Henry von Ofterdingen has ratings and 57 reviews. Il giovane Enrico rimane turbato dal racconto di uno straniero, che parla di questo fiore, da un colore. Enrico di Ofterdingen by Novalis at – ISBN – ISBN – Adelphi – – Softcover. : Enrico di Ofterdingen: In 8°, pp, bross. muta e sovraccop. edit., velina, ottimo. Collana ‘Cederna’, testo tedesco a fronte banc.

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As this is such a short book and ofterdlngen so densely packed with interesting concepts, I would have no qualms recommending this book to anyone genuinely interested in fantasy, romantic writings, or even philosophy, however I could not in good conscience recommend it to anyone looking for a good light read.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Novalis’s fragmentary but pioneering work of European Romanticism paved the way for many writers to come–from E. To ask other readers questions about Henry von Ofterdingenplease sign up. Preview — Henry von Ofterdingen by Novalis.

His poetry and writings were an influence on Hermann Hesse. I thought I would too having hated “The Alchemist” by Paolo Coelho, one of the 20th century’s most over-rated books, which is an example of how NOT to write like Novalis. Its impact on the history of German literature and, in the long term, of European literature was, however remarkable. Feb 23, Deanne rated it liked it Shelves: After that he departs with his mother on a journey to Augsburg where his maternal Grandfather lives, on the ofterdigen various people tell various stories.


Except this of course you can re-dream as often as you want. Be the first to ask a question about Henry von Ofterdingen.

Jul 01, Nicolas rated it really liked it. In short, I would say that my grand experiment in discovering what Lewis had discovered failed. Adelphi October 1, Language: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

A thousand sparks oftedingen the gem are streaming, A softened radiance in the heart is thrown ; From that, the light’s indwelling essence darts, But ah, will this too have the heart of hearts? We were both young then… I noticed in him the tokens of a great artist; his eyes flashed with the desire to become a correct eye, a creative instrument; his face indicated inward constancy and persevering industry. Faith, fancy and poetry lay open the internal world. Jul 13, Tej rated it it was ok.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He always labored from mere habit, and not for any pleasure. I laughed when I read many of the reviews on this book, after the fact. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Heinrich von Ofterdingen – Wikipedia

Da qui inizia un viaggio costellato di poemi, racconti e incontri pittoreschi, che culmina con la presenza della ragazza in carne e ossa e di suo padre, che dovrebbe diventare il maestro filosofi Il fiore azzurro It is all internal ; and as other artists fill the external senses with agreeable emotions, so in like manner the poet fills the internal sanctuary of the mind with new, wonderful, and pleasing thoughts.


Characters in German novels Minnesingers Novel character stubs. Imagine the courage it took to create this! Explore the Home Gift Guide. The book has no pretensions to realism and it’s bizarro that people got all the way through the thing without getting that.

The legend was perpetuated by Novalis in his eponymous fragment novel written in and by E.

Heinrich von Ofterdingen

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The only thing good I can say about this is that it was short.

It very much helps to read about the ethical and philosophical aspects of early romanticism before you start reading this book! A strange but enchanting book! Over all the sterile world ofterdingeh spread this green, mysterious carpet of love.

Henry von Ofterdingen

He was about to repeat it, when his grandfather called, and he awoke. This short novel is said to be the earliest representative of German Romanticism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Many will hate this book. His poetic prowess has much to commend it, but it remains pretty ironic that the story eventually loses steam and then just stops. Published December 31st by Waveland Press Incorporated first published ofterdinngen This book was first published in in Berlin. Learn more about Amazon Prime.