Lotte in Weimar (Read)

Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann

Read ✓ Lotte in Weimar 106 Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read Forty years after their youthful association Lotte Kestner real life heroine of Goethe's famous novel The Sorrows of Werther makes a pilgrimage to Weimer to see Goethe Upon her arrival Lotte to her surprise is greeted as a celebrity and taken up into Goethe's setThomas Mann fascinated with the concept o. The first characteristic of this book wich you will remark is its refinement a refinement wich made Thomas Mann famous with Buddenbrooks but to a whole new level this time no wonder since there are 38 years between these two beautiful works it s than charming The society back then was charming elegance manners language everythingAfter a while and you d be right to believe so you would have the impression that this will only turn out to be an afternoon full of conversations masterly crafted between Lotte and some of Goethe s acuaintances in her hotel room but just after you get used with the fact that she s never going to meet Goethe and that s fine since the book is anything but boring finally she actually decides to decline all of those who d want to have a chat or speak with her and go to her relatives and meet Goethe later onBeing inside the mind of Goethe and see from his eyes not literally ofcourse is a wonderful experience Also all the reference to his works yet not a critical study but words and opinions by his relatives and acuaintances is a valuable contribution in understanding them a little betterLotte s perspective on the world is not something you should omit It is really interesting to see what is her reaction and opinion on Goethe s famous epistolary novel The sorrows of young Werther and the conseuences that book had on her ordinary life You will also notice she has uite an intellect and her views concerning the world are nothing short of spiritThe ending of this novel is sublime Lotte s fever after being silenced by Goethe who sais his final words cannot be describedit s overwhelmingThe allegory with the fly and the candle wich she had used against him claiming that everyone close to him are sacrificing for him is superbly reversed he is the candle that consumes itself so that everyone could be enlightened by itA beautiful and undeniable proof of Mann s admiration for Goethe Definitely something worthy to be writtenOne of my favorite books from him not sure if it s in second place but definitely in top three La belle au bois dormant up into Goethe's setThomas Mann fascinated with the concept o. The first characteristic of this book wich you will remark is its refinement a refinement wich made Thomas Mann famous with Buddenbrooks but to a whole new level this time no wonder since there are 38 years between these two beautiful works it s than charming The society back then was charming elegance manners language everythingAfter a while and you d be right to believe so you would have the impression that this will only turn out to be an afternoon full of conversations masterly crafted between Lotte and some of Goethe s acuaintances in her hotel room but just after you get No Breaking My Heart Barefoot William Beach #5 used with the fact that she s never going to meet Goethe and that s fine since the book is anything but boring finally she actually decides to decline all of those who d want to have a chat or speak with her and go to her relatives and meet Goethe later onBeing inside the mind of Goethe and see from his eyes not literally ofcourse is a wonderful experience Also all the reference to his works yet not a critical study but words and opinions by his relatives and acuaintances is a valuable contribution in A Biography of Innovations understanding them a little betterLotte s perspective on the world is not something you should omit It is really interesting to see what is her reaction and opinion on Goethe s famous epistolary novel The sorrows of young Werther and the conseuences that book had on her ordinary life You will also notice she has Ni arte ni parte uite an intellect and her views concerning the world are nothing short of spiritThe ending of this novel is sublime Lotte s fever after being silenced by Goethe who sais his final words cannot be describedit s overwhelmingThe allegory with the fly and the candle wich she had Ni arte ni parte used against him claiming that everyone close to him are sacrificing for him is superbly reversed he is the candle that consumes itself so that everyone could be enlightened by itA beautiful and Noticias De Los Montoneros undeniable proof of Mann s admiration for Goethe Definitely something worthy to be writtenOne of my favorite books from him not sure if it s in second place but definitely in top three

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Read ✓ Lotte in Weimar 106 Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read F genius and with the richness of German culture found in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe the embodiment of the German culture hero Mann's novelistic biography of Goethe was first published in English in 1940 Lotte in Weimar is a vivid dual portrait a complex study of Goethe and of Lotte the still vivacious. Well I read it in Japanese translation One of two books I read in 2010 over which I lingered the longestthe other being Schild s Ladder by Greg Egan Its audacity of structure depth and breadth of knowledge on Goethe and gentle sense of irony were all eye opening I mean who else writing on Goethe has the guts to show the great man get so aroused by his own fantasies that he starts to masterbatethis if my interpretation of the scene is correct in the translation Such a rewarding book that I now long to read Joseph and His Brothers and finish Doktor Faustus

Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann

Read ✓ Lotte in Weimar 106 Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read Woman who in her youth was the model for Charlotte in Goethe's widely read The Sorrows of Young Werther Lotte's thoughts as she anticipates meeting Goethe again after forty years and her conversations with those in Weimar who knew the great man allow Mann to assess Goethe's genius from many points of vi. this isn t a novel half comedic Lustspiel half platonic dialogue this is Mann s study on Goethe his person his work and his artistry and to some extent on Mann himself and his self conception The level of detail in this is honestly awe inspiring but even though it is filled with lots of typical Mann tongue in cheek humour I would bestow it with the predicate interesting rather than entertaining which isn t necessarily a bad thing The predominant non fictional reflections are really thought provocing but in turn the few fictionalnovelistic elements don t always work imo


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    characters Lotte in Weimar Lotte in Weimar (Read) Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Because of my infatuation with The Sorrows of Young Werther I had high hopes for this fictitious depiction of historical possibilities But it was long winded and I can’t imagine how anyone could have stayed interested The Sorrows of Young Mike is a much better option if you are looking to read deeper into something that pertains to Werther

  2. says: Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read Lotte in Weimar (Read)

    Lotte in Weimar (Read) Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann characters Lotte in Weimar The first characteristic of this book wich you will remark is its refinement a refinement wich made Thomas Mann famous with Buddenbrooks but to a whole new level this time no wonder since there are 38 years between these two beautiful works it's than charming The society back then was charming elegance manners language everythingAfter a while and you'd be right to believe so you would have the impression that this will only turn o

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    Lotte in Weimar (Read) This is a very special book If you are an admirer of both Thomas Mann and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe arguably the greatest literary giant in German history you will capture rare insight of both menThe only problem with the book is th

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    characters Lotte in Weimar Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Only a novelist as self possessed as Mann could adeuately tackle the monumental subject of Goethe Indeed it seems that with a work as uniue in style as this Mann was attempting to make yet another stride toward the same vast stylistic breadth as Goethe's own oeuvre of verseThe premise is so simple yet the philos

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    characters Lotte in Weimar Lotte in Weimar (Read) Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read A bit tedious at times but mostly because I felt like I should know about some of the characters prior to this reading I'm not smart enough or informed enough for this book as real life people are mentioned like I should know their personal bio

  6. says: Lotte in Weimar (Read) Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann

    Lotte in Weimar (Read) Well I read it in Japanese translation One of two books I read in 2010 over which I lingered the longestthe other being Schild's Ladder by Greg Egan Its audacity of structure depth and breadth of knowledge on Goethe and g

  7. says: Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read Lotte in Weimar (Read)

    Lotte in Weimar (Read) characters Lotte in Weimar Less a novel than a work of social and literary criticism in the guise of fiction this is a masterly work but not a maste

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    Lotte in Weimar (Read) One of the later novels of Thomas Mann imagining how the meeting would go between Goethe and Charlotte who was the inspiration behi

  9. says: Lotte in Weimar (Read) Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read

    Lotte in Weimar (Read) this isn't a novel; half comedic Lustspiel half platonic dialogue this is Mann's study on Goethe his person his work and his artistry and to some extent on Mann himself and his self conception The level of detail in this is honestly awe inspiring but even though it is filled with lots of typical Mann tongue in cheek humour I would bestow it with the predicate 'interesting' rather than 'entertaining' which isn't necessar

  10. says: characters Lotte in Weimar Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Thomas Mann Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read

    Thomas Mann ✓ 6 Read Lotte in Weimar (Read) Thomas Mann admired Goethe tremendously wrote essays about him and gave lectures on this author It is safe to say that Mann was fascinated by the author This novel portrays Goethe as a difficult irritating selfish aging man who is

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  • Hardcover
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  • Lotte in Weimar
  • Thomas Mann
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  • 21 June 2018
  • 9783103481273