BOOK Irrungen Wirrungen

FREE PDF Â BOOK Irrungen Wirrungen ï JOHNSCYCLINGDIARY ✓ ❮Reading❯ ➷ Irrungen Wirrungen ➯ Author Theodor Fontane – Die Geschichte spielt im Berlin der 1870er Jahre Die hübsche und pflichtbewusste Lene wohnt mit ihrer alten Pflegemutter Nimptsch in einem kDes Sommers kommen sich die beiden näher Doch der große Standesunterschied erweist sich als Hindernis für ihre Liebe Summary by Wikiped Theodor Fontane is generally considered to be the pinnacle of the realist novel in Germany something like the German euivalent of Balzac and Dickens There is one marked difference between his novels and that of his French and English counterparts though – Fontane’s novels lack any trace of the sensational novel and of melodrama that run so strongly through the work of the other two There never is much in the way of plot and even if characters die through suicide or in duels there is never really any sense of drama to it – even tragic events appear business as usual pieces of miscellaneous news on the last page of the morning paper whose perusal hardly raises an eyebrow Depending on the reader’s bias the resulting novels have been called true to life poetic or plain boring but for the most part Fontane is considered on of the most important German language writers of the late 19th century Irrungen Wirrungen fits uite well into this the common English translation of this title as “Trials and Tribulations” is uite far off the mark by the way ”Delusions Confusions” is much closer to the German original while “Entanglements” follows the spirit even as it strays from the letter The novel one of Fontane’s earlier ones does not have an antagonist does not even really have any conflict – it is about a pair of lovers separated by class petit bourgeois Lene and aristocratic Botho who spend some time together but then go on to marry someone appropriate to their social status In the end everyone just agrees to do the reasonable thing and while they might bear some regrets both of the novel’s protagonists see societal conventions as something that cannot be circumvented or rebelled against but only submitted to Even the reader is left behind wondering if this outcome isn’t the best for everyone concerned after allI used to intensely dislike Fontane; after struggling through two of his novels struggling to stay awake mostly I filed him under “terminally boring” and gave up on him It was somewhat to my surprise then that I not only felt the sudden urge to re read something by Fontane but also found myself actually enjoying it – I suppose this is an indication that I’m getting oldThe plot of Irrungen Wirrungen such as it is is almost reminiscent of Henry James with class barriers playing the part of the gap between the Old and the New World but the authorial temperaments of Fontane and James could hardly be different Where James constructs a hyper subtle extremely close third person point of view Fontane’s narrator is omniscient and his tone genial and conversational – the German word “gemütlich” nails it uite precisely evoking some kindly old grandfather figure sitting by the fireplace wrapped in a blanket and with his feet up telling stories from his life and times But as it turns out that congeniality is not really to be trusted – it masks just how relentless and without hope of escape a grip social conventions have on the novel’s protagonists As one of the novel’s minor figures Frau Dörr puts it in an entirely different context but the image seems clearly intended as an emblem for Prussian society in the late 19th century “It’s a swamp that just pretends to be a meadow”

Theodor Fontane Õ Irrungen Wirrungen BOOK

Die Geschichte spielt im Berlin der er Jahre Die hübsche und pflichtbewusste Lene wohnt mit ihrer alten Pflegemutter Nimptsch in einem kle Du liebst mich und bist mir treuAber wegfliegen wirst du das seh ich klar und gewiss Du wirst es müssen Es heißt immer die Liebe mache blind aber sie macht auch hell und fernsichtig p34Fontane in his later novels reminds me of the story of the fish who was able to be silent in many languages view spoiler there not much to that story as you imagine hide spoiler

TEXT Ç Irrungen Wirrungen Õ Theodor Fontane

Irrungen WirrungenInen Häuschen Bei einer Bootspartie lernt sie den gesellschaftlich gewandten und unterhaltsamen Baron Botho von Rienäcker kennen Im Laufe 35 ⭐ best book I had to read for school in German