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That Mighty Sculptor, Time

That Mighty Sculptor, Time

Marguerite Yourcenar; Translated by Walter Kaiser

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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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. The title esay consider's time's transforming effect on arrt, meditating on the erosion of a statue and the resulting production of a new, sublime work of art.

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Marguerite Yourcenar; Translated by Walter Kaiser

Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-87) wrote plays, stories, poems, and novels, notable Memoirs of Hadrian. She was the first woman to be elected to the Academie Francaise.

Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar

Walter Kaiser

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