'Every aspect of the weirdness and wonder of the animate / inanimate object tension is conjured in these extracts. Includes: 'The Uncanny' by Sigmund Freud, 'The Cares of a Family Man' by Kafka, 'On the Wax Dolls of Lotte Pritzel' by Rilke and 'Tailor's Dummies' by Bruno Schulz' - Prof Cathie Pilkington RA
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The essays and reflections in this collection explore the seriousness of play and the mysteries of inanimate life - 'the unknown spaces, noises, dust, lost objects, and small animals that fill any house' - which have provoked many writers to take the side of these dead or non-human things, resulting in some of the most profound passages in literature.