Of angels with some very unusual interpretations xpose the narrator s longing for a woman who fails respond to his missives and weave in brief sketches of saintly life and martyr. Om Babylon to the present day As it goes along Raoul Schrott also weaves in a history which ranges from ancient Greek legends of the origin of light to the medieval darkness of the clipse But there is going on here than meets the ye the letters are addressed to an unnamed “other” and chart the course of an lusive affair They are we come to realize a declaration of love or accura.
This gorgeously illustrated wonderfully inventive angelology is ssentially love letter to a distant human angel a lost beloved Its twenty short chapters loosely trace the origins. Breviaries books of standard religious readings for particular denominations are a familiar genre with a long pedigree But you’ve definitely never seen a breviary like this one The Sex of the Angels is a playful often ironic take on the breviary in the form of a collection of letters that begins by taking up arly Christian cosmology and follows the Biblical mutations of the angel fr.
Dom It reads like an xtended prose poem First published in German in 2001 now available in English for the first time this is a book of rare and singular beautyLonger review here. Tely of yearning but also a far reaching poetic Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography essay which moves betweentymological history anthropological anecdote philosophy and disuisition on the nature of art The text is supplemented by sumptuous illustrations by Arnold Mario Dall’O that chart the stories of the saints and the result is a uniue dialogue between literature and art an xtraordinary and rare book about love .
Prof dr Raoul Schrott is an Austrian poet writer literary critic translator and broadcast personalitySchrott was raised in Tunis where his father served as an Austrian sales representative He attended the universities of Norwich Paris Berlin and Innsbruck where he studied comparative literature and linguistics He was an assistant to French surrealistic poet Philippe Soupault He earned