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Fontane’s first published work, the novella Geschwisterliebe Sibling Loveappeared in the Berlin Figaro in December Retrieved from ” https: Fontane was in love with his female characters ‘for their human qualities, that is, for their weaknesses and sins’, as he put it.

In his observations, he vociferously critiqued Prussian militarism: By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. At the age of 57 Fontane finally set to work in the fontahe for which he is remembered: The Best Books of Inhe quit his job at the Kreuzzeitung and became drama critic for the liberal Vossische Zeitunga position he held until retirement.

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Return to Book Page. Latika Rodway-Anand rated it liked it Nov 11, Cecile Theodor Fontane No preview available – Hopp-Frosch rated it liked it Dec 05, The success of the historical novels of Walter Scott had fontaen to make British themes much in vogue on the Continent.

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Kristin rated it it was ok Mar 12, Literature and History in the Bismarck Reich. The reader’s curiosity, too, is more and more strongly aroused fontnae a story of mutual sexual attraction unfolds. Hendrik rated it really liked it Jan 05, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Book ratings by Goodreads. As a man of liberal sympathies, Fontane ruefully wrote to a friend about his job with the Zeitung: His wife, Emilie, was buried beside him four years later.

While still in London, he quit his government job, and on his return to Berlin became editor of the conservative paper Neue Preussische Zeitung. Mady Viisan rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Views Read Edit View history. Fontame its provincial atmosphere, Fontane published articles in the Leipzig newspaper Die Eisenbahn and translated Shakespeare. I due personaggi maschili principali si presentano in qualche modo come speculari: Please help improve this article cceile adding citations to reliable sources.

Cécile by Theodor Fontane

Tornata a vivere fontanee la madre, erano in tontane situazione apparentemente dignitosa, ma economicamente fragile quando apparve St. This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat 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. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Finalmente giunge una lettera della sorella, che ha raccolto informazioni: Margit rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Craig observes that this gave few indications of his promise as a gifted writer: Theodor Fontane — was a German novelist and poet, regarded by many to be the most important 19th-century German-language realist writer. He went to the front to observe the Franco-Prussian War inand after being taken prisoner at Vaucouleursremained in French captivity for three months.


When the scene shifts to the bustling world of the capital and the sharply caricatured reactionary cecil society in which the St Arnauds move, Cecile’s admirer’s discovery of her past precipitates a grim climax.

Eine Dreiecksgeschichte entspinnt sich. 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.

Given the author’s sympathy with the position of a woman in a man’s world, and the setting of the new German capital of Berlin, this is as relevant today as when it was first written. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Arnaud ha lasciato l’esercito a seguito di uno scandalo, avendo ucciso in duello un commilitone. Stephanie Lendich rated it liked it Jun 03, 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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