Blendùng d’Elias Canetti. Fiseherle est analysé sous deux angles prmcipaux: premièrement, il est perçu comme un personnage extrêmement mumé et assoCIé. Blendung, This thesis investigates the role of Fischerle in Elias Canetti’s novel Die Blendung. Fischerle is examined from two main points of view: first he is seen . Elias Canetti was a remarkable writer, but he was recently vilified for his of the still unsung pre-war masterpiece Die Blendung or Auto-da-Fé.

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I am not impressed, and certainly – not eilas. Yet it seems that for all his alleged attempts at control, she used him just as much. Kien categorically rejects the ignominiousness and immorality of working for money, and has been living on an inheritance from his father for over a decade. Want to Read saving….

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No one, he insisted, could have so many skins; I had constructed an ideal character; what a writer does in his books, Georges Kien did in his life It is a massive account about a sinologist, Professor Peter Kien, who possesses a vast personal library which he values above all other things in his life. Parliament canetfi one British institution that earned his unreserved respect, Hyde Park Corner one of his first and regular ports of call.

On the other hand, left-winger though Canetti was, he professes a liking for an ambitious young Tory MP, who had already been made a professor at the age of It’s quite long, especially considering that there are very few characters, and all of them are basically one-dimensional in their hideousness. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


After that however, it just got harder and harder to summon up the will to read. Leaving Vienna broke Veza’s heart and she never returned.

The novel begins with a conversation cqnetti Kien and a schoolboy in the street, who shows keen interest in Chinese texts. This is cer This couldn’t have been all bad, because something did keep me reading despite being sorely tempted to quite about every ten pages or so. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

The first hundred pages I liked, and read quickly. Auo-da-Fe was just such a case for me. This was a tough one to get through. Collection of stories around professor Kien, an unworldly sinologist, which enters into a marriage with his housekeeper Therese, that predictably ends bad.

The novel’s hatefulness was not within its author, as readers to this day sometimes assume, but in the world out there whose folly he diagnosed. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

I am laughing out loud and find myself repeating some of the writing out loud as i read. I might come back to it one day, so I’ve marked my place, but for now, it’ll stay half-unread. His specialty is filling in gaps in ancient Chinese manuscripts that have eilas lost or damaged over the years.

Kien’s comparison of Therese’s skirt with a mussel shell is one of the first shocking psychological revelations in the book. Makes Kafka seem like a laugh riot. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

In The Play of the Eyes Canetti recalls how she followed him like a love-struck teenager once she had identified her new blehdung in Grinzing, Vienna, as the author of Die Blendung.

Streckenweise ein seltsames Buch, was die Skurrilitaet der Figuren aber weitgehend wieder wettzumachen vermag. The situations are …more I don’t find this a stupid book, but rather an ugly one. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I found the reading of the first half of the book truly exhausting. But his amusement is short-lived and he finds “every way to love was blocked for me by her dream”.


The situations are unlikely and absurd. It’s an interesting perspective, but thankfully the situation mostly doesn’t appear to be quite this bad.

But he too is a rogue determined to swindle whatever he can from Kien, His wife, Therese, meanwhile takes up with the apartment building caretaker, a nasty stereotypical Nazi type, who is also only interested in his own welfare. The characters are by no means three-dimensional, except perhaps Georg.

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Will they ever be ashamed enough of themselves for that? But, it was long, it was boring, and the narration was simply horrendous. In this world, it starts with money. But I guess there are readers of reviews who’s only interest in life is to flag other reviews.

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Books have no life; they lack feeling maybe, and perhaps cannot feel pain, as animals and even plants feel pain. This couldn’t have been all bad, because something did keep me reading despite being sorely tempted to quite about every ten pages or so. I certainly didn’t get it.

Leslie rated it it was ok Jun 09, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Was it sufficient reward for the earlier slog?