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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Niels Lyhne is also admittedly flawed. A kind of coming of age in the second half of the 19th century.

But he is also rational to an extreme: Jacobseen fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It’s the coming-of-age story of Niels Lyhne, a Danish boy striving to be a poet. Rilke wrote to his correspondent, a would-be poet named Franz Kappus: 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 lyhhe 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.

But without fanaticism there is no victory. Mogens and Other Stories by J.


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The writing is very beautiful and I can say that it has passages that are worth re-reading and returning to them from time to time. The book warrants the high esteem in which Jen, Gissing, and other readers have held it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Inalthough he was already secretly writing poetry, Jacobsen adopted botany as a profession. Many of them are wistful, dreamy and melancholic but also naturalistic.

One of the most casually poetic, simple, and beautiful books I’ve ever read. Niels Lyhne Classic Reprint. But whatever he says, he is still ill at ease and feels that he has not done justice to the expectations he has of himself. Niels Lyhne – Deutschland. When downloaded, however, the kindle edition Amazon is shipping is a translation from years ago, not the ‘version. Email required Address never made public.

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It is a shamefully error-filled book. Fittingly, she dies amid the novel’s most visionary and redemptive writing, with an intermittent vision of nature as unity: Although the novel has moments that it can get quite dense, this is compensated with brilliant scenes beautifully written.

Like Cinderella, chop off a heel and snip off a toe! Niels Lyhne is also admittedly flawed.

In part, this can be blamed on my Christian upbringing, but I won’t let my background take away any credit from Jacobsen’s wrenching prose: Perhaps you make a mistake, perhaps your reason, your instincts, your senses with all their daylight clarity still lead you astray, perhaps the thing to do is to possess the reckless courage to follow the will-o’-the-wisp of hope that burns above the lust-laden ferment of your passion.


I highly recommend it. This aspect of the novel, of wrestling with the supposed emptiness that comes from living without a god, was certainly more significant to readers of the novel when it first appeared, but jend now it resonates throughout the novel — coming down with all its weight as the story comes to its conclusion. How meaningless it was, empty, empty, empty.

For the most part I was puzzled by this novel. This hunting for yourself, slyly observing your own tracks—in a circle, of course; this pretending to throw yourself into the stream of life and then at the same time sitting and angling for yourself and fishing yourself up in some peculiar disguise!

Here, again, is a character who finds herself out of place and out of her element and, like a fish out of water, it proves to be more than she can ultimately bear. The author, unlike the hero, gets to have it both ways, though: Its end and aim is nothing but a disillusioned humanity.