Tag Archives: Gustave Flaubert

Writing about writing and arguing for God—a very difficult book

The book is The Broken Estate, by James Wood. I have long wanted to learn more about some of the authors and historical figures (often one and the same) whom this author presents: Sir Thomas More, Jane Austen, Gustave Flaubert, … Continue reading

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Frédéric François Chopin

The following words about Chopin are drawn almost entirely from the book Chopin, the Man and His Music, by James Huneker including a useful introduction, footnotes and an index by the musical biographer and historian, Herbert Weinstock. This book can … Continue reading

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