- Seeing (novel)
name = Seeing
title_orig = Ensaio sobre a Lucidez
translator = Margaret Jull Costa
publisher = Editorial Caminho
March 22 2002
isbn = 0151012385
preceded_by = Blindness
"Seeing" ( _pt. Ensaio sobre a Lucidez, lit. "Essay on Lucidity") is a
novelby Nobel Prize-winning Portuguese author José Saramago. It was published in Portuguese in 2004 and in English in 2006. It is a sequel to one of his most famous works, "Blindness".
"Seeing" is a story set in the same country featured in "Blindness" and begins with a parliamentary election in which the majority of the populace casts blank ballots. The story revolves around the struggles of the government and its various members as they try to simultaneously understand and destroy the amorphous non-movement of blank-voters. Characters from "Blindness" appear in the second half of the novel, including 'the doctor' and 'the doctor's wife'.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Seeing — The word seeing can mean more than one thing:* In common usage, the word means visual perception * Astronomical seeing, the blurring effects of air turbulence in the atmosphere * In the occult seeing refers to the sight or the ability to see… … Wikipedia
Seeing is Believing (novel) — Seeing is Believing (also published as Cross of Murder) … Wikipedia
Seeing Is Believing — is an idiom first recorded in this form in 1639 that means only physical or concrete evidence is convincing .Seeing is Believing may refer to:* Seeing is Believing (Code Lyoko episode) * , UFO documentary film * Seeing is Believing (novel), a… … Wikipedia
Seeing I — Doctorwhobook title=Seeing I series=Eighth Doctor Adventures number= 12 featuring=Eighth Doctor Sam writer=Jonathan Blum and Kate Orman publisher=BBC Books isbn=ISBN 0 563 40586 4 pages= date=June 1998 preceding=Dreamstone Moon following=Placebo… … Wikipedia
Seeing a Large Cat — Infobox Book name = Seeing a Large Cat title orig = translator = image caption = Cover for the first edition of Seeing a Large Cat author = Elizabeth Peters illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Amelia… … Wikipedia
Seeing Redd — infobox Book | name = Seeing Redd title orig = translator = image caption = author = Frank Beddor illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Fantasy novel publisher = Dial Press release date = 2007… … Wikipedia
novel — novel1 novellike, adj. /nov euhl/, n. 1. a fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters and usually presenting a sequential organization of action and scenes. 2. (formerly) novella (def. 1). [1560 70; <… … Universalium
novel — The establishment of the Franco regime at the end of the Civil War had negative consequences for all cultural activity, not least the novel. Those pre war novelists who were not dead or exiled found themselves, for the most part, reduced to… … Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture
Without Seeing the Dawn — The title of Stevan Javellana s only novel in English Without Seeing the Dawn was derived from one of José Rizal s character in the Spanish language novel Noli Me Tangere or Touch Me Not . Javellana s 368 paged book has two parts, namely Day and… … Wikipedia
Ulysses (novel) — infobox Book | name = Ulysses orig title = translator = image caption = 1922 first edition cover author = James Joyce cover artist = language = English series = genre = Novel, Modernism, Stream of consciousness publisher = Sylvia Beach release… … Wikipedia