Hans Henny Jahnn is still an almost unknown modernist. Thus his works can still give the shock of the new that has inevitably worn off in the case of the. Hans Henny Jahnn (17 December , Stellingen – 29 November , Hamburg) was a German playwright, novelist, and a playwright, he. The Ship is a unique book. Reading it is like listening to the silence in the public squares painted by Giorgio de Chirico. Like Chirico, Jahnn is a master of the.
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He looks into the abyss of causality and can see the face of time as a reflection of eternity. May 08, knig rated it liked it Shelves: They are but odd, contrived little skeins and shells for the author’s ulterior purposes.
Terror is stronger in us than delight.
But Jahnn does it. But even more horrible—the death struggle itself, in which the innumerable organs, which we believe we feel, take part. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Buy the selected items together This item: Ross Scott-Buccleuch rated it it was amazing Mar 25, The next few seconds hasn with them the cruel end of a long uncertainty. Fans of eastern European post-modern literature. And an elderly grandmother who’d risen into the upper class after a full and eventful life, and who still found curiosity in living.
I had the feeling, throughout, that I was meant to chart some sort of psychological schema wherein someone represented the ego and someone represented the id or someone represented an archetype or an ideal or a failing.
And there are large mysteries hand play here. See and discover other items: An incident surrounding the cargo han, which leads to the dismissal and replacement of almost the entire crew. The wall has to be there. Is each member of the crew a metaphor?
Jahnn jahnb also a music publisher, focusing on 17th-century organ music. Toward the novel’s end, she tries fitfully to reach out and help a sensitive young upper-class woman who’s just beginning adult life. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It is calisthenics for your brain; it protests against reality.
He made the effort, even if with dwindling will power and filled with a premonition of futility, to establish some sort of relationship with the mysterious thing.
I am oblivious to all maritime references, lores, symbols and sayings, bar one: Why is the first crew dismissed at the last minute and replaced? In Jahnn’s world there is no God, no metaphysics.
Outer space, with its infinite cold, comes rolling in relentlessly. When the ship is leaving port, the owner is mysteriously missing, and Gustav and Ellena are suspecting that for some unknown reason the owner might also be on board as a stowaway.
There is no machismo, no false sentimentality. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The prose style is so unique, often the sentences are notable for their hanz bone structure, alternating between vague unknowns and specificity.