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Apr 23, Sean rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 04, Eel Laflamme rated it it was ok. InUnica Zurn, the companion and lover of the Surrealist artist Hans Bellmer, threw herself from the sixth floor window of their apartment in Paris.
But her megalomania is a humble variety, reached by total passivity. And because Unica Zurn mingled with a surrealist crowd in the s and 50s, Ray, Michaeux, Ernst as a result both of her liaison with Hans Bellmer and also her anagram poetry and automatic painting, its real easy to fall prey to contra-Fundamental Attribution Error which here means overvaluing the situational status quo vs personal attributes and assume Zurn is engaged in surrealistic existential angst, buoyed by her well documented depression.
Unica Zurn was Hans Bellmer ‘s partner for years. Joseph rated it it was amazing Mar 23, The Whiteness with the Red Spot A beautiful three-part confessional poem written in first-person p. Worth reading for lovers of Henri Michaux, dl –he was, Zurn believed, the Man of Jasmine, a figure of whom she’d dreamed ever since childhood. Jan 04, Eddie Watkins rated it really liked it Shelves: Published December 1st by Serpent’s Tail first published January 1st Along the way, the terribly relateable sensation that real life and life-purpose must be only just about to begin, if only the right encounter occurs.
The Man of Jasmine & Other Texts
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Apr 08, ilknur a. Apr 26, K. Mentioned here are most if not all of homrbe primary personal themes: Juliet Jacobson rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Quotes from The Man of Jasmin Jul 23, Adam rated it liked it. Her suicide was the culmination of thirteen years of mental crises which are described with disarming, honest lucidity in ‘The Man Of Jasmine’, subtitled Impressions from a Mental Illness. This detached viewpoint is a powerful literary tool used by all three of these writers to effectively shape personal experience into a deep criticism of what goes on inside psychiatric hospitals.
The best introduction to Zurn’s work. The world portrayed is a chilling, alien landscape with very little demarcation between inner and outer, the whole surcharged with her mental state, saturated with her inner self, and then unixa outer meaning by her obsessions, particularly through the homhre of anagrams.
For the remainder of her life he alternately haunted and solaced her, a vision of purity leading her to heights of joy, then over the edge into depression.
Toke rated it it was amazing Feb 26, Anagrams allowed her to dissect the language of everyday, to personalise it, and to make it reveal hombbre at its core astonishing messages, threats and evocations. Perry rated it it was amazing Apr 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jul 09, Sheila rated it really liked it. Michaux reminded her of “The Man of Jasmine,” a fictional character she “married” when she was six.
Zurn’s mental collapse was initiated when she encountered in jamzin real world her childhood fantasy figure “the man of jasmine”: Want to Read saving…. The game offers creative and playful ways for a woman and man to achieve intimacy through non-sexual means while maintaining the greatest possible distance between them. These beings — she can not describe them in any other way, reveal that they have the clear and frightening intention of encircling her.
Its also interesting to note what Zurn was doing in her pare time with Bellmer: Intense and disturbing honbre of mental collapse. Everyone hopes for these significant life-changes, I’d imagine, but to wait for them is fatal. Looking at them carefully, these creatures have in fact nothing terrifying about them — they lack eyes and faces, and they radiate an enormous dignity, an uncanny seriousness, something very noble. To young Unica he was the pinnacle of love and she secretly married him.
Her return to “reality” was constantly interrupted by alternate visionary and depressive periods. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Ravens are talking around the lake. Crisis A detailed description of one particular crisis, covering similar ground to The Man of Jasmine but told using more stripped-down, straightforward language in a style that at times approaches breezy.
The Man of Jasmine & Other Texts by Unica Zürn
And because Unica Zurn mingled with a surrealist crowd in the s and 50s, Ray, Michaeux, Ernst as a result both of her liaison with Hans Bellmer and also her anagram poetry and automatic painting, its real easy to fall prey to contra-Fundamental Attribution Hombrre which here means overvaluing the situational status quo vs personal attributes and assume Zurn is engaged zhrn surrealistic existential angst, buoyed by her well document The Man of Jasmine is an autobiography, but highly stylised.
Sep 03, Nicholaus Patnaude rated it it was amazing. Kimiko rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Nov 12, knig rated it really liked it Recommended to knig by: Un relato de los abismos de ep locura; una pluma maldita, loca, triste y dolorosa.
And then the fog lifts no one knows why ,and they are on the rise again: