Effi Briest. by Theodor Fontane

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Published by Penquin Books in Baltimore .

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StatementTranslated with an introd., by Douglas Parmée.
SeriesPenguin classics -- L190
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22130114M
LC Control Number67007236

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Considered by many to be the pinnacle of the nineteenth-century German novel, Effi Briest is a tale of adultery that ranks with Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina and brilliantly demonstrates the truth of the author's comment and "women's stories are generally far more interesting."Cited by: 2.

Theodor Fontane's novel Effi Briest is one of the finest that I have read. Effi Briest. book The most famous example of German realism, the novel tells the story of Effi, a teenage girl who is still acting like a child when she is married off to Baron von Innstetten, a man nearly twice her age and a former suitor of her mother's/5().

This is a review of the German-language edition of Theodor Fontane’s masterpiece, Effi Briest, published by Hofenberg. It is not a review of the novel. This edition is a print-on-demand barebones hardcover book/5(). Effi Briest [Fontane, Theodor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Effi Briest. Effi Briest. [Theodor Fontane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(7). Effi Briest () is an impressive work of Prussian realism and it's definitely classed as a 'tragic novel', one may argue one of the best to come out of the 19th century.

The story is simple enough, hardly unique, and been done with similarities many times over since/5(). SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane. Effi Briest () by Theodor Fontane looks at adultery and “fallen”.

In Thomas Mann hailed Effi Briest () as one of "the six most significant novels ever written."Set in Bismarck's Germany, Fontane's luminous tale of a socially suitable but emotionally disastrous match between the enchanting seventeen-year-old Effi and an austere, workaholic civil servant twice her age, is at once touching and unsettling/5(84).

Effi Briest tells the story of a young Prussian girl in the s, who marries a rising politician incapable of love, loses everything in the aftermath of a brief affair, and makes peace with leaving too brief a life early. Seventeen-year-old, free-spirited Effi Briest lives happily in the quiet Prussian town of Hohen-Cremmen.

Effi Briest is neither long nor labyrinthine but it is Effi Briest. book masterpiece all the same. Its effect is mesmerising' (Charlie Lee-Potter). But it is also subtle. There is not much in the way of plot (because you imagine things won’t end well) but from the very first page you are deeply moved by the unraveling of Effi’s fate.

Effi Briest is an realist novel written by German novelist and poet Theodor tells the tragic story of a young Prussian girl named Effi Briest, who marries a. Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane; 60 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Social life and customs, Prussian National characteristics, Prussian national characteristics in fiction, Teenage girls, German fiction, Adultery, Teenage girls in fiction, Adultery in fiction, German language books, Classic Literature, Non-English Fiction, Poetry; Places:.

Con Effi Briest, Fontane demuestra brillantemente la verdad de su comentario de que "las historias de las mujeres son generalmente mucho más interesantes".

Su tensa e irónica narración representa un mundo en el que la sexualidad y la voluntad de disfrutar de la vida se ahogan por la estrechez mental y la circunstancia/5(7).

Effi Briest. Theodor Fontane. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Pages: 0. Downloads: 4, Share This. Effi Briest. Theodor Fontane. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. so etwa gingen seine Gedanken.

Effi aber, während sie. „Effi Briest, jung verheiratet mit einem älteren Mann, begibt sich in eine Affäre mit dem gutaussehenden Offizier Crampas.

Jahre später entdeckt ihr Ehemann unvorsichtig aufbewahrte Liebesbriefe und sieht keine andere Möglichkeit, als Crampas zum Duell zu fordern und Effi gesellschaftlich zu :   E ffi Briest () is the greatest work of Prussian realism and certainly one of the best tragic novels of the 19th : Giles Macdonogh.

Thomas Mann once wrote that if one's library had to be reduced to six books, Effi Briest should be one of them. (Summary by Margaret) Genre(s): Published   Effi Briest Language: German: LoC Class: PT: Language and Literatures: Germanic, Scandinavian, and Icelandic literatures: Subject: Adultery -- Fiction Subject: Didactic fiction Subject: Teenage girls -- Fiction Subject: National characteristics, Prussian -- Fiction Subject: Berlin (Germany) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.

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Thomas Mann said that if one had to reduce one’s library to six novels, Effi Briest would have to be one of them. [1] Published in book form inEffi Briest marks both a watershed and a climax in the poetic realism of literature and forms a thematic trilogy on 19th century marriage from a female perspective along with Anna.

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Su tensa e irónica narración representa un mundo en el que la sexualidad y la voluntad de disfrutar de la vida se ahogan por la estrechez mental y la circunstancia. In Thomas Mann hailed Effi Briest () as one of "the six most significant novels ever written." Set in Bismarck's Germany, Fontane's luminous tale of a socially suitable but emotionally disastrous match between the enchanting seventeen-year-old Effi and an austere, workaholic civil servant twice her age, is at once touching and by: 2.

Effi Briest (also known as Fontane Effi Briest) is a film directed and narrated by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, adapted from German author Theodor Fontane's novel of the same film's full title that was originally used in West Germany was Fontane Effi Briest oder Viele, die eine Ahnung haben von ihren Möglichkeiten und Bedürfnissen und trotzdem das Produced by: Rainer Werner.

Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane is translated from the German by Walter Wallich and follows a young girl who gets married to a much older man and she tries to be happy in the marriage. Review.

As the novel opens up we see our lively, bubbly seventeen year old heroine, the eponymous Effi, playing with her friends.

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Often compared to Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina, Theodor Fontane’s Effi Briest tells the poignant story of a passionate and spontaneous young woman who becomes trapped in a dull and restrictive upper-class existence. Married at the tender age of 17 to Geert von Innstetten, an ambitious nobleman and civil.

About Effi Briest. In Thomas Mann hailed Effi Briest () as one of “the six most significant novels ever written.”Set in Bismarck’s Germany, Fontane’s luminous tale of a socially suitable but emotionally disastrous match between the enchanting seventeen-year-old Effi and an austere, workaholic civil servant twice her age, is at once touching and unsettling.

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Isolated and bored, Effi finds comfort and distraction in a brief liaison with Major Crampas, a married man with a dangerous reputation. But years later, when Effi has almost forgotten her affair, the secret 4/5(1).

Effi Briest ist die Titelfigur des gleichnamigen Romans von Theodor Fontane, der in Buchform erstmals erschienen ist. Als Erscheinungsjahr wurde auf dem Titelblatt angegeben. Der Gesellschaftsroman wird dem bürgerlichen Realismus zugeordnet und spielt vor dem Hintergrund des durch strenge Normen festgelegten Lebens im Kaiserreich.

Book Description Penguin Classics Penguin UK SepTaschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware - Telling the tragic tale of a socially advantageous but emotionally ruinous match, Theodor Fontane's Effi Briest is translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison with an introduction by Helen Chambers in Penguin Classics/5(K).

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