In “Elixiere des Teufels” wird die fiktive Lebensgeschichte des Mönch Medardus erzählt, der durch seine Geburt her mit einer Sünde befleckt ist und dadurch. DIE ELIXIERE DES TEUFELS. The Devil’s Elixir (by T. A. Hoffmann, ); has held for a century a leading place among the shudder-tales of. Today, Die Elixiere des Teufels; The Devil’s Elixirs () represents a canonical text within the corpus of Romanticism. Interestingly however, Hoffmann’s.

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Evil twins, parallel narratives, and generations of characters with the same names repeating endless variations of similar stories proliferate in this wild and wildly recounted first person narrative of a mad or perhaps so utterly sane he’s actually telling the truth monk named Medardus–or maybe Viktorin. In a cloister is preserved among the relics a bottle once left by the devil in the cell of Saint Anthony. I had no idea E.

He knows that her father would never allow her to marry him. Lists with This Book. When he meets the beautiful Aurelie, he flees from the monastery in order to lead teufls covetous and criminal life, his movements governed by desire, coincidence, and fate. Trivia About The Devil’s Elixirs. Only then did German critics realize that it offered far more than a trivial — and thrilling!

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View all 17 comments. Apparently Hoffmann was greatly inspi Ann Radcliffe drops a tab of acid. Hoffmann novelRalf Kirsten. Whoever tastes its contents becomes possessed by Satan. The one hundred best of all times. Retrieved from ” https: Sixteen-year-old students of a grammar school are supposed to write essays on “Love”.


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The Elixirs of the Devil Feb 23, Trounin rated it it was ok. Oct 11, George K. As other reviewers have noted it gets pretty confusing, though it only dis gets confusing when Hoffmann attempts to ‘explain’ all the previous shenanigans I am that which I seem, and seem not what I am, an inexplicable puzzle to myself, I am disunited with my self!

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The only result that after reading pages my thoughts started wandering off, I missed half of the story and when ddes was some big reveal I was all ‘What did just happen? What’s on his Watchlist? The characters seemed more developed than in the Monk and I really enjoyed the madness aspect. It’s not you it’s me. Hoffmann per me si drogava. If it’s the one on Project Gutenberg tejfels I would suggest avoiding it and reading this translation.

EA no volume Subpages. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? A very strange book but fascinating. The story centers on his love for a young princess, Aurelie. But did he or did he push the man over? elixidre

In his monastery Medardus finds a mystical bottle that contains the titular elixir of the Devil. Mar 12, Lee Foust rated it it was amazing Shelves: Young seminary student Franziskus Benjamin Besson has been ceremonially ordained. Edit Cast Credited cast: Add the first question. Hoffmann ha scorto per elixieer gli spettri di Berlino, e ne trae spunto per le sue opere.


His stories form the basis of Jacques Offenbach’s famous opera The Tales of Hoffmann, in which Hoffman appears heavily fictionalized as the hero.

The Devil’s Elixirs German: Homolka a tobolka You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. This page was last edited on 21 Augustat This page was last edited on 30 Julyat Retrieved from ” https: Published inthe basic idea for the story was adopted from Matthew Gregory Lewis ‘s novel The Monkwhich is itself mentioned in the text.

However, if you can get past The Devil’s Elixirs reflecting social standards of two centuries ago and not just towards women then it is an intriguing and engrossing light-horror mystery.

Y con esto nos encontramos con Los elixires del diablo, una novela del siglo XVII que explora el “yo” profundo de la psique humana y que hace vibrar las cuerdas del alma, hasta hacerla estremecer.

I loved supporting roles such as the irrepressible Italian barber-dwarf Belcampo and elixiee Prince who flits from fad to fad in order to keep himself entertained.