Joseph von Eichendorff was born into a Catholic family in Upper Silesia in The Eichendorffs were landed gentry who had recently taken. Eichendorff’s short story ‘Das Marmorbild’; ‘The Marble Statue’ () tells the story of a young man, Florio, who arrives in Lucca. At a feast he meets and falls in . IN EICHENDORFF’S MARMORBILD. Valentine C. Hubbs. HE PAGAN GOD Bacchus, to whom Fortunato compares Florio in the. “Gotterdiimmerung” poem, has.

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Legenda,Chapter 4 on Eichendorff. Dec 23, Levas rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Enchanted white marble castles and a statue of the goddess Venus that comes alive and haunts the drea Das Marmorbild Joseph Eichendorff This short novella is a concentration of all marmoebild elements that make up the nineteenth-century German Romantic era.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is situated in Italy, in the summer heat, under palm trees, amidst a vegetation of luxurious flowers and springtime perfumes. Das Marmorbild by Joseph von Eichendorff. Libris,pp. He studied law at university in Breslau, Halle and Heidelberg fromand then served in the wars against Napoleon from and His writings exude a sense of religious grace.


For Eichendorff, the natural world conceals a divine spark, as the following poem suggests:. Wolff,pp.

Eichendorff – German Literature

Later at a masked ball he meets a woman wearing Greek costume; it is as if the statue of Venus has come alive. Jul 12, Cori added it Shelves: Published Fichendorff by Ditzingen first published Jun 28, Katja rated it liked it. Sebastian Baumer rated it really liked it Oct 22, In he married Luise von Larisch. Soon afterwards he is invited to the mysterious woman’s castle, where he is saved from seduction when he hears an old Christian song outside the window.

To ask other readers questions about Das Marmorbildplease sign up. Eine romantische Novelle von von Eichendorff, in der die wesentlichen Merkmale dieser literarischen Eichndorff deutlich werden.

Paperback80 pages. Jovana rated it really liked it Feb 01, It was the first book I read entirely in German, so it was a milestone for my German career.

At a feast he meets and falls in eichendrff with Bianka, but the feast is interrupted by the arrival of a sinister knight, Donati. University of Southern Colorado,pp. Nov 07, Dennis rated it liked it Shelves: Das Marmorbild in German; click on a word for the English translation.

Das Marmorbild

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About Joseph von Eichendorff. Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff March 10, — November 26, was a Eicheneorff poet and novelist of the later German romantic school. Rodrigo Bauler rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Jone rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Open Preview See a Problem?


Das Marmorbild by Joseph von Eichendorff

Katy rated it liked it Nov 26, Dec 29, Anna rated it liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. This book was amazing. Jun 05, Araceli. Eichendorff was born in Silesia in East Prussia, and many of his poems evoke the Silesian forests which he knew so well from his youth.

Florio goes walking in the park at night where he encounters the statue of the goddess Venus. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Romantic, good-looking young horsemen, playing the guitar, pursuing beautiful girls with flowers in their hair. This poem was set to music by Robert Schumann. Perhaps because of his Roman Catholic faith and relatively happy childhood, Eichendorff is one of the most anchored of the Romantics.

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