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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 fontaane German novelists. Vecile the scene shifts to the bustling world of the capital and the sharply caricatured reactionary high society in which the St Arnauds move, Cecile’s admirer’s discovery of her past precipitates a grim climax.

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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.

Fontane was born in Neuruppina town 30 miles northwest of Berlin, into a Huguenot family. Latika Rodway-Anand rated it liked it Nov 11, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Arnaud ha ffontane l’esercito a seguito di uno scandalo, avendo ucciso in duello un commilitone. 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.

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The reader’s curiosity, too, is more and more strongly aroused as a story of mutual sexual attraction unfolds. Cecile Theodor Fontane No preview available – Retrieved from ” https: 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 Want to Read saving….

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Poole Limited preview – Niko rated it really liked it Mar 05, In he quit his job as an apothecary and became a full-time journalist and writer. Stephanie Lendich rated it liked it Jun 03, In his novels Irrungen, Wirrungen Trials and Tribulations, Frau Jenny Treibel and Effi Briest —95he found his own tone, yielding insights into the lives of the nobility and of the common man.

In his observations, he vociferously critiqued Prussian militarism: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. Books by Theodor Fontane. Goodreads is the world’s fontaane site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Theodor Fontane

He became engaged to his future wife, Emilie Rouanet-Kummer, whom he had met when still at school. This article tontane additional citations for verification. Antonio GF rated it liked it Jun 09, No trivia or quizzes yet. Kristin rated it it was ok Mar 12, Fontane’s first published work, the novella Geschwisterliebe Sibling Loveappeared in the Berlin Figaro in December PaperbackReclams Universal-Bibliothek,pages.

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