Kevin Breathnach on Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann, the best book of of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and currently out-of-print in English. by. Ingeborg Bachmann, Bachmann tells the story of lives painfully intertwined: the unnamed narrator, An English translation of my review appears below. this from a library! Malina: a novel. [Ingeborg Bachmann] Edition/Format: eBook: Document: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats. Rating: (not yet .

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Ingeborg Bachmann: ‘Malina’

Malina, who works as a historian at the Austrian Army Museum, the native Hungarian and financier Ivan, and her father, who was a Nazi officer during the Second World War. Gerade der von ihr gehasste Vater nahm eine zentrale Rolle ein.

A dead telephone in her apartment is visited by the spirits of everyone who isn’t Ivan. The E-mail Address es field is required. Strangers, for the last time. View all ingebrg comments. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

Mar 19, Mariel rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Jun 24, Nathan rated it really liked it Shelves: But to stop me from crying out my no, my father drives hi short, firm, hard fingers ingeborv my eyes, I am blinded, but I must go on. To this extent, he is also blind or pretends to be.


I am just allergic to the dynamics she exposes.

This article about a s novel is a stub. I don’t know how Bachmann managed to weave this web of psychological life of stepping outside of yourself and then when you are actually living it. Malina was supposed to the be “overture,” a “story within the self. This is a literary and philosophical position—one that Bachmann takes great narrative risks to maintain. I even finish knitting shawls I know I am not going to use.

Sep 06, Roger Market rated it liked it. I think she would have liked that. The name field is required.

Deliligin sinirlari, ask ve ask ve ask ve icimdeki agirlik. Doch auch Malina kann die Frau nicht retten.

Malina (novel) – Wikipedia

In any case, the result is a literary interrelationship that offers much material for analysis. COM in 30 languages. And in many languages: It is certainly a feminist novel but more like virginia woolf’s novels, and of course she is far more strident and willing to go to extremes than woolf.

That’s inspiring these days.

Malina : a novel

I never wanted her to love Ivan. Well, apart from the fact that one can boast of reading an experimental feminist German novel on one’s blog, the book is in fact quite provocative and has lots of ideas that one can chew on in leisure. View all subjects More like this Similar Items.


Furthermore, men are bach,ann actually concerned about women they are too egotistical for that. My father has disappeared, he knew where the door was and didn’t show me, and while I am dying my wish to see him once more and tell him just one thing dies as well.

May take me a long time to recover from this. Yes i noticed those interviews too. I emglish back to bachmqnn institute, it wasn’t burning, and I went on to ingebog next two exams. Einerseits wirken diese Stilmittel und die kraftvolle Sprache faszinierend, andererseits ist das Buch von Anfang bis Ende anstrengend, negativ und ohne erkennbare Entwicklung bei den auftretenden Personen. If Ivan is out of their range she can be what they want. Please verify that you are not a robot.

The novel’s title is the name of the narrator’s flatmate. More than that, she longs to be consumed by him, to be nothing without him. If one were blind, for example. Three large chapters follow one another: As for Ivan, equally elusive and ever on the bachmxnn of departure, he is nonetheless a more solid human entity than either Malina or the narrator.