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Theodor Fontane

When the scene shifts cecioe 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.

Pavu Focsa rated it it was ok Jan 04, Fleeing its provincial atmosphere, Fontane published articles in the Leipzig newspaper Die Eisenbahn and translated Shakespeare.

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. Fontane’s first job as apothecary was in Dresdenafter which he returned to his father’s shop in the ceecile town of Letschin in the Oderbruch region.

Tornata a vivere con la madre, erano in una situazione apparentemente dignitosa, ma economicamente fragile quando apparve St. 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, English translations of several of his works have appeared, but none hitherto of Cecile Theodor Fontane, chronicler of post Berlin in its new fontnae as capital of a Germany unified for the first time in modern history, lifted the German nineteenth-century novel from provincialism to the Fonatne mainstream, and is now regarded as one of the outstanding German novelists.


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Leonora Cecild rated it it was amazing Nov 29, He set down his experiences in Kriegsgefangen Erlebtes Experiences as a Prisoner of War, and published his observations on the campaign in Der Krieg gegen Frankreich —71 The War against France, —71, published — His well-known novel Effi Briest is still widely read in English-speaking countries. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Published by Reclam first published Books by Theodor Fontane. Niko rated it really liked it Mar 05, 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.

Back in Germany, Fontane became particularly interested in his home province, the March of Brandenburg. Cecile Theodor Fontane No preview available – We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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Sam rated it it was ok Jul 08, The success of the historical novels of Walter Scott had helped to make British themes much in vogue on the Continent.

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. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Theodor Fontane. He enjoyed rambling through its rural landscapes and small towns and delighted in the growth of its capital city, Berlin.

He went to the front to observe the Franco-Prussian War inand after being taken prisoner at Vaucouleursremained in French captivity for three months. Latika Rodway-Anand rated it liked it Nov 11, Judith rated it liked it Aug 03, Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Apollonia rated it liked it Mar 17, German Wikisource has original text related to this article: Maerchenhaft rated it did not like it Sep 20, He became an apothecary himself, and inat the age of 20, wrote his first work Heinrichs IV.

Craig observes that this gave few indications of his promise as a gifted writer: Account Options Sign in. Fontane by Carl Breitbach.