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The disturbing picture of humanity in Cannetti’s ‘Auto De Fae’ – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review of‘Auto de Fe’ a novel by 1981 Nobel laureate Elias Cannetti (1905-1994)The novel was first published in 1935 as “Die Blendung” (“The Blinding” or “Bedazzlement”)Review first written on January 7, 2020Set in Bulgaria) “Auto-da-Fé” is the story of Peter Kien, a distinguished, reclusive sinologist living in Vienna… Read More »The disturbing picture of humanity in Cannetti’s ‘Auto De Fae’ – a review

The Goalie's anxiety at the penalty kick peter Handke sidharth Vardhan review analysis summary

Handke on Goalie’s anxiety

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review of‘The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick’a novella by 2020 Nobel Peter HandkeNovella first published in 1970Review first written on January 5 2020) Summary The self-destruction of a soccer goalie turned construction worker who wanders aimlessly around a stifling Austrian border town. My View An expelled goalie… Read More »Handke on Goalie’s anxiety