Brigitta has ratings and 25 reviews. Diane S ☔ said: A Hungarian country estate, a man travels by invitation to spend time with his older friend. He. Brigitta and Other Tales (Penguin Classics) [Adalbert Stifter, Helen Watanabe-O’ Kelly] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The heroine of. Brigitta (Translated) (Austro-Hungarian Fiction in English) – Kindle edition by Adalbert Stifter, Richard Hacken. Download it once and read it on your Kindle.

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Abdias and Limestone were most congenial, the first with its greater sense of narration, the second sfifter its amenable narrator and his subject. Sep 14, Rick rated it liked it. Never cared much for German romaniticism.

Anyone jaded about the worthiness of literature ought to at least read the opening pragraph of “Brigitta. If you want a brief immersion in the natural world and a dose of comfort, you can always count on Stifter. The struggle for morality, always subject stidter the play of fate aralbert chance, is illuminated by a sensitivity to individual psychology and an awareness of the formative influence of childhood experience which has yet to be explored in quite such a discerning fashion.

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Showing of 4 reviews. Not for the briigtta that seeks adventurous hip literature. But once the reader has learned to look beneath the calm, apparently seamless surface of the narrative, and in Stifter’s words, ‘to see with an eye of the heart’, strange tensions are revealed. Since that time, the Major and Brigitta experienced a true friendship. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.


Return to Book Page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read saving…. The two men had gotten to know each other during a trip in Italy and were, for a time, inseparable.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It had it’s good moments, but the style was very long and drawn out. At the end, the narrator returns to his fatherland. This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Brigitta migrates to the region in which stifger story takes place and starts working the land with her son.

Debra rated it it was amazing Jun 22, The heroine of “Brigitta” makes a corner of the Hungarian plains bloom. This is literature for those that seek to live more fully, those that wish to be and not only do, those that love with a screaming heart that breaks beyond the scope of the auditory spectrum.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This article does not cite any sources. Significativamente il suo riavvicinamento a lei avviene innanzitutto su un piano utilitaristico, con la rbigitta di un consorzio per il migliore sfruttamento delle terre.

Use the HTML below. Innanzitutto entrambe appartengono al medesimo periodo della vita di Stifter: He stayed day and night by her bedside.


He will eventually learn her story, learn that the man he is visiting is in love with her, but both have decided to remain as friends.

Brigitta and Other Tales

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Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? He invites him to perhaps stay for months or years. Brigitta by Adalbert Stifter.

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On the authority of their parents they go to a place where they could meet their death; for the Zirder in flood is very dangerous and, given the ignorance of the children, can be incalculably dangerous.

The music complements the story successfully, the entire feel of Brigitta is dominated by beauty, sensitivity, and introspection. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Brigitta overhears, looks at the Major, and they suddenly embrace passionately.

Brigitta by Adalbert Stifter

The elegance and beauty of this narrative masterpiece were immediately obvious to me. This is a reproduction of a book published before Views Read Edit View history. A wonderful story about love and forgiveness.