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A German requiem
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9780486408644
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  • Genre : Music
  • This edition of Brahms's greatest, most ambitious vocal work is reprinted from the definitive edition of the composer's works prepared by Breitkopf & Hartel of Leipzig. Inexpensive, yet sturdily constructed to provide years of pleasurable use, this full score combines all the musical parts in a clear, readable format, with wide margins and large noteheads. Brahms conducted the first major performance of the "German Requiem" in Bremen Cathedral in April 1888. The occasion, attended by many distinguished musicians, among them Clara Schumann, provided the 34-year-old composer with his first great public success. Scored for mixed chorus, solo voices, and full orchestra, the "Requiem" reflects Brahms's virtuoso grasp of nineteenth-century vocal technique as well as the polyphonic vocal traditions of the previous three centuries. Above all, it radiates Brahms's stalwart individuality, technical mastery, and stirring emotional appeal, which were soon to secure his unique position in the musical world. The "German Requiem" is in seven sections (the fifth was added shortly after the Bremen performance), which distinguishes it from the five-part Roman Catholic requiem. Brahms chose its nondenominational format to express faith in the resurrection rather than the fear of the day judgment. Now, over a century later, this masterpiece of choral music is one of the most performed and recorded works in the repertoire of religious music."

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    A German Requiem
  • Author : Philip Kerr
  • Publisher : Viking
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 024197691X
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  • 'For Christmas, I would like all of Philip Kerr's Berlin Noir novels.' Sam Mendes, Guardian 'Philip Kerr is the contemporary master of the morally complex thriller...' New York Observer The third in Philip Kerr's universally loved 'Berlin Noir' trilogy, A German Requiem sees detective Bernie Gunther enter the new and terrifying world of post-war Vienna. In the bitter winter of 1947 the Russian Zone is closing ever more tightly around Berlin. So when an enigmatic Russian colonel asks Bernie Gunther to go to Vienna, where his ex-Kripo colleague Emil Becker faces a murder charge, Bernie doesn't hesitate for long. Despite an unsavoury past, Gunther is convinced that the shooting of an American Nazi-hunter is one crime Becker didn't commit. But Vienna is not the peaceful haven Bernie expects it to be. Communism is the new enemy, and with the Nuremberg trials over, some strange alliances are being forged against the Red Menace - alignments that make many wartime atrocities look lily-white by comparison. Vividly evoking the atmosphere of postwar Vienna, A Germen Requiem brings all Philip Kerr's pace and mordant wit to the tangle of guilt, suspicion, and double-dealing that laid the foundations for the Cold War.

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    A German Requiem
  • Author : Philip Kerr
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781101640166
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Post-World War 2, Bernie Gunther investigates the murder of an American Nazi-hunter amongst the ruins of the Third Reich in this riveting thriller in Philip Kerr's bestselling historical mystery series. Vienna, 1947. Bernie Gunther had his first brush with evil as a policeman in 1930s Berlin and came to know it intimately as a private eye under the Nazis, when each case drew him deeper into the enormities of the regime. Now the war is over and Bernie is in Vienna, trying to clear an old friend and ex-Kripo colleague of the murder of an American officer. Amid decaying imperial splendor Bernie traces concentric circles of evil that lead him to a former head of the Gestapo and to a legacy that makes the atrocities of the war seem lily-white in comparison...

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    Brahms: A German Requiem
  • Author : Michael Musgrave,Reader in Music Michael Musgrave,Musgrave Michael
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN : 0521409950
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  • Genre : Music
  • A detailed study examining The German Requiem, Brahms's controversial, and his largest, masterpiece.

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    German requiem
  • Author : Eusebius Mandyczewski
  • Publisher : Dover Publications
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780486254869
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  • Genre : Music
  • Brahms' greatest, most ambitious vocal work is a masterpiece of choral music that is now one of the most performed and recorded works in the repertoire of religious music. Reprinted in full score, including solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, from definitive Breitkopf & Härtel edition.

