El hombre jazmin/ The Jasmine Man: Impresiones De Una Enfermedad Mental/ Impressions from a Mental Illness (Hardback) by Unica Zurn and a great. Primavera sombria: El hombre jazmin. Front Cover. Unica Zürn. Seix Barral, – pages Primavera sombría · Unica Zürn No preview available – El hombre jazmin/ The Jasmine Man: Impresiones De Una Enfermedad Mental/ Impressions from a Mental Illness: : Unica Zurn: Books.

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She is a puppet of the universe who can follow her strings up to momentarily become jazin, and beyond, to the Man of Jasmine; but then always the plummet back down, deep down.

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She is remembered for her works of anagram poetry, exhibitions of automatic drawing, and her photographic collaborations with Hans Bellmer. Jan 10, Pembroke rated it it was amazing. Breath means life, means winding dreams of the strange adventure. Paperbackpages. Quotes from The Man of Jasmin Hombree 23, Sean rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page.

Open Preview See a Problem? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Hombrr account. Mentioned here are most if not all of her primary personal themes: Intense and disturbing recollection of mental collapse. This detached viewpoint is a powerful literary tool used by all three of these writers to effectively shape personal experience into a deep criticism of what goes on inside psychiatric hospitals.


View all 6 comments. The donkeys’ dream was talking next door. In her obsessive imagination he became linked with Herman Melville, and physically manifested as Henri Michaux. I fell asleep while reading this book so you can probably zurj how I feel about it.

Want to Read saving…. Every detail in the text is reflective of her fragile psychic state, as if nothing not tinged by her mind exists, everything she encounters feeding her obsessions, coincident details linking together with occult significance into webs of fleeting but profound meaning, promising to reveal the marvelous, and often delivering.

She’s not the most beautiful of writers, and honestly, the prose is fairly pedestrian is it the translation? The Man of Jasmine is an autobiography, but highly stylised. If you want disturbing This book is the easiest way to find out how it feels to be a schizophrenic hallucinating woman in the 20th century. And then the fog lifts no one knows why ,and they are on the rise again: Or is it just me who likes to keep the roly poly packed away?

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Juliet Jacobson rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Her return to “reality” was constantly interrupted by alternate visionary and depressive periods. Zurn’s compelling narrative also reveals her uneasy relationship with words and language, which she attempted to resolve by the compulsive writing of anagrams.


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Un relato de los abismos de la locura; una pluma maldita, loca, triste y dolorosa. Even better than her semi-autobiographical tale of almost-pre-teen-angst, Dark SpringUnica Zurn’s more overtly autiobiographical account of her years of battling what seems like a kind of severe bipolar disorder is somehow both more real and far more surreal, as she meticulously documents both the strange and captivating visions and thought so of her elevated moods along with the crippling stasis and boredom of her hospitalizations during the depressive stretches.

Dec 19, Mark rated it really liked it. These beings — she can not describe them in any other way, reveal that they have the clear and frightening intention of encircling her.

The Man of Jasmine is certainly one of the greatest descriptions of mental collapse, but it is much more. Lists with This Book. One woman’s mind is another creature’s bedlam.