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Journey to Ithaca

by Anita Desai

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by A.A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction,
    • Europeans -- India -- Fiction,
    • Young adults -- Fiction,
    • Spiritual life -- Fiction,
    • India -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnita Desai.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.D465 J68 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. ;
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1269702M
      ISBN 100679439005
      LC Control Number95000841

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Journey to Ithaca was an experience that was worth book is a not a very light read, but I liked the concept and the philosophy that I felt was behind the book. The opposite-mentality characters were well brought out and so was the setting of India from the viewpoint of a Westerner, with the magic and the mysticism very prominent/5.

Journey To Ithaka is an easy, fun and instructive book to read. It should appeal to the general public as well as the younger set who might be considering a career in the U.S. Foreign Service.

The book is edited very well and there are no irritating typos etc. that would take away from the pleasure of reading the text/5(23). Journey To Ithaca () by Anita Desai, exhibits her spiritual leanings.

Actually, the title refers to three journeys in the novel: Journey of Sophie, of Matteo and of the mother. The novel derives its title from C.P. Cavafy’s poem ‘Ithaca’, translated by Roe Dalven.

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About Journey to Ithaca. A stirring and profound novel of spiritual quests and emotional exile. Young and in love, Sophie and Matteo share a dissatisfaction with their bourgeois upbringing and a yearning for spiritual fulfillment that brings them, like so many others, to India.

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Journey to Ithaca User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The author of Baumgartner's Bombay (LJ 3/15/89) offers another intriguing novel of India. During a seriocomic search for Eastern enlightenment, European newlyweds Matteo and Sophie encounter a living Read full review.

Journey to Ithaca encapsulates the process of self realization and spiritual bliss through Indian spiritual philosophy to attain peace, tranquility, divine love and meditation which comes from being totally connected with self or soul, body, and a higher Size: KB.

Summary. Book 5 opens on Mount Olympus at another council of the gods. Athena once again asks Zeus to assist Odysseus, and Zeus decides to send Hermes to help him break free of his captivity by the "lustrous" r, Zeus warns that Odysseus's journey home will not be easy.

Athena is also reminded that she must continue aiding Telemachus in his journey home, particularly when it comes. C.P. Cavafy is widely considered the most distinguished Greek poet of the 20th century. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt, where his Greek parents had settled in the mids.

Get this from a library. Journey to Ithaca. [Anita Desai] -- A novel which analyzes why Westerners are willing to spend years amid the squalor and poverty of India.

The protagonists are Matteo, an Italian, and Sophie, his German wife. For Matteo, India. "Journey to Ithaca" is her most powerful and most involving novel. Matteo and Sophie join the s flight of young Europeans to India.

Matteo -- Italian, raised in the luscious countryside around Lake Como, restless since childhood -- has been introduced by a tutor to Hermann Hesse's 'The Journey to the East', and it opens in him a desperate Pages: Get this from a library.

Journey to Ithaca. [Anita Desai] -- "Matteo and Sophie join the s flight of young Europeans to India. Matteo - Italian, raised in the luscious countryside around Lake Como, restless since childhood - has been introduced by a tutor. The journey—the road to Ithaca, which represents the final stop.

The Cyclops—people who distract you—are ultimately more powerful in your mind than in their physical presence. To arrive in Ithaca is the ultimate goal, but don’t hurry the journey. Poem describes the journey of life. It says adhere to a goal of life, and live your life trying to achieve that.

And even if your Ithaca at the ends seems poor, remember of the journey that it has given you. This is the meaning of life. The Ithaca is yours, the journey is yours, the experiences are yours/5. This is a timeline of Odysseus' Journey From Ithaca to the Trojan War Then Back Home by: Emilia Irovic Odysseus is finally home with his wife, Penelope, and son, Telemachus.

This concludes his journey. After 10 years at war, and 10 years of traveling home, Odysseus is finally home at Ithaca but before he can officially return to his household, he must kick the suitors out of his house. With. Ithaca, in Homer’s Odyssey, is the home of the modern world, Ithaca is an island located in the Ionian Sea, in Greece.

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Spanning more than pages, Schneider’s book, ‘The Guru’s Touch,’ is a journey spanning from Ithaca and the campus of Cornell University to the deepest recesses of the far-east in a. Book Club is tomorrow morning at 9AM. Attend virtually. No cost. See below for more details.

Journey to Ithaca. 29 likes. As you set out for Ithaca hope the voyage is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery. (Ithaca, C.P. Cavafy) We are Andreea & Alberto, two travelers based in Followers:   “Ithaca” is based on Homer’s account of Odysseus’s journey home.

As you may expect from this influence, the poem has so much to say about life in all its complexity, with both the setbacks and the positive memories that become inevitable.

That thought and pursuit of that that is itself a journey, and Anita Desai, in this novel, “Journey to Ithaca” brings out that journey along with a real journey. This is the story of a couple, Matteo and Sophie, young Europeans who travel to India to discover its .