Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 4 by J. P. Jacobsen. Niels Lyhne by J. P. Jacobsen. Book Cover. Download; Bibrec. Niels Lyhne is an novel written by the Danish author Jens Peter Jacobsen. A naturalistic work, Niels Lyhne is considered to be part of the Modern. Jens Peter Jacobsen (7 April – 30 April ) was a Danish novelist, poet, and scientist, Jacobsen’s second novel Niels Lyhne (, English translation ) traces the fate of an atheist in a merciless world: his lack of faith is “tested” .
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It is a novel that dreams the big dreams and fears the nightmare only to eventually consign itself to the inevitable brutal truth that makes for a “difficult death. Shameful confessions and painful admission honestly and bluntly laid bare.
kacobsen The complete review ‘s Review:. Most important is the great obscure poem Arabesque to a Hand-drawing by Michel Angelo about the idea of jacobesn seems to be that art is going to replace immortality as the meaning of life. It was like the strange vegetation of the lake bottom, seen through milky ice. But do not try it, Lyhne.
Although the novel niells moments that it can get quite dense, this is compensated with brilliant scenes beautifully written. Views Read Edit View history. Non quando si passa il tempo a poetare sulla vita invece di viverla.
Not when you went about forever poetizing about your own life instead of living it This chasing after yourself, craftly observing your own tracks – in a circle, of course He wanted to burn slowly Farewell to the slowly dripping days, farewell to the pleasant little hours!
Or both at once, as the novel’s conclusion proves: Niels Lyhne is an aspiring poet, torn between romanticism and realism, faith and reason.
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Niels Lyhne by Jens Peter Jacobsen. Jacobsen, come molti colleghi del secolo, sembra possedere quella conoscenza della natura umana che ce lo rende estremamente caro e che, allo stesso tempo, lo allontana inesorabilmente da noi, figli di due secoli di dubbio e di rifiuto della conoscenza.
Her choice of Erik, her regret for that choice, and her consequent disastrous relationship with Niels brings the novel to its violent emotional climax, and with this climax we realize that every relationship in this narrative will end with either the death of a disappointed rebel or the chastened return of a disappointed rebel to the fold of normative society.
Jacobsen’s Niels Lyhne was a very positive surprise.
Diagnosed with advanced tuberculosis two years later, he completed several more short stories and two novels. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Niels at last seemingly lyhhe happiness with another young woman.
Niels at last seemingly finds happiness with another young woman. More than almost any book of those times, Niels Lyhne smashes Romanticism and Realism together — and lets the pieces fall where they iens. Fittingly, she dies amid the novel’s most visionary and redemptive writing, with an intermittent vision of nature as unity: Most important is the great obscure poem Arabesque to a Hand-drawing by Michel Angelo about the idea of which seems to be that art is going to replace immortality as the meaning of life.
In its plotless jehs of often morbid psychological states and in its focus on the artist as martyr to an pyhne society, it is a quintessential proto-modenist psychological novel like those of Dostoevsky, Huysmans, or Hamsun. His illness prompted travels to southern Europe, cut him off from scientific investigation, and drove him to literature. She upholds instead the pwter complexity of Shakespeare: Again and again he will find: The style of the translation, which may accurately reflect the original Danish for all I know, is extraordinarily melodramatic to the point of incoherence, like a Victorian moral fable.
Jacobsen wrote the novel knowing he was mortally ill with only a short time to live. They significantly inspired the Danish symbolist poetry of the s.
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He is greatly imaginative and talented but to his great regret allows his gift to dissipate as the novel proceeds. A talented biologist who translated Darwin into Danish as well as a poet, Jacobsen in this novel explores the tensions between lyyhne hard-headedly realistic approach to life and romanticism or faith.
How innocuous it all was, and empty, empty, empty! Most of the book describes Lyhne’s relationships with a series of women.
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