The Cherries of Freedom: A Report
Toby Press, 2004 - 88 Seiten
A German soldier deserts in Italy during the Second World War, and for the first time, experiences real freedom. A classic of post war Germany.
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This much is 'true', but it is not the whole truth; and the late W.G. Sebald, drawing
in part on revelations made by Anderschs biographer Stephan Reinhardt, took
Andersch to task in an essay reprinted, some years after its first magazine ...
Other points on which Sebald faults Andersch are less grave. He tells us that the
pages of Der i?«/preserved the rhetorical registers of Nazism; but Andersch was
not alone in finding it impossible to shake off the linguistic habits of his entire ...
Better for us (to return to Sebald s reading) to acknowledge that his desertion was
not necessarily "a statement of existential self-determination," but rather that "
Andersch appears simply — although it can hardly be held against him — a man
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
As much philosophy and personal review as it is memoir or history, this short "report" by Andersch has some truly great moments. As he moves through his experiences living in the years of the Third ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
The cherries of freedom: a reportNutzerbericht - Not Available - Book Verdict
Best known for his novel Sansibar (an international best seller translated into English as Flight to Afar), German author Andersch (1914-80) was a young man when he was caught in the terrible ... Vollständige Rezension lesen