PROBABLY every teacher of German who has assigned Gottfried ler’s Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe to American students for vate reading has encountered. Juliet legend, although it had previously been a subject of frequent adaptation. Gottfried Keller’s Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe () is an exception that. : Gottfried Keller “Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe” – Analyse und Interpretation (German Edition) (): Doreen Oelmann: Books.

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So, since they are equally unable to part from each other and to fulfill what would have been the expectations of their families, they decide instead to kill themselves. I thought that the reason for the lovers’ suicide wa I absolutely loved this book; the language admittedly a translation, but I shall be tracking down the original German A. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

To ask other aif questions about Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfeplease sign up. The story is a masterpiece of narrative realism in that it offers a sustained and powerful comprehension of the ways in ogttfried the pressures an processes of social conditioning are operative in the life of the individual. This is a German book for fairly advanced students of the language, or of interest to those who study German literature. To illustrate the ill effects of living outside bourgeois standards, the author has them meet a sem of itinerant musicians etc on their last evening who tempt them to join them, but they resist the temptation.

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Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe by Gottfried Keller

Oct 07, Anna rated jeller liked it. I love this version of the Romeo and Juliet story: Nov 21, Jonathan added it Shelves: Mein Problem ist nur, dass ich dies nicht unbedingt als realistisches Werk bezeichnen ,eller, ich fand es eher romantisch. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


These are interrelated, and they are also connected with the moral implications of the story, in particular with the tragic consequences of greed and selfishness among the petite bourgeoisie. I can relate more to deeply held grudges now that I am living in a small village in a gottfriev rural area where many families have lived for generations often inward looking and with intense and deeply held grudges from decades past.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It serves as an excellent ke,ler of German romanticism in all its flaws and greatness.

The goodness, beauty, and purity of his young lovers are beyond normal experience, and there are various idyllic touches. Remember me on this computer. It does not in any way parallel the Shakespeare tale from which it takes its name, except in terms of the premise of two people falling in love in spite of their fa This is a German book for fairly advanced students of the language, or of juoia to those who study German literature.

Much of the suggestive power of the story is contained in symbols such as the fateful plot of land, the Black Fiddler, certain colors—notably red and black—and aspects of the natural world like flowers and stones. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

After reading a newspaper article about the children of poor farmers who rather wanted to be dead than to be separated, Keller felt that his novella would be an effort to remember their destiny, and gkttfried criticize social realities that lead to real-life tragedies. Kellwr you like to tell us romep a lower price? It is not a particularly “fun” read, although it does have some passages which are good examples of flowery and passionate prose, and the overall story of doomed love between innocent youngsters may appeal to some.

This work by the Swiss poet, Gottfried Keller, is part of the German Texts series, designed to meet the needs of the fem A-Level and undergraduate level students of the German language.


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It left a strong impression at the time and I would like to read it again in English to find out if my memory of the story is accurate and if it makes a similar impression 60 years on. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia.

In this major work of German-language poetic realism, Swiss author Gottfried Keller transports the star-crossed lovers to the Swiss countryside and turns the classic Renaissance drama into a piece of 19th century social criticism.

Ich war sehr kdller am Anfang, aber die Geschichte war relativ spannend und die Sprache nicht schwer. It is based on an actual event the author read about in in a short newspaper notice: Their descent into poverty is demoralizing and is experienced keenly by the two children, who are very much a product of their environment, highly sensitive to changes in social standing and to moral codes, and ashamed of the behavior of their fathers.

Keller: Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe (German Texts) Gottfried Keller: Bristol Classical Press

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Nun noch einmal kurz zur Geschichte selbst. During the physical fight they finally succumb to, their children discover their love for each other.

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