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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Das Marmorbild by Joseph von Eichendorff

Jone rated it it was amazing Jun 23, 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. Oct 12, Siva Saravanakumar rated it liked it.

Paperback80 pages. Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff March 10, — November 26, was a German poet and novelist of the later German romantic school. It is situated in Italy, in the summer heat, under palm trees, amidst a vegetation of luxurious flowers and springtime perfumes.


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Das Marmorbild

Anke rated it liked it Jun 12, Eichendorff, Life of a Good-for-Nothingtrans. It was the first book I read entirely in German, so it was a milestone for my German career. 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 the elements that make up the nineteenth-century German Romantic era. Published February by Ditzingen first published Eichendorff is regarded as one of the most important German Romantics and his works have sustained high popularity in Germany from production to the present day.

Interesting mystical romance in relation to the pagan religion about which it makes sense to think.

Das Marmorbild Joseph Eichendorff This short novella is a concentration of all the elements that make up the nineteenth-century German Romantic era. This book was ok.

Dec 23, Levas rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Anyone interested in German Romanticism, anyone who likes good books.

A song sleeps in all things, Which dream on and on, And the world mramorbild to sing, If only you find the magic word. Inhaltlich ist das hoffentlich? Books by Joseph von Eichendorff.


Michael rated it liked it May 24, At a feast he meets and falls in love with Bianka, but the feast is interrupted by the arrival of a sinister knight, Donati. His writings exude a sense of religious grace. Legenda,Chapter 4 on Eichendorff.

Eichendorff – German Literature

Eichendorff wrote several novels but his most famous prose work is amrmorbild novella Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts; Life of a Good-for-Nothing About Joseph von Eichendorff. This book was amazing. As I had great pleasure reading this story, I wish it had been longer. Open Preview See a Problem?

Lists with This Book. Eichendorff did not support himself from his writings, but from his post in the Eifhendorff civil service from This poem was set to music by Robert Schumann. Das Marmorbild in German; click on a word for the English translation.