Title, Confusión de sentimientos. Volume of Narrativa del Acantilado. Author, Stefan Zweig. Translated by, Joan Fontcuberta i Gel. Publisher, Acantilado. Confusion (German: Verwirrung der Gefühle), also known under the literal translation Confusion of Feelings, and as Episode in the Early Life of Privy Councillor D. is a novella by the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig. : Confusion De Los Sentimientos () by Stefan Zweig and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available .

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Magellan a biography of one of the most brilliant navigators to travel in the seas. The story the professor, Roland, relates takes him back to his own student-days. Andres Bello Mexicana, S. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. Packed off to university, he is no more enthused by what he finds there: Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. I have read of him other books: Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.

It merely describes me, it says nothing real about me. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer. Even if it harbors few surprises, Confusion is very well told and quite riveting.

I can only talk — then it sometimes carries me away, something takes me out of myself. To mark the occasion, he has been presented with a Festschrift, which would appear to be: The visualization of the period of xentimientos the novel is written is timeless, since these life situations are in any period of time. Born in Vienna, the prolific Zweig was a poet in his early years.

He was far from being a born academic. La confusion des sentiments – France. Erasmus with whom he closely identified, was the subject of a longer biography.


No eBook available Amazon. Confusion is narrated by a professor of literature who has just celebrated his sixtieth birthday, and thirty years of teaching. Joseph Anthony Lonteen Snippet view – Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Orthofer2 May But I can’t work sitting still, always alone, always alone. Roland also wonders why the professor never completed his magnum opusa planned The History of the Globe Theatreand the professor tells him he no longer has the stamina for such a grand undertaking: To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.

So off Roland goes, to a sleepy university town far removed from Berlin and fast women. He also wrote the novellas Amok and The Royal Game I would recommend to any sensitive person who likes the literature, and I have great respect and admiration for Mr.

Nevertheless, Roland is grateful for being exposed to the professor and his passion s. It speaks of me, but does not reveal what I am. In childhood he found: And since he was “a strikingly good-looking young man” he found himself with “a clear advantage over the pasty-faced shop-boys” as far as the local girls went — and he certainly took advantage. The complete review ‘s Review:. Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole.

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Then there’s the matter of his wife, who Roland doesn’t get to know any better for quite a while; the couple’s relationship seems somewhat strained and sober, and she doesn’t seem to rouse the same kind of passion in the professor that discussing English literature can.

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In the s, he achieved fame with the many biographies he wrote of famous people including Balzac, Dostoevsky, Dickens and Freud. The professor’s wife is a somewhat neglected figure in this triangle senitmientos personalities, which is a shame, since it would be interesting to learn more of her perspective and position. The sad professor’s life and fate is a tad melodramatic, though Zweig’s overheated prose is appropriate for this story of just-post-adolescent feverish confusion and the more resigned confusion of an older man who hasn’t managed to come to grips with his own desires and needs.


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Another encounter has Roland give chase to the professor’s wife — whom he does not recognize — in the water, swimming after her, but she always eluding him. But there’s a good deal going on here, and Zweig unfolds his story well — and there’s a great appeal to his style, convincingly conveying just how feverish these youthful and not so youthful intertwining passions — intellectual and personal — were.

As to the characters themselves, they remain evasive and, more often, unable to directly face the various issues between them. Roland emerged from this heated youthful confusion whole, unlike the broken professor, who never conquered his; there’s an incidental mention in the story’s closing passage that makes clear that Roland did not follow down the professor’s path, and that, along with the Festschrift, reveals that Roland’s life and career have turned out to be much more conventional and, perhaps, ultimately less impassioned.

Roland becomes his amanuensis, and the project really takes off, with both fully immersed in it.