Archive For The “Letters Correspondence” Category
By Juan Ramón Jiménez
La hermosa, dramática y conmovedora historia de Marga Gil Roësset y de su amor imposible por Juan Ramón Jiménez ha quedado consignada en una serie de textos y documentos en buena medida desconocidos, entre los que destaca el Diario donde los angeles propia Marga reflejó su pasión no correspondida. El poeta lo safeguardó en una carpeta junto con otros papeles asociados a su vida y muerte, incluidos varios borradores de un índice con los contenidos que llevaría el libro, inédito hasta ahora, dedicado a su memoria. Las palabras de los angeles artista se presentan acompañadas de ilustraciones, fotografías y recortes a los que se añaden poemas, prosas y apuntes de Juan Ramón o de su esposa, Zenobia Camprubí. “Si pensaste al morir –leemos en Españoles de tres mundos– que ibas a ser bien recordada, no te equivocaste, Marga. Acaso te recordaremos pocos, pero nuestro recuerdo te será fiel y firme”. l. a. edición de Marga ofrece a los lectores un valioso testimonio que es, también, una forma de homenaje.
By Tibbi Bracher
By Claude Briot,Jacqueline Briot
Des détails inédits sur l. a. vie à bord des long-courriers et de nombreuses anecdotes émaillent son récit. Des notes en bas de pages et un lexique des termes concepts permettent de suivre ce récit palpitant marqué par les embruns et le souffle du grand large.
By Johannes Egle,Bärbel Fischer
By Vincent O'Sullivan,Margaret Scott
Mansfield's biographers, like her associates, have questioned on the probably notable determination to ditch traditional medication, for the unusual selection of Gurdjieff's Institute for the Harmonious improvement of guy at Fontainebleau. those letters exhibit the readability of brain and may that resulted in that call, the braveness and misery in making it, and the gaiety even as soon as it used to be made. She went opposed to what her schooling, her husband, and so much of her associates might regard as moderate, as she opted to spend her final months with Russian émigrés and an odd collection of Gurdjieff disciples (which she used to be not). yet Fontainebleau supply her the distance and the motivation to shake loose from the intellectualism that she concept the malaise of her time, as she labored at kitchen chores, took within the information of farm existence, attempted to benefit Russian, and tried to arrive overall honesty with herself. "If I have been allowed one easy cry to God," she wrote in a single of her final letters, "that cry will be i need to be REAL."
By Ananda Taschen
By Claire Manes,Marcia Gaudet
In 1924 whilst thirty-two-year-old Edmond Landry kissed his relatives goodbye and left for the leprosarium in Carville, Louisiana, leprosy, now often called Hansen's affliction, stigmatized and disfigured yet didn't kill. people with leprosy have been incarcerated within the federal health center and remoted from family members and group. telephones have been unavailable, transportation was once precarious, and worry used to be rampant. Edmond entered the sanatorium (as did his 4 different siblings), yet he didn't quit to his destiny. He fought together with his pen and his restricted power to stick hooked up to his family members and to enhance residing stipulations for himself and different patients.
Claire Manes, Edmond's granddaughter, lived a lot of her lifestyles gripped by way of the silence surrounding her grandfather. while his letters have been chanced on, she turned encouraged to inform his tale via her scholarship and his writing. Out of the Shadow of Leprosy: The Carville Letters and tales of the Landry Family provides her grandfather's letters and her personal experiences of narrative and Carville in the course of a lot of the 20 th century. The booklet turns into a testomony to Edmond's choice to keep up autonomy and dignity within the land of the residing lifeless. Letters and tales of the opposite 4 siblings additional improve the image of existence in Carville from 1919 to 1977.
By Susanne Rücker
By John Lukacs
In September 1952, John Lukacs, then a tender and unknown historian, wrote George Kennan (1904-2005), the U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, asking one of many nation's best-known diplomats what he considered Lukacs's personal perspectives on Kennan's extensively debated thought of containing instead of militarily confronting the Soviet Union. A month later, to Lukacs's shock, he acquired a private answer from Kennan.
So all started an alternate of letters that may proceed for greater than fifty years. Lukacs might move directly to turn into one among America's such a lot individual and prolific diplomatic historians, whereas Kennan, who might retire from public lifestyles to start a brand new profession as Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, could turn into respected because the guy whose technique of containment resulted in a relaxed finish to the chilly conflict. Their letters, gathered the following for the 1st time, seize the writing and deliberating of the country's most crucial voices on America's position and position in global affairs. From the department of Europe into East and West after global warfare II to its unification because the Soviet Union disintegrated, and from the conflict in Vietnam to the specter of nuclear annihilation and the destiny of democracy in the United States and the realm, this ebook presents an insider's journey of the problems and pivotal occasions that outlined the chilly War.
The correspondence additionally charts the expansion and improvement of an highbrow and private friendship that used to be excessive, committed, and sincere. As Kennan later wrote Lukacs in letter, "perceptive, realizing, and optimistic feedback is . . . as I see it, in itself a sort of inventive philosophical thought." it's a trust to which either males subscribed and they either practiced.
Presented with an advent by means of Lukacs, the letters in Through the historical past of the chilly War demonstrate new dimensions to Kennan's brooding about the USA and its destiny, and light up the political—and spiritual—philosophies that the 2 authors shared as they wrote a few international reworked via conflict and by way of the conflict of ideologies that outlined the 20 th century.
By Michel Deguy