New PDF release: Irrungen, Wirrungen (German Edition)

By Theodor Fontane

ISBN-10: 3958550487

ISBN-13: 9783958550483

ISBN-10: 3958550495

ISBN-13: 9783958550490

…dass das Herkommen unser Tun bestimmt. Wer ihm gehorcht, kann zugrunde gehn, aber er geht besser zugrunde als der, der ihm widerspricht."
Die hübsche Näherin Lene lernt auf einer Bootsfahrt den galanten Baron Botho von Rienäcker kennen. Trotz des großen Standesunterschieds kommen sie sich näher, und obwohl sich Lene keinen Illusionen hingibt, gehen die beiden eine romantische Beziehung ein. Doch lange hält das Liebesglück nicht an.
Theodor Fontane (1819-1898) bricht in "Irrungen und Wirrungen" mit althergebrachten Rollenvorstellungen, da er die moralische Überlegenheit des Adels in Frage stellt. Wie treffend Fontanes Gesellschaftskritik conflict, zeigt die kontroverse Diskussion, die der textual content auslöste.

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Theodor Storm's Viola Tricolor (German Edition) PDF

By Theodor Storm

ISBN-10: 3640227999

ISBN-13: 9783640227990

ISBN-10: 3804403123

ISBN-13: 9783804403123

Mit leisen Tönen und viel Einfühlungsvermögen verknüpft Theodor hurricane in der Novelle "Viola Tricolor" Fiktion und Realität: Indem er den Verlust seiner Gemahlin und das Eindringen einer neuen Frau in die Familie thematisiert, verarbeitet er literarisch die zeitlose Stiefmutterthematik.
Theodor typhoon (1817-1888) battle ein deutscher Lyriker und Autor zahlreicher Novellen. Er gehört zu den bedeutendsten Vertretern des deutschen Realismus und fand bereits zu Lebzeiten viel Anerkennung für sein dichterisches Schaffen.

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Get Linkes Ufer: Erzählungen aus Kolyma 2 (German Edition) PDF

By Warlam Schalamow,Franziska Thun-Hohenstein,Gabriele Leupold

ISBN-10: 3882216018

ISBN-13: 9783882216011

Erzählungen aus Kolyma - der 2. Zyklus
"Warlam Schalamow ist die große Gegenfigur zu den literarischen Zeugen der nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslagern. Er gehört in eine Reihe mit Primo Levi, Jorge Semprún oder Imre Kertész." -Gregor Dotzauer, Tagesspiegel Mit Linkes Ufer wird die Werkausgabe von Warlam Schalamow fortgesetzt, deren erster Band Durch den Schnee seit seinem Erscheinen 2007 ungebrochen hohe Aufmerksamkeit genießt.

Schalamow zieht den Leser in die Gegenwart des Lageralltags hinein und geht der Schlüsselfrage unserer Gegenwart nach: Wie können Menschen, die über Jahrhunderte in der culture des Humanismus erzogen wurden, Auschwitz oder Kolyma hervorbringen? Lange Jahre im Westen unbekannt, erfährt er in den letzten Jahren zunächst in Frankreich und Deutschland endlich die verdiente Anerkennung als einer der Großen der russischen Literatur. Die Erzählungen aus Kolyma, deren zweiter Zyklus in der Übersetzung von Gabriele Leupold hier veröffentlicht wird, sind Weltliteratur.

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New PDF release: The Mahfouz Dialogs

By Gamal al-Ghitani,Humphrey Davies

ISBN-10: 5774161277

ISBN-13: 9785774161270

The Mahfouz Dialogs documents the thoughts, perspectives, and jokes of Naguib Mahfouz on matters starting from politics to the connection among his novels and his lifestyles, as brought to intimate acquaintances at a chain of casual conferences stretching out over nearly part a century. Mahfouz was once a pivotal determine not just in international literature (through being presented the Nobel prize for literature in 1988 he turned the 1st author in Arabic to win a mass audience), but in addition in his personal society, the place he enormously greater a dead ringer for the author within the eyes of the general public and encapsulated—as the sufferer of a savage assault on his existence via an Islamist in 1994—the fight among pluralism, tolerance, and secularism at the one hand and extremist Islam. Moderated through Gamal al-Ghitani, a author of a more youthful iteration who shared a standard historical past with Mahfouz (al-Ghitani additionally grew up in medieval Cairo) and felt an enormous own empathy for the author regardless of their occasionally diversified perspectives, those exchanges throw new gentle on Mahfouz’s lifestyles, the construction of his novels, and literary Egypt within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century.

