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By Brendan O'Donoghue

ISBN-10: 1843512688

ISBN-13: 9781843512684

John Moriarty (1938-2007), the Kerry-born poet, mystic and thinker, has been hailed as essentially the most unique thinkers to have emerged from eire in contemporary a long time. establishing a manner into John Moriarty's complicated paintings via Guo Xi's portray Early Spring', this Reader finds the extreme nature of his proposal. It attracts on key passages from Moriarty's first booklet, Dreamtime (1994/2011), and progresses via his next landmark books, the Turtle trilogy (1996-98), Nostos (2001) and What the Curlew stated (2007), weaving jointly the main seminal passages from every one. A Moriarty Reader serves as an exceptional introductory textual content for these unusual together with his writings and illuminates unacknowledged points of his considering for these already acquainted with his paintings. The Reader highlights Moriarty's deft skill to problem and convey into query routine modes of Western proposal and notion; his willingness and braveness to behave as a cultural shaman for Western humanity; his cutting edge philomythical and metanoetic look for knowledge and fact, and his astonishingly unique interpretation of scripture. Bearing witness to his genius, this ebook unearths Moriarty to be one among Ireland's and Europe's most important writers, an image-thinker of the top rank, who warrants severe cognizance. A Moriarty Reader contains a extensive spectrum of old cultures, yet its concentrate on Moby-Dick (Pequod tradition) and local American tales particularly will profoundly resonate with a world viewers. Cohering round the Daoist-inspired portray of the identify, this paintings units the tone for Moriarty's panethnic experience in philosophy, delusion and faith. A foreword by way of Irish hospice flow founder Dr Michael Kearney, and a word list, identify and topic index supply interpretive equipment to points of the work.

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