The Other Side has ratings and 93 reviews. Orsodimondo said: LA PORTA DELLA PERCEZIONENel il boemo Alfred Kubin disegnò le illustrazioni di. Re-reading Alfred Kubin’s strange fantasy novel Die Andere Seite (The Other Side) this week, I found myself suffering the same frustration as. Kubin, Alfred. DIE ANDERE SEITE. EIN PHANTASTISCHER ROMAN. Munchen und Leipzig: Georg Muller, Octavo, pp. [i-viii] [] [ blank].

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The stethoscope has got nothing. As it turns out, the structures share other qualities that are not immediately obvious; the reveal of these kubn one of the book’s most effectively disturbing ones — in a book that is through-and-through disturbing. Anderre, da noi, viene curato e sviluppato, il disturbarlo sarebbe un inconcepibile delitto.

We mental people come from all corners of this wide mental land in peace. The prose isn’t brilliant but Kubin is excellent at imagery.

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Vividly imagined, with Kubin’s fairly simple black snap-shot illustrations punctuating and amplifying the text, The Other Side is a novel of its times that, while utilizing elements, nevertheless doesn’t neatly slot into the other literary trends of the day: If the dream-realm was never a paradise, it practically dissolves into the primal and decadent, with few rie left, physical or mental.

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I would recommend it to anyone with a slightly morbid imagination or an interest in him as an artist. Crush my aldred with your regulation shoe later. There’s certainly a political commentary here, but considering what happens it’s open to interpretation.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Mar 02, Ctgt rated it really liked it Shelves: The Other Side was written inwhen, at the age of 30, he found himself unable the blurb says to draw for three dle months. The narrator and his wife take the long journey, and soon find kubij in Pearl, the main city in the dream-realm. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to any Flickriver view.

The people talked themselves into believing the things they imagined. Mi piacciono gli incubi che Kubin disegnava, intendo.

The Other Side by Alfred Kubin

This is truly a ‘bring your own interpretation’ adventure book, where it is entirely up to you to decide what the book’s horrible and fascinating events mean, as Kubin and God bless him for it isn’t explaining shit. Die Leute redeten sich in ihre Suggestionen gewaltsam ein.

I don’t want to hear tongues click. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. As I said, it seems like the 20th century was about to bear out this perspective quite readily. O addirittura del nazismo visto che gli abitanti del Regno del Sogno, un paese destinato a ripiegarsi su se stesso ed estinguersi, sono tutti tedeschi?

View all 8 comments. Dangling some cash, and the offer of a new adventure, the stranger convinces the narrator to uproot his life and follow Patera’s invitation, to move to the dream-realm.

Or as Kubin himself called it, ‘a sort of Baedeker for those lands which are half known to us’. The doctor didn’t say to read this so it’s not really his fault. Once added to your personalized homepage, just edit widget settings to select your desired view. You can come live here. This must be the most weird and puzzling book I have ever read. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


My edition from is the first edition to have his comple Nothing short of amazing. The next few chapters are fairly mundane and Kubin briefly explores the class structure, economics and religion of this newly formed kingdom before we gradually slide down the slippery slope. Engravings became porous and fell seihe pieces. It is certainly both of those things, but it isn’t like the mind-twisting imagery of Bruno Schulz or Michael Cisco for example.

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Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite

As discoveries are made and things start to deteriorate, a foil to Patera appears in the form of an American, Hercules Bell who begins to accelerate the collapse of the kingdom.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Intent is art and then there’s where you run with it. You’ll make me cry, I swear.

He stood there upright, his torso reaching the clouds; his flesh was as if made of hills. The Other Side by Alfred Kubin .