PROBABLY every teacher of German who has assigned Gottfried ler’s Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe to American students for vate reading has encountered. Juliet legend, although it had previously been a subject of frequent adaptation. Gottfried Keller’s Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe () is an exception that. : Gottfried Keller “Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe” – Analyse und Interpretation (German Edition) (): Doreen Oelmann: Books.

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I absolutely loved this book; the language admittedly a translation, but I shall be tracking down the original German A.

Wow, who would’ve thought that this book would be kinda depressing? The first depicts a day in the life of two hardworking farmers and the carefree play of their children. It left a strong impression at the time and I would like to read it again in English to find out if my memory of the story is accurate and if it makes a similar impression 60 years on.

Dec 30, Czarny Pies rated it liked it Recommends it for: I can relate more to deeply held grudges now that I am living i This book was part of the German A level syllabus at my Grammar school. This section den by far the longest, encompassing almost half of the story.

Literally anybody who read the title. This is clearest in the final sentences of the story, which contain the severely moralizing—and totally inappropriate—response of the local press to the tragedy.

Am Morgen fand man die Leichen beider Liebenden auf dem Felde liegen; sie hatten sich durch den Kopf geschossen. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

It is based on an actual event the author read about in in a short newspaper notice: Share your thoughts with other customers. I’ve probably said too much about the plot already, given the inexplicable goodreads proscription against “spoilers,” but I will add that fairly little happens, outside of the heads and hearts of the main characters, except for the last few pages which finally move things to their inevitable climax.


Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe by Gottfried Keller

To ask other readers questions about Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfeplease sign up. Feb 27, Estelle rated it liked it. Much of the suggestive power of the story is contained in symbols such as the fateful plot of land, the Black Fiddler, certain colors—notably red and black—and aspects of the natural world like flowers and stones.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. In contrast to their Shakespearean forebears, Keller’s young couple are offered a way out of their dilemma.

Nov 05, Alice rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Being the children of formerly respectable farmers who in the course of the story lose all their land and belongings because of a dispute springing from greed, year-old Sali und year-old V One of the few cases in which I liked the remake better than the original: May 23, Astrid rated it really liked it. During the physical fight they finally succumb to, their children discover their love for each other.

Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11; Chrome latest version, as it auto updates ; Firefox latest version, as it auto updates ; and Safari latest version, as it auto updates. The third section covers a day and a night and reveals the increasingly hopeless love of the young people, whose prospects are diminished even further when the boy throws a stone at the girl’s father, an act that leads to the latter’s dementia and eventual institutionalization.

Dec 06, Eba rated it liked it. Their descent into poverty is demoralizing and is experienced keenly by the two children, who are very much a product of their environment, highly sensitive to changes in social standing and to moral codes, and ashamed of the behavior of their fathers.

The two young lovers are charming individuals and the story is a romantic tragedy. Can’t say anything more than that I disliked it.


The two farmers not only become enemies over a piece of land, they ruin themselves over the rivalry so much that, at the time the children discover their love for each other, there is no family left to stop the two young people from getting married!

As capital extends its sway, the entire globe is partitioned into legally distinct parcels, divided by great white fences, real or imaginary. Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe, from the first volume of his collection of stories entitled Die Leute von Seldwylaranks among his most popular works. Geographer Neil Smith sums this goftfried up as follows: I’m a bit surprised by the jeller here at Goodreads; I didn’t think it was that bad!

Keller: Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe (German Texts) Gottfried Keller: Bristol Classical Press

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The third-person narrative has four broad sections. Seldwyla 1 – 10 of 13 books. Sep 23, Ana Enriques rated it really liked it.

Keller: Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe

Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. They also are disturbed by the thought that such a life might lead to infidelity, which neither wishes to contemplate. Throughout the tale the author focuses on key scenes, which are described in considerable detail. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Don’t have a Kindle? Click here to sign up. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. View all 10 comments. Consequently, it places less emphasis on passion and familial enmity than on the social and psychological pressures kellsr prevent kller destitute couple from marrying.