The Man Of Jasmine

by Unica Zurn
The Man Of Jasmine
  • ISBN-13: 9781900565820
  • Author(s): Unica Zurn
  • Translated by: Malcolm Green
  • Subject: Autobiography: arts & entertainment
  • Publisher: Atlas Press
  • Imprint: Atlas Press
  • Publication Date: 22-11-2019
  • Format: h/b

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In The Man of Jasmine, Zðrn's vivid descriptive powers make for an unforgettable literary as well as a psychological masterpiece. She describes with disarming lucidity her experience with thirteen years of mental health crises, culminating in her death from suicide in 1970. Zðrn's familiarity with Surrealist conceptions of the psyche, her extraordinary self-possession during horrific experiences, and her compulsion to construct anagrams to make sense of language have let her to be recognised as a great artist, 25 years after the initial publication of this account by Atlas Press.
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In The Man of Jasmine, Zðrn's vivid descriptive powers make for an unforgettable literary as well as a psychological masterpiece. She describes with disarming lucidity her experience with thirteen years of mental health crises, culminating in her death from suicide in 1970. Zðrn's familiarity with Surrealist conceptions of the psyche, her extraordinary self-possession during horrific experiences, and her compulsion to construct anagrams to make sense of language have let her to be recognised as a great artist, 25 years after the initial publication of this account by Atlas Press.

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