In Fritz (Finistere) Peters’ charming, tender and quietly hilarious recollections of his adolescent years at Gurdjieff’s Pricure school, the Great Man emerges full of. QR code for Boyhood with Gurdjieff. Title, Boyhood with Gurdjieff. Author, Fritz Peters. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Dutton, Original from, the University of. Fritz Peters, Boyhood With Gurdjieff, Penguin Books, edition. 1) When Fritz at the age of 12 met Gurdjieff he was assigned the job of mowing the lawns.

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As gurcjieff, Gurdjieff is portrayed in a more playful, not to mention fallible light than many other ‘reverential’ books written by his followers. The Boyhood Beatings of Augustine. Russian Philosophy in European Philosophy categorize this paper.

Books by Fritz Peters. Stuart Hill rated it really liked it Sep 13, Franklin rated it it was amazing May 06, Thoroughly recommended for any one interested in Gurdjieff – as is Fritz Peters excellent sequel, ‘Gurdjieff remembered’. Highly recommended for those interested in the ideas of Gurdjieff that have read the major books in the canon.

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Rosehammerman rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Within weeks, however, Gurdjieff suffered a near fatal car crash. Gurdjieff’s All gurdjjeff Everything: Paul Beekman Taylor – – Weiser Books.


Alex Burns rated it liked it Nov 02, Boyhood with Gurdjieff by Fritz Peters. Alfredo Lopez rated it really liked it Sep 12, Oliver rated it really liked it Jun 06, What makes this one stand out from other accounts is that it is written by a student of Gurdjieff who was with him as a child. A fondness for the man himself illuminates these pages, but Peters is also fairly scathing toward the pomposity of other residents adoration of ‘The Master’.

Dick Weaver rated it it was amazing Oct 01, David Silva rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Gurdjkeff Options Sign in. It did not fructify, however, and the bewildered author after numerous attempts at “”self-observation”” or “”essence-touching”” and a slight attempt at suicide, left for America.

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Com rated it really liked it Aug 19, Russian Philosophy in European Philosophy. Peters was among the few to whom Gurdjieff gave individual lessons on the teaching.


Boyhood with Gurdjieff

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No keywords specified fix it. Fritz Peters spent several years as a child living in Gurdjieff’s community at Fontainebleau, and this is one of the best accounts of that community. Sign in Create an account.

And the mystical firewater the Master squirts sometimes splashes tellingly: Refresh and try again. No trivia or quizzes yet. He spoke, and he speaks a great deal here, apparently like a Hollywood Injun: Hardcoverpages. I have read many accounts of his students, but this one ranks near the top both from the perspectives shared of day to day gurdkieff and spiritual learnings.

Said the writer Henry Miller of Peters’ book, “It’s full of amazing anecdotes and the wisdom of life.


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