Contra la Felicidad: En Defensa de la Melancolia

Contra la Felicidad: En Defensa de la Melancolia

Paperback Pensamiento / Taurus Language: English / Spanish

By (author) Eric G Wilson, Translated by Amado Dieguez Rodriguez

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  • Publisher: TAURUS
  • Format: Paperback | 200 pages
  • Language: English / Spanish
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 215mm x 14mm | 209g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2008
  • ISBN 10: 9705804125
  • ISBN 13: 9789705804120
  • Edition statement: Translation

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"A scholar and authority on the relationship between literature and psychology looks at the American quest for happiness and rejection of melancholy and argues that melancholy is actually essential to a thriving culture, the underlying impetus for creative thinking, and the muse of great art, music, literature, and innovation."

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