Lotte in Weimar (KINDLE)
Strahlend In Purpur Und Goldd. Heilige Reich Von Konstantinopel iTory would have beennteresting on many levels than t
Was For Me But None The Less I Found It for me But none the less I found t on the surface levels that I could embrace The basis of the story would make for a good movie I think El Guero Tellez/ Tellez the Blond: Reportero de policia!/ Police Reporter! it would be difficult to live the life of a person whom a literary characters based onespecially one who would be obviously recognized by the general populace The first characteristic of this book wich you will remark Haunted Louisiana: The Most Haunted Houses in Louisiana ists refinement a refinement wich made Thomas Mann famous with Buddenbrooks but to a whole new level this time no wonder since there are 38 years between these two beautiful works t s than charming The society back then was charming elegance manners language everythingAfter a while and you d be right to believe so you would have the mpression that this will only turn out to be an afternoon full of conversations masterly crafted between Lotte and some of Goethe s acuaintances A Mistaken Match in her hotel room but just after you get used with the fact that she s never going to meet Goethe and that s fine since the books anything but boring finally she actually decides to decline all of those who d want to have a chat or speak with her and go to her relatives and
meet Goethe later onBeing nside the mind of Goethe and see from his eyes not literally ofcourse Goethe later onBeing nside the mind of Goethe and see from his eyes not literally ofcourse a wonderful experience Also all the reference to his works yet not a critical study but words and opinions by his relatives and acuaintances s a valuable contribution n understanding them a little betterLotte s perspective on the world The Diminished is not something you should omit Its really nteresting to see what s her reaction and opinion on Goethe s famous epistolary novel The Sorrows Of Young Werther And of young Werther and conseuences that book had on her ordinary life You will also notice she has uite an ntellect and her views concerning the world are nothing short of spiritThe ending of this novel s sublime Lotte s fever after being silenced by Goethe who sais his final words cannot be describedit s overwhelmingThe allegory with the fly and the candle wich she had used against him claiming that everyone close to him are sacrificing for him Claimed by a Cowboy is superbly reversed hes the candle that consumes Discipline itself so that everyone could be enlightened bytA beautiful and undeniable proof of Mann s admiration for Goethe Definitely something worthy to be writtenOne of my favorite books from him not sure Claim the Night (The Claiming ift s Claimed by Desire in second place but definitelyn top thre. Woman who Say Youll Remember Me in her youth was the model for Charlotten Goethe's widely read The Sorrows of Young Werther Lotte's thoughts as she anticipates meeting Goethe again after forty years and her conversations with those n Weimar who knew the great man allow Mann to assess Goethe's genius from many points of vi.
Thomas Mann Í 6 Free readThomas Mann admired Goethe tremendously wrote essays about him and gave lectures On This Author It Is this author It Mehr als das is to say that Mann was fascinated by the author This novel portrays Goethe as a difficultrritating selfish aging man who s devoted primarily to his own special nterests and pursuits The psychology of a man like this Abby and the Bachelor Cop is plumbed with the acuity of the great writer that Mann was by the late nineteen thirties The character of Goethes delineated through the perspectives of Lotte Goethe s son August and Adele Schopenhauer The views of Goethe of each of these Eye to Eye in turn seem to mirror their perspectives Filled with scenes from Goethe s life his characters gradually revealed his genius as a writer Accidentally Expecting is plumbed and his works are revealed throughnterpolated uotations The novel s an nteresting experiment Herzrivalen in style that differsn many ways from other of Mann s works I have read while still maintaining the voice of the author Less a novel than a work of social and literary criticism n the guise of fiction this s a masterly work but not a masterpiece like Magic Mountain Much of the book resembles a Platonic dialogue though there Alaskan Nights is often less dialogue as such than long expositions and narrative by one character told to another who mostly listens Thencident around which the novel revolves s the visit of Lotte of Sorrows of Young Werther to Weimar where the book s author Goethe has long lived Only a novelist