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    A German Requiem
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : Eulenburg
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9783795721510
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  • Genre : Music
  • Over 200 works of the well-known Edition Eulenburg series of scores from orchestral and choral literature, chamber music and music theatre are now available in digital format. You can now enjoy the yellow study scores digitally with one click in excellent reproduction quality. Über 200 Werke der berühmten Edition Eulenburg Partiturreihe für Orchester- und Chorliteratur, Kammermusik und Musiktheater sind nun auch in einer digitalen Aufbereitung erhältlich. In optisch hervorragender Darstellung kann man die gelben Studienpartituren mit einem Klick jetzt auch digital genießen.

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    Choral Masterworks
  • Author : Michael Steinberg
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780195340662
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  • Genre : Music
  • The author also includes an astute musical analysis of each piece, one that casual music lovers can easily appreciate and that musicians and more serious fans will find invaluable. The book also includes basic information such as the various movements of the work, the organization of the chorus and orchestra, and brief historical notes on early performances." "Choral Masterworks will appeal not only to concert goers and CD collectors, but also to this vast multitude of choral performers."--Jacket.

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    German Requiem in Full Score
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780486314433
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  • Genre : Music
  • Brahms' greatest, most ambitious vocal work is a masterpiece of choral music that is now one of the most performed and recorded works in the repertoire of religious music.

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    Brahms's A German Requiem
  • Author : R. Allen Lott
  • Publisher : Eastman Studies in Music
  • Pages : 511
  • ISBN : 9781580469869
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  • Examines in detail the contexts of Brahms's masterpiece and demonstrates that, contrary to recent consensus, it was performed and received as an inherently Christian work during the composer's life.

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    Ein Deutsches Requiem (a German Requiem) Op. 45: Part(s)
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Edition Peters
  • Pages : 16
  • ISBN : 9790014017484
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    A German Requiem
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 92
  • ISBN : PSU:000015881328
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    Ein Deutsches Requiem (a German Requiem) Op. 45
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Edition Peters
  • Pages : 999
  • ISBN : 9790300756134
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  • The classic edition of the vocal score for Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) from Edition Peters, chosen by the world's greatest conductors and choirs as the most reliable and practical text for this ever-popular masterpiece. With beautifully presented notation, German sung text, bar numbers and rehearsal letters, and containing English translations of the text in an appendix, the score is presented on cream paper with weight, opacity and grain direction optimal for music publications and matches the Edition Peters orchestral material for the work. This edition is a cornerstone of any singer's choral library.

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    A German requiem
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 3795771919
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    Ein Deutsches Requiem (a German Requiem) Op. 45 (Wind Set): Part(s)
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Edition Peters
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9790014017446
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  • Genre : Music
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    A German Requiem, Opus 45
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN : 0769243789
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  • Genre : Music
  • The composer's greatest vocal composition, the Requiem is reproduced here from the definitive Breitkopf & Hartel edition. Scored for mixed chorus, solo voices and full orchestra. Instrumentation. Text and Translation.

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    How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (from "Requiem")
  • Author : Johannes Brahms,Billie Nastelin
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN : 1457490978
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  • Organ and piano duet teams will appreciate Billie Nastelin's skillful arrangement of the beautiful "How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place" from the Brahms Requiem. Each player has opportunities with both melody and accompaniment, and congregations and audiences will request this over and over. Two copies of the music are included. Also arranged for organ/piano duet by Nastelin: "And the Glory of the Lord," from Messiah (GOPD9901),

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    A Practical Guide for Performing, Teaching, and Singing the Brahms "Requiem"
  • Author : Leonard Van Camp,Jerold Ottley
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN : 1457489198
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  • Genre : Music
  • This book is intended to help those who are contemplating performing or studying the Brahms Requiem. It provides historical information, performance considerations, musical analysis, and resource material for all who enjoy the musicology behind this magnificent work. It is especially directed toward conductors, but it is also useful for choristers and soloists as well. A wonderful instructional tool!

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    A german requiem : opus 45
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : Edition Peters
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9790300701639
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    Requiem for a German Past
  • Author : Jurgen Herbst
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780299164133
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Jurgen Herbst s account of growing up in Nazi Germany from 1928 to 1948 is a boy s experience of anti-Semitism and militarism from the inside. Herbst was a middle-class boy in a Lutheran family that saw value in Prussian military ideals and a mythic German past. His memoir is a compelling, understated tale of moral awakening.

