Lovely Tale of Photography

Lovely Tale of Photography Fiction Peter Nadas born in in Budapest is the author of A BOOK OF MEMORIES and THE END OF A FAMILY STORY which have won him wide acclaim as the outstanding Hungarian writer of his time A LOVE

  • Title: Lovely Tale of Photography
  • Author: Péter Nádas Imre Goldstein
  • ISBN: 9788090217164
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fiction Peter Nadas, born in 1942 in Budapest, is the author of A BOOK OF MEMORIES and THE END OF A FAMILY STORY, which have won him wide acclaim as the outstanding Hungarian writer of his time A LOVELY TALE OF PHOTOGRAPHY is an hallucinatory novella about a female photographer who is suffering from an undetermined illness Confined to a sanitorium, where she is surroundFiction Peter Nadas, born in 1942 in Budapest, is the author of A BOOK OF MEMORIES and THE END OF A FAMILY STORY, which have won him wide acclaim as the outstanding Hungarian writer of his time A LOVELY TALE OF PHOTOGRAPHY is an hallucinatory novella about a female photographer who is suffering from an undetermined illness Confined to a sanitorium, where she is surrounded by a cast of stock characters speaking various languages, she is made to confront a reality other than that framed by her camera.

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    About "Péter Nádas Imre Goldstein"

    1. Péter Nádas Imre Goldstein

      Hungarian novelist, essayist, and dramatist, a major central European literary figure N das made his international breakthrough with the monumental novel A Book of Memories 1986 , a psychological novel following the tradition of Proust, Thomas Mann, and magic realism P ter N das was born in Budapest, as the son of a high ranking party functionary N das s grandfather, Moritz Gr nfeld, changed his name into Hungarian, which was considered a scandal in the family N das s youth was shadowed by the loss of his parents N das s mother died of cancer when he was young and his father committed suicide At the age of 16 his uncle gave him a camera, and after dropping out of school N das turned to photojournalism During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he worked as an editor, reader, and drama consultant After the Soviet led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, N das quit his job as a journalist and devoted himself to literature I resigned, walked out, and turned my back on the system to save my soul, he later said.

    339 thoughts on “Lovely Tale of Photography”

    1. Honestly not quite sure what to make of this strange little text. It feels incomplete, like it's only one part of a multi-media presentation. Before he wrote novels Nádas had a whole career as a photo-journalist. So he knows a thing or two about surfaces and light. This feels like the script for a never to be produced art house film - Bergman at his most experimental, if not necessarily his best. More the Silence than Persona, I'm afraid. I wouldn't necessarily recommend it to any but the most [...]


    2. There are several ways that this novella could be read, the most obvious being as a psychoanalytic meditation on repression and well-being – but in some ways that is too obvious for what it is. My preferred reading is as a piece of ‘conceptual art’ in that it is most certainly about big ideas – about making sense of one’s place in the world, about desire and attachment (hence the obvious psychoanalytic reading). I suspect, however, that it is as much about mediating existence, about te [...]




    3. Great. Makes my brain hurt--but the right side of my brain. Anyone who stays up all night with TCM will get this. TCM and Slavoj Zizek.


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