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Effi Briest

by Theodor Fontane

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Published by Angel Books in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Berlin (Germany)
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, Prussian -- Fiction.,
    • Berlin (Germany) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTheodor Fontane ; translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison and Helen Chambers ; afterword and notes by Helen Chambers.
      SeriesAngel classics
      ContributionsRorrison, Hugh., Chambers, Helen, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT1863 .E313 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p. ;
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL565935M
      ISBN 100946162441
      LC Control Number96150843
      OCLC/WorldCa33199542

      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 : Paperback. Book Description Penguin Classics Penguin UK Sep , Taschenbuch. 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).

        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: Berlin (Germany), Prussia. Effi Briest (), his masterpiece, is a revealing portrait of an individual victimized by outmoded standards. Fontane, on whom Sir Walter Scott had made a deep impression, traveled to England as a journalist and wrote two books based on his experiences: A 3/5(1).

        Unworldly young Effi Briest is married off to Baron von Innstetten, an austere and ambitious civil servant twice her age, who has little time for his new wife. 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 returns to haunt her, with 4/5(1). Effi Briest is an unusual novel for its time because it is from the perspective of a woman, causing it to be put in a similar literary category as Anna Karenina (by Leo Tolstoy). One major theme.


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Theodor Fontane () was a German novelist and political reporter. Along with Effi Briest, Fontane is remembered for Frau Jenny Treibel, an ironic criticism of middle-class hypocrisy and small-mindedness. Hugh Rorrison has published extensively on modern German theatre and teaches German film at the University of Leeds.

Helen Chambers organised the first conference on English translations Cited by: 2. The book was translated into English with the same title: Effi Briest Effi is Effi Briest book spoiled year-old whose parents decide to marry her off to a man older than her own father, /5().

E ffi Briest () is the greatest work of Prussian realism and certainly one of the best tragic novels of the 19th century.

The story is simple enough and Effi Briest book unique: Geert von Innstetten, an Author: Giles Macdonogh. Effi Briest is a realist novel by Theodor Fontane. 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 Karenina and. This Study Guide consists of approximately 51 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Effi Briest.

Effi Briest tells the story of a young Prussian girl in the s, who marries a rising politician incapable of love. 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. 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 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.

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.

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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” women [ ]. TRANSLATED BY WALTER WALLICH AFTERWORD BY CHARLIE LEE-POTTER pp ISBN In some ways an ‘untypical’ Persephone Book, Effi Briest is a late-C19th novel; by a man; translated from the German, by a man, 55 years ago.

This is how Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane (Fon-tah-nuh, no silent vowels in German) came about. Two years ago we were asked to give a small. Theodor Fontane () was a German novelist and potitical reporter.

Along with Effi Briest, Fontane is remembered for Frau Jenny Treibel (), an ironic criticism of middle-class hypocrisy and small-mindedness. If you enjoyed Effi Briest you may like Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, also available in Penguin Classics/5(9K).

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. 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 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 German aristocrat who. 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. She is telling them the story of an old suitor of her mother’s who was turned. Effi Briest is a realist novel by Theodor Fontane. Published in book form inEffi Briest marks both a watershed and a climax in the poetic realism of literature.

It can be thematically compared to other novels on 19th century marriage from a female perspective. Check out this great listen on 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. Effi Briest, novel by Theodor Fontane, written in –93; published in installments in the literary and political periodical Deutsche Rundschau from October to March and in book form in Known for its deft characterization and accurate portrayal of Brandenburg society, the novel examines the place of women in society by following the corruption and downfall of Effi, married.

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Theodor Fontane () was a German novelist and political reporter. Along with Effi Briest, Fontane is remembered for Frau Jenny Treibel, an ironic criticism of middle-class hypocrisy and small-mindedness. Hugh Rorrison has published extensively on modern German theatre and teaches German film at the University of Leeds.

Helen Chambers organised the first conference on English /5(83).