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Consolations of solitude.

by John Witt Randall

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Published by Jewett in Boston .
Written in English


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Poems.

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LC ClassificationsPS2675.R2 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6577190M
LC Control Number15012168
OCLC/WorldCa3941512

It's practically my subject, my theme: solitude and community; the weirdness and terrors of solitude: the stifling and consolations of community. Also, the consolations of solitude. derek mahon — Paris Review' , Spring [1].   Such are the consolations of solitude. Stephen Kessler is the translator of “Save Twilight” by Julio Cortázar and other books of .

  While Byrd discovered that a life lived in solitude offered many consolations, he was also very cognizant of its challenges. Mainly, that of being stalked by the incessant specter of desperate loneliness — a loneliness Byrd found “too big” .   Solitude and Silence recommended reading list. A highly idiosyncratic and not at all exhaustive list of titles that I’ve found enriching and influential. Also see the bibliography compiled in the back pages of my book, Keeping Faith: A Skeptic’s Journey among Christian and Buddhist Monks. Nonfiction. Albert Woodfox, Solitary. Pam Houston.

He aimed to venture more deeply into solitude, discovering its full extent and depth. This beautiful literary collage documents his multifaceted explorations. In a hyperconnected world that is at the same time plagued by social isolation, this book shows how to enjoy the inescapable solitude that is at the heart of human life. The Consolations of the Forest: Contrasts between solitude and companionship acquaint readers with the rich relationship between humans, their environment, and their selves. For an intentional hermit, wilderness trekker Sylvain Tesson has a .


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Shared solitude, with a soul mate, would enhance any future visit to this vast body of water. I believe this is the only work of Tesson’s that has been translated into English, and it is entitled: "The Consolation of the Forest: Alone in a Cabin on the Siberian Taiga".

A meditation on escaping the chaos of modern life and rediscovering the luxury of solitude. Winner of the Prix Médicis for nonfiction, The Consolations of the Forest is a Thoreau-esque quest to find solace, taken to the extreme.

No stranger to inhospitable places, Sylvain Tesson exiles himself to a wooden cabin on Siberia’s Lake Baikal, a full day’s hike from any "neighbor/5(). In this book, the French writer Sylvain Tesson spends six months, mostly alone, in a log cabin in Siberia.

‘Cold, silence and solitude .Excerpts from Consolations of the Forest. If you want to increase your capacity to pay attention, live deliberately, and act honestly, reflect upon the following insights, observations, and cautions written by Tesson during a time of complete and utter solitude.

Consider them your invitation to embark upon your own, personalized retreat.