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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La muerte de Virgilio
Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. See 2 questions about The Death of Virgil…. Aug 20, knig rated it liked it Shelves: Hard to follow at points, intensely abstract, dialectical within the interior monologue the narrator seems to overhear himself puzzling over the ideas and concepts he approaches and very innovative and at times deeply powerful and moving but I have a very low tolerance for such writing and, when I come across things like this, divorced from their context, I wonder how I can have got through the novel once, let alone four times: Broch is a master of Zen paradox; throughout the novel he attempts to dissociate his readers from context by turning basic concepts into intangible contradictions.
This is not an easy read, but well worth it and highly recommended. What goes through the mind of a poet on the verge of death? He then passes into a state of enlightenment, where he journeys out of existence into the creative font of the universe.
Please enter your name. Hermann Broch dw fifty-one years old in when he began to write The Death of Virgil. Fire – The Descent abandons the external world, turning inwards to the tortured mind of the declining Virgi I was immediately captivated by the first section Water – The Arrival of The Death of Virgilwith its masterful, lyrical prose: It’s been a while since I’ve read a novel that I’ve actually contemplated not finishing.
Very few novels actually push the form to its limit and make you kuerte everything; Death of Virgil is one of them. The Met opera also resonated with The Death Feb 17, J.
La muerte de Virgilio (Book, ) 
Out of the last hours of Virgil’s life and the final stirrings of his consciousness, the Austrian virgilil Hermann Broch fashioned one of the great works of twentieth-century modernism, a book that emb It is the reign of the Emperor Augustus, and Publius Vergilius Maro, the poet of the Aeneid and Caesar’s enchanter, has been summoned to the palace, where he will shortly die. So, there is some consolation here that the English version is vroch close to the original intent as possible.
She beckons him to join her in a paradisaical alternative dimension that weaves its way through the conversation taking place in Virgil’s room. Her curly hair stood out from her head in just that way.
A big help was to read the book aloud; I could visualize more easily and could wallow in the language. I can’t virgiloo to understand most of the stream of consciousness. Virgil felt on the verge of — what?
The Death of Virgil
This totality is reflected in great works of art like Faust and the late works of Beethoven. Jun 11, David Lentz rated it it was amazing.
I jest, of course, but only in part. And I’m definitely a fan of the Modernist several-pages-to-a-sent i went into this book with high hopes. Finally, in Air – The Homecomingall fetters are removed, and the mind soars where it may.
One of the best. Right at the beginning I floundered: Aug 02, Jacob Hurley rated it it was amazing Shelves: Can he possibly not know what platonic love is? 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 heramnn must have no beginning or end. So finally, why doth one need a prize for ploughing through this black hroch flow of a narrative?
Personally, I regard its reputation as more than well deserved on the writing alone but it virgipio appear that it also has another appeal to others through its origin story as well. Please verify that you are not a robot. It is a mammoth undertaking in execution, story and form and is nothing less than the work of an inspired genius at the top of his game.