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New PDF release: Antiafrodisiaco per l'amor platonico (Letteratura

By Ippolito Nievo,Armando Balduino

ISBN-10: 1479344079

ISBN-13: 9781479344079

Prima esperienza narrativa del giovanissimo Nievo, l'Antiafrodisiaco in step with l'amor platonico ha origine da un reale scambio di lettere con Matilde Ferrari, los angeles giovane amata dal diciannovenne scrittore, e prende forma quando il loro rapporto si interrompe bruscamente, nel 1851. Ne deriva una rivisitazione della vicenda sentimentale che, travalicando i canoni letterari dell'amore romantico, si orienta decisamente verso un linguaggio realistico, immediato, ricco di dialoghi e di frecciate sarcastiche rivolte anche a uomini e fatti del circostante ambiente padano contemporaneo. Difficile da ascrivere a un preciso genere letterario, e pur con inevitabili incertezze nel ritmo narrativo, l'Antiafrodisiaco testimonia comunque los angeles positiva, originale conclusione del noviziato letterario di Nievo, facendo già intravedere, nella distinctiveness passionalità del protagonista e nell'efficace resa macchiettistica di alcuni personaggi, il percorso che nel giro di pochi anni porterà il suo autore alla memorabile prova delle Confessioni.

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Get The Ring is Closed PDF

By Knut Hamsun,Robert Ferguson

ISBN-10: 0285638688

ISBN-13: 9780285638686

Abel is the one son of a miserly lighthouse-keeper and an alcoholic mom transforming into up in a distant Norwegian village. As a boy he loves Olga, the pharmacist's daughter, and on getting back from the USA as a tender guy they fall in love. besides the fact that, Abel is haunted by way of the secrets and techniques of his travels and his in simple terms ambition is to continue to exist the barest of requirements and pursue a existence with no wish or ambition.
With a valuable personality as iconoclastic as starvation and an evocation of the constraints of small city existence as acute as Mysteries this can be one in every of Hamsun's maximum novels.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Visit: Text Classics by Amy Witting,Susan Johnson

By Amy Witting,Susan Johnson

ISBN-10: 1925498131

ISBN-13: 9781925498134

In The Visit—Amy Witting’s debut novel, first released while she was once nearly sixty—a crew of Bangoree citizens assemble to learn performs through Beckett and Brecht. yet their literary ambitions, and their lives, take an unforeseen flip after it really is printed that the past due Roderick Fitzallan set a few of his celebrated love poems of their small state city. who's the neighborhood secret girl who encouraged Fitzallan’s verse all these years ago?

Amy Witting used to be born in Annandale, an internal suburb of Sydney, in 1918. She attended Sydney collage, then taught French and English in nation faculties. starting overdue in existence she released six novels, including The Visit, I for Isobel, Isobel so that it will the nook Shop and Maria’s War; two collections of brief tales; books of verse, Travel Diary and Beauty Is the Straw; and her Collected Poems.

She had various poems and brief tales released in magazines such as Quadrant and The New Yorker.

Witting used to be provided the 1993 Patrick White Prize. Isobel so as to the nook Shop won the Age Book of the yr Award.

Amy Witting died in 2001.

 

‘Her writing is so basic and hard and direct.’ Helen Garner

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New PDF release: La montagna incantata (Italian Edition)

By Thomas Mann,E. Pocar

ISBN-10: 8863801681

ISBN-13: 9788863801682

NOBEL LETTERATURA 1929

NUOVA EDIZIONE AGGIORNATA E CORRETTA: LUGLIO 2014.

