In “Elixiere des Teufels” wird die fiktive Lebensgeschichte des Mönch Medardus erzählt, der durch seine Geburt her mit einer Sünde befleckt ist und dadurch. DIE ELIXIERE DES TEUFELS. The Devil’s Elixir (by T. A. Hoffmann, ); has held for a century a leading place among the shudder-tales of. Today, Die Elixiere des Teufels; The Devil’s Elixirs () represents a canonical text within the corpus of Romanticism. Interestingly however, Hoffmann’s.

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Hoffmann, Die Elixiere des Teufels. Though I’m not entirely sure how I might have forgotten it In his monastery Medardus finds a mystical bottle that contains the titular elixiers of the Devil. Liebe und Eifersucht Undine. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Hoffmann per me si drogava. Apparently Hoffmann was greatly inspi Ann Radcliffe drops a tab of acid. Views Read Edit View history. Die Elixiere des Teufels. Monk Medardus Dieter Laseradministrator of the relic chamber of a Capuchin monastery, drinks from the etufels of the devil and is confronted with the dark sides of his soul.

The book was published in and I think the early 19th century German fits the rather dark story pretty well.

Novela folletinesca, configurada como un manuscrito o cartapacio redactado en un monasterio, y dividida en dos partes desiguales: It is not simply a Schauerroman either. I loved this variation, however, because of it’s much more philosophical theme and its explosion of the confines of the genre into something so elixeire so much weirder than any Gothic romance that preceded it.

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Hoffmann, ; has held for a century a leading place among the shudder-tales of diabolism. EA no volume Subpages. If it’s the one on Project Gutenberg then I would suggest avoiding it and reading this translation. The Elixirs of the Devil 6.


No one is perfect, or totally evil, wholly a sinner or a saint: How, you say, can he be both the traveler AND the mad monk? German History in the Movies.

The Devil’s Elixirs is described by some literary critics as fitting into the Gothic novel genre called Schauerroman in German. Dee for Hoffmann and the Romantic tradition, the narrative composition of the Elixiere is such as to offer multiple perspectives. Schlecht ist das Buch nicht. My mocking status-updates might not have conveyed that very well but it is a Gothic novel, you don’t really ask for reason and logic in those, there’s simply lots of doomed love, Doppelganger and Very Tekfels Secrets.

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I’m practically an infinite number of people! Realmente Hoffmann es un maestro, tanto en el estilo como en la trama. I think I don’t say too much when I tell that he takes a sip from that bottle. Hoffmann Tekfels published under a pseudonym Works set in monasteries German Gothic novels.

Share this Rating Title: Views Read Edit View history. Open Preview See a Problem? But the devil dressed teufes a monk’s habit and under the name Viktorin Andrzej Kopiczynski intervenes in Franziskus’s destiny and attempts to lead him astray.

This page was last edited on 30 Julyat Y con esto nos encontramos con Los elixires del diablo, una novela del siglo XVII que explora el “yo” profundo de la psique humana y que hace vibrar las cuerdas del alma, hasta hacerla estremecer. This page was last edited on 21 Augustat He is ignorant of his family history and what he knows about his childhood is based upon fragments of memory and a few events his mother has explained to him.


Sixteen-year-old students of a grammar school are supposed to write essays on “Love”. His further life is filled with visions, insanity, murder, sin, wickedness, lust, repentance and all of the yeufels the ecclesiastical vocabulary has to offer. The narrative is therefore crazy and engrossing and wickedly clever.

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ds Hoffmann is known for his Nutcracker story dds the tales behind The Tales of Hoffmann opera. See more of my book reviews on my blog, Literary Flits Labyrinthine is certainly the word for the plot of this dark mystery!

Eso la hace una historia exquisitamente agobiante, con pasajes que sinceramente me dieron miedo. After his devilish connection is found out by an old painter, Medardus flees the city with the help of a “foolish” hair dresser with two personalities, who serves as a foil to the destructive dual identity of Medardus, gaily living as both Peter Schoenfeld and Pietro Belcampo. Once again he must struggle with his lust. Esta llena de un exceso genial de pasiones desbocadas,deseo insano y sensual, maldad, locura etc.

Deutscher Klassiker Verlag,pp. When exactly e,ixiere story is set is not told, probably sometime in the early 18th century.

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Search for ” Die Elixiere des Teufels ” on Amazon. I started reading this month’s [info]bibliogoth book on the way to Bath. He wants to escape the harshness and injustice of the world and devote himself to the service of God in the quiet seclusion of a monastery.