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In Light of India

By: Octavio Paz

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Mariner Books: April 1998

Seller ID: 3210

ISBN: 0156005786

Condition: New


"One of the most brilliant and original essayists in any language" (Washington Post Book World) reflects on the six years he spent in India as Mexican ambassador-and reveals how the people and culture of that extraordinary land changed his life. Translated by Eliot Weinberger. View more info

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Five Works by Octavio Paz: Conjunctions and Disjunctions / Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare / The Monkey Grammarian / On Poets and Others / Alternating Current (Arcade Classics)

By: Octavio Paz

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Arcade: July 2012

Seller ID: 16989

ISBN: 1611453119

Condition: New


One of the great thinkers of the twentieth century has some of his finest art, culture and literary criticism collected here for the first time. A Nobel laureate, Octavio Paz s lucid poetry has been translated by such luminaries as Mark Strand, Elizabeth Bishop, and Samuel Beckett, while his work as a diplomat earned him the German Peace Prize late in life. His extraordinary essays, however, have rarely been gathered in one place. In Conjunctions and Disjunctions (2005), he explores the duality of human nature in all its variations in cultures around the world. In Marcel Duchamp (2005), he con... View more info