Danube by Claudio MagrisDanube by Claudio Magris

Danube

byClaudio Magris

Paperback | December 27, 2016

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In this fascinating journey Claudio Magris, whose knowledge is encyclopaedic and whose curiosity limitless, guides his reader from the river's source in the Bavarian hills through Austro-Hungary and the Balkans to the Black Sea. Along the way he raises the ghosts that inhabit the houses and monuments - from Ovid and Marcus Aurelius to Kafka and Canetti - and in so doing sets his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the vital crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West, of Christendom and Islam.
Claudio Magris, German scholar and critic, was born in Trieste in 1939. After graduating from the University of Turin, he lectured there in German Language and Literature from 1970 to 1978. He now teaches in the faculty of Literature and Philosophy at the University of Trieste. He is author of many works of literary criticism and has t...
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Title:DanubeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.79 × 5.1 × 1.09 inPublished:December 27, 2016Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1784871311

ISBN - 13:9781784871314

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