2020年10月29日 12:57 AM #3194Apostle Dubinerゲスト
The Unnamable Present
by Roberto Calasso
- Format: paperback, 208 pages
- ISBN: 9781250251213 (1250251214)
- Language: english
- Release date: July 21, 2020
- Author: Roberto Calasso
- Publisher: Picador
About The Book
A decisive key to help grasp some of the essential points of what is happening around us.
The ninth part of Roberto Calasso’s work in progress, The Unnamable Present, is closely connected with themes of the first book, The Ruin of Kasch (originally published in 1983, and recently reissued by FSG in a new translation). But while Kasch is an enlightened exploration of modernity, The Unnamable Present propels us into the twenty first century.
Tourists, terrorists, secularists, fundamentalists, hackers, transhumanists, algorithmicians: these are all tribes that inhabit the unnamable present and act on its nervous system. This is a world that seems to have no living past, but was foreshadowed in the period between 1933 and 1945, when everything appeared bent on self-annihilation. The Unnamable Present is a meditation on the obscure and ubiquitous process of transformation happening today in all societies, which makes so many previous names either inadequate or misleading or a parody of what they used to mean.
Translated with sensitivity by Calasso’s longtime translator, Richard Dixon, The Unnamable Present is a strikingly original and provocative vision of our times, from the writer The Paris Review called “a literary institution of one.”
Hardback ebook The Unnamable Present buy for reader. FictionBook The Unnamable Present Roberto Calasso read on IndieBound. MP3 book The Unnamable Present by Roberto Calasso on Audible. Paperback book The Unnamable Present download Mac. MOBI ebook The Unnamable Present on Books-a-Million.
Hardcover The Unnamable Present by Roberto Calasso buy cheap on iOS. Online ebook The Unnamable Present Roberto Calasso download. TXT The Unnamable Present read online for Kindle on Barnes & Noble. FB2 book The Unnamable Present download on Android. PDF ebook The Unnamable Present Roberto Calasso read on Amazon.