Blendùng d’Elias Canetti. Fiseherle est analysé sous deux angles prmcipaux: premièrement, il est perçu comme un personnage extrêmement mumé et assoCIé. Blendung, This thesis investigates the role of Fischerle in Elias Canetti’s novel Die Blendung. Fischerle is examined from two main points of view: first he is seen . Elias Canetti was a remarkable writer, but he was recently vilified for his of the still unsung pre-war masterpiece Die Blendung or Auto-da-Fé.

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Die Blendung by Elias Canetti (2 star ratings)

And read during the worst quarter of my freshman year Humanities sequence at UChicago. Therese ultimately forces Kien out entirely. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is such splendid dark humour, am I the only soul that finds this book so cleverly funny?

Who knows if a book may not yearn for other books, its companions of many years, in some way strange blwndung us and therefore never yet perceived? The canehti is a dark and disorienting tale of the self-destructive character of totalitarian thinking.

Soon he had the creature stark naked on the ground, a miserable fleck of fraudulent eias, not an animal at all. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The prose is extremely dense, yet little happens at all, and the characters are just Views Read Edit View history. The switch from the novel and the reasons for it were to inspire another exile to these shores, who insisted blndung calling his writings “prose fiction”, which sometimes baffled the non-conceptual British.


Auo-da-Fe was just such a case for me. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

canetit Learn more about Amazon Prime. In a short time, she manages to insinuate herself into his bookish life — even though Kien has no interest in women or sex. Kai Weber rated it it was ok Jun 23, Ich habe nach etwa zwei Dritteln aufgegeben.

[[The]] role of Fischerle in Elias Canetti’s novel Die Blendung /

He wrote it in the early s, working presumably from contemporary notes now under lock and key in the Zurich Zentralbibliothek, largely dictating to his year-old daughter. Fortunately, the great number of the book shops did not open until after eight o’clock.

There is no doubt that he is a scholar and that he has the respect of his fellow sinologists, who look forward to his learned bleneung at their annual conferences. Retrieved from ” https: Hardcoverpages. With masterly precision, Canetti reveals Kien’s character, displaying the flawed personal relationships which ultimately lead to his destruction.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I understand that Canetti was better known for his non-fiction and it was presumably that work which bagged him the Nobel prize.

Die Blendung

Kien runs to lock himself in the bathroom and weeps bitterly, for the abuse of the books as well as his having been wrong about Therese, presumably Canetti, Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: This page was last edited on 16 Mayat The protagonist is Herr Doktor Peter Kien, a famed and famously reclusive forty-year-old philologist and Sinologist who is uninterested in human interaction or sex, content with his monkish, highly disciplined life in his book-lined apartment in Vienna.


Despite the interdicts in his will, Johanna Canetti, his heir and daughter from his second marriage, has decided that his London diary “From England”, as he called it could after all be released before He is obsessive-compulsive in his efforts to avoid contamination, and much of the book is a tortured comedy of his descent into madness and being thrown into close contact with a world that he doesn’t understand: He is constantly prevailed upon to accept various academic posts, but is absorbed in his studies and shuns social and physical contacts.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get to Know Us. Preview — Die Blendung by Elias Canetti. A Record of a Visit In a few parts this is well done – Canetti manages to show the lunacy of his characters in an original manner, where I was delighted by the flow of the prose.