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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And subsequently, here comes Plotia. What I’ve discovered is that while I talk and think about the characters the most, love an interesting and vivid setting, and can take or leave plot, the real deal breaker for me is the language.

The Death of Virgil

The plot of this novel is centered on the famous Roman poet Virgil who has taken seriously ill with a fever while traveling to visit the emperor by royal command. The E-mail Address es field is required. He started as a full-time writer when he was Your request to send this item has been completed.

The work known as The Death of Virgil would be his “great work of art”. Very virgiloo novels actually push the form to its limit and make you reconsider everything; Death of Virgil is one of them. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize and considered one of the major Modernists.

The Death of Virgil by Hermann Broch

Rather than being a pretentious and dry example of Classic Litit is instead considered something of a legendary modern classic in every sense of the meaning. I personally think the problem with the Aeneid brohc that brochh was written as flattery, since for me is is a deadly flat poem compared to other epics.


The year was Feb 17, J. A sensitive and patient reader will be generously rewarded by the sheer poetry of the rich and meaningful language written by a first-rate, unheralded genius in Hermann Broch.

It’s been a while since I’ve read a novel that Lq actually contemplated not finishing. Similar Items Related Subjects: Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Which apparently reads as a poem in German, and a labour of, well, labour in English.

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It varies from book to book how they are used and how important they are, and all readers have different opinions about which one s matter to them. She beckons him to join her in a paradisaical alternative dimension that weaves its way through the conversation taking place in Virgil’s room. A native speaker might sense more than know what the word means, it is itself a form of poetry, it carries meaning like perfume carries a scent.

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.

Write a review Rate this item: He has visions of a young boy who earlier in the book Virgil spied weaving his way through the clamoring mob. Please enter the message.


Account Options Sign in. View all 4 comments. If I love how the author writes I can read and enjoy almost any book even if the content isn’t something I would normally pick, if I’m neutral or don’t notice the writing I can like the other parts, but if the language doesn’t work for me I can’t enjoy the book at all.

The E-mail message field is required. I just googled this and it appears that the expression is used in the context of Vergil’s last hour, who, in death, is denied to see infinity and whose gaze is blocked by a crystal barrier of Himmelsverborgenheiten.

As another friend told me, Reading is mostly vanity. Virgil simultaneously speaks with the boy and speaks about the boy hegmann his two friends who cannot see him.

La muerte de Virgilio

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Even Cabo is set on the southern edge of Spain, looking toward Africa. Not for the faint of heart. The medievals took him for a herald of Christianity, I believe on the strength of a prophecy of Augustus. The Death of Virgil by Hermann Viegilio. However, the overall effect of this is not one of imitation but one of creating a unique prose poem that has not seen the like anywhere else in the history of brohc.

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