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By Brendan O'Donoghue

ISBN-10: 1843512688

ISBN-13: 9781843512684

John Moriarty (1938-2007), the Kerry-born poet, mystic and thinker, has been hailed as essentially the most unique thinkers to have emerged from eire in contemporary a long time. commencing a manner into John Moriarty's complicated paintings via Guo Xi's portray Early Spring', this Reader finds the intense nature of his notion. It attracts on key passages from Moriarty's first book, Dreamtime (1994/2011), and progresses via his next landmark books, the Turtle trilogy (1996-98), Nostos (2001) and What the Curlew acknowledged (2007), weaving jointly the main seminal passages from every one. A Moriarty Reader serves as a good introductory textual content for these unusual together with his writings and illuminates unacknowledged facets of his pondering for these already accustomed to his paintings. The Reader highlights Moriarty's deft skill to problem and produce into query recurring modes of Western concept and conception; his willingness and braveness to behave as a cultural shaman for Western humanity; his leading edge philomythical and metanoetic look for knowledge and fact, and his astonishingly unique interpretation of scripture. Bearing witness to his genius, this booklet unearths Moriarty to be considered one of Ireland's and Europe's most vital writers, an image-thinker of the top rank, who warrants critical realization. A Moriarty Reader incorporates a huge spectrum of historic cultures, yet its specialise in Moby-Dick (Pequod tradition) and local American tales specifically will profoundly resonate with a global viewers. Cohering round the Daoist-inspired portray of the identify, this paintings units the tone for Moriarty's panethnic event in philosophy, fable and faith. A foreword by way of Irish hospice flow founder Dr Michael Kearney, and a word list, identify and topic index offer interpretive equipment to points of the work.

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