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Vermeer in Bosnia

Selected Writings

by Lawrence Weschler

  • 261 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • American Essays,
  • Arts In General (Multi-Subject),
  • Art,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections / Essays,
  • Fine Arts,
  • Arts,
  • Popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7701179M
    ISBN 100679777407
    ISBN 109780679777403

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Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder–here is a much-anticipated new collection of more than twenty pieces from the past two decades, the majority of which have never before been gathered together in book form.

Lawrence Weschler is not simply a superb reporter, essayist, and cultural observer; he. The opening essay, "Vermeer in Bosnia," is worth the price of the book by itself. The setting is The Hague during the Yugoslavian War Crimes tribunal. He contrasts horrifying testimony about war criminals with the career of the famous Dutch artist Jan Vermeer, whose paintings are on display in a nearby museum/5(4).

Thus, for instance, Weschler ponders the nature of art as it emerges in the masterworks of Jan Vermeer, born in a time of savage warfare across northern Europe (“at a tremendously turbulent juncture in the history of his continent, he had been finding—and, yes, inventing—a zone filled with peace, a small room, an intimate vision”), and.

vermeer in bosnia I happened to be in The Hague a while back, sitting in on the preliminary hearings of the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal-specifically, those related to the case of Dusko Tadic, the only one of more than forty accused war criminals whom the Tribunal has actually been able to get its hands on up to that : In Vermeer in Bosnia, whether he is reporting on the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars (and noticing, for example, how centuries earlier Vermeer had had to invent the peace and serenity we so prize in his work today from a youth during which all of Europe had been as ravaged as Bosnia) or dissecting the special quality of light in his beloved.

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Johannes Vermeer (/ v ɜːr ˈ m ɪər /, October – December ), in original Dutch Jan Vermeer van Delft, was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle class life.

During his lifetime, he was a moderately successful provincial genre painter, recognized in Delft and The eless, he produced relatively few paintings and evidently was Known for: Painting.

The opening essay, "Vermeer in Bosnia," is worth the price of the book by itself. The setting is The Hague during the Yugoslavian War Crimes tribunal. He contrasts horrifying testimony about war criminals with the career of the famous Dutch artist Jan Vermeer, whose paintings are on display in a nearby by: 1.

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This Stated First Edition book is in fine condition. The binding is tight and pages are clean. It appears to have had little if any use. The dust jacket is in very good condition with bumps and scuffs.

Tucked inside of the front. Vermeer in Bosnia is nothing less than a sustained advertisement for the life of the mind.” –Geoff Dyer, author of Yoga for People Who Can’t Be Bothered To Do It“A goldmine of excellent writing.” –Santa Cruz Sentinel“Brilliant Engrossing Compelling/5(3).

Vermeer in Bosnia. There are writers who specialize in the strange and others whose genius is to find the strangeness in the familiar, the unexpected meanings in stories we thought we knew. Of that second category, Lawrence Weschler is the master.

Genocide in Rwanda and Bosnia Introduction An absolutely preplanned and controlled attemptat systematically destroying a politically or ethnically defined group is known as genocide.

Political leaders do signal out their intention at carrying out genocide against a certain group, and this is clear through the kinds of speeches they give or the actions they perform; they do reveal their want of.

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From the master chronicler of the marvelous and the confounding–author of Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder–here is a much- Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: In lieu of a preface: why I can't write fiction --A Balkan e: the dikes of Holland --Vermeer in Bosnia --Henry V at Srebrenica --Aristotle in Belgrade --Coda: the market on the Tuzla/Brcko Road --Three Polish survivor stories.

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Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on September Pages: Haunting, elegant, and intoxicating, Vermeer in Bosnia awakens awe and wonder at the world around us. About the Author.

Lawrence Weschler is the author of more than ten books, including Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder, which was shortlisted for both the Pulitzer. Johannes Vermeer, “The Milkmaid” (detail), (–), Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (photo courtesy Taschen) Storytelling in itself is an important component of Franits’s : Rob Colvin.