Elias Canetti


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Noun1.Elias Canetti - English writer born in Germany (1905-1994)
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Entitled Crowds & Power, and inspired by the seminal book of the same name by Elias Canetti, it features a mass ensemble of more than 50 actors - aged between 10 and 80 - all of whom will take to the stage to explore similar themes of tyranny, power and control, along with how people manipulate others for their own ends, whether it be for good or evil.
I like to quote (again) Elias Canetti, the Nobel Prize-winning writer claimed by Bulgaria, England and Switzerland, not to mention the Jews.
Elias Canetti, author of Crowds and Power, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1981 Calling all up-and-coming musicians.
They are from William Blake, Elias Canetti and Jose Angel Valente.
The afterword links the ideas of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Elias Canetti on words vs.
For example, students would have to read such difficult authors as Elias Canetti (eg Crowds And Power) for insight into why whole nations can become enthralled by an ideology which unconsciously enslaves themselves and allows them to embark upon the slaughter of "others" - and feel justified in doing so in the name of some "higher ideal".
As Nobel laureate Elias Canetti spells out in detail in his book "Crowds and Power," history is filled with many such examples and the result, more often than not, is rather unpleasant.
For foregrounded here was not so much the irreducible antagonism in the social that relational aesthetics is said to gloss over, but rather the psychic instability of the crowd as seen from Gustave Le Bon, through Freud and Elias Canetti, to recent students of hooliganism--an instability that rendered the installation insecure as both structure and event.
Possessed of a phenomenal memory, he could quote, verbatim, conversations he had had with Kenneth Clark and Elias Canetti, for example, some 60 years previously.
Another Bulgarian Jew from the Danube was the writer Elias Canetti, the only Nobel laureate with a connection to Bulgaria.
Elias Canetti observed, "People's fates are simplified by their names.
Scott Fitzgerald, Vladimir Nabokov, Truman Capote, Anita Brookner--not to mention widely translated heavy-hitters like Voltaire, the poet Rilke, Colette, Thomas Mann, Elias Canetti and Jose Luis Borges--do not begin to exhaust the list.