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    The Lady from Zagreb
  • Author : Philip Kerr
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780698142893
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In this Edgar® Award-nominated novel in Philip Kerr’s New York Times bestselling series, former detective and unwilling SS officer Bernie Gunther is on the hunt for a beautiful femme fatale... Berlin, 1942. Three players take the stage. The first, a gorgeous actress—the rising star of a giant German film company controlled by the Propaganda Ministry. The second, the very clever, very dangerous Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels—a close confidant of Hitler, ambitious schemer, and flagrant libertine. Finally, there's Bernie Gunther—a former Berlin homicide bull now forced to run errands at the Propaganda Minister’s command. When Goebbels tasks Bernie with finding the woman the press have dubbed “the German Garbo,” his errand takes him from Zurich to Zagreb to the killing fields of Croatia. It is there that Bernie finds himself in a world of mindless brutality where everyone has a hidden agenda—perfect territory for a true cynic whose instinct is to trust no one.

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    "Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself"
  • Author : Florian Huber
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Spark
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780316534345
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : History
  • Named a Best History Book of 2019 by The Times (UK) The astounding true story of how thousands of ordinary Germans, overcome by shame, guilt, and fear, killed themselves after the fall of the Third Reich and the end of World War II. By the end of April 1945 in Germany, the Third Reich had fallen and invasion was underway. As the Red Army advanced, horrifying stories spread about the depravity of its soldiers. For many German people, there seemed to be nothing left but disgrace and despair. For tens of thousands of them, the only option was to choose death -- for themselves and for their children. "Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself" recounts this little-known mass event. Using diaries, letters, and memoirs, historian Florian Huber traces the euphoria of many ordinary Germans as Hitler restored national pride; their indifference as the Führer's political enemies, Jews, and other minorities began to suffer; and the descent into despair as the war took its terrible toll, especially after the invasion of the Soviet Union. Above all, he investigates how suicide became a contagious epidemic as the country collapsed. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and other primary sources, "Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself" presents a riveting portrait of a nation in crisis, and sheds light on a dramatic yet largely unknown episode of postwar Germany.

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    The Pity of It All
  • Author : Amos Elon
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN : 0312422814
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : History
  • A history of German Jews from the mid-eighteenth century to the eve of the Third Reich traces their transformation from cattle dealers and wandering peddlers to a successful community of writers, philosophers, scientists, tycoons, and activists. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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    Performing Brahms
  • Author : Reader in Music Michael Musgrave,Michael Musgrave,Bernard D. Sherman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN : 0521652731
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  • Genre : Music
  • A great deal of evidence survives about how Brahms and his contemporaries performed his music. But much of this evidence - found in letters, autograph scores, treatises, publications, recordings, and more - has been hard to access, both for musicians and for scholars. This book brings the most important evidence together into one volume. It also includes discussions by leading Brahms scholars of the many issues raised by the evidence. The period spanned by the life of Brahms and the following generation saw a crucial transition in performance style. As a result, modern performance practices differ significantly from those of Brahms's time. By exploring the musical styles and habits of Brahms's era, this book will help musicians and scholars understand Brahms's music better and bring fresh ideas to present-day performance. The value of the book is greatly enhanced by the accompanying CD of historic recordings - including a performance by Brahms himself.

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    Johannes Brahms, Free But Alone
  • Author : Constantin Floros
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN : 3631612605
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  • Genre : Music
  • Johannes Brahms was until now widely regarded as the archetype of the «absolute musician». Based on new research, the study shows how close autobiographic and poetic elements are in fact linked to his oeuvre. Like Robert Schumann, Brahms subscribed to an aesthetic of «poetic» music. In many of his compositions he got his inspiration from personal experiences, poems or images, as is shown by hitherto unpublished documents, letters, and diary entries, as well as from close analyses of individual works. Brahms's personality, too, is seen in a new way. He adopted Joseph Joachim's motto «Frei, aber einsam», «Free but Alone». The tonal code F - A - E, the musical symbol of this, recurs frequently in his works. Not least, the English version of the book, originally published in German in 1997, includes four additional chapters that investigate novel aspects by dealing in detail with the First Symphony, the German Requiem, Nänie and the Four Serious Songs. The American Brahms Society stressed the importance of the study for all those who want to come to know the unknown Brahms.

