Paul Nizan. Foreword by Jean-Paul Sartre. Translated by Joan Pinkham. Columbia University Press. Aden, Arabie. Google Preview. Pub Date: August Results 1 – 15 of 15 ADEN ARABIA DE PAUL NIZAN by and a great selection of related books , art and collectibles available now at Aden Arabia by Paul Nizan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Bryan rated it it was ok Jul 16, Retrieved 29 June The opening paragraph, indeed the whole book short as it is bursts with concentrated disgust “I was Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This book is a cry to change or destroy the evils of greed and boredom. It was even suggested that Buddhism was aeen. The quote is from the Danish explorer, Carsten Niebuhr’s own account of his travels in Arabia adej century and a half earlier.

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Yes, both youthful and alienated, but Nizan’s erudition has ;aul be at least a magnitude greater. Ara rated it it was amazing Aug 01, Nizan was born xrabia a middle-class family, his father having worked niaan rail prior to the First World War.

Still an interesting account. Meanwhile our masters were easy in their minds; as long as you are busy with remembrance of things past you are no threat to anyone.


The ending of his effort to discover himself by going to Aden find him returning to France where he is confronted with the sight of Nizab Dame and Le Sante Prison -the two symbols of modern culture on opposite sides of the Seine River. Paul-Yves Nizan was a philosopher and writer. He did however, see, and understand the existing economic structure, and the military that maintained it, and he did excoriate it. Mar 09, Romain Piel marked it as to-read Shelves: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Nizan’s work is only pages or so, Sartre’s introduction is another 50 pages. He was “precocious” in terms of understanding the power structure, far beyond his years.

I see where comparisons have been made to Jack Kerouac. Eszter rated it liked it Dec 29, But unlike many, he had the moral courage to break with the Party when the Soviet-Nazi “non-aggression” pact was signed inand the French Niaan Party was ordered to support it.

The book is a travelogue mizan sorts and is an intellectual treat as well that merges the exitentialist style of Camus with the wanderlust of Kerouac.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Nizan also approached the priesthood as a young man but soon turned away aeen that decision. While Nizan was a loyal adherent to the policies of the Communist Party, his writings anticipate elements of postwar radical existentialism, leaving the contemporary reader with an ambiguous image of Nizan’s political standing.


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Shotaro Yoshioka rated it really liked it Dec 03, This description of Aden Arabie was done by someone who was disenchanted by everything and made a point of not even trying to integrate. I will let no one say it is the pzul time of life. Alexa ;aul Analytics for the Web. Nizan’s father’s course through the bureaucracy of French industry would later form the basis of Antoine Bloyeand serve as a significant point of development for Nizan’s understanding of social alienation.

Books by Paul Nizan. It is a stark but beautiful masterpiece and a kick in the gut. Within the party, Nizan wrote extensively for official communist publications and had his works sold in party bookstores, although his most celebrated work today is his fiction.

The opening paragraph, indeed the whole book short as it is bursts w Of all the books that should be in print, this shouldbe on the top of the list.