Blaise Cendrars’ Moravagine assaults from the outset. Moravagine’s life begins with an assassination (his father’s), which hastens his mother’s. At once truly appalling and appallingly funny, Blaise Cendrars’s Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch—except that it’s a lot more. It’s not all cold-blooded murder and nihilistic despair. After all, this is a comic adventure, even if the comedy often reeks with the stink of death.
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From towent so constantly to Cendrats America. No, it’s not a question of your country, my German or French friend, or yours, whether you’re black or white or Papuan or a Borneo monkey.
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His pen is a marlinespike, and each page brings you something, and there are ten big volumes! Contents Case Histories and Files. Refresh and try again. And what is bullshit, you ask?
Cancel reply Your email address moravagije not be published. U odnosu na ova dva dela-ostatak knjige je u senci.
It was hard for me to ignore the possibility that Raymond la Science himself was mentally ill and made up the whole story about Moravagine and all of the events that took place, and I’m fairly sure that’s not what Cendrars intended. History, much like living, is a continuous experience. Compels you to leave your comfort to venture into the very pulse of a supreme virility.
Mar 04, Lesley rated it really liked it. The mirror reflects a monstrosity but what else was there to view but man devouring its own flesh, shitting out ideals only to fertilize the destruction that lay ravaged heaping with steaming germination.
Staff Pick: Blaise Cendrars’ Moravagine
They may be its main activity. Description At once truly appalling and appallingly funny, Blaise Cendrars’s Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch–except that it’s a lot more entertaining to read.
On another side the rivers run, blue like arterial blood, and in the billions upon billions of creatures are hatching.
I am the one who makes you real; let us embrace” – etc. View all 4 comments. Nov 07, Tosh rated it it was amazing. All our philosophies, religions, arts, techniques and trades lead to nothing but this. To me, Moravagine lacks in credibility of both moravahine main character s and its story.
He was a writer of considerable influence in the b,aise movement. Yoder is a staff writer for The Millions. Moravigine then accompanied him, Cendrars, throughout his many travails for the next 10 years or more.
I don’t think it’s immaterial, the way he smolders in his jacket photos, his knowing, virile gaze framed by that fratty, bountiful hair. If you only read one book this year about a diminutive gimp who enjoys disemboweling women, make it this one. It was hard for me to ignore the possibility that Ra To me, Moravagine lacks in credibility of both its main character s and its story. It’s the holiday season, a rough time to try to focus on a book.
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Moravagine by Blaise Cendrars
I have no method of work. Y me va a quedar larga de narices. Women are “all-powerful”, “masochistic”, “malignant” and “engender death”.
Lust yields to ecstasy that seesaws into despair as the married mother of two’s web of trysts, lies, and longing grows larger. One can see through it’s transparent crust the veins of the core with their scudding, red pulsations.
The title of this book strikes the French ear as Death to the Vagina mort au vagin which is appropriate enough given that the protagonist is a globe-trotting Jack the Ripper.
Moravagine, the man and the novel, are fabulous, disgusting, verbose, audacious and absolutely nuts.
The novel concludes in the First World War. Then back to Europe for the outbreak of WWI where Moravagine disappears then reappears totally bonkers thinking he’s an inhabitant of Mars; a claim not discounted by the narrator.
At such times the traveller has two little rubber tubes at his balise Through one of them he draws air from outside, through the other he breathes out air that has been used. At once truly appalling and appallingly funny, Blaise Cendrars’s Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch —except that it’s a lot more entertaining to read. Ovo nije knjiga za svakoga, nikako.
A diamond covered in shit.