The Poet and the Idiot: And Other Stories

The Poet and the Idiot And Other Stories Nine stories and an essay written during WWI
  • Title: The Poet and the Idiot: And Other Stories
  • Author: Friedebert Tuglas
  • ISBN: 9789637326882
  • Page: 398
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Poet and the Idiot: And Other Stories
    Nine stories and an essay written during WWI.
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  • Friedebert Tuglas is little known in the English speaking world, but in his native Estonia he is held in the same high regard that is granted to Maupassant and Chekhov the world over In fact, in the early part of the twentieth century Tuglas perfected a form of the short story which is sometimes described as Gothic Symbolist It is a form of writing that demands of its practitioner an extraordinary eye for imagistic detail and precision in the choice of words Imagine a writer who describes situat [...]


  • If you could melt down the style, psyche, and worldview of Borges, Nietzsche, and Poe, mix them all together, and create a new, fourth writer, he d probably be a lot like Tuglas The stories in this collection generally start out with a fair amount of realism, but somewhere along the way, you find yourself floating in a newer, colorful and hideous world, and you don t quite know how you got there, but you re glad you made it Tuglas is a master of detail You can hear the crinkle of crepe and see [...]


  • There s a reason for this author being lost in obscurity he s not especially good, I don t think this is a case of an overlooked or lost masterpiece These stories struck me as being pretentious, written between 1905 1925 they re in the milieu of Rolland, Woolf, Hamsun but nowhere near their brilliance I wont searching out any Tuglas.


  • This is my introduction into Estonian literature and I loved it It is a darkly beautiful and often comic collection of stories that have come under the genre of Gothic Symbolism, although like all genres I find the term too confining Each story is a compact, highly literate, very symbolic, esoteric experience Most stories start out with a rational or real world feel but very quickly spiral into psychological abstraction, usually on the part of the protagonist And yet none of the stories feel red [...]


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