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Long Shadows (1960) [Collection]
by Marie Luise Kaschnitz Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

This collection of short stories, some semi-autobiographical, by Marie Luise Kaschnitz (1901-74), the eminent German novelist and poet, reflects many of the themes to be found throughout her fiction, such as the dread of moral anarchy which leaves nothing in its wake, and the shaping of individual destinies by loneliness, insecurity and fear. Usually told from a woman's viewpoint, her works feature strong female characters whose inner strength enables them to overcome their fears and accept their fates with stoic determination. Kaschnitz's chief concern is the human condition, giving her work a continuing relevance; she confronts such universal issues as growing old, growing up and the loss of religious faith as well as those which have a more contemporary resonance, including the social problems of working parents and adoption.

Contents:

  • Long Shadows
  • Ghosts
  • The Red Net
  • The Piece of Straw
  • The Old Manor House
  • The Black Lake
  • Brother Benda
  • The Everlasting Light
  • The Miracle
  • Home Alone
  • Circe's Mountain
  • The Fat Girl
  • A Noon Hour in Mid-June
  • Walks
  • Musical Chairs
  • Christine
  • Foreign Territory
  • The Deserter
  • Thaw
  • Street Lamps
  • Adventures of an Old Man

Original title: Lange Schatten
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction


The following works are contained within this one:
     Fat Girl, the (1960) [Short Story]
      Author: Marie Luise Kaschnitz
     Going to Jerusalem (1960) [Short Story]
      Author: Marie Luise Kaschnitz
     Long Shadows (1960) [Short Story]
      Author: Marie Luise Kaschnitz

Edition #1: Long Shadows

Long Shadows (1995)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Anni Whissen
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Manifested in:
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Long Shadows (February 9, 1995)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Rochester, NY
Publisher: Camden House
ISBN: 9781571130211
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.5 x 0.5
Pages: 168

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