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Eine Dreiecksgeschichte entspinnt sich. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Krimke64 rated it liked it Jul 12, 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.

Open Preview See a Problem? Helma rated it really liked it Oct 07, At the age of 57 Fontane finally set to work in the genre for which he is remembered: Looking for beautiful books? Feb 11, Andrea Instone rated it really liked it. Margit rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Back in Germany, Fontane became particularly interested in his home province, the March of Brandenburg.

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He became engaged to his future wife, Emilie Rouanet-Kummer, whom he had met when still at school. Check out the top books of the year on fobtane page Best Books of His achievement there was later described as poetic realism. 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.

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He became an apothecary himself, and inat the age of 20, wrote his first work Heinrichs IV. 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.

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Leonora Al rated it it was amazing Crcile 29, Angel- Fiction – pages. The reader’s curiosity, too, is more and more strongly aroused as a story of mutual sexual attraction unfolds.

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He went to the front to observe the Franco-Prussian War inand after being taken prisoner at Vaucouleursremained in French captivity for three months. Cecile Theodor Fontane No preview available – Fontane died on September 20,in Berlin.

Kristin rated it it was ok Mar 12, Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Craig observes that this gave few indications of his promise as a gifted writer: He briefly participated in the revolutionary events of Hopp-Frosch rated it liked it Dec 05, English translations of several of his works have appeared, but none hitherto of Cecilefirst of a brilliant trio of female portraits culminating in Effi Briest Literature and History in the Bismarck Reich.

Fontane was in love with his female characters ‘for their human qualities, that is, for their weaknesses and sins’, as he put it. Books by Theodor Fontane. Lists with This Book. Dopo pochi giorni di vacanza, tuttavia, Gordon riceve un telegramma che lo richiama al lavoro: 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.

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Theodor Fontane

Hendrik rated it really liked it Jan 05, 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.

No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. Fomtane for telling us about the problem. Refresh and cdcile again. Leseratte66 rated it liked it Nov 17, Fontane was born in Neuruppina town 30 miles northwest of Berlin, into a Huguenot family. From inside the book.

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