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Hospital of the Transfiguration

StanisЕ‚aw Lem

Hospital of the Transfiguration

by StanisЕ‚aw Lem

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStanislaw Lem ; translated from the Polish by William Brand.
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22361619M
ISBN 100156421763
OCLC/WorldCa27531125

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It is ; the Nazis have occupied Poland. A young doctor disturbed by the fate of Poland joins the staff of an insane asylum only to find a world of pain and absurdity to match that outside. Translated by William Brand. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book. St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries. St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries is a hospital within the Harry Potter universe. Medics at the hospital are not called doctors, but are known as Healers and wear lime-green robes. Founded by famous wizard Healer Mungo Bonham, St Mungo's is located in brightsideglobaltrade.com appearance: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Hospital of the Transfiguration. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Edited by Franz Rottensteiner. Translated from the Polish by William Brand A novel from the author of "Solaris.". HOSPITAL OF THE TRANSFIGURATION Translated from the Polish by William Brand. [London]: Andre Deutsch, []. Octavo, boards. First British edition. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#). Reproduction of book descriptions in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.


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An early realist novel by Stanisław Lem, taking place in a Polish psychiatric hospital during World War II. Taking place within the confines of a psychiatric hospital, Stanisław Lem's The Hospital of the Transfiguration tells the story of a young doctor working in a Polish asylum during World War II.

At first the asylum seems like a bucolic refuge, but a series of sinister encounters and. Hospital of the Transfiguration is Stanisaw Lem’s first novel. He completed it in Kraków, Poland, in ; however, the book was not published untilin a rewritten, state-approved version.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Hospital of the Transfiguration/Stanislaw Lem; translated from the Polish by William Brand.—1st ed. Translation of: Szpital przemienienia. “A Helen and Kurt Wolff book.” ISBN (pbk.) I.

Title. PGLL39S 'dc19 Designed by Beth Tondreau Design Printed in the United States of America. Stanislaw Lem () was the most widely translated and best known science fiction author writing outside of the English language.

Winner of the Kafka Prize, he was a contributor to many magazines, including the New Yorker, and the author of numerous works, including Solaris.

Hospital of the Transfiguration Stanislaw Lem, Author, William Brand, Translator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Lem's first novel, written inand suppressed in Poland—not too surprisingly, given the Eastern bloc's use of psychiatry as an instrument of the state: part autobiography, part mordant commentary, part metaphor.

In the Poland ofrecently conquered by the Germans, young doctor Stefan, confused by what has happened to his family and his country, accepts a position in a mental.

„The Hospital of Transfiguration” marks the beginning of Lem's writing. It is a different novel – contemporary, even a „war novel”.

Yet the author managed – within the confinement of a psychiatric hospital, separated from the outside world – to stage a drama of one man strangely torn between his mind and body, desperately seeking meaning of life and trying to save his ethical /5(18). Get this from a library. Hospital of the Transfiguration.

[Stanisław Lem] -- It is ; the Nazis have occupied Poland. A young doctor disturbed by the fate of Poland joins the staff of an insane asylum only to find a world of pain and absurdity to match that outside. It tells the story of a young doctor, Stefan Trzyniecki, who after graduation starts to work in a psychiatric hospital.

The story takes place during the Nazi occupation of Poland in the Second World War. Availability Edit. Hospital of the Transfiguration is available in paperback under ISBN (Mariner Books, ). References Edit. Get this from a library. Hospital of the Transfiguration. [Stanisław Lem; William R Brand] -- The pensive story of Stefan Trzyniecki, a directionless, despairing young doctor who takes a job at a provincial Polish mental hospital at the outset of World War II.

There he confronts the absurdity. „The Hospital of Transfiguration” marks the beginning of Lem's writing. It is a different novel – contemporary, even a „war novel”. Yet the author managed – within the confinement of a psychiatric hospital, separated from the outside world – to stage a drama of one man strangely torn between his mind and body, desperately seeking meaning of life and trying to save his ethical /5(2).

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book /5(4). Transfiguration is a core class and subject taught at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It teaches the art of changing the form and appearance of an object or a person.

This type of magic is commonly referred to as "Transfiguration" and is considered both complex and dangerous. There. From Kafka Prize winner Stanislaw Lem, this semi-autobiographical novel is "an assured, well-measured performance" (The Washington Post Book World).

"[A] gripping story of a young Polish doctor's attempt, following the Nazi invasion ofto make sense of his world Highly recommended for all." —Library Journal.Hospital of the Transfiguration by Stanisław Lem ratings, average rating, 63 reviews Hospital of the Transfiguration Quotes Showing of 11 “The only .NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form.

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