ALAN LIGHTMAN. EINSTEIN’S DREAMS. Alan Lightman was born in Memphis,. Tennessee, in and educated at. Princeton and at the California Institute. A modern classic, Einstein’s Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in , about time, relativity and physics. As. “Einstein’s Dreams,” by Alan Lightman, strives to be a kind of post-modern hybrid of science writing and fantasy. It stands partly in the tradition.
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Mar 02, Pages Buy. Nov 09, Pages. Mar 02, Pages. As the defiant but sensitive young genius is creating his theory of relativity, a new conception of time, he imagines many possible worlds.
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In one, time is circular, so that people are fated to repeat triumphs and failures over and over. In another, there is a place where time stands still, visited by lovers and parents clinging to their children.
In another, time is a nightingale, sometimes trapped by a bell jar. In poetic vignettes, it explores the connections between science and art, the process of creativity, and ultimately the fragility of human existence.
He is also the author of a memoir, three collections… More about Alan Lightman.
A beguiling inquiry into the not-at-all theoretical, utterly time-tangled, tragic and sublime nature of human life. Literary Fiction Historical Fiction Category: Literary Fiction Historical Fiction.
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