An ermine of Czernopol

by Gregor von Rezzori

Publisher: New York Review Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 380 Downloads: 265
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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGregor von Rezzori ; translated from the German by Philip Boehm ; introduction by Daniel Kehlmann
SeriesNew York review books classics
ContributionsBoehm, Philip
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2635.E98 H413 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 380 p. ;
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25121292M
ISBN 109781590173411
LC Control Number2011013386

From the late s on, Rezzori had parts in several French and West German films. Among his best-known work is the Bukovina Trilogy—which includes Memoirs of an Anti-Semite, An Ermine in Czernopol, and the memoir The Snows of Yesteryear—all of which are published by NYRB Classics. An NYRB Classics Original Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any cost. Rezzori surrounds Tildy with a host of fantastic characters, engaging us in a kaleidoscopic experience of a city where nothing. The central character of Gregor von Rezzori’s novel, An Ermine in Czernopol, now available in English in a handsome paperback from NYRB Classics, has no place in the new order, or lack thereof, that prevails following the war. An officer in a vanished army, “the manly ideal from a supposedly bygone epoch,” Major Nikolaus Tildy clings to. Leaner and funnier than An Ermine in Czernopol—more Nabokov than Musil—Memoirs of an Anti-Semite presents itself as “A Novel in Five Stories.” All but the last are set in four successive.

: An Ermine in Czernopol (New York Review Books Classics) () by Rezzori, Gregor Von and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books . Czernopol stood for his birthplace Chernivtsi, the urban center of this legendary world wiped out by war, escape, mass murder, destruction and Gleichschaltung, or enforced political conformity. The hero of Gregor von Rezzori's masterful "An Ermine in Czernopol" clings to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. An Ermine in Czernopol. By Gregor von Rezzori. Translated by Philip Boehm. pages. New York Review Books, paper, $; Pounds   Philip Boehm was selected by a five-member jury as the winner of this year’s Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize for his translation of Gregor von Rezzori’s An Ermine in Czernopol, (New.

Books were for sale afterwards, and, unsurprisingly, An Ermine in Czernopol seemed to have won quite a few new fans. In the brief Q & A that followed, there was more banter. Asked about what.   To say An Ermine in Czernopol ends with disenchantment is a grotesque understatement. It ends with the “Petrescu-pogrom,” an evening of murder and shattered glass inspired not by blood-libel, but by petty jealousy and the sheer pleasure of hating. Early in the book, describing the way the narrators’ father ignores a caravan of Jews.   An Ermine in Czernopol by Gregor von Rezzori* 6. This Body of Death by Elizabeth George 5. Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse by Jay Rubinstein 4. To the Finland Station by Edmund Wilson* 3. The Colors of Infamy by Albert Cossery* 2. The Murderess by Alexandros Papadiamantis 1. Proud Beggars by Albert Cossery*.

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An Ermine in Czernopol is a fictional testimonial of what life was like in the capital of Bucovina between the two 20th century world wars. Gregor Von Rezzori published it in German in ; this English translation only first became available in This is a dense book—and most people won’t like it, I suspect, particularly in our current society with its accelerating attention deficit 4/5.

Abel and Cain An Ermine in Czernopol Memoirs of an Anti-Semite The Snows of Yesteryear About this book Appearing together in English for the first time, two masterpieces that take on the jazz age, the Nuremburg trials, postwar commercialism, and the feat of writing a book /5(17).

An NYRB Classics Original. Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any cost.

Rezzori surrounds Tildy with a host of fantastic characters, engaging us in a kaleidoscopic experience of a city where Brand: New York Review Books. About An Ermine in Czernopol. An NYRB Classics Original. Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any cost.

Rezzori surrounds Tildy with a host of fantastic characters, engaging us in a kaleidoscopic. This wonderful book--literally, a book full of wonders--which lived for too long in shadow, has been brought fully to light by Philip Boehm's lustrous new translation.

An Ermine of Czernopol may at last take its place on the shelf alongside The Tin Drum and One Hundred Years of Solitude.4/5(). The central character of “An Ermine in Czernopol,” Gregor von Rezzori’s midth-century masterpiece, first published inis not a person at all, but a city. Tildy's stubborn insistence on an outmoded, idealistic code of honour leads to his decline and eventual demise.