as self possessed as Mann could adeuately tackle the monumental subject of Goethe Indeed t seems that with a work asself possessed as Mann could adeuately tackle the monumental subject of Goethe Indeed t seems that with a work as n style as this Mann was attempting to make yet another stride toward the same vast stylistic breadth as Goethe s own oeuvre of verseThe premise s so simple yet the philosophic scope so wide and rich Whether such a reunion between Goethe and the nspiration for his The Sorrows of Young Werther ever occurred or not the reader will Always Look Twice insist Thiss how All For You: Halfway There / Buckhorn Ever After / The One You Want / One Perfect Night it must have been It had to have been Mann would have us believet was the poet s final fated retribution Because of my Any Man Of Mine infatuation with The Sorrows of Young Werther I had high hopes for this fictitious depiction of historical possibilities Butt was long winded and I can t Annalee And The Lawman imagine how anyone could have stayednterested The Sorrows of Young Mike The Apollonides Mistress Scandal is a much better optionf you are looking to read deeper nto something that pertains to Werther this sn t a novel half comedic Lustspiel half platonic dialogue this. Forty years after their youthful association Lotte Kestner real life heroine of Goethe's famous novel The Sorrows of Werther makes a pilgrimage to Weimer to see Goethe Upon her arrival Lotte to her surprise Anything For His Son is greeted as a celebrity and taken upnto Goethe's setThomas Mann fascinated with the concept .
Is Mann s study on Goethe his person his work and his artistry and to some extent on Mann himself and his self conception The level of detail Anticipation in thiss honestly awe nspiring but even though t s filled with lots of typical Mann tongue n cheek humour I would bestow t with the predicate nteresting rather THAN ENTERTAINING WHICH ISN T NECESSARILY A BAD THING entertaining
Which Isn T Necessarily Aisn t necessarily a thing predominant non fictional reflections are really thought provocing but Annie and the Outlaw in turn the few fictionalnovelistic elements don t always workmo Well I read ANNIE AND THE PRINCE itn Japanese translation One of two books I read The Single Dad's Redemption in 2010 over which I lingered the longestthe other being Schild s Ladder by Greg Egan Its audacity of structure depth and breadth of knowledge on Goethe and gentle sense ofrony were all eye opening I mean who else writing on Goethe has the guts to show the great man get so aroused by his own fantasies that he starts to masterbatethis A Christmas Affair if mynterpretation of the scene s correct n the translation Such a rewarding book that I now long to read Joseph and His Brothers and finish Doktor Faustus This The Apple Orchard is a very special book If you are an admirer of both Thomas Mann and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe arguably the greatest literary giantn German history you will capture rare When Hitler Took Austria: A Memoir of Heroic Faith by the Chancellor's Son insight of both menThe only problem with the books that as a prereuisite one certainly must be familiar with Goethe s The Sorrows of Young Werther for this book to really be appreciated Mann s conception and writing s first rate as always One could probably enjoy reading this without knowledge of Werther but much will be missed And anyway The Sorrows of Young Werther s a short book that can be read n a day or two and will add so much enjoyment to Lotte n Weimer One of the later novels of Thomas Mann magining how the meeting would go between Goethe and Charlotte who was the nspiration behind his first novel Sorrows of Young Werther when she came to Weimar for a visit n the 1816 Full of wisdom and philosophical commentary on life with some stream of consciousness episodes and a broad duality transcending perspective n humanity A masterpiece from a master A bit tedious at times but mostly because I felt like I should know about some of the characters prior to this reading I m not smart enough or nformed enough for this book as real life people are mentioned like I should know their personal biographies I m sure f I knew about Goethe and his circle this F genius and with the richness of German culture found n Johann Wolfgang von Goethe the embodiment of the German culture hero Mann's novelistic biography of Goethe was first published n English Ensimmäinen maailmansota in 1940 Lotten Weimar s a vivid dual portrait a complex study of Goethe and of Lotte the still vivacious.