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los angeles montagna incantata, uno dei romanzi che hanno improntato il secolo letterario, fu concepito inizialmente da Mann come racconto. Gli period stato ispirato da una breve permanenza nel sanatorio svizzero di Davos, e, nelle sue intenzioni, “non doveva essere altro che un riscontro umoristico alla Morte a Venezia”. Ma, through through, il racconto crebbe in estensione e complessità, fino a diventare romanzo, nella piena tradizione del Bildungsroman. Il protagonista, il giovane Hans Castorp, quando arriva a Berghof è il tipico tedesco settentrionale, un solido e rispettabile borghese; ha in keeping withò le sue curiosità spirituali ed è intellettualmente aperto all’avventura. A contatto con il microcosmo del sanatorio, vero e proprio landscape di tutte le correnti di pensiero dell’epoca, il suo carattere subisce un’evoluzione e un’incremento: passa attraverso l. a. malattia (Behrens e Krokowski), l’amore (la signora Chauchat), il razionalismo e los angeles gioia di vivere (Settembrini), il pessimismo irrazionale (Naphta), senza che nessuna di queste posizioni lo converta. Ma in mezzo a tante forze contrastanti, Castorp trova il proprio equilibrio. Nel mondo della «montagna magica» dove il pace si dissolve e il ritmo narrativo si snoda in sequenze di ore, giorni, mesi e anni resi tutti indistinti dalla regimen quotidiana, egli può liberamente crescere. Paradossalmente (l’umorismo di Mann), dopo essere stato convertito alla vita Castorp tornerà alla pianura according to perdersi nell’inutile strage della «grande» guerra.

«Il Graal che egli, anche se non lo trova, intuisce nel suo sogno quasi mortale prima di essere trascinato dalla sua altezza nella catastrofe europea», disse Mann, parlando agli studenti di Princeton nel 1939, alla vigilia di un'altra strage, «è l'idea dell'uomo, los angeles concezione di un'umanità futura, passata attraverso l. a. più profonda conoscenza della malattia e della morte. Il Graal è un mistero, ma story è anche l'umanità: poiché l'uomo stesso è un mistero, e ogni umanità è fondata sul rispetto del mistero umano... destiny il favore di leggere il libro sotto questo angolo visuale: troverete allora che cosa sia il Graal, il sapere, l'iniziazione, quel `supremo' che non solo l'ingenuo protagonista, ma anche il libro stesso va cercando.»

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New PDF release: Michael Kohlhaas (The Art of the Novella)

By Heinrich Von Kleist,Martin Greenberg

ISBN-10: 0976140721

ISBN-13: 9780976140726

"You can ship me to the scaffold, yet i will make you endure, and that i suggest to."

Based on real ancient occasions, this exciting saga of violence and retribution bridged the space among medieval and sleek literature, and speaks so profoundly to the modern spirit that it's been the root of various performs, videos, and novels.

It has develop into, in truth, a vintage story: that of the honorable guy pressured to take the legislation into his personal arms. during this incendiary prototype, a minor tax dispute intensifies explosively, until eventually the eponymous hero unearths the forces of a complete country, or even the nice Martin Luther, accrued opposed to him. yet quickly even Luther involves echo the turning out to be military of peasants asking, Isn’t Kohlhaas right?

greatly said as one of many masterworks of German literature, Michael Kohlhaas is additionally the most stirring stories ever written of the search for justice.

The paintings of The Novella Series

Too brief to be a unique, too lengthy to be a brief tale, the novella is usually unrecognized by means of lecturers and publishers. still, it's a shape cherished and practiced via literature's maximum writers. within the paintings Of The Novella sequence, Melville apartment celebrates this renegade artwork shape and its practitioners with titles which are, repeatedly, awarded in ebook shape for the 1st time.

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Charles Baudelaire,Thomas Clerc's Comment on paie ses dettes quand on a du génie (GF) (French PDF

By Charles Baudelaire,Thomas Clerc

ISBN-10: 2081349558

ISBN-13: 9782081349551

L’anecdote suivante m’a été contée avec prières de n’en parler à personne ; c’est pour cela que je veux l. a. raconter à tout le monde.
Baudelaire
« Lorsque j’étais enfant, mon père, homme d’affaires qui avait pour écrivains favoris Balzac et Baudelaire, me récitait souvent des vers de ce dernier ; il me disait aussi : “Les capitalistes sont les bienfaiteurs de l’humanité.” Quand il se ruina, en 1972, j’avais sept ans. Il est demeuré fidèle à Baudelaire et au capitalisme toute sa vie ; j’ai pour ma half plus d’estime pour l’un que pour l’autre. C’est que Baudelaire est une valeur sûre. »
Thomas Clerc

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