Invisible Cities

In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice.

Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities

In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice. As Gore Vidal wrote 'Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvellous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant.'

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Invisible Cities
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Italo Calvino
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-14 - Publisher: Random House

In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice. As Gore Vidal wrote 'Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and
Plato's Invisible Cities
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Adi Ophir
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers an original and detailed reading of Plato's Republic, one of the most influential philosophical works in the emergence of Western philosophy. The author discusses the Republic in terms of discursive events and political acts. Plato's act is placed in the context of a politico-discursive crisis in Athens
Invisible Cities
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: Italo Calvino
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972 - Publisher:

Books about Invisible Cities
The Invisible City
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Kyle Gillette
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-23 - Publisher: Routledge

The Invisible City explores urban spaces from the perspective of a traveller, writer, and creator of theatre to illuminate how cities offer travellers and residents theatrical visions while also remaining mostly invisible, beyond the limits of attention. The book explores the city as both stage and content in three parts.
Invisible City
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Ken Schles
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-24 - Publisher: Steidl

For a decade, Ken Schles watched the passing of time from his Lower East Side neighbourhood. His camera fixed the instances of his observations, and these moments became the foundation of his invisible city. Friends and architecture come under the scrutiny of his lens and, when sorted and viewed in