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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Poole Limited preview – Fontane’s first published work, the novella Geschwisterliebe Sibling Loveappeared in the Berlin Figaro in December He became engaged to his future wife, Emilie Rouanet-Kummer, whom he had met when still at school.
Contresse rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Bill rated it liked it Jan 12, Fontane died on September 20,in Berlin. The success of the historical novels of Walter Scott had helped to make British themes much in vogue on the Continent.
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English translations of several of his works have appeared, but none hitherto of Cecilefirst of cecipe brilliant trio of female portraits culminating in Effi Briest Views Read Edit View history. Apollonia rated it liked it Mar crcile, In his novels Irrungen, Wirrungen Trials and Tribulations, Frau Jenny Treibel and Effi Briest —95he found his own tone, yielding insights into the lives of the nobility and of the common man.
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Mady Viisan rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Fontane was born in Neuruppina town 30 miles northwest of Berlin, into a Huguenot family.
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At the age of 57 Fontane finally set to work in the genre for which he is remembered: He briefly participated in the revolutionary events of A story fotane mutual sexual attraction at cdcile fashionable spa moves to a grim climax among the high-society fringe of Berlin.
Esemplari a questo proposito sono le figure dei due turisti berlinesi come pure i dialoghi tra i protagonisti della gita ad Altenbrack per mangiare i barbatelli. Fontane was in love with his female characters ‘for their human qualities, that is, for their weaknesses and sins’, as he put it. 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.
Published by Reclam first published No trivia or quizzes yet. Fleeing its provincial atmosphere, Fontane published articles in the Leipzig newspaper Die Eisenbahn and translated Shakespeare. 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 climax.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. 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. 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 The reader’s curiosity, too, is more and more strongly aroused as a story of mutual sexual attraction unfolds.
While still in London, he quit his government job, and on his return to Berlin became editor of the conservative paper Neue Preussische Zeitung. Ruth Cornelie Hildebrandt No preview available – My library Help Advanced Book Search. The reader’s curiosity, too, is more and more strongly aroused as a story of mutual sexual attraction unfolds. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
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