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Sanatorium under the sign of the hourglass

Bruno Schulz

Sanatorium under the sign of the hourglass

by Bruno Schulz

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Sanatorium pod Klepsydra.

StatementBruno Schulz ; translated from the Polish by Celina Wieniewska.
ContributionsWieniewska, Celina.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15118425M
ISBN 100802705928

Sanatorium Under The Sign Of The Hourglass () About book: There is a problem in writing fiction that verges towards the highly personal, in that the writer wants to exorcise deepest tragedies or familial burdens but at the same time is conscious of not revealing too much, because any writing that is attempted towards this goal rushes to that dense limbo filled with . The Sanatorium under the sign of the hourglass is one of two collections of short shories, the other is called 'the street of crocodilies' in Engilsh or sometimes as the Cinamon shops. Although his work is limited in volume (he was murdered during the holocaust. His collection of short shories is little short of prefection.5/5(6).

Weaving myth, fantasy, and reality, Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass, is, to quote Schulz, "an attempt at eliciting the history of a certain family by a search for the mythical sense, the essential core of that history.". Book Descriptions: Bruno Schulz wrote very few works in his life, as only two collections of short stories are circulated: The Cinnamon Shops and Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass. He wasn't like Proust, or Franz Kafka, but a genius would eventually have his day. Bruno Schulz's imagination is very eerie, and his text with eccentric, unreasonable rhetorical devices has a .

  His second book, “Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass,” was published in , and a novella, “The Comet,” appeared in a literary .   English-language translations of iconic Polish writer Bruno Schulz include The Street of Crocodiles () and Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass (). The title story from the latter collection, first published in , appears in The Weird compendium. The latest translation of “The Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass” is by John Curran .


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I first read Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass at the turn of the millennium and now I just wanted to reread a single story but couldnt stop till the last page such is the magic of this book.

I am simply calling it The Book without any epithets or qualifications, and in this sobriety there is a shade of helplessness, a silent capitulation before the vastness of the transcendental, for /5.

The title story "The Sanitorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass" deals with Schulz's fantastic visit to his deceased father in the afterworld. In Polish the title literally reads "the Sanitorium beneath the hourglass." However, the term Hourglass (klepsydra) is also used for death notices that are posted on bulletin-boards in public by: 4.

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Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass is the second collection of prose fiction by Bruno Schulz. Published in Warsaw init followed three years after The Street of Crocodiles. Like the previous book, Sanatorium is, in Schulz's own words.

Editions for Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ). The Sanatorium's physician, Dr.

Gotard, provides a confusing explanation about the condition of Joseph's father. From the perspective of the natural world, Joseph's father is already dead.

As a patient in the Sanatorium, however, time is manipulated for him. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Sanatorium pod klepsydrą. Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 20 cm.

Complete summary of Bruno Schulz's Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass. ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translations from: Sanatorium pod klepsydra.

Notes: Originally published: New York ; Walker. The most visible symbol in “Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass” is the color black. It is found everywhere: on the mysterious train, in clothing, leaves, beards, the telescope, and the. Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass.

by Bruno Schulz. Illustrated obscure classic. Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass. by Bruno Schulz. Illustrated obscure classic.

VG+. Interior clean tight and bright. Book has mild wear and DJ has some chips, tears, creases and surface flaws. A solid collectible copy.

Seller assumes Seller Rating: % positive. Weaving myth, fantasy, and reality, Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass, is, to quote Schulz, "an attempt at eliciting the history of a certain family by a search for the mythical sense, the essential core of that history." /5(9).

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