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Memoirs of a superfluous man

Albert Jay Nock

Memoirs of a superfluous man

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Albert Jay Nock ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3527.O2 M4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 1 l., 326 p.
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6454840M
LC Control Number43014635
OCLC/WorldCa855010

Of Memoirs of a Superfluous Man, Cox writes, "its subject, even to a tiresome degree, is Albert Jay Nock." As provocative as such judgments may be, they do serve to cast into sharp relief the real differences between the relatively more populist Paterson and the unabashedly Olympian stances of Nock and Mencken.   Lena Christ: Erinnerungen einer Überflüssigen (Memoirs of a superfluous woman) The short quote in the beginning was translated from the German by me. This review is published in the framework of the edition of German Literature Month, organized again by Caroline from Beauty Is A Sleeping Cat and Lizzy from Lizzy’s Literary Life. < Travel & Internationalization: Living Abroad Recent All American Keto 0 comments, 22 hours ago 0. Contact Us. Mises Institute. West Magnolia Avenue Auburn, Alabama PHONE | FAX Email Us. Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito. GET NEWS AND ARTICLES IN YOUR INBOX.

  Memoirs of a Superfluous Man appeared in to great praise. Clifton Fadiman, that most energetic of second-rank men of letters, wrote, “I have not since the days of the early Mencken read a more eloquently written blast against democracy or enjoyed more fully a display of crusted prejudice.


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Buckley was hardly alone in seeing it as a seminal text crucial to his personal formation. Here it is in one package, an illustration of the level of learning. Memoirs of a Superfluous Man 作者: Albert J. Nock 出版社: Univ Pr of Amer 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Turgenev's shy hero, Tchulkaturin, is a representative example of a Russian archetype - the "superfluous man", a sort of Hamlet not necessarily dignified with the title Prince: an individual of comfortable means leading a dreary existence, without purpose and led on by events which may, as in this story, engulf him.

Superfluous man, Russian Lishny Chelovek, a character type whose frequent recurrence in 19th-century Russian literature is sufficiently striking to make him a national is usually an aristocrat, intelligent, well-educated, and informed by idealism and goodwill but incapable, for reasons as complex as Hamlet’s, of engaging in effective action.

Jeffrey Tucker — Liberty Classics: Memoirs of a Superfluous Man Jay Nock's Memoirs of a Superfluous Man. See you there! freedom and civility —. It’s been an incredibly long time since I’ve written an essay on literature, and very likely, I shall end up way out of my depth before I finish this.

But I am finding that the commentary of Albert Jay Nock – and particularly his masterpiece Memoirs of a Superfluous Man – is luring me into some fascinating intellectual terrain. As I was immersed in the first chapter of the memoirs, it.In his great autobiography, Memoirs of a Superfluous Man, Albert Jay Nock meant that he was superfluous because his ideas, particularly his belief in freedom, had become so outmoded at the time he was writing--the s.

But the original superfluous men were Russian nobles, who led utterly meaningless lives of leisure, while peasants worked 4/5.