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Download Mobi × Le cosmicomiche ´ µ Horticulturetrader â [Read] ➭ Le cosmicomiche ➵ Italo Calvino – Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures Naturally we were Rmulae and cellular structures Naturally we were all there old fwf said where else could we have been? Nobody Twelve dazzling stories from Calvino where his ambition here was to create a ludic fiction that could reflect complex advances in science without losing his playful nature and sense of magic and lightness The stories he wrote were direct attempts to assimilate new thinking in cosmology in recognisably human and comic dimensionsCalvino prefaces his stories with a fact or hypothesis about the universe then he moves on to get inside these vast abstractions with his trademark ualities that give them a recognisable voice which twists around the reader with a nimble and often humorous plot Through his freuent fumbling narrator the unpronounceable fwf Calvino makes the argument that there is no corner of the cosmos that cannot be enlightened by human imagination And as imaginative writers go Calvino was up there with the bestof them Trying to describe such a diverse and entertaining mix in which he wrestles with chaos and order the profound and the absurd is enough to send ones head spinning full of stars Who else could have come up with idea of scooping milk from the moon and grumbling even before theBig Bang Calvino simply had no boundaries he could go off in all directions crossing the literary frontier into uncharted places to show anything is possible if one simply opens the flood gates of the mind How does one simply lump Calvino into a single category? it's almost impossibleAlthough this wasn't the 'Complete Cosmicomics' which features stories plucked from other Calvino books these original 12 tales were than enough to enter Calvino's Universe and come out the other side with sheer delight Even though this was my 8th Calvino he's like a jack in the box that never gets boring no matter how many times you open the lid Faves A Sign in SpaceWithout ColorsThe Auatic UncleThe Light Years

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Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe with characters that are fashioned from mathematical fo Le Cosmicomiche Cosmicomics Italo CalvinoCosmicomics is a collection of twelve short stories by Italo Calvino first published in Italian in 1965 and in English in 1968 Each story takes a scientific fact though sometimes a falsehood by today's understanding and builds an imaginative story around it The Distance of the Moon the first and probably the best known story Calvino takes the fact that the Moon used to be much closer to the Earth and builds a story about a love triangle among people who used to jump between the Earth and the Moon in which lovers drift apart as the Moon recedesAt Daybreak — Life before matter condensesA Sign in Space — The idea that the galaxy slowly revolves becomes a story about a being who is desperate to leave behind some uniue sign of his existence This story also is a direct illustration of one of the tenets of postmodern theory — that the sign is not the thing it signifies nor can one claim to fully or properly describe a thing or an idea with a word or other symbolAll at One Point — The fact that all matter and creation used to exist in a single point Naturally we were all there—old fwf said—where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space Or time either what use did we have for time packed in there like sardines?Without Colors — Before there was an atmosphere everything was the same shade of gray As the atmosphere appears so do colors The novelty scares off Ayl fwf's love interestGames Without End — A galactic game of marbles back before the universe had formed much than particlesThe Auatic Uncle — A tale on the fact that at one stage in evolution animals left the sea and came to live on land The story is about a family living on land that is a bit ashamed of their old uncle who still lives in the sea refusing to come ashore like civilized peopleHow Much Shall We Bet — A story about betting on the long term evolution of mankindThe Dinosaurs — How some dinosaurs lived after most of them had become extinct and how it felt to be that last existing dinosaur in an age where all the current mammals feared his kind as demonsThe Form of Space — As the unnamed narrator falls through space he cannot help but notice that his trajectory is parallel to that of a beautiful woman Ursula H'x and that of lieutenant Feni who is also in love with Ursula The narrator dreams of the shape of space changing so that he may touch Ursula or fight with FeniThe Light Years — The unnamed narrator looking at other galaxies and spotting one with a sign pointed right at him saying I saw you Given that there's a gulf of 100000000 light years he checks his diary to find out what he had been doing