Item description for En el cielo by Octave Mirbeau & Daniel Attala...
Enveloped in a sense of surrealism and showing a complete disregard for conventional rules of composition, this novel portrays the tragedy of the artist through Lucien---a painter who is fascinated with the works of van Gogh. Expressing a pre-existentialist idea of the human condition, humanity appears lost between two infinite extremes in a universe with no rhyme or reason, condemned to an absurd life of angst and loneliness. Lucien is doomed to suffer in his eternal search for an ideal he will never reach.
Rompiendo con toda preocupacin realista y manifestando una indiferenciatotal por las reglas convencionales de composicin, esta novela expone la tragedia del artista a travs de Lucien---un pintor facinado con las obras de van Gogh. Expresando una concepcin preexistencialista de la condicin humana, la humanidad aparece perdida entre dos infinitos en un universo sin pauta ni razn y condenada a una vida absurda de angustia y soledad. Lucien se ve condenado a sufrir una bsqueda eternade un ideal al que nunca podr alcanzar.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 7.75" Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Release Date May 28, 2007
Publisher Ediciones Barataria
ISBN 8495764431 ISBN13 9788495764430
Availability 0 units.
More About Octave Mirbeau & Daniel Attala
Octave Mirbeau (1848-1917) was a French playwright, journalist, novelist, and staunch supporter of the anarchist cause in France. His work was influenced by many, especially MoliEre and Dostoyevsky. He was also a lover of art and was one of the earliest supporters of Van Gogh, Pissarro, and Rodin.