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Published November by Difel first published Something new for me was the essays that brought Yourcenar entirely into focus as a woman of her era, apt to sometimes express herself in ways that I found sometimes slightly dated and naive in an unfortunate way. Even so, Yourcenar still has remarkable range – she talks about the story of Shiva and Parvati, This is the second volume of essays I’ve read by Yourcenar and the fourth book in total.

Non pensiamo quindi all’azione del tempo esclusivamente come deturpamento. Her abiding attention to humanity—its ties to other animals and to the earth, its various understandings and enactments of the sacred, the voices of its dead—unify these diverse journeys through time and space: Jan 27, Leigh Matthews rated it liked it Shelves: Trivia About That Mighty Sculp Books by Marguerite Yourcenar.

She takes a moment to “extract from the sacred texts which are read but not always heard in church those elements which would strike us if we read them in Dostoevsky or Tolstoy or in some biography or other account of a life of a great man or a great victim.

Be the first to ask a question about O Tempo esse grande escultor. For her, a statue is only temporarily a statue, first hewn from rock by the sculptor’s hands, worn down again by sand, wind, and water, and soon identical to the quarry stones from where it came.

The wish to immobilize life is the sculptor’s damnation. Statues so thoroughly shattered that out of the debris a new work of art is born: Published May 1st by Farrar, Straus and Giroux first published Her novels, dealing with modern issues set in historical eras won her immense fame as a writer.

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O Tempo esse grande escultor by Marguerite Yourcenar. Riclaz rated it really liked it Nov 26, Yourcenar’s sensibilities and the way she translates that into prose are still gorgeous and profoundly align with my own way of thinking.

But in this case, although I could place the means and the material she chose squarely in a certain place and time and find it wanting now, I could still understand it. Some of it would have, perhaps, been better kept in a private diary, but much more of it I was very grateful to have had a chance to peek into. But I had not expected Yourcenar to be such a passionate defender of the “true meaning” of Christmas and Easter, such a devotee of the Passion stories.

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View all 13 comments. Yourcenar has a preoccupation with personal mortality and the impermanence of things. Benjamin rated it it was amazing Feb 20, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Per apprezzare questo insieme di gtan e saggi, scritti in epoche diverse – ma sempre con uno stile raffinato ed una gentilezza d’altri tempi – bisognerebbe essere molto colti, youcenar di arti e poesia, appassionati di storia e letteratura.

There we enter into a pathless forest. I now know to have exceedingly high expectations for her writing, and this collection is consistent with that past quality. Some unexpected and eloquent passages on animal rights in this diverse collection of essays. My first Yourcenar since immersing myself in her Hadrian. The inheritance Yourcenar received after the death of her father, allowed her to devote herself to traveling and literary pursuits and love affairs on the Paris artistic scene.

Be the first to ask a question about That Mighty Sculptor, Time. Roberto Cacciaglia rated it it was amazing May 28, Anzi, “talune di queste modificazioni sono sublimi” ; statue spezzate, dai cui frammenti nasce una forma diversa di bellezza: Paperbackpages.

That Mighty Sculptor, Time

I think my favorite continuity between the two pieces, however, was Yourcenar’s dedication to beauty, the wonder and awe that she was able to bring to life in both small and epic ways, just as she did in the Memoirs. No trivia or quizzes yet. I reread some grah the essays. The title esay consider’s time’s transforming effect on martuerite, meditating on t This posthumously published collection of essays takes up such diverse subjects as the poet Oppian, Tantrism, the feasts of the Christian year, Durer, the Japanese studies of Ivan Morris, the erotic mysticism of the Gita-Govinda, the eternal spirit of Andalusia, and Bede’s Ecclesiastical History.


She was an inveterate traveller and remained active right up to her death in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Preview — O Tempo esse grande escultor by Marguerite Yourcenar. The bronze of my father’s tomb becomes coated with verdigris in the courtyard of the village church; the picture of that youth of Florence will begin to flake off the vault I have painted; the poems I wrote for martuerite woman I loved will, in a few years, no longer be understood- and for poems that is tie,po form of death.

Especially after writing and re-creating Hadrian finally at the time she did- I can understand why tiempl would harken to the Ancients, to a time of supposed innocence, when we “had the excuse” of not knowing better.

In the end, I connected to the why of it enough to understand. Il tempo grande scultore Una raccolta di scritti molto eterogenea ,sono 18 brevi saggi escultot in periodi diversi. Open Preview See a Problem? Yourcenar’s interests, and her vast erudition.

O Tempo esse grande escultor

Hydraulics oblige the water to behave like a flame, to renew ceaselessly within its liquid column its ascent to heaven. Rites and masks are more powerful than we. She was an inveterate traveller and remained active right up to her death in Overall, this collection contains beauty and wisdom, sadness and regret.

Dani rated it it narguerite ok Nov 30, The first woman to be elected to The French Academy, the multi talented personality of Marguerite Yourcenar was a novelist, essayist, playwright, short story writer, poet and translator.