Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
The Novices of Sais by Novalis
Add The Novices of Sais to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf

The Novices of Sais

Best Seller
The Novices of Sais by Novalis
Paperback $18.00
Jun 13, 2005 | ISBN 9780974968056

Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Jun 13, 2005 | ISBN 9780974968056

    Buy from Other Retailers:

Product Details

Praise

The Novices of Sais is a kaleidoscope of interpretations, visions and allegories of nature . . . a transfiguration of the commonplace, giving “the ordinary a mysterious countenance, the known the dignity of the unknown. —Ross Benjamin, The Nation

There are two poets at work in the body of this mysterious and transporting book, one using language, the other line. And what an intriguing, epoch-spanning duet they form . . . Klee’s complex, lovely, whimsical, and enigmatic drawings evince a profound affinity for Novalis and add dimension to the intricate text, while Novalis’s fable provides a provocative context for Klee’s images. —Donna Seaman, Speakeasy

In his brief 29 years on earth, Novalis asked the questions heard in age- old mystery schools and his poems and poetic thinking lifted the inner life of the modern soul to new dominions. He is a founding spirit for the works of the likes of Rilke, Hesse, Heidegger and Celan, among many others, and this grand meditation on Nature reveals him at his finest. —Jack Hirschman

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Get the latest updates from Novalis
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top