Chopin: The Man and His Music

Chopin: The Man and His Music

by James Huneker

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Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker

In this Chopin biography, Gustave Flaubert, pessimist and master of cadenced lyric prose, urged young writers to lead ascetic lives that in their art they might be violent. Chopin's violence was psychic, a travailing and groaning of the spirit; the bright roughness of adventure was missing from his quotidian existence. The tragedy was within. One recalls Maurice Maeterlinck: "Whereas most of our life is passed far from blood, cries and swords, and the tears of men have become silent, invisible and almost spiritual."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409970743
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

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