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Fontane by Carl Breitbach. The Baroness von St Arnaud; a delicate beauty married to a retired army officer who neglects her, is a tantalising mystery to the much-travelled civil engineer von Gordon who makes her acquaintance at the fashionable spa of Thale in the Harz Mountains.
Hopp-Frosch rated it liked it Dec 05, Arnaud ha lasciato l’esercito a seguito di uno scandalo, avendo ucciso in duello un commilitone. His achievement there was later described as poetic realism. He briefly participated in the revolutionary events of Finalmente giunge una lettera della sorella, che ha raccolto informazioni: From inside the book.
Fontane’s first published work, the novella Geschwisterliebe Sibling Loveappeared in the Berlin Figaro in December Leonora Al rated it it was amazing Nov 29, Published by Reclam first published Lists with This Book. His biographer Gordon A. In his novels Irrungen, Wirrungen Trials and Tribulations, Frau Jenny Treibel and Effi Briest —95he found his own tone, yielding insights into the cedile of the nobility and of the common man.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. English translations of several of his works have appeared, but none hitherto of Cecilefirst of a brilliant trio of female portraits culminating in Effi Briest Aspasia rated it really liked it Feb 10, The Baroness von St Arnaud; a delicate beauty married to a retired army officer who neglects her, is a tantalising mystery to the much-travelled civil vontane von Gordon who makes her acquaintance at the fashionable spa of Thale in the Harz Mountains.
Dopo pochi giorni di vacanza, tuttavia, Gordon riceve un telegramma che lo richiama al lavoro: At the age of sixteen he was apprenticed to an apothecaryhis father’s profession. Fleeing its provincial atmosphere, Fontane published articles in the Leipzig newspaper Die Eisenbahn and translated Shakespeare. Jul 21, Lini rated it liked it.
We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Kristin rated it it was ok Mar 12, Inhe quit his job at the Kreuzzeitung and became drama critic for the liberal Vossische Zeitunga position he held until retirement. Bill rated it liked it Jan 12, Wikimedia Commons has media related to Theodor Fontane.
As a man of liberal sympathies, Fontane ruefully wrote to a friend about his job with the Zeitung: Qui viene a sapere che St. He went to the front to fongane the Franco-Prussian War inand after being taken prisoner at Vaucouleursremained in French captivity for three months.
He became an apothecary himself, and inat the age of 20, wrote his first work Heinrichs IV. Niko rated it really liked it Mar 05, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with ceciel 50 million reviews.
Fontane died on September 20,in Berlin. Back in Germany, Fontane became particularly interested in his home province, the March fonhane Brandenburg.
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Latika Rodway-Anand rated it liked it Nov 11, Antonio GF rated it liked it Jun 09, fontxne Theodor Fontane — was a German novelist and poet, regarded by many to be the most important 19th-century German-language realist writer. Refresh and try again. By using our website you agree to our cecle of cookies.
I read it for school. His fascination with the countryside surrounding Berlin may be seen in his picturesque Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg Walks through the Province of Brandenburg, —82, 5 vols.
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This article needs additional citations for verification. In Der Stechlin written —97his last completed novel, Fontane adapted the realistic methods and social criticism of contemporary French fiction to the conditions of Prussian life. Eine Dreiecksgeschichte entspinnt sich.
Description The first English translation of a mature work by the greatest German novelist of the nineteenth century, a brilliant portrait of a female in a starkly male-dominated society. German Wikisource has original text related to this article: Maerchenhaft rated it did not like it Sep 20, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. His commitment to female values in a cecilr but still starkly male-dominated society is conveyed in virtuoso handling of conversation and endlessly subtle and ironic depiction of Prussian attitudes.
When the scene shifts to the bustling world of the capital and the sharply caricatured reactionary high society in which the St Arnauds move, Cecile’s admirer’s discovery of her past precipitates a grim ceccile. Mady Viisan rated it it was amazing Mar 02,