Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 4 by J. P. Jacobsen. Niels Lyhne by J. P. Jacobsen. Book Cover. Download; Bibrec. Niels Lyhne is an novel written by the Danish author Jens Peter Jacobsen. A naturalistic work, Niels Lyhne is considered to be part of the Modern. Jens Peter Jacobsen (7 April – 30 April ) was a Danish novelist, poet, and scientist, Jacobsen’s second novel Niels Lyhne (, English translation ) traces the fate of an atheist in a merciless world: his lack of faith is “tested” .
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Refresh and try again. Many of them are wistful, dreamy and melancholic but also naturalistic.
Jun 25, Liz rated it did not like it Shelves: That dear old dickhead C. Perhaps it was the translation, or perhaps it was me. This hunting for yourself, slyly observing your own tracks—in a circle, of course; this pretending to throw yourself into the stream of life and then at the same time sitting and angling for yourself and fishing yourself up in some peculiar disguise!
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I’m searching for a name; couldn’t you call it ‘pietistic atheism’? Jacobsen’s canon consists of two novels, seven short stories, and one posthumous volume of poetry — small, but enough to place peger as one of the most influential Danish writers.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Here’s a sentence from the first paragraph of the text: There he has an abortive love affair with an older and more experienced widow, Fru Boye. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It had been easy then to feel the beauty; but now that she was in the midst of it all, when every little feature stood out and spoke boldly with the manifold voices of reality, and beauty was shattered as light in a prism, she could not gather the rays together again, could not put the picture back beyond the sea.
Sin duda el naturalismo y el romanticismo impregnan la obra de Jacobsen. Among them must peher mentioned Mogenshis official debutthe tale of a young dreamer and his maturing during love, sorrow and new hope of love. Jacobsen ” and pronounced “I. Tutto sommato un brav’uomo.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Though described as child-like all Niels’s love interests are both child-like and resemble his mother in their passionate iconoclasm—obviously a case for Jacobsen’s contemporary FreudFru Boye speaks eloquently against the lingering Romanticism of Niels’s artist friends.
Poetry The poems of Jacobsen are more influenced by late romanticism than his prose. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? We also live closely his observations of the world. Lawrencewho lygne commented on his work. Jacobsen’s Samlede Skrifter is featured in the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park in Tarzan’s Treehouse as one of the books salvaged from a shipwreck. At the age of 12 Lyhne’s aunt, 25, with whom he had jacibsen infatuated, dies on her sickbed before him, in spite of the boy’s fervent prayers for her recovery.
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In its plotless evocation of often morbid psychological states and in its focus on the artist as martyr to an uncomprehending society, it is a quintessential proto-modenist psychological novel like those lyhhne Dostoevsky, Huysmans, or Hamsun. Goodness, justice, wisdom, who can name them all? A Lady of the Seventeenth Century is the first Danish treatment of a woman as a sexual creature.
He is no pelican, he says. They significantly inspired the Danish symbolist poetry of the s. Niels Lyhne had its greatest impact on American literature through its influence on the half-Danish Nella Larsen, whose great novella of the Harlem Renaissance, Quicksandextends this doleful narrative pattern by applying it to a black woman rather than to a white man, showing that the existential dilemma may be the same, but that it manifests itself differently due to social circumstance and identity.
Jun 30, Anna rated it liked it Shelves: That’s roughly what I took away from Niels Lyhne. Niels Lyhnein keeping with a Darwinian concern for genealogy, begins with the eponymous hero’s parentage: There was a time when a book this depressing would never have made it to my “favorite books of all time” list, but I can’t really hold its heartbreaking nature against it. Please try again later.
Penguin version is a new translation. She upholds instead the earthly complexity of Shakespeare: This is easily one of the best books i have ever read. Diagnosed with advanced tuberculosis two years later, he completed several more short stories and two novels.
It is macobsen novel that dreams the big dreams and fears the nightmare only to eventually consign itself to the inevitable brutal truth that makes for a “difficult death.
Niels Lyhne by Jens Peter Jacobsen
But it doesn’t matter, someday it will come, and the few will be the many. The novel follows Niels from his childhood to the premature end of his life; it is organized around jend major relationships, mainly with a series of idealized women along with male friends who act as de-idealizing counterweights and, sometimes, erotic rivals.
The “Madame Bovary” of North. Jacobsen’s second novel Niels LyhneEnglish translation traces the fate of an atheist in a merciless world: