The New Prometheus: Moliereis and Kleist’s Amphitryon. WOLFGANG WITTKOWSKI. ABSTRACT. In both works the Promethean protest against the perversion. Central to at least two works by Heinrich von Kleist– Amphitryon () and “The Marquise of O ” ()–are acts of sexual violation. In conformity with. Raising a problem which later confronts his Amphitryon, Kleist asked: “Can there be a situation in which a rational being should put more trust in the convictions.

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Amphitryon – Inhaltsangabe – englisch

Soll ich zur weissen Wand des Marmors beten? To ask other readers questions about Amphitryonplease sign up. Meike rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Alkmene dagegen habe ich bei Kleist nicht so wirklich verstanden.

There are no kliest topics on this book yet. What Amphitryon and Alcumene suffer by the confusion of their senses as amphitryyon result of this mischievious. Amphitryon Amphitryon By Heinrich von Kleist Whilst Amphitryon, the general of the Thebans, is away fighting her wars, Jupiter, the mighty Thunderer, to whom high Olympus without love is but a desert, descends and visits Alcumene having assumed the form of Amphitryon for the purpose.

The deception allows him to return home earlier than the real Amphitryon — and to make love to his devoted wife. Apr 20, Sam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 14, Feyza rated it liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Umitsa rated it liked it Feb 09, In Act One, Scene 2 Sosias says to his double: Aside from the aforementioned flowery language, great play. Amphitryon by Heinrich von Kleist. Upon his father’s early death in when he was ten, he was sent to amphutryon house of the preacher S.


Amphitryon (Kleist)

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And simply, I have been de-Sosiasized, Just as you have been de-Amphitryonized. No hard feelings, we might say. Stefan rated it liked it Nov 10, Should I pray to a white marble wall?


kleiwt She refuses to accept the distinction:. There he wrote “Amphitryon” and “Penthesilea. Published December 31st by Reclam first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Through the two different “Amphitryons” Kleist is able to explore various parts of human nature with prose that I found a bit flowery, the only reason I subtract a star from this otherwise great work based in Greek mythology and something that affects Kleists’ other play I’ve read, the Broken Jug, albeit to a lesser extent such as romance vs. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oxford University Press,Chapter 4: This ranks in my opinion as one of Kleists’ best works and is a must for Greek mythology lovers.

I did enjoy it immensely. Oct 28, Evan rated it really liked it Shelves: Thomas L rated it it was ok Aug 03, Anita Ervin rated it liked it Jul 06, In diesem Fall kamen wohl ziemlich viele Komponenten zusammen, amphitryob mir das Buch unsympathisch gemacht haben wenn man das so nennen darf, jedenfalls habe ich es nur ungern in die Hand genommen.


Yet to her the love of an earthly man in marriage is the very foundation of her being. Dec 17, Dewey rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page. Daniel rated it did not like it Feb 12, Sebastian rated it it was ok Mar 29, Paul rated it it was ok Mar 19, Kleixt 07, Taaya rated it did not like it.

Amphitryon – German Literature

The dramatist, writer, lyricist, and publicist Heinrich von Kleist was born in Frankfurt an der Oder in After their night of love, Jupiter asks Alkmene whether the body in her arms was that of the husband or of the lover. Sie ist maphitryon ein kompliziertes Weibsbild.

You will admit that I must be something. Central to Amphitryon is the cardinal comic experience of confused identities. Diskussion Forum Index Aktuell Suche.