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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He began the naturalist movement in Danish literature and was a part of the Modern Breakthrough.

Further, Rilke’s only novel Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge translated as The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge is semi-autobiographical but is heavily influenced by Jacobsen’s second novel Niels Lyhne which traces the fate of an atheist in a merciless world. La vita un poema!

To bear life as it was and allow life to shape itself according to its own laws Do you want to see a clergyman? More than almost any book of those times, Niels Lyhne smashes Romanticism and Realism together — and lets the pieces fall where they might.

In part, this can be blamed on my Christian upbringing, but I won’t let my background take away any credit from Jacobsen’s wrenching prose: There are a number of historical -isms under which we could categorize Niels Lyhne. I bought the General-Books. I wish I read this novel years ago.

Unable petfr speak without boos and hisses foaming up in the footsteps of his speech. Many 20th Century novelists have developed the themes of religion and secularism, sexuality and gender egalitarianism, and perer and romanticism that Jacobsen explored in “Niels Lyhne”.

While not explicitly referred to here, the sense of emptiness that comes from his god-less ways is clearly yet another facet of this lack he feels. I am not offended by your love, Mr.


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There are a number of historical -isms under which we could categorize Niels Lyhne. La escritura es muy bella y puedo afirmar que tiene pasajes que vale mucho la pena releer y regresar a ellos de cuando en cuando.

A stark realism pervades the last pages, where hope is lost and truth declaimed as inadequate to satisfy the longings of the brave.

And then perhaps the most painful of all, to see himself misunderstood and scorned by noble men and women, whom he, in spite of his different beliefs, regards with admiration and respect. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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Break up the ice or pull what is dimly alive out into the light of words, and the same thing happens—what can now be seen and grasped is, in its clarity, no longer the obscurity that it was. His next major relationship is to his an older boy named Erik, another cousin, with whom he enjoys idyllic boyhood escapades that provide a later model of intelligent, realistic play rather than just dreaming fantasy. The novel remains a beautiful yet unreal mixture of voluptuousness and bitterness, sorrow and scorn, but not a unity; a series of images and aspects, but not a life totality.

She had imagined it all different, and had imagined herself different, too. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. One of the most casually poetic, simple, and beautiful books I’ve ever read.

Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. The style of the translation, which may accurately reflect the original Danish for all I know, is extraordinarily melodramatic to the point of incoherence, like a Victorian moral fable.

But he is also rational to an extreme: Jacobsen was born in Thisted in Jutland, the eldest of the five children of a prosperous merchant. This must have been a real labor of love. Anche affascinante quando visto da lontano. Fortunately, canceled order immediately. Despondently she was obliged to admit to herself that she felt poor, surrounded by riches that she could not make her own.

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Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Pesten i Bergamo The Plague of Bergamo shows people clinging to religion even when tempted to be “free men”. Niels Lyhne is a book haunted by death.

Niels isn’t completely torn between his parents’ very different approaches to life; both have their appeal to him, and he will become both an artistic soul and a practical man. Rather surprisingly, it is also a paean to atheism, which seems incongruous with the traditional, fussy style.

It seemed to him that all he could do was sing the old romantic songs over again, and everything that he had accomplished had been nothing more than this.

We acknowledge and remind and warn you that they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat There was no one here with whom she could talk, for they didn’t grasp the nuances of her words, the very life of the words; they presumably understood them, since they were Danish words, but with the dull approximation with which you understand a foreign language that you’re not used to hearing spoken.