The real and imagined history of opera, the landscape of emotions, and the “blast furnaces of the soul,” guide Kluge’s captivating collection. Over 100 short stories compose a vision of opera as a durable and protean art form.

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Revolving around the opera, these tales are an “archaeological excavation of the slag-heaps of our collective existence” W. G. Sebald

Available January 23, 2018

Temple of the Scapegoat

Fiction by Alexander Kluge

Translated by Isabel Cole Donna Stonecipher Martin Chalmers

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Paperback (published January 23, 2018)

ISBN
9780811227483
Price US
18.95
Price CN
24.95
Trim Size
5 x 8
Page Count
288

Ebook (published January 23, 2018)

ISBN
9780811227490

Alexander Kluge

Alexander Kluge is a famous German filmmaker and author.

The real and imagined history of opera, the landscape of emotions, and the “blast furnaces of the soul,” guide Kluge’s captivating collection. Over 100 short stories compose a vision of opera as a durable and protean art form.

Publishers Weekly