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The King of the Ants

Mythological Essays

by Zbigniew Herbert

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Published by Ecco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polish Literature,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections / Essays

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9236641M
    ISBN 100060797207
    ISBN 109780060797201
    OCLC/WorldCa149236917


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The King of the Ants combines his twin vocations. That is, these are short prose pieces, which Herbert called "mythological essays." That is, these are short prose pieces, which Herbert called "mythological essays."/5(3). King of the Ants is dark, disturbing, and violently comic. Paperback, pages Published November 1st by Little, Brown Book Group (first published April 1st )/5.

King of the Ants Paperback – February 5, by Charles Higson (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings/5(6). This New Prose collection from the late Zbigniew Herbert, available for the first time in English, is a retelling of myths and tales "simple and as old as the world" ("Endymion").

Hybrids of the short story and the essay, the eleven pieces in The King of the Ants present Herbert's very different "apocryphal" views of the mythological past/5.

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In the tradition of both Joe Orton and Iain Banks, Charles Higson pinpoints the casual vagaries of evil and its attendant powers. Unnerving, horribly accurate and wickedly enjoyable, it remains Higson's finest book. Eleven retellings of classical and biblical stories, selected The King Of The Ants ($; Feb.

18; 96 pp.; ): Eleven retellings of classical and biblical stories, selected from volumes published previously by the great Polish poet and essayist (—98) whose fondness for both quaint and curious lore and hybrid literary forms links him with the late Jorge Luis Borges.

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Unnerving, horribly accurate and wickedly enjoyable, it remains Higson's finest : Little, Brown Book Group. The King of the Ants: Mythological Essays. Hardcover – January 1, by Zbigniew/5(3).

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This angered the scholar, and he took his book and struck at them. And they all scattered, wriggling and crawling out of the door. He followed them and dug up the earth in the place where they had disappeared.

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By ZBIGNIEW HERBERT The Ecco Press. Read the Review. Securitas At the beginning of the Empire the Romans introduced a new deity to their pantheon. His first published work, an eBook titled, "Table Fables - Bukosi, King of the Ants", is part of a collection of original stories that were created around the dinner table to.

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One day, he sets out on a journey to prove his worth to accomplish something no other ant has ever done. King of the Ants (I) () Plot. Showing all 5 items Jump to: Summaries (4) Synopsis (1) Summaries.

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King of the Ants is a disturbing and violent tale of the dark side of humanity and betrayal. It is brutal and dehumanizing, I don't really understand why Stuart Gordon decided to make this film %. From the Reviews: "It is minor Herbert, on the whole, though the poet's wit and moral bite are evident." - Richard Eder, The New York Times Book Review Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review's biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.

Table Fables: Bukosi - King of the Ants. by Earl Mathis. Bukosi, the smallest of the ants, is convinced that he will become King of the Ants. One day, he sets out on a journey to prove his worth to accomplish something no other ant has ever done.

Touted as something of a return-to-form for Re-Animator director Stuart Gordon, King of the Ants offers the brutal tale of a man discovering his previously untapped potential for violence.

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George Wendt is the man who brought Stuart Gordon the “King of the Ants” book to read. Ron Livingston (Office Space) has a small role in this film.8/   Bukosi, the smallest of the ants, is convinced that he will become King of the Ants. One day, he sets out on a journey to prove his worth to accomplish something no other ant has ever done.

To meet the challenges of his adventure, he has to rely on faith, wisdom, generosity, courage, friendship, and a persistent belief in himself to dare to achieve his dream.4/5(1). The king halted and summoned the ant that had spoken.

She told him that she was the queen of the ants, and she gave her reasons for the order of withdrawal. Solomon wanted to put a question to the ant queen, but she refused to answer unless the king took her up and placed her on his hand. KING OF THE ANTS is dark, disturbing and violently comic.

In the tradition of both Joe Orton and Iain Banks, Charlie Higson pinpoints the casual vagaries of evil and its attendant powers. Unnerving, horribly accurate and wickedly enjoyable, it remains Higson's finest book/5(9).

King of the Ants is definitely recommended viewing for fans of crime thrillers as well as die hard Stuart Gordon fans.

There are some brutal scenes here, some good action sequences, and a well-written story to go along with good directing and a bunch of familiar faces. King of the Ants, however, is a real return to greatness. Yes, there are many disturbing, weird, and violent scenes, but underneath it all is a story that's actually quite intelligent and mature.

Admittedly, this is a bit rare for Gordon, who tends to wallow in direct-to-video exploitation. “It is difficult, truly, to be reconciled to sky-high injustice.” —Zbigniew Herbert, “The King of The Ants” Now and then a book comes along that renders all that have come before it on.King of the Ants () on IMDb: Movies, Tv, Celebrities, and more.

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