Deutschstunde. [Siegfried Lenz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Siegfried Lenz, Deutschstunde (Hamburg, ). X/ (English translation, The German Lesson, translated by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne. I have been making my way through the German titles on the list Books You Must Read Before You Die and came to Siegfried Lenz’s.

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I went into it What struck me so strongly when I began reading this was the prose. Open Preview See a Problem? The story is a picture, painted slowly and meanderingly by the pen of Siggi, and supplemented with psychological analysis by bits of the reports of his psychologists; and the slowness of the focus, and the ongoing descriptions of the river outside the cell window can be a little frustrating when our reader forgets to enjoy the journey, and seeks too hard for a destination.

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Twee van hen kregen de Nobelprijs Literatuur: Siggi, however, is fascinated by Nansen’s paintings, “the green faces, the Mongol eyes, these deformed bodies ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It sought to explain to the Sixties Unfortunately, I must update this review to reflect a report in the German weekly Die Zeit that Emil Nolde, the artist who inspired this novel, was a Nazi sympathizer: Mar 04, Machteld Irons rated it really liked it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


I found a copy for super cheap and snagged it because I like Germany! I liked the setting of this book, in a youth detention centre after WWII in Germany where a young lad has to write an essay on the joys of duty and describes his memories.

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The German Lesson

Write a customer review. One of my absolute favourites! CS1 German-language sources de Articles containing German-language text Interlanguage link template deutschatunde number. View all 7 comments.

Dat is het ook en vooral om stilistische redenen. Siegfried Lenz is een meester in zijn beschrijvingen, in de psychologische uitdieping van zijn personages, in de manier waarop hij heden de setting in de instelling en verleden het fameuze opstel met elkaar verweeft.

Die Fragen, die sich dem Leser stellen, sind: I found myself reading snippets to my roommate out loud so I could share the use of imagery, detail, and language. I need to read this again to be reminded of why I liked it so much. Er steigert sich regelrecht in diese Aufgabe hinein und setzt sie sogar nach Ende des Krieges noch fort. Apr 17, Jennifer rated it really liked it.

Grandiose Sprache, man kann das Buch nicht einfach runterlesen, jeder Satz ist wichtig und muss gelesen werden. It deals with serious topics, that are echoed in Germany’s identity, culture, and politics until today. De verhaallijn kort samenvatten is niet moeilijk: Lists with This Book. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


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This is my number one book. This is a fictionalized account of a t This is my number one book. There will be so much light in them that you will not recognize anything.

Siggi has successfully completed the essay he was required to write as a punishment and is being released early for good behaviour. The real Nolde a difficult figure, as he was an enthusiastic supporter of the Nazis, the love however was not mutual and they condemned his work.

German history without politicizing Ever since its publication, the novel has been accused of various things: Ik had maar 4 weken voor we het in de leesclub zouden bespreken. En nee, het is niet allemaal bittere ernst en kommer en kwel.