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By Heinrich von Kleist,Charles Baudelaire,Elizabeth Bishop,Walter Benjamin,Marina Warner,Rainer Maria Rilke,Sigmund Freud,Bruno Schultz,Franz Kafka,Kenneth Gross

a few of the maximum thinkers and writers of our age, resembling Baudelaire, Rilke, Kleist, Freud and Kafka, meditate on play and the mysteries of inanimate existence.

The essays and reflections during this assortment discover the seriousness of play and the mysteries of inanimate existence – ‘the unknown areas, noises, airborne dirt and dust, misplaced gadgets, and small animals that fill any residence’ – that have provoked many writers to take the aspect of those lifeless or non-human issues, leading to probably the most profound passages in literature.

On Dolls comprises contributions from: Heinrich Von Kleist at the Marionette Theatre, Charles Baudelaire The Philosophy of Toys, Sigmund Freud The Uncanny, Rainer Maria Rilke at the Dolls of Lotte Pritzel, Franz Kafka The Cares of a relations guy, Bruno Schulz Tailors’ Dummies, Walter Benjamin previous Toys: The Toy Exhibition on the Märkisches Museum, Elizabeth Bishop Cirque d’Hiver, Dennis Silk The Marionette Theatre, Marina Warner at the Threshold: snoozing Beauties.

“Kenneth Gross is very illuminating concerning the passionate depth or violent starvation for being that looks the actual attribute of puppets; it truly is as if, because the fossilised kind of human longing, the puppet longs in flip, vividly and vivaciously, for the existence which may by no means be its personal. ” Steven Connor on Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life

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