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Published by Hippocrene Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 16th to 18th century fiction,
  • 19th century fiction,
  • USA,
  • Classics,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History: American

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12102738M
ISBN 101873982763
ISBN 109781873982761
OCLC/WorldCa33889404

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First published in , Simplicissimus tells the picaresque, brilliantly described adventures of a boy swept up in the Thirty Years War and the terrible things that he experiences. Some of it is realistic, some fantastical but the overall effect is an unmatched picture of Europe torn apart by an endless, sadistic, futile war from which nobody can by: 4. Modeled on the 16th-century Spanish picaresque novel, Simplicissimus tells the story of an innocent child brought into contact with life through his experiences of the Thirty Years’ War. The book traces the development of a human soul against the background of a depraved Germany riven by war, depopulation, cruelty, and fear. The first great German novel – an extraordinary recreation of the horrors of the Thirty Years War, written by a veteran of the conflict First published in , Simplicissimus tells the picaresque, brilliantly described adventures of a boy swept up in the Thirty Years War and the terrible things that he experiences. Simplicissimus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. satirical drawings, 16 in full color, from to 24 artists i /5(6).

Simplicissimus is the best-known German prose work of the baroque period. Like all great picaresque novels, it's made up of an unapologetically random succession of events, so many that between them they cover just about every possible literary mood - bucolic, military, nautical, comic, tragic, allegorical, satirical, didactic, fantastic, contemplative, religious, atheistic, luxurious, ascetic - everything from fart /5(17).   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Adventurous Simplicissimus by Hans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen - Free Ebook Menu.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Der abenteuerliche Simplicissimus by Hans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen - Free Ebook Menu. Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen's Simplicissimus the Vagabond is the story of a young man who travels with the army during the Thirty Years' War. The protagonist, Simplicissimus, finds.

  The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) Rev Edition by Hans Jacob Christoff Grimmelshausen (Author), Cited by: 4.   The worthlessness of these sequels is the more remarkable when we consider the excellence of the other books which make up what may be called the Simplicissimus-cycle. These are "Trutzsimplex," "Springinsfeld," the two parts of the "Enchanted Bird's . Simplicissimus (German: [zɪmplɪˈtsɪsɪmʊs]) was a satirical German weekly magazine started by Albert Langen in April and published until , with a hiatus from – It became a biweekly in It took its name from the protagonist of Grimmelshausen 's novel Der Abenteuerliche Simplicissimus Teutsch.   Simplicissimus is considered to be the first adventure novel in the German language and the first German novel masterpiece. Set during the tragic conflict that wrecked Germany between , it contains a lot of inhumanity and brutality that is candidly recounted in the first person by its protagonist Simplicius.4/5(24).