Joseph von Eichendorff has 7 ratings and 1 review: Published August 31st by Reclam. From the Life of a Good-for-Nothing. Joseph von Eichendorff. Chapter One. The wheel of my father’s mill was once more turning and whirring merrily, the melting . The Project Gutenberg EBook of Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts, by Joseph von Eichendorff This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and.

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This beautiful work touches the heart and soul, and is universally appealing – a timeless masterpiece by one of the great German writers.

Aus Dem Leben Eines Taugenichts / From the Life of a Good-For-Nothing : German – English

Open Preview See a Problem? September 12, History. And that is a happy ending that I have no power to question. Taygenichts he wants to hide from someone he climbs a tree and whenever he gets bored he pulls out his fiddle and plays some tunes.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As I was gazing at her, the other of my two ladies, the plump, merry one, suddenly took it into her head that Tauvenichts must sing as we glided along. Be the first to ask a question about Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Yet at the same time, he charms folks and has truly deep insights into beauty, decency and following his own ideals. The dullards who at home are joeeph Are not refreshed by morning’s ray; They grovel, earth-born calls obeying, And petty cares beset their day.

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Showing of 3 reviews. It’s a good thing it’s spring, because I feel I’d dismiss Eichendorff’s adventure as “bunk” and “humbug” in any other season. Now, I am certainly a romantic, but even while typing this between two pictures of my wedding day, cannot I reconcile the amusing, though clearly nonsensical, story with the total lack of real substance. Good-for-Nothing is a silent film directed by Carl Froelich.


A folk-song sung by one of the people in the open air is an Alpine rose, upon the very Alps – the Alpine horns are nothing but herbaria – the soul of the national consciousness. Then a lady’s-maid appeared; she came up to me, declared that I was a charming young fellow, and that her mistress had sent to ask me if I did not want a place as gardener’s boy.

Perhaps it’s because so many of us let ourselves grow callous.

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Visit our Help Pages. Chris rated it did not like it Apr 25, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. One of the young gentlemen who stood in the prow began, unperceived, to rock the boat. Books by Theodor Pelster.

In the evening – it was Saturday – and, in joyous anticipation of the coming Sunday, I was standing, fiddle in hand, jlseph the window of the gardener’s house, still thinking of the sparkling eyes – the lady’s-maid came tripping through the twilight.

Joseph von Eichendorff: Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts

She would einss there braiding her dark-brown hair, gazing abroad over the garden and shrubbery, or she would tend and water the flowers upon her window-sill, or would rest her guitar upon her white arm and sing out into the clear air so wondrously that to this day my heart faints with sadness when one of her songs recurs to me. As I did so I heard some one at a window above laughing.

Joseph von Eichendorff chose not to give a name to his character maybe because he would like us all to relate to his character. Jun 25, Hokomoko rated it it was amazing Shelves: Spring is at hand.


However, Good-for-nothing’s simple mind is something that everyone can relate to because there was always a stage in our lives when we were all gullible, trusting or more open.

I feel like even Dickens would come to the end of this book and be dumbfounded by the absurd ending, which seems to come out of nowhere. Who more ready than I! Granted, she isn’t required to, considering the nature of the taugenicyts, but if we’re looking for truly great art, shouldn’t she offer something to the main character other than a pretty face? Amazon Business Service for business customers. I was so startled that I could not finish my song, but passed on to my dsm without looking round.

A very unlikeable main character, in my opinion, who has all the luck in the world and even gets his happy ending.

I stood up and was about to retire, when the elder perceived me. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Behind me vanished my native village with its gardens and church-tower, before me appeared jjoseph villages, castles, and mountains, beneath me on either side the meadows in the tender green of spring flew past, and above me countless larks were soaring in the blue air.

The hero of the story, lebej to differences with his father, feels compelled to leave h Joseph von Eichendorff was an intellectual who was mainly known as a lyrical poet, but wrote prose as well.