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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Inhe quit his job at the Kreuzzeitung and became drama critic for the liberal Vossische Zeitunga position he held until retirement. The success of the historical fontae of Walter Scott had helped to make British themes much fontans vogue on the Continent. Contresse rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Books by Theodor Fontane.
Fontane was in love with his female characters ‘for their human qualities, that is, for their weaknesses and sins’, as he put it. He enjoyed rambling through its rural landscapes and small towns and delighted in the growth of its capital city, Berlin. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Latika Rodway-Anand rated it liked it Nov 11, Lists with This Book. He became engaged to his future wife, Emilie Rouanet-Kummer, whom he had met when still at school. As a man of liberal sympathies, Fontane ruefully wrote to a friend about his job with the Zeitung: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
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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.
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Stephanie Lendich rated it liked it Jun 03, Literature and History in the Bismarck Reich. 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.
Eine Dreiecksgeschichte entspinnt sich. Back in Germany, Fontane became particularly interested in his home province, the March of Brandenburg. Fontane died on September 20,in Berlin.
Theodor Fontane, chronicler of post Berlin in its new role as capital of cecipe Germany unified for the first time in modern history, lifted the German nineteenth-century novel from provincialism to the European mainstream, and is now regarded as one of the outstanding German novelists.
Aspasia rated it really liked it Feb 10, Theodor Fontane, chronicler of post Berlin in its new role as capital of a Germany unified for the first time in modern history, lifted the German nineteenth-century novel from provincialism to the European mainstream, and is now regarded as one of the outstanding German novelists.
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Austrian writers German writers Liechtenstein writers Swiss writers in German. His commitment to female values in a changing but still starkly male-dominated society is conveyed in virtuoso handling of conversation and endlessly subtle and ironic depiction of Prussian attitudes.
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.
Craig observes that this gave few indications of his promise as a gifted writer: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. No eBook available Amazon. Poole Limited preview – Please help improve this article by adding citations to fontwne sources.
Theodor Fontane — was a German novelist and poet, regarded by many to be the most important 19th-century German-language realist writer. His biographer Gordon A. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?
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Dopo pochi giorni di vacanza, tuttavia, Gordon riceve un telegramma che lo richiama al lavoro: Open Preview See a Problem? Fohtane for beautiful books? I due personaggi maschili principali si presentano in qualche modo come speculari: English translations of several of his works have appeared, but none hitherto of Cecile Theodor Fontane, chronicler of post Berlin in its new role as capital of a Germany unified for the first time in modern history, lifted the German nineteenth-century novel from provincialism to the European mainstream, and is now regarded as one of the outstanding German novelists.
His well-known novel Effi Briest is still widely read in English-speaking countries.