that day and finds out that it was something he wished to hide Then he starts to worryThe Spiral — A story about life as a mollusc and the nature of love and writingتاریخ نخستین خوانش روز هفتم ماه ژوئن سال 2003 میلادیعنوان کمدی های کیهانی؛ نویسنده ایتالو کالوینو؛ برگردان موگه رازانی؛ تهران، بازتاب نگار، 1380؛ در 198 ص؛ چاپ دوم 1382؛ چاپ سوم 1387؛ شابک9647359152 ؛ موضوع داستانهای کوتاه علمی و خیال انگیز از نویسندگان ایتالیایی سده 20 معنوان کمدی های کیهانی؛ نویسنده ایتالو کالوینو؛ برگردان میلاد زکریا؛ تهران، پژوهه، 1383؛ در 155 ص؛ کمدی‌های کیهانی مجموعه ی داستانهای کوتاه نوشتهٔ «ایتالو کالوینو» است، که نخستین بار در سال 1965 میلادی چاپ شد داستان‌های این مجموعه، خیال‌پردازی‌های مبهوت کننده‌، از حقایق علمی شناخته شده هستند، که موجودی ازلی آنها را روایت میکند داستان‌ها یادمانهای او از رخدادهای تاریخ جهان هستی هستند این کتاب در سال 1380 هجری خورشیدی، توسط جناب آقای «موگه رازانی» به فارسی ترجمه شده، و جناب آقای «میلاد زکریا» نیز در سال 1383 خورشیدی آنرا منتشر کرده است عنوانهای داستان‌ها «فاصله ماه»؛ «در سپیده‌ دم»؛ «علامتی در فضا»؛ «همه در یک نقطه»؛ «بدون رنگ»؛ «بازی‌های بی‌ پایان»؛ «دایی آبزی»؛ «چقدر شرط می‌بندی؟»؛ «دایناسورها»؛ «شکل فضا»؛ «سالیان نوری»؛ و «مارپیچ» هستند؛ ا شربیانی

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Le cosmicomicheKnew then that there could be space Or time either what use did we have for time packed in there like sardines fwf Been there Seen that done thatBeen where? Where the distance of the moon from the ocean was just a ladder away Seen what? The formation of galaxies A colorless world A time when there was no concept of timeDone what? Lived on the nebulae Lived as a dinosaur fallen in love with a tadpoleA literary cosmos made up of staggering imagination Calvino’s Cosmicomics exceeded the expectations I always have before reading any of his books and it makes me even proud of declaring him as my favorite writer A collection of 12 short stories written by taking cue from random scientific factstheories and re telling of the fragmented tales about evolution of universe through the eyes of our narrator fwf who had been a ubiuitous witness as well as part of everything since the universe was created Sounds uite ambitious especially taking the short story format but that's where Calvino’s talent shines the brightest The relationship established between various scientific concepts bizarre living beings and their lives thereof presents a witty commentary on understanding of the environment and coming to terms with innumerable and inevitable changes that takes place in our lives in natural as well as unnatural or uncalled ways Compared to the uncertainties of earth and air lagoons and seas and oceans represented a future with securityAlso there is a subtle social commentary about the nature of human beings who acknowledge world not as one but as a society governed by numerous borders and boundaries and a fine distinction is sited as to who is who according to the place they belongs to But the others also had wronged the Z'zus to begin with by calling them immigrants on the pretext that since the others had been there first the Z'zus had come later This was mere unfounded prejudice that seems obvious to me because neither before nor after existed nor any place to immigrate from but there were those who insisted that the concept of immigrant could be understood in the abstract outside of space and time But most importantly Calvino has presented a poignant and humorous take on humanly nature feelings and emotions without employing any humans in his narrative yet there are titles and conceptions which constitute a human world There were three of them an aunt and two uncles all three very tall and practically identical; we never really understood which uncle was the husband and which the brother or exactly how they were related to us in those days there were many things that were left vague All the stories accentuates a particular feature of this cosmos in a highly skillful way wherein Calvino has dilated a single idea into astounding proportions of ace story telling and that’s why I can’t really pick a favorite story of mine The names of the characters especially fwf are particularly interesting According to wiki The name fwf is a palindrome The name may be an allusion to the second law of thermodynamics; substituting for f gives W which describes a heat engineComing from a non science background I can’t really grasp all these scientific concepts in their entirety but still marvel at the extent to which Calvino experimented and came up with such brilliant feat of literature This review or rather my gushy ramblings might convey a little about this book and about my love for Calvino so I highly recommend a definite and fantastic review by Stephen M along with reading this book I must add that past and future were vague terms for me and I couldn't make much distinction between them my memory didn't extend beyond the interminable present of our parallel fall