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The manuscript found in Saragossa

by Jan Potocki

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Published by Viking in London, England, New York, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Spain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJan Potocki ; translated by Ian Maclean.
      ContributionsMaclean, Ian, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ2019.P87 M313 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 630 p. ;
      Number of Pages630
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL905678M
      ISBN 100670834289
      LC Control Number95199415
      OCLC/WorldCa32013173

      The novel's narrator, Alphonse van Worden, a young Walloon officer journeying to join his regiment in Madrid in , is diverted into the Sierra Morena and mysteriously detained in the company of thieves, cabbalists, noblemen and gypsies, whose stories he records as he hears them, day by day over a period of sixty-six days. The Manuscript Found In Saragossa Format: Paperback. The Manuscript Found in Saragossa的书评 (全部 42 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 Rinna芮娜 湖南文艺出版社版Author: Jan Potocki.

      The Manuscript Found in Saragossa is a delicious rabbit hole down which the Masonic reader will, at times, feel he is witnessing a series of obscure Ecosais degrees. Its 66 stories are by turn humorous, picaresque, erotic, gothic, and esoteric. Many incidents and characters call to mind the cards from the Tarot's Major Arcana/5(40). To describe 'The Manuscript Found at Saragossa' as a novel does not begin to describe the complexity, the richness and the humanity this book a host of themes explored in the volume, it can be read as a meditation on the enlightenment, an introduction to Jewish mysticism or a primer on Euclidean by: I found this book fascinating, readable, delightful and confusing. The manuscript found in Saragossa (the manuscript that is, not the book) was written in the 18th century by a young Walloon officer, Alphonse, after he was sent to Spain (apparently at that time both Spain and Belgium were ruled by the Hapsburgs; thanks, Wikipedia)/5(24).

        This kind of textual/existential confusion lies at the heart of Jan Potocki’s vast novel, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa —and at the heart of my relationship with that novel. Like an infinite series of circumstances laid out by an infinitely patient novelist with the sole object of delivering Potocki’s book into my hands—or me into the hands of Potocki’s book—the .   Directed by Wojciech Has. With Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska, Gustaw Holoubek. Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a /10(K). Looking for the Manuscript Found in Saragossa. 15 likes. A blog about the 19th century novel "The Manuscript Found in Saragossa," written in French by Polish author Jan Potocki circa Followers:


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