by Elias Canetti. Translated from the German by John Hargraves. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998. First American edition. Octavo. Hardcover. 218pp. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Publicity sheet laid in.
“A compendium of diverse writings on the significance of mythology and ethnicity, the nature of creativity, the hold violence has on the 20th century, literary history in general and his fierce quarrel with death.”
Canetti won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981.