Hermann Broch was a novelist, playwright, mathematician, and engineer. He was born in Vienna in ; he came to the United States in La muerte de Virgilio es, sin lugar a dudas, una de las obras fundamentales de la narrativa del siglo XX. Su autor, Hermann Broch, figura junto a Kafka y Joyce. Buy La Muerte De Virgilio/ the Deaf of Virgilio by Hermann Broch (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on.

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The work known as The Death of Virgil would be his “great work of art”.

Jun 16, James rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 17, J. Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream…. The book ostensibly recounts the last day of Virgil’s life as he contemplates burning the Aeneid.

La muerte de Virgilio

Plot is most obvious in mysteries, thrillers or adventure stories, where you read to find out what happens. What I want to know is, where is my prize? Di fronte all’assolutezza della morte, Virgilio percepisce l’inconcludenza della propria vita e della propria opera. Of course, what with me being older and wiser, I know exactly how to handle this type of situation.

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. You know how inventive German can be in the construction of composite words that do not really exist but most people would understand.

The Death of Virgil

Untermeyer provides full poetic justice in her translation to richly bring to life in English a truly memorable work and one of life’s greatest literary treasures. Advanced Search Find a Library. From this foundation rises Earth – The Expectationwhich in the dialogue with Augustus – one that discusses the nature of art, power, death, glory and duty – that forms the heart of the novel, returns us to the world of the real, though the fantastic is close at hand.


AugustusPublius Vergilius Maro. This totality is reflected in great works of art like Faust and the late works of Beethoven. In the end, the highs far outweigh the lows of this novel though there are some pretty significant portions of the book that I could not get past fast enough. Finally, in Air – The Homecomingall fetters are removed, and the mind soars where it may. Hemrann, Plot, Setting and Language.

This book was amazing!! Reading this novel is like being floated gently downstream, submerged in warm and fragrant water. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

The Death of Virgil by Hermann Broch

So, if you can see either the opera or the HD rebroadcast, I highly recommend it. Later, inhe sold the textile factory and decided to study mathematics, philosophy and psychology at the University of Vienna. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Naturally, the structure of this novel is claimed to be superior in the original German. Want to Vidgilio saving….

Virgil simultaneously speaks with the boy and speaks about the boy with his two friends who cannot see him. It’s a worthy capstone beyond measure, the heart of an unforgettable novel, and a must read for the enlightened few. Effectively, he rewrites Virgil through the kaleidoscope of 20c mantra.


So it means “celestial stuff that is hidden” but I acknowledge that does not sound very poetic. I just couldn’t handle it over the long haul.

Don’t have an account? Broch presents the rich, dense, intellectual sensibilities of Virgil with a style that will challenge and immensely satisfy readers of gorgeous literary novels. I found hermanj English words amazingly chosen for sound and sense. You may send this item to up to five recipients.

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The Hermqnn of Virgil by Hermann Broch. This novel had a huge impact on me, as a vision of our conscious transformation from a cause-and-effect view of the world into a perception of the eternal, divine truths which must have no beginning or end.

Inwith the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany, lla his heritage nor his newfound religion put him in good standing with the fascist regime and he was interned in a concentration camp. What follows does not deliver to the promise of this opening: