After Romulus (2020)

After Romulus Raimond Gaita After Romulus In After Romulus Raimond Gaita revisits the world of his deeply loved memoir and his childhood in central Victoria He writes about Hora who was an inspiration to him throughout his life about the m
  • Title: After Romulus
  • Author: Raimond Gaita
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After Romulus Raimond Gaita In After Romulus, Raimond Gaita revisits the world of his deeply loved memoir and his childhood in central Victoria He writes about Hora, who was an inspiration to him throughout his life, about the making of the acclaimed film starring Eric Bana, about ideas of truth, the limits of character, and the conflict between love and morality And, most movingly, about his motheIn After Romulus, Raimond Gaita revisits the world of his deeply loved memoir and his childhood in central Victoria He writes about Hora, who was an inspiration to him throughout his life, about the making of the acclaimed film starring Eric Bana, about ideas of truth, the limits of character, and the conflict between love and morality And, most movingly, about his mother Christine and his longing for her Raimond Gaita was born in Germany in 1946 He is Emeritus Professor of moral philosophy at Kings College London and a Professorial fellow at the Melbourne Law School and the faculty of Arts of the University of Melbourne His books include Good and Evil An Absolute Conception Romulus, My Father A Common Humanity The Philosopher s Dog Essays on Muslims and Multiculturalism as editor and contributor and After Romulus A feature film of Romulus, My Father was released in 2007, and won the AFI award for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Young Actor textpublishing Gaita is a brave, decent and emotionally intelligent manwe need like him Stephen Romei, Australian Somehow, what was true of Romulus, of the light his goodness cast upon the world a light that made it possible for his son Raimond to survive childhood without bitterness, to love without shame or condescension his sick mother who had abandoned him this light binds together and gleams out of the book as well There are moments you can find them, captured in passing, in After Romulus when the light settles for a second and you can see it at work Maria Tumarkin, Weekend Australian In After Romulus Raimond Gaita invites us into the far reaches of his considerable mind and the deep places of his soul This will be felt as a privilege by most readers, as it should And it is, as it turns out, not just a sequel, but an extension of all that was good in his initial story It is a book to stretch the mind and enlarge the heart Canberra Times It is impossible not to be moved by this achingly raw remembrance and grateful for the stunning candour of its author Sunday Age This extraordinary book set me reflecting upon my own residency in the world my own decency, condescension, loves and truths Weekend Herald NZ This is the kind of writing that is so brave it makes you flinch, so profound it makes you examine yourself, and so moving it makes you see life afresh I was entranced as usual by Rai Gaita s limpid style, and his signature combination of philosophical intellect and warm heart Anna Funder The essay An Unassuageable Longing explains Christine and makes her real she is finally chronicled with love and rigour, as was RomulusIn a book full of extraordinary revelations, this chapter will stay long in the reader s memory Age Raimond Gaita s After Romulus is an eloquent meditation on love, friendship, philosophy and loss Gaita s tragic loss of his mother at an early age reminds us of Emily Dickinson s The craving is upon the child like a claw it cannot remove The reader is compelled to admiration by this brave book Alex Miller, Sydney Morning Herald s best books of 2011 There are times when the reader is right there beside Gaita, delighting in the stinging descriptions of his childhood at Frog and sympathising with the heartache that confronted him so early in life.
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  1. notgettingenough

    If you thought that this was obvious, a sequel, cashing in, you couldn t be further from the truth This companion to Romulus, My Father is the product of, on the one hand, the needs of the philosopher Gaita to process various ways in which the consequences of this book affected him and on the other, the needs of everybody who read it Although I complained in my review that Romulus, My Father had been ignored by the world at large, it deeply moved Australia So you write a book, a philosophical be [...]

  2. Lyn Elliott

    Gaita has written five essays he calls them that, rather than chapters teasing out some of the themes that lay within Romulus My Father, reflecting on what writing that book has meant for him, and the process of turning the book into a film.The essays expand on the character of Hora, his second father the friendship between his father and Hora and Christina, his mother, whose death when he was a chid has left him with an unassuageable longing the title for the essay on her, the last of this book [...]

  3. Sue

    After Romulus follows on from Gaita s moving memoir Romulus, My Father In the earlier book he wrote of his immigrant family and their friends in rural Victoria in the 1950s and the despair, madness, love and simple goodness that filled their lives Gaita is a Professor of Philosophy and After Romulus is unashamedly a philosophical work, in which Gaita uses his experience of the important people in his life father Romulus, mother Christine and father figure Hora to explore and illustrate philosoph [...]

  4. Kerry

    Having read and enjoyed Romulus My Father it was interesting to read Gaita s feelings about that book and the film, and to read how the book film affected the relatives of the people in that book Apparently it changed peoples lives, and brought people together.

  5. Gisela

    An interesting and tragic story in many respects but the style is a bit flat for my liking Amazing detail in the recollections.

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