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Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript

Jan Potocki

Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript

(ten days in the life of Alphonse Van Worden).

by Jan Potocki

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Published by Dedalus in Sawtry, Cambs .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, 1814.

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Open LibraryOL22444566M
ISBN 100946626677

Translation of the remaining portion of Manuscrit trouvè á Saragosse; the translation of the first portion was published in under title: The Saragossa manuscript. Description: xii, pages 22 cm: Other Titles: Manuscrit trouvé à Saragosse. Further tales from the Saragossa manuscript Saragossa manuscript: Responsibility. The narration of most of the stories here is broken up over several days. A sequel to THE SARAGOSSA MANUSCRIPT: A COLLECTION OF WEIRD TALES () which collects the material from the remaining forty-five extant days and the epilogue. "All in all, one of the Romantic masterpieces of the day." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction

Read "The Saragossa Manuscript" by Unknown available from Rakuten Kobo. This is an extraordinary collection of tales that is sure to appeal to all readers of the weird and supernatural. Writte. The Saragossa Manuscript (Polish: Rękopis znaleziony w Saragossie, "The Manuscript found in Zaragoza ") is a Polish film directed by Wojciech Has, based on the novel The Manuscript Found in Saragossa by Jan Potocki. Set primarily in Spain, it tells a frame story containing gothic, picaresque and erotic elements.

THE SARAGOSSA MANUSCRIPT: A COLLECTION OF WEIRD TALES. Edited and with Preface by Roger Caillois. Translated from the French by Elisabeth Abbott. New York: The Orion Press, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition in English. Book Choice, BBC World Service 'Bizarre, relentlessly inventive and decidedly not a novel. It is more a textbook of crazy magic.' The Guardian 'By far my favourite novel of clandestine fraternities, spine-chilling plots and mystic revelations was written years ago by a Polish adventurer, Jan Potocki; the legendary Manuscript Found in : Dedalus Ebooks.


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Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript: Ten Days in the Life of Alphonse Van Worden (Dedalus European Classics) - Kindle edition by Potocki, Jan, Christine Donougher. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.4/5(2).

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Inthe first portion of a previously little known collection of weird and supernatural tales, divided into Days like the DECAMERON, and written in the eighteenth century by a somewhat mysterious Polish count, was published Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript book enormous critical acclaim/5(3).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Potocki, Jan, hrabia, Tales from the Saragossa manuscript. Sawtry: Dedalus, (OCoLC) Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript: (Ten Days in the Life of Alphonse Van Worden) Jan Potocki (hrabia) Dedalus, - Fiction - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Section 1. Get this from a library. Tales from the Saragossa manuscript: (ten days in the life of Alphonse Van Worden). [Jan Potocki, hrabia] -- One of the great masterpieces of literary fantasy and a joy to read.

saragossa manuscript film only translation books about books winter napoleonic polish root gothic adventure translation The Saragossa Manuscript () Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie (original title) From IMDB - In the Napoleonic wars, an officer finds an old book that relates his grandfather's story, Alfons van Worden, captain in the Walloon guard.

A man of honor and courage, he seeks the shortest /5. Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript: Ten Days in the Life of Alphonse Van Worden (Dedalus European Classics) Paperback – 10 Mar.

by Jan Potocki (Author)Reviews: 1. During the wars in Spain, an officer of the Walloon Guards finds, in a deserted castle in Saragossa, a manuscript of such absorbing interest that he carries it with him on his campaign.

Taken prisoner by the Spaniards, he falls into the hands of a Spanish officer who claims that the manuscript belonged to his family/5(3). We’re asked to believe that there really was a manuscript found in Saragossa, composed by a young army officer who spent sixty-six days listening to a complex web of tales in some remote mountains in Andalusia.

Unlike the Canterbury Tales where each pilgrim tells a discrete tale, in this book we have tales within tales within tales/5(57). Sunday, J main page. Archives; Next. During the wars in Spain, an officer of the Walloon Guards finds, in a deserted castle in Saragossa, a manuscript of such absorbing interest that he carries it with him on his campaign.

Taken prisoner by the Spaniards, he falls into the hands of a Spanish officer who claims that. Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript by Jan Potocki,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript: Ten Days in the Life of Alphonse Van Worden (Dedalus European Classics) eBook: Potocki, Jan: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Jan Potocki. Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript: Or, Ten Days in the Life of Alphonse Van Worder (Dedalus European Classics) Potocki, Jan Published by Hippocrene Books ().

Read "Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript" by Jan Potocki available from Rakuten Kobo. 'As a reader you find yourself teased, intrigued and disorientated. You never quite know where you are - Brand: Dedalus Ebooks. Directed by Wojciech Has.

With Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska, Gustaw Holoubek. Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell.

One of my favorite books ever. To describe 'The Manuscript Found at Saragossa' as a novel does not begin to describe the complexity, the richness and the humanity this book a host of themes explored in the volume, it can be read as a meditation on the enlightenment, an introduction to Jewish mysticism or a primer on Euclidean geometry.

New York: The Orion Press, Octavo, cloth. First edition in English. A collection of about twenty-five supernatural tales, arranged in the traditional structure typified by THE DECAMERON or THE CANTERBURY TALES: tales told over a series of days by travelers en route to somewhere or else holed up in transit.

Translation of MANUSCRIT TROUVE A SARAGOSSEwhich collects the first. Get this from a library! The Saragossa manuscript, a collection of weird tales. [Jan Potocki, hrabia; Roger Caillois] -- A collection of loosely related stories, presented as if found in an anonymous manuscript in Saragossa by an unnamed French officer.

Also included (by the editor) are a. A towering example remains The Saragossa Manuscript, which Polish director Wojciech Has adapted from Jan Potocki’s similarly sprawling epic, a hash of interwoven tall tales filtered through the larger-than-life persona of its ill-fated author.

As featured here, the manuscript is a physical object discovered in the midst of a warzone.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Tales from the Saragossa Manuscript: Ten Days in the Life of Alphonse Van Worden (Dedalus European Classics) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.