The Paradox of Freedom
A Study of the Life and Writings of Nicholas Mosley
By (author) Shiva Rahbaran
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Paradox of Freedom by Shiva Rahbaran
Book DescriptionAs the first book-length study of Nicholas Mosley, The Paradox of Freedom combines a discussion of the author's incredible biography with an investigation of his writing, nearly all of which is published by Dalkey Archive Press. The son of Oswald Mosley (the leader of Britain's fascistic Blackshirts), a British Lord, a Christian convert, a war veteran, a voracious reader, and an important thinker, Nicholas Mosley has, this book argues, employed all of these experiences and ideas in novels and memoirs that seek to describe the paradoxical nature of freedom: how can man be free when limiting structures are necessary? Can it be achieved, and how? The answer lies in the books themselves, in the ways telling and re-telling stories allows one to escape the seemingly logical bounderies of life and discover new meanings and possibilities. This is a much-needed companion to the work of one of Britain's most important post-War writers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781564784889
(239mm x 157mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Shiva Rahbaran
Iranian Cinema Uncensored, Paperback (December 2015)
First-hand interviews with contemporary Iranian film-makers
Iranian Writers Uncensored, Paperback (April 2012)
These interviews with poets and writers still living and working in Iran demonstrate their belief that literature s value is in opening spaces of awareness in the minds of the reader.
Nicholas Mosley's Life and Art, Paperback (December 2009)» View all books by Shiva Rahbaran
Nicholas Mosley is a writer for whom fiction is a way both to convey and confront the paradoxes and dilemmas of life.
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