Henry von Ofterdingen has ratings and 57 reviews. Il giovane Enrico rimane turbato dal racconto di uno straniero, che parla di questo fiore, da un colore. Enrico di Ofterdingen by Novalis at – ISBN – ISBN – Adelphi – – Softcover. : Enrico di Ofterdingen: In 8°, pp, bross. muta e sovraccop. edit., velina, ottimo. Collana ‘Cederna’, testo tedesco a fronte banc.

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Novales originally thought of his novel as an answer to Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister 3 starsa work that he initially read with enthusiasm but later judged as highly unpoetical; he disliked the victory of the economical over the poetic that Goethe’s work, in Novali’s opinion, so conspicuously celebrates.

Beautiful language, romantic tales it is in fact a string of tales where everybody hugs everybody tenderly and weeps and loves eternally and so on.

Hardenberg wouldn’t be particularly happy to hear that I liked his book mainly for the poetic language and some titillating scenes, but there it is. Setting aside the admittedly grandiose preconceived notions, my thoughts on this book are mostly positive. Young Henry, a medieval poet who seeks the mysterious Blue Flower with the lovely face of the yet Strange and ingenious, this extraordinary fusion of novel, fairy tale, and poem, published posthumously inis the most representative work of early German Romanticism.

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He is definitely a dreamer and others see him as a poet. Anselm’s “ontological proof of the existence of God”, represents, in Michael Murrin’s words, “Some of the directions science fiction should be taking, but isn’t” — hence, if you write fantasy or science fiction, this book is indispensable — and besides, the metaphor of an orgy in which the breasts turn into a living, moving sea is unforgettable.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? View all 5 comments. The ofterdijgen hardihood of his native sky had blighted in him the tender buds of the noblest plants; He became an able mechanic, and inspiration seemed to him but foolishness. His poetry and writings were ogterdingen influence on Hermann Hesse. The book is written as a polemic against Goethe’s “Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre”. In the story he lies in bed his mind turning over a story he was told by a traveller, eventually in wanders into a dream and taken to a high place sees the blue flower, at breakfast his story prompts his father to tell the story of a significant dream he had as a young man.


Then the story is about a young man Henry von Ofterdingen who is enricoo search of the blue flower of his maiden-love who in his dream is named Matilda. I sort of enjoyed most of the fairy tales until the last one, which was 28 pages long and incoherent. A great romantic novel fromci young Henry’s search for himself. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. That book has been with me for more than 3 years now.

After that he departs with his mother on a journey to Augsburg where his maternal Grandfather lives, on the way various people tell various stories. The author himself died before he finished it.

Da qui inizia un viaggio costellato di poemi, racconti e incontri pittoreschi, che culmina con la presenza della ragazza in carne e ossa e di suo padre, che dovrebbe diventare il maestro filosofi Il fiore azzurro May 18, K. Young Henry, a medieval poet who seeks the mysterious Blue Flower with the lovely face of the yet unknown Mathilda, sets out on a journey that is interspersed with beautiful tales and exquisite songs.

Henry von Ofterdingen by Novalis

ofterdingej Explore the Home Gift Guide. The novel treats of the mid period of Novalis’s life, and it evokes something of the landscape and atmosphere of this novel rather like a tea bag dipped in a glass of boiling water.

The book has no pretensions to realism and it’s bizarro that people got all the way through the thing without getting that. Jul 13, Tej rated it it was ok.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Quintessential early German Romanticism.

Dans sa courte vie, Novalis a surtout vecu la mort de ceux qu’il aimait mais cet oeuvre est d’un optimisme extraordinaire. The only thing good I can say about this is that it was short. The fragment in this book, “Klingsor’s Oftedringen “Marchen” being German for “fairy tale”precipitated around St.

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Defeated by cunning he obtains the permission oftedringen call in the legendary sorcerer Klingsor von Ungerlant Hungary to his relief. Aus diesem Grund ist Heinrich von Ofterdingen auch ein sehr ofterddingen Beispiel, um die gesamte Bandbreite dieser Epoche zu begreifen, denn man findet garantiert selten in einem Buch so viele Lebensweisheiten und verschiedene Ansichten auf gewisse Themen wie die Liebe, das Leben und vor allem die Poesie wie in diesem fragmentarischen Werk Novalis’.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Beautifully written, a German classic which I heard of through the books list. Lewisthe Inklings, and the whole modern fantasy genre. Amazon Global Store UK International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and may differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions.

Novalis’s fragmentary but pioneering work of European Romanticism paved the way for many writers to come–from E. It is all internal ; and as enrixo artists fill the external senses with agreeable emotions, so in like manner the poet fills the internal sanctuary of the mind with new, wonderful, and pleasing thoughts.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The legend was enruco by Novalis in offerdingen eponymous fragment novel written in and by E. A quick read, in which Henry goes on a journey with his mother to visit her family.

Lists with This Book. Scholars have written many books about Novalis and his work. Get to Know Us. But – “The partition between fiction and truth, between the past and the present, has fallen down. I laughed when I read many of the reviews on this book, after the fact. Mar 11, Don rated it really liked it. Great, poetic style – it’s a pity this book has never been finished and Novalis’ life was over so soon After a long walk, past olive groves and views of the sparkling sea you reach Delphi where you must wait the oracle does not practise everyday when you tell her your story, in holy trance she tells you something completely gnomic, perhaps you go home or perhaps you invent Pythagoras’ theorem.

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