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Effi Briest
Author: Theodor Fontane
ISBN: 3150193796
Pages: 380
Year: 2017-03-17
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Effi Briest
Author: Theodor Fontane
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191663182
Pages: 272
Year: 2015-04-09
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'I loathe what I did, but what I loathe even more is your virtue.' Seventeen-year-old Effi Briest is steered by her parents into marriage with an ambitious bureaucrat, twenty years her senior. He takes her from her home to a remote provincial town on the Baltic coast of Prussia where she is isolated, bored, and prey to superstitious fears. She drifts into a half-hearted affair with a manipulative, womanizing officer, which ends when her husband is transferred to Berlin. Years later, events are triggered that will have profound consequences for Effi and her family. Effi Briest (1895) is recognized as one of the masterpieces by Theodor Fontane, Germany's premier realist novelist, and one of the great novels of marital relations together with Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina. It presents life among the conservative Prussian aristocracy with irony and gentle humour, and opposes the rigid and antiquated morality of the time by treating its heroine with sympathy and keen psychological insight. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Der Arme Spielmann
Author: Franz Grillparzer
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1548887617
Pages: 86
Year: 2017-07-15
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We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.
Frau Jenny Treibel. English
Author: Theodor Fontane
Publisher: Frederick Ungar
Pages: 209
Year: 1976-01-01
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Author: Theodor Fontane
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590175697
Pages: 288
Year: 2012-05-02
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Opposites attract, and Helmut Holk and Christine Arne, the appealing married couple at the center of this engrossing book by one of Germany’s greatest novelists, could not be less alike. Christine is a serious soul from a devout background. She is brooding and beautiful and devoted to her husband and their two children. Helmut is lighthearted and pleasure-loving and largely content to defer to his wife’s deeper feelings and better wisdom. They live in a beautiful large house overlooking the sea, which they built themselves, and have been happily married for twenty-three years—only of late a certain tension has crept into their dealings with each other. Little jokes, casual endearments, long-meditated plans: they all hit a raw nerve. How a couple can slowly drift apart, until one day they find themselves in a situation which is nothing they ever wished for but from which they cannot go back, is at the heart of this timeless story of everyday life. Theodor Fontane’s great gift is to tell the story effectively in his characters’ own words, listening to how they talk and fail to talk to each other, watching them turn away from their own true feelings as much as from each other. Irretrievable is a nuanced, affectionate, enormously sophisticated, and profoundly humane reckoning with the blindness of love.
In My Brother's Shadow
Author: Uwe Timm
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing UK
ISBN: 074757975X
Pages: 148
Year: 2006
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A unique and profoundly moving memoir exploring a brother's death fighting for the SS and one ordinary family's relationship with Nazi rule
Hauptmann: Bahnwärter Thiel
Author: Gerhart Hauptmann
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
ISBN: 1853993123
Pages: 96
Year: 1998-01-01
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"Bahnwärter Thiel" (1988), by far the best story ever written by Gerhart Hauptmann, follows the principles of the Naturalist movement in its detailed study of the life and milieu of a humble and apparently unexceptional Prussian railwayman. Yet in its exploitation of symbolism, of techniques sometimes close to Impressionism, and in its subtle use of a changing narrative perspective, this Novelle goes beyond the essentially 'scientific' Naturalist approach: Hauptmann thus succeeds in exploring the complex interaction of suppressed social, psychological, physiological, and religious impulses far better than in any other work of this era. This new edition has been prepared with the changing needs of the today's learners and students of German in mind. The late S.D. Stirk's scholarly edition of 1952, which also included "Fasching", has seen sterling service, and we are greatly indebted to it. However, by concentrating on just one story, we have been able to offer more linguistic help in the notes and vocabulary, as well as devoting considerably more space in the introduction to detailed comments on characterisation and technique. References to other works and to other periods of Hauptmann's long career as a writer have been kept to a minimum.
Die Poggenpuhls
Author: Theodor Fontane
ISBN: 1296287491
Pages: 182
Year: 2015-02-19
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
The Mystery of Cloomber
Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486116875
Pages: 160
Year: 2012-09-21
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The master of detective fiction and creator of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries reveals his deep fascination with spiritualism and the paranormal in a gripping tale of vengeance, set on the remote Scottish coast.
A Small Circus
Author: Hans Fallada
Publisher: Skyhorse
ISBN: 1628724765
Pages: 592
Year: 2015-01-06
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A small German town edges into fascism in a novel by the bestselling author of Alone in Berlin: “So terribly genuine, it is frightening.”—Kurt Tucholsky It is the summer of 1929, and in Altholm, Germany, a storm is brewing—a local political resistance that could be valuable to Max Tredup. Max, a shabby, unprincipled reporter working for the Chronicle, Altholm’s failing newspaper, is leading a precarious and hungry existence when he takes some potentially damning photographs. Sold to the right bidder, he could make a fortune. While he contemplates his next move, the town is buzzing. Farmers are plotting their revenge against greedy officials, a mysterious traveling salesman is stirring up trouble, and the Nazi party grows stronger as the Communists fight them in the street. And all the while, Altholm’s oppressive mayor, who’s doing everything in his power to seek the easy life, is involved in a conspiracy of schemes of his own. With the town rapidly slipping into chaos, tensions mount between workers and bosses, town and country, and left and right. As alliances are broken, bribes are taken, and plots are hatched, a shocking act of violence is all it takes to push Altholm over the edge. From the brilliant mind of one of Germany’s most celebrated writers, A Small Circus “gives us front-row seats to Germany's decade-long quest for a sacrificial scapegoat that culminated in the Nazi takeover” (The Independent).
Büchner: Woyzeck
Author: Georg Buchner
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
ISBN: 1853993743
Pages: 95
Year: 1998-01-01
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Georg Büchner is regularly considered the father of modern German drama, and "Woyzeck" was his most influential work. Beneath the utter simplicity of its basic story, there are complex themes of human motivation, victimisation, guilt, class structure, and the meaning and nature of existence. This edition incorporates the recent research on the text, and provides full Introduction and Notes.
Romeo and Juliet: the Graphic Novel
Author: William Shakespeare, John McDonald, Clive Bryant
ISBN: 0195437993
Pages: 168
Year: 2010-05-04
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This full colour graphic novel presents Romeo and Juliet in modern English, verse-for-verse. Ideal for readers who may find the language of the original text difficult. Can be used in conjunction with the original text versions of the play. Also includes background information on Shakespeare, the history of the play, and Shakespeare around the globe today.
Die Soldaten Eine Komodie
Author: Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1514388251
Pages: 34
Year: 2015-06-17
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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
Author: Jakob Bidermann
Pages: 203
Year: 1974
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