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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This book was part of the German A level syllabus at my Grammar school. Log In Sign Up.

Interesting take on the star crossed lovers, relocating them to feuding families in C18 Germany. Each text comes with English notes and vocabulary, and with an introduction by an editor with an unnd knowledge both of the work and of its literary and cultural context.

Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe by Gottfried Keller

Sep 23, Ana Enriques rated it really liked it. Of all the names in the world you decide to go with that one? Such detail is heavy at times and sometimes gratuitous, but in this story, in contrast to many of his others, Keller does succeed in using description and apparent digression to bring out aspects of psychology and to adumbrate developments.

At the heart of this concern is Keller’s ability to reflect on the interplay of order and anarchic energies in human experience. A famous classic novella in German literature. Vi sono significati e interpretazioni diversi che si intuiscono, alcuni, altri per me ben evidenti: The first depicts a day in the life of two hardworking farmers and the carefree play of their children.

Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe, from the first volume of his collection of stories entitled Die Leute von Seldwylaranks among his most popular works. Get to Know Us. Refresh and try again.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nov 19, Juffif rated it liked it. Am Morgen fand man die Leichen beider Liebenden auf dem Felde liegen; sie hatten sich durch den Kopf geschossen.

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Quotes from Romeo und Julia a This is a sweet story of two doomed young lovers that makes their decision to put an end to their lives seem sweet and hopeful. Written in Schwyzer-Dutsch and set in the Swiss Alps, this story stands nonetheless as a classic in German-language romantic literature. Write a customer review.

I suppose it works in the sense that, on the one hand, from what you hear, very young people apparently do sometimes choose suicide in that light way of thinking about death. After reading a newspaper article about the children of poor eem who rather wanted to be dead than to be separated, Keller felt that his novella would be an effort to remember their destiny, and to criticize social realities that lead to real-life tragedies.

Oct 07, Anna rated it liked it. During the physical fight they finally succumb to, their children discover their love for romdo other. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

I thought that the ogttfried 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. 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.

As its title indicates, it concerns two young dorfd who are separated by the enmity between their families. Don’t have a Kindle? As a result of enclosures, Marzec sug- gests, the relationship of global political forces to the land is one of transcendence and deterritorialization that acts in utter disregard of the natural capacity of the land to form identities unc nurture human cultures. Es ist ein klassisches Werk des Realismus’.


Jul 25, Awen Eibner rated it liked it. The title, and the synopsis, made the inevitable ending quite clear, but the fact is that the novella was based on a real event, and is not simply a parallel to Shakespeare’s play. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. The Black Fiddler, the rightful owner of the yottfried that has sparked the catastrophe, encourages them to escape with him and his band for a life in the woods, where they can live a free, bohemian style of existence.

Keller: Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe

Marzec analyzes the transformative impact of tottfried on the relationship of global political institutions such as the UN and NATO to the land that makes up the human-occupied earth. It is gottfrked on an actual event the author read about in in a short newspaper notice: Much ,eller 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.

The two farmers not only become enemies over a piece of land, they ruin themselves over the rivalry so much that, at the time the children discover their love for each other, there is no family left to stop the two young people from getting married! Another one of Keller’s bad books.