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Uro

4.14  ·  Rating Details ·  105 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Forfatteren skriver om det moderne menneskets uro. Det er mange slags uro, i kropp og i sinn og i forholdene mellom mennesker. Boken spenner vidt; mellom faglige og teoretiske betraktninger til de nærmest novellistiske rapportene. Her er reiseberetninger, intervju med en californisk fakir, lesning av Franz Kafka og Thomas Bernhard, møte med Irvin D. Yalom, en presentasjon ...more
Paperback, 461 pages
Published 2000 by Gyldendal (first published 1998)
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Jenny
Sep 10, 2015 Jenny rated it it was amazing
Plukket ut denne boka fra hylla etter en samtale med pappa om "de flinke barna", og jeg ble fort oppslukt. Skårderud skriver intelligent om samtiden, med utgangspunkt i selvet/jeg-et. Det er så mye interessante temaer i denne boka at det fort blir litt tungt å lese mye på kort tid. Boka tvinger til selvrefleksjon.

I tillegg til Skårderuds vakre måte å skrive på, er det først og fremst hans strukturerte nysgjerrighet jeg blir imponert over (selv om det gis plass til humoristiske digresjoner). Det
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Jurga
Jul 25, 2016 Jurga rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Tai yra geriausia, ką skaičiau šiemet. Ir šitą knygą aš noriu turėt savo bibliotekoj.
Jakob
Jan 10, 2016 Jakob rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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An insightful and interesting book about the state of modern society, the modern psyche, and the mutual relationship between our culture and our mental lives. It's a book that has influenced me a great deal, I'd say.

Skårderud is obviously a well-read and knowledgable man, and he draws heavily from great literature and art, sociology and psychology, and various other topics in order to shed light on modern culture. In this book, he also travels more or less around the globe, and the book therefor
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Maria
Nov 04, 2009 Maria rated it really liked it
A fascinating look into the mind of the individual in modern society and the psychological problems the individual might develope. Very well written. It gave me a lot of insights about how the mind might works and helped me understand my own way of thinking.
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