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A Ramshackle Modernity 5 janvier 2014

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The New York Times (USA)  Sunday, January 5, 2014, p. BR 11
Book Review

By Martin Riker *

We’re having a particularly good season for literary discoveries from the past, with recent publications of Volumes 1 and 2 of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq’s « Leg Over Leg » (1855), the marathon translation of Giacomo Leopardi’s 2,600-page « Zibaldone » (1898) and now « The Time Regulation Institute » (1962), the second great novel from Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar. (suite…)