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    Berlin Noir
  • Author : Philip Kerr
  • Publisher : Penguin Books Limited
  • Pages : 866
  • ISBN : 0241962358
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  • Genre : Berlin (Germany)
  • Ex-Policeman Bernie Gunther thought he'd seen everything on the streets of 1930's Berlin. But then he went freelance, and each case he tackled sucked him further into the grisly excesses of Nazi sub-culture. And even after the war, amidst the decayed, imperial splendour of Vienna, Bernie uncovered a legacy that made the wartime atrocities look lily-white in comparison . . ."

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    Unsettling Scores
  • Author : Roger Hillman
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0253345375
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • "Hillman's groundbreaking study enables both serious and casual film students to approach these works with sharpened vision and improved hearing." —Klaus Phillips, Hollins University Unsettling Scores: German Film, Music, and Ideology examines the use of classical music in film, particularly in the New German Cinema of the 1970s and early 80s. By integrating the music of Beethoven, Mahler, and others into their films, directors such as Fassbinder, Kluge, and Syberberg consciously called attention to its cultural significance. Through this music their films could reference and, in some cases, explore an embedded cultural tradition that included German nationalism and the rise of Nazism, especially during a period when German films were gaining international attention for the first time since the 1920s. Classical music conditioned the responses of German audiences and was, in turn, reinterpreted in new cinematic contexts. In this pioneering volume, Hillman enriches our understanding of the powerful effects of music in cinema and the aesthetic and dramatic concerns of postwar German filmmakers.

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    The Pale Criminal
  • Author : Philip Kerr
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781101575932
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Hard-boiled detective Bernie Gunther takes on a depraved serial killer terrorizing 1930's Berlin in the second gripping mystery in Philip Kerr’s New York Times bestselling series. In the sweltering summer heat wave of 1938, the German people anxiously await the outcome of the Munich conference, wondering whether Hitler will plunge Europe into another war. Meanwhile, private investigator Bernie Gunther has taken on two cases involving blackmail. The first victim is a rich widow. The second is Bernie himself. Having been caught framing an innocent Jew for a series of vicious murders, the Kripo—the Berlin criminal police—are intent on locating the real killer and aren't above blackmailing their former colleague to get the job done. Temporarily promoted to the rank of Kommissar, Bernie sets out to solve the dual mysteries and begins an investigation that will expose him to the darkest depths of humanity...

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    A German Requiem, Op. 45
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781457481130
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  • English Edition. This choral score is taken from a previous Belwin Mills publication. It provides the choir and soloist parts along with a piano reduction of the orchestral parts, with notations, instrument cues, and vocal text in English language. This was to be Brahms' longest work, in 7 movements, and was based on sacred biblical text, originally written in the German language, and therefore did not follow the traditional Latin requiem text. Titles: * Blessed are they that mourn * Behold, all flesh is as the grass * Lord, make me to know the measure of my days on earth * How lovely is thy dwelling place * Ye are now sorrowful * Here on earth we have no continuing place * Blessed are the dead

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    Johannes Brahms
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Pages : 916
  • ISBN : 0199247730
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • This book is the first comprehensive collection of the letters of Johannes Brahms ever to appear in English. Over 550 are included, virtually all uncut, and there are over a dozen published here for the first time in any language. Although he corresponded throughout his life with some of the great performers, composers, musicologists, writers, scientists, and artists of the day, and although thousands of his letters have survived, English readers have until now had scant opportunity to meet Brahms in person, through his words, and in his own voice. The letters in this volume range from 1848 to just before his death. They include most of Brahm's letters to Robert Schumann, over a hundred letters to Clara Schumann, and the complete Brahms-Wagner correspondence. They are joined by a running commentary to form an absorbing narrative, documented with scholarly care, provided with comprehensive notes, but written for the general music lover--the result is a lively biography. The work is generously illustrated, and contains several detailed appendices and an index.

