a young man to see the Far East.
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