[Reading] ➽ Der Abentheuerliche Simplicissimus Teutsch Author Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen – Rvtrek.info

Der Abentheuerliche Simplicissimus Teutsch Grimmelshausens Simplicissimus Ist Ein Gem Lde Der Zeit Und Der Welt, Wie Sie Sich In Der Seele Von Dichter Und Held Spiegelten Ein Bild Seines Eigenen Lebens Und Wesens Endlich Ein Kunstwerk, Eine Dichtung Strenge Wahrheit Soll Sein Grundsatz Bei Den Beiden Ersten Bestandteilen Sein Denn Im Ersten Will Er Zum Nachdenken Anregen Und Die Augen Ffnen, Im Zweiten Will Er Beichten Reinhard Buchwald


About the Author: Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen

Grimmelshausen was born at Gelnhausen At the age of ten he was kidnapped by Hessian soldiery, and in their midst tasted the adventures of military life in the Thirty Years War At its close, Grimmelshausen entered the service of Franz Egon von F rstenberg, bishop in Stra burg and in 1665 was made Schultheiss magistrate at Renchen in Baden.On obtaining this appointment, he devoted himself to li



10 thoughts on “Der Abentheuerliche Simplicissimus Teutsch

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    This 17th century picaresque novel is the first person account of the adventures of Simplicius, a young man growing up amid the violent disruptions of the Thirty Years War He begins as a country bumpkin, but in the course of his journey takes up many professions, roles, and disguises apprentice hermit, stable boy, court fool, common soldier on both s


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    Sometimes described as the first great German novel, Simplicissimus is a big, flatulent, romping picaresque that careens its way across the patchwork of German states at the height of the Thirty Years War In its mixture of realist war commentary, knockabout scatology, and magic realist flights of fancy, it comes across as something like Rabelais meets Goya s


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    A lad is given a set of bagpipes, and the way he plays them would kill a wolf if it had musical taste , and is sent out to mind the sheep In hindsight, the narrator thinks, wasn t this the best upbringing parents could give a child, seeing as King David also started out in life as a shepherd So begin the adventures of Simplicissimus, an early novel written in the seventeenth c


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    This is one of the ancient books in the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die that I really liked Originally written in German and published in 1668 by German author Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen 1671 1676 , the autobiographical book is considered as the first adventure novel in the German language and greatest German novel of the 17th century Its backdrop is the T


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    The first German novel is a lacerating Sturm und Drang picaresque, a rambling war scorched epic with a pious vagabond anti hero, a wisecracking wanderer schlepping the murderous wastelands of the Thirty Years War The first novel to use sardonic humour in the face of human barbarity, setting the stage for later imitators Hasek and co., this translation renders the 17thC German patois into a mix of modern


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    In this 17th century picaresque novel Von Grimmelshausen presents the horrors of war through the eyes of a rural simpleton, who witnesses all the cruelties and evils that humans can inflict on one another without understanding them I don t remember whose tra...


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    Rereading this after many years is like encountering a massive rewrite When I first struggled through it in German class, I knew the general facts of the Thirty Years War, but as usual, from the top the various Kings, Battles, Generals, Princes and Prelates involved.Grimmelshausen gives us a peasant s eye view of the war One can see how German culture was being shaped by this disastrous war stretching out over a couple of generat


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