Elizabeth And Her German Garden (Virago Modern Classics)

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Elizabeth And Her German Garden (Virago Modern Classics)

Elizabeth And Her German Garden (Virago Modern Classics)

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However, I do get the sense that, being privileged, being sheltered, and being solitary, besides, she wasn't always aware of how she sounded. The people round about are persuaded that I am, to put it as kindly as possible, exceedingly eccentric, for the news has travelled that I spend the day out of doors with a book, and that no mortal eye has ever yet seen me sew or cook. This book is written in a loose diary format over the course of a year as Elizabeth plans her garden. What is not so pleasing is how she, her husband, and her preferred friend (Irais) conducted themselves toward a young English acquaintance (Minora), a student of art who hails from a humbler background. That's what intrigued me, and if I can find a biography of Von Arnim that untangles truth from fiction, I'll definitely read it.

Elizabeth dislikes the indoors with its responsibilities, servants and other interruptions, and spends most of the time reading in her garden. Kreuzzeitung = The Neue Preußische Zeitung ("New Prussian Newspaper"), a German newspaper printed in Berlin from 1848–1939.

No – ha replicato lui assennatamente; – no, il tuo giardino non è il tuo Dovere, perché è il tuo Piacere. Another interesting review from the Financial Times, JULY 24 2015, written by Robin Lane Fox:… https://www.

Elizabeth and her German Garden is a semi-autobiographical book written in 1898 by Elizabeth von Arnim (author of The Enchanted April) about her life and garden in the area of Nassenheide, Pomerania, where the family had their estate (her husband was minor nobility). I managed to read a bit of this book in my own garden the other day, when we finally had a spot of what might be termed summer.It was known as the Kreuzzeitung ("Cross Newspaper") because its emblem was an Iron Cross (per Wikipedia).

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