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    The Other Side of Silence
  • Author : Philip Kerr
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780698413115
  • Reader Reviews : 16
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When Bernie Gunther takes on a blackmail case and gets involved in the affairs of British spies, the former detective risks exposing his own dark past in this thrilling novel hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “one of Kerr’s best.” Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, 1956. Having gone into hiding in the French Riviera, Bernie Gunther is working as a concierge at the Grand-Hôtel under a false name. His days and nights consist of maneuvering drunks to their rooms, shooing away prostitutes in search of trade, and answering the mindless questions posed by the absurdly rich guests—needless to say, he’s miserable. Now, the man who was once a homicide detective and unwilling SS officer in Hitler’s Third Reich is simply the person you turn to for touring tips or if you need a bridge partner. As it just so happens, a rich and famous writer needs someone to fill the fourth seat in a regular game at the Villa Mauresque. But Somerset Maugham wants Bernie to help him get out of a game far more dangerous than bridge. Maugham is being blackmailed—perhaps because of his unorthodox lifestyle, or perhaps because, once upon a time, Maugham worked for the British Secret Service...

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    Ein deutsches requiem
  • Author : Johannes Brahms
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : UCM:5321276196
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    A German Requiem
  • Author : James Fenton
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 9
  • ISBN : IND:30000120958750
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    Requiem
  • Author : Antonio Tabucchi
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN : 0811215172
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • While waiting for a private midnight assignation on a quay by the Tagus, the narrator spend his day, enjoying a series of chance encounters with such colorful characters as a young junky, a gypsy, a lost taxi driver, the ghost of the long dead poet Fernando Pessoa, and many others, both real and imaginary as he makes his way around Lisbon. Reprint.

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    The Book of Franza and Requiem for Fanny Goldmann
  • Author : Ingeborg Bachmann
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9780810127548
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • These two fragments of novels, Ingeborg Bachmann's only untranslated works of fiction, were intended to follow the widely acclaimed Malina in a cycle to be entitled Todesarten, or Ways of Dying. Although Bachmann died before completing them, The Book of Franza and Requiem for Fanny Goldmann stand on their own, continuing Bachmann's tradition of using language to confront the disease plaguing human relationships. Through the tales of two women in postwar Austria, Bachmann explores the ways of dying inflicted upon the living from outside and from within, through history, politics, religion, family, gender relations, and the self.Bachmann's allegiance to the twin muses of memory and history, as well as her perception of fascism as not being limited to the context of the war but also existing within the intimate relations of everyday life between husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, psychiatrists and patients' are supremely evident in The Book of Franza. Here, Bachmann follows a woman who escapes from a sanitorium and, after years of silence, sends her brother a cryptic telegram. Rightly suspecting that she has fled her sadistic husband -- a renowned Austrian psychiatrist whose intimate relations have merged with his studies of concentration camps -- her brother finds her in their childhood home. Together they travel to Egypt, where Franza slowly begins to regain her bearings. But Franza's desire to cleanse herself by journeying into the heart of the desert's void ends in tragedy, as she becomes the victim of a horrible act of violence.Unlike Franza, who attempts to flee her past but fails, the heroine of Requiem for Fanny Goldmann makes no attempt to escape her history. Thisnovel tells of the demise of a Viennese actress who is manipulated by a younger, ambitious playwright to advance his career. Deception follows disloyalty; the final treachery comes when the playwright portrays her in a novel, which secures his fame and, in Fanny's eyes, robs her of her future. Caught in a perpetual stasis, Fanny suffers in total obscurity, as her present is stolen from her as well.Whether analyzing the place where the self begins and the power of history ends or the ways in which women are forced to be complicit in their mistreatment at the hands of men, Bachmann's critical approach to the human psyche is unparalleled. Mesmerizing and profound, The Book of Franza and Requiem for Fanny Goldmann constitute the final evidence that Ingeborg Bachmann is the most important female German-language writer of the postwar period.