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In this work which presents the teachings of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky in the form of symbolic fiction, the narrator, intoxicated after an evening of reveling with friends, is taken on a journey that ranges from sublime paradises to the depths of human hells
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Rene Daumal (1908-1944) was one of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century; a poet, philosopher, and scholar of religion and Sanskrit. In his late-teens his avant-garde poetry was published in leading journals, and barely in his twenties, as a counter to Surrealism and Dadaism, he founded a literary journal, Le Grand Jeu. He wrote many essays on religion and philosophy, trained himself in Oriental languages, and engaged in drug experiments. He died of tuberculosis in 1944, at the age of thirty-six.Language Notes:
Text: English, French (translation)
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Book Description Routledge, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110710003250
Book Description Routledge, 1979. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0710003250