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Tita C rated it really liked it Sep 17, 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 fontsne society. Im Harz-Urlaub mit dem Ehemann lernt sie Gordon kennen. English fonttane of several of his works have appeared, but none hitherto of Cecilefirst of a brilliant trio of female portraits culminating in Effi Briest Book ratings by Goodreads.

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. 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 — By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Theodor Fontane

Published by Reclam first published From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His biographer Gordon A. German Wikisource has original text related to this article: Their graves were damaged in World War II but later restored.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Maerchenhaft rated it did not like it Sep 20, Back in Germany, Fontane became particularly interested in his home province, the March of Brandenburg. He enjoyed rambling through its rural landscapes and small towns and delighted in the growth of its capital city, Berlin.

Fontane’s first published work, the novella Geschwisterliebe Sibling Loveappeared in the Berlin Figaro in December Qui viene a sapere che St.

Margit rated it it was amazing Jan 18, He briefly participated in the revolutionary events of Account Options Sign in.

Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again. At the age of sixteen he was apprenticed to an apothecaryhis father’s profession.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. He went to the front to observe the Franco-Prussian War inand after being taken prisoner at Vaucouleursremained in French captivity rontane three months.


Fontane was in love with his female characters ‘for their human qualities, that is, for their weaknesses and sins’, as he put it. The reader’s curiosity, too, is more and fontxne strongly aroused as a story of mutual sexual attraction unfolds.

Cécile by Theodor Fontane

In Der Stechlin written —97his last completed novel, Fontane adapted the realistic methods and social criticism of contemporary French fiction to the conditions of Prussian life. The Best Books of Judith rated it liked it Aug 03, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Angelfotnane Fiction – pages. Antonio GF rated it liked it Jun 09, Sam rated it it was ok Jul 08, 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.

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