Itinerary

Itinerary

An Intellectual Journey

Book - 1999
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Houghton
Itinerary is somewhat autobiographical, for it is the story of the evolution of my political ideas. An intellectual biography but also a sentimental and even passionate one: what I thought and think about my time is inseparable from what I felt and feel. Itinerary is the story and description of a journey through time, from one point to another, from my youth to my present moment. The line that traces this plan is neither straight nor circular but a spiral that turns back ceaselessly and ceaselessly distances itself from the point of departure. What we are living today brings me close to what I lived seventy years back and, simultaneously, irremediably and definitively distances me. Strange lesson: there is no turning back but there is no point of arrival. We are in transit. Itinerary is the final work of a great thinker and magnificent writer.


Baker & Taylor
The late author's essays trace how he developed his political and intellectual ideas that led to his receiving the Nobel Prize for literature, and describes his connection to Mexico's past and present.

Harcourt Publishing
Itinerary is somewhat autobiographical, for it is the story of the evolution of my political ideas. An intellectual biography but also a sentimental and even passionate one: what I thought and think about my time is inseparable from what I felt and feel. Itinerary is the story and description of a journey through time, from one point to another, from my youth to my present moment. The line that traces this plan is neither straight nor circular but a spiral that turns back ceaselessly and ceaselessly distances itself from the point of departure. What we are living today brings me close to what I lived seventy years back and, simultaneously, irremediably and definitively distances me. Strange lesson: there is no turning back but there is no point of arrival. We are in transit. Itinerary is the final work of a great thinker and magnificent writer.


Baker
& Taylor

The late Nobel Prize-winning poet and essayist shares the evolution of his intellectual and political ideas in this special look inside the mind of a literary genius. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Harcourt, c1999.
ISBN: 9780151005628
0151005621
Characteristics: 129 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wilson, Jason 1944-

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