The Other Side has ratings and 93 reviews. Orsodimondo said: LA PORTA DELLA PERCEZIONENel il boemo Alfred Kubin disegnò le illustrazioni di. Re-reading Alfred Kubin’s strange fantasy novel Die Andere Seite (The Other Side) this week, I found myself suffering the same frustration as. Kubin, Alfred. DIE ANDERE SEITE. EIN PHANTASTISCHER ROMAN. Munchen und Leipzig: Georg Muller, Octavo, pp. [i-viii] [] [ blank].

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As I said, it seems like the 20th century was about to bear out kbuin perspective quite readily. Not that Allfred doesn’t have its sense of entropy too, but an impressively sustained portion of this one seems given over entirely to the horrors of entropy. The Golem Dedalus European Classics. Es innegable que Kubin escribe muy bien. There’s a lot of uncertainty about what is going on here, and what to make of it, all of it submerged in kind of slow churning torpor translation issues?

The Other Side

A dream idyll becomes a nightmare in this darkly demented novel, whose utterly bizarre narrative pre-empts many of the stranger tropes of twentieth-century decadent fiction. I suoi disegni, invece, sono arte pura. I am thinking a lot these days about how one would write visuals that walk the tight rope of truth without ruining it by over defining it.

Il dje fu irradiato da una soave e beata spossatezza. Pardon me, I haven’t been sleeping much at all and I am coming from invisible germs on sweaty palms kubi stomach numbing nerves.

Badge creator Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to your zndere, your group or any other Flickriver view. The stethoscope has got nothing. Blah blah blah Jung and the collective subconscious. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


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Every man wishes to be a creator but some creations of mankind are grimly monstrous. Money won’t protect you. This is a thoroughly odd, macarbre, and gruesome tale, kuin as a shoddy dystopia and then speeding towards the most disturbing, surreal, Freudian and violent finale possible.

Die Leute redeten sich in ihre Suggestionen gewaltsam ein. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. They lose their fortune, and while the narrator gets a good job as an illustrator for one of the local papers, their situation is not a particularly happy one.

Che, come dicevo, rimase gesto irripetuto. He could presmell what they might smell like in his paranoia. And the earth leads by example. Recommended to Mariel by: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I actually have the older Penguin Classics, not the new Dedalusbut nonetheless a horror and intensity comes through that’s hard to put out of mind. They are a tribe of dreamers, eccentrics and artists creating their own drowsy, magical, eccentric world. Bookmarklet While viewing any Flickr photos page, click on the bookmarklet to open the same view on Flickriver.

Hand-drawn illustrations by the author lend the novelette real charm and intimacy. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I got bored of trying too hard to look that hard. The downfall of the Dream Country is so pictorially rich with its nightmarish scenes that one cannot but think about Jung, Freud before they even came well into the scenethe collective unconsciousness and psychedelic trips gone really really bad.


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It also contains his original illustrations. Forget Kafka, go for Kubin, for it has much richer inner world and somewhat mystic experience of which there is hardly anything to say beyond true amazement.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Imagine yourself in another world where people commit orgies in the streets and swite curl under your bead-sheet. It’s an interesting commentary that an American named Hercules Bell comes to the “Dream Realm” and is a catalyst for it’s destruction.

The Dreamland is pretty nightmarish.

The Other Side – Alfred Kubin

Alfred Kubin was one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century who was w The Other Side tells of a dream kingdom which becomes a nightmare, of a journey to Pearl, a mysterious city created deep in Asia, which is also a journey to the depths of the alcred. For one, Patera is militantly anti-modern: The city had kkbin since disappeared beneath his feet. Okay, maybe I liked the drawings better because that was a total lie.

Era un’energia immensa, spontanea One of my new favorites! The narrator is a dis rational man describing what he’s experiencing, and more or less sharing our reaction. To my knowledge this is the only illustrated edition of the Die Andere Seite available in English translation. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. He put this gigantic instrument to his lips-it roared so that the universe shook.

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