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Comedy of vanity & Life-terms

by Elias Canetti

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Published by Performing Arts Journal Publications in New York City .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Komödie der Eitelkeit and Die Befristeten

StatementElias Canetti ; introduction by Klaus Völker ; translation by Gitta Honegger
SeriesA PAJ playscript
ContributionsCanetti, Elias, 1905-1994.
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16652483M
ISBN 100933826303, 0933826311
LC Control Number82062100

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  Let me tell you about life’s meaning from the words attributed to King Solomon: I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. I said of laughter, “It is mad,” and of pleasure, “Wha.   Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory. ~Joseph Conrad We speak little if not egged on by vanity. ~François de la Rochefoucauld To be stripped of all vanity, and stand forth a naked soul! ~Muriel Strode (–), My Little Book of Life, The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.


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