He is the ermine of Czernopol, and as the novel's epigraph warns: "The ermine. --Michael Ignatieff, The New York Review of Books "This wonderful book--literally, a book full of wonders--which lived for too long in shadow, has been brought fully to light by Philip Boehm's lustrous new translation.

An Ermine of Czernopol may at last take its place on the shelf alongside The Tin Drum and One Hundred Years of Solitude /5(15). Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: New York Review of Books Get BOOK An NYRB Classics Original Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any.

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This wonderful book--literally, a book full of wonders--which lived for too long in shadow, has been brought fully to light by Philip Boehm's lustrous new translation. An Ermine of Czernopol may at last take its place on the shelf alongside The Tin Drum and One Hundred Years of Solitude. (John Banville)Reviews: Get this from a library.

An ermine of Czernopol. [Gregor von Rezzori; Philip Boehm] -- "Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the.

‎An NYRB Classics Original Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any cost.

Rezzori surrounds T. If duende, the source of inspiration that Lorca sets out to champion in his essay at the expense of the Muse, is “in sum, the spirit of the earth”, a force linking body and soil through a struggle akin to death, then the Muse is a force that speaks to the head and inspires art that is, in the words’ most negative senses, cerebral and high-minded.

A New York Review Books Original Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any cost.

Rezzori surrounds Tildy with a host of fantastic characters, engaging us in a kaleidoscopic experience of a city where. About this Item: The New York Review of Books, Inc, United States, Paperback. Condition: New.

Main. Language: English. Brand new Book. An NYRB Classics OriginalSet just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law.

In The Ermine of Czernopol, Rezzori summons the disorderly and unpredictable energies of a town where everything in the world is seemingly mixed up together, a multicultural society that existed long before the idea of multiculturalism. Paperback Book Free Shipp 2 - An Ermine in Czernopol by Gregor Von Rezzori (English) Paperback Book Free.

An Ermine in Czernopol by Gregor Von Rezzori. Title An Ermine in Czernopol. Gregor von Rezzori () was born in Czernowitz (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine), Bukovina, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Austrian-born Gregor von Rezzori‘s autobiographical novel, “An Ermine in Czernopol,” has only been translated into English this year, but due to his relative obscurity, reviews will no.

An NYRB Classics Original. Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any : New York Review Books.

"The city lies somewhere in the godforsaken southeastern part of Europe and is named Czernopol," Gregor von Rezzori writes in the prelude to this major early novel, the first part of a trilogy based on the author's childhood that would grow to include some of his finest work: the scintillating memoir The Snows of Yesteryear and the trickily titled novel Memoirs of an Anti-Semite.

In The Ermine. An Ermine in Czernopol Quotes Showing of 2 “Dealing with people, my friends, is really nothing more than a question of the price that one is willing to pay.

The better you understand life, the more capital you build.”. Electronic books Fiction Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Kehlmann, Daniel An Ermine in Czernopol New York: New York Review Books,c Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Gregor von Rezzori; Philip Boehm.

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Rezzori surrounds Tildy with a host of fantastic characters, engaging us in a kaleidoscopic experience of a city where nothing /5(4). An NYRB Classics Original Set just after World War I, An Ermine in Czernopol centers on the tragicomic fate of Tildy, an erstwhile officer in the army of the now-defunct Austro-Hungarian Empire, determined to defend the virtue of his cheating sister-in-law at any cost.

An Ermine in Czernopol. Gregor von Rezzori, translated by Philip Boehm. New York Review of Books, pp. £. Gregor von Rezzori (German pronunciation: [ʁɛˈtsoːʁi]; – Ap ), born Gregor Arnulph Hilarius d'Arezzo, was an Austrian-born, Romanian, German-language novelist, memoirist, screenwriter and author of radio plays, as well as an actor, journalist, visual artist, art critic and art was fluent in German, Romanian, Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, Yiddish.

The undervalued fiction of Gregor von Rezzori, an Austrian-born German-language novelist, includes much of Von Rezzori's own life as it was touched by two World.

This year’s winner, selected by a five-member jury, was Phillip Boehm, for his translation of Gregor von Rezzori’s An Ermine in Czernopol (New York Review of Books), originally published in as Ein Hermelin in Tschernopol.

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