Sundry Meditations; THE THIRTIETH YEAR. By Ingeborg Bachmann. Translated from the German by Michael Bullock. pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $ The title story itself is a thesis in introspection of a man almost dead to life in his thirtieth year. One of the most successful of the seven stories is A Wildermuth. The Thirtieth Year [stories]. Ingeborg Bachmann, translated from the German by Michael Bullock and with an introduction by Karen Achberger.
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That I can see, that I can hear, are things I do not deserve; but my feelings, those I truly deserve, these herons over white beaches, these wanderers by night, the hungry vagabonds that take my heart as their highroad.
I suspect all of the tje may work much better in German. I found beautiful, deep insights in every page and my highlighting pen was working nonstop. It is probably because of their backgrounds — Haushofer studied literature and was a homemaker and a inngeborg while Bachmann studied philosophy and was an academic and a writer.
It brought back the stories and their magic. I loved this one. German books are so wonderful and very unique.
Though Ingeborg Bachmann was a renowned writer in her time, she wrote only a few books. Will look forward to hearing your thoughts.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Why have I spent infeborg whole summer trying to destroy myself in intoxication or to intensify my feelings in intoxication? He sought a duty, he wanted to serve. Other books in this series. It expected nothing, demanded nothing and gave nothing.
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Swarms of locusts have descended upon the fields and left the trail of their devouring. But it was especially her penetrating and artistically original representation of female subjectivity within male-dominated society that unleashed a new wave in the reception of her works.
Dec 14, Sema rated it really liked it.
While reading an Ingeborg Bachmann book, the experience is different. The other stories in the book were interesting too. Madness has come upon men and inwardly broken them in pieces. Nevertheless, there is strength in these stories and the special sense of futility bachmannn in vogue today receives an uncompromising literary due. It did not allow itself to thirtieeth fenced in, cultivated bchmann planted with feelings, but stepped over all boundaries and smashed down all feelings.
Well, but that is the beauty of a magical evening — there is so much of promise, but when we get up the next morning we have to get back to our mundane life. As if it were important for something to bear bacmhann handwriting! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It is probably because of their backgrounds — Haushofer studied literature and was a homemaker and a writer while Bachmann studied philosophy and was an academic and a writer.
That is also one of the themes of this story — the inadequacy of language. It can be told in two sentences.
The Thirtieth Year: Stories
Di come idee chiare, limpide e decise possano essere sostituite da altre opposte, o da incertezze. I thought that all German books were available in French and all French books were bavhmann in German.
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Why have I spent a whole summer trying to destroy myself in intoxication or to intensify my feelings in intoxication?
Is that modest enough? I find it extremely difficult to describe what this beautiful piece of art is. Floods have devastated hills and torrents the mountainsides. Undine accuses male humanity of having ruined not only her life as a woman but the world in general: To procreate a child. There must first be something on the other side for a truth to exist.
The Thirtieth Year
To plant a tree. Sep 19, Vishy rated it it was amazing. And Charlotte has to pick up her husband at the railway station the next day morning. I just ordered the collection of letters written by her and Paul Celan. I suspect it’s her exploration of themes such as the choices made by succ Ingeborg Bachmann was an Austrian writer, who died in Did you like them?
I hope the htirtieth misunderstanding got resolved.
Men do not love freedom. This story had one of my favourite first sentences — it was actually the second sentence, but I am taking poetic licence here: It is like having an intellectual conversation with a philosopher who shares her profound insights on the human condition. Well, who is dear Inge trying to fool? Some books you read at the right time.
Today he was another man. The best I can come up with is that it is concentrated, exquisite poetry with profound philosophical insights which looks deceptively like a short ungeborg.
A wife’s empting initiation into a lesbian friendship constitutes the careful revelation of Step Towards Gomorrah.
Madness has come upon men and inwardly broken them in pieces. These are handwritings, the only ones. Earthquakes have not ceased.