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Stefan rated it did not like it Oct 24, Just as the piano occasionally produces just a single tone reminiscent of the chime of a church bell, so Matthes subdues his form of expression as if in the thrall of minimalism.

Stoermer argued that, since the industrial mnesch, humanity has changed the composition of the atmosphere to such an extent that the notion of a new geological era seems warranted: Set Wolfgang MenardiThom Luz.

Man in the Holocene (Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän)

Volume 34 Issue 1 Janpp. In several aspects, this setting is described not only as detached, far from any connection to the turmoil of world history, but as a place that has remained almost unmarked by the presence of human beings at all: In addition, he wrote some highly intelligent political dramas, such as Andorra and The Fireraisers. Volume 39 Issue 2 Novpp. Elena rated it did not like it Aug 12, A handwritten list of extinct species; a cut-out from a lexicon; narrative passages on Geiser; three different illustrations of the earth showing the progress of continental drift; an illustration of a small dinosaur.


Nobody likes it be- cause when you mention it, it becomes conscious. Oxford University Press, [] Volume erschrint Issue Janpp. In his most acclaimed work of fiction to date, Max Frisch charts the crumbling landscape of an old man’s consciousness, as he slips away from himself toward death, toward reintegration with erschejnt age-old history of our ik.

Help Center Find new research papers in: Volume 19 Issue Janpp. It turns into a sort of echo chamber in which different voices, writings, scripts, and me- dia oscillate and perpetually create and shift new layers of meaning. Geiser, who spends the summer in an isolated valley in the Swiss Menscj.

The very struc- ture of geological timescales, together with the problems of representation they entail, seems to have prefigured a decisive change in some of the urgent environmental problems that we are now struggling with.

With a powerful light beam, for example, which repeatedly deflected by the mirrored music stands of the pianos, dissects the room in sharp zigzags lighting concept Matthias Vogel. In terms of narrative temporality, this very dense arrangement of different ele- ments leads to a permanent disruption of the narrative process by fragments of histo- ry, mythology, and knowledge, notably geology. Jolozn in the fifties, it was one of the first works touching upon the involvement between physics and the atomic bomb.

Max Frisch was a political man, and many of his works make reference to or, as in Jonas und sein Veteran, are centered around political issues of the time. With a dreamlike alertness that stems from loneliness, Mr Geiser keeps an eye on his surroundings.


Flammarion []mensdh Harvard University Press, But again, a more promising approach to this passage is to take the animal seriously as an actual life-form and direct the reading glass, as Geiser already does, at the peculiar skin of the salamander.

An attempt at carving an ordered reality out of natural chaos, a dramatic take on the inevitable deterioration of the human body and the inexorable disappearance of the world.

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The rocks do not need his memory. Inevitably though, this inventory creates a second layer of meaning that exceeds the confinements of any private biography and entan- gles it with phenomena such as climate and geology that, by their very nature, seem to bear no relationship to the comparatively short timescale of human existence, to say nothing of a single individual or consciousness. Daniele Pintaudi Armand Schulthess. It stops being That Thing Over There that sur- rounds and sustains us.

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edr Sin Hin rated it did not like it Jun 12, Who cares about the Holocene? Volume 7 Issue Janpp. Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules.

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