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Or, perhaps, we have, upon which the narrative begins to turn on the axis between organisms-under-the-microscope to domestic-observance until you’re either sick to your stomach or think it all quite realistic.

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Instead, feel free to think fondly on a time when Nobel Prize winning women caused certain judges to walk out in a hissy fit because they couldn’t handle the truth. Skip to main content. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Though compared to Thomas Bernhard I must insist that Elfriede Jelinek is nowhere close to the stature and level of his writing.

Elfriede Jelinek is an Austrian playwright and novelist, best known for her novel, The Piano Teacher.

I would encourage interested readers to akantes this novel a try because Jelinek has a really unique style and a definite gift for unusual and provocative descriptions. The style though began to grab me. More often, though, the repeated experience is more distanced, making for similar quantities of food jellinek thought but qualified more by analysis than pathos. Paula uses sex to change Erich and to marry a man she imagines he will soon become.

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More often, though, the repeated experience is more distanced, making for similar quantities of food for thought but qualified more 3. For example, there is not a capital letter in the book, which is, I think, Jelinek’s way of saying that the world she describes is so petty and stupid that it should not be honored with caps!


Tis a shame that both the male’s lustful passion and the parents’ pedagogical leanings are woefully aborted by an inability to communicate or commune, but that’s the law of nature for you. View all 7 comments. We wishy-washy and oh so politically correct humans would do well to learn from such things! Two books to add 5 17 Nov 10, She has great one-liners but there is something jelinei in her prose and I am not sure at this time what exactly that is.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Luxury Edition Audiobooks in French. Each sentence is given a paragraph break, regardless of length. I have a soft spot for books that are deeply sad, yet manage to be funny in a horrible, inappropriate Reading Jelinek is intoxicatingly corrosive, like drinking the bleach and discovering that it tastes like your favorite amwntes.

Aug 09, Gilgamesh Nabeel rated it liked it. Perhaps after more time has elapsed I will get a better handle on this artist, but for now, I will leave it that she is simply only better than most. Song of Ice and Fire: I was also impressed to learn that Jelinek has written a German translation of Gravity’s Rainbowwhich is no small feat, and the libretto for an opera based on Lynch’s Lost Highway.

But I hope I won’t a,antes to read more of her ever again, for whatever reason, for she makes my stomach turn. In fact, when these characteristics become so extreme they become almost funny–and in some ways this is a very funny book. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

It may sound like I’m painting Brigitte to be a manipulative and unlikable character, but that would be to deny the characters their complexity. Martin Paperback, Trivia About Les amantes. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Two books to add. Example an electrician earns quite a good wage.


Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. I found her work to be engaging and oftentimes quite funny. The st I was briefly put off by the writing style. View all 3 comments. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Upon my return, I can say hers is a style of documentary, but not just any documentary. As stated in a similar fashion by an Internet post on Tumblr: The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

Sarcasm is abound in this novel, no one makes a mockery out of absurdities in modern day social structure better than Jelinek. View all 13 comments. Limited Edition Books in French. A feminist, Jelinek often wrote amzntes gender oppression and female sexuality in modern life. She doesn’t dream and talk about finding happiness, at least not in the form of a comfortable home and a good man.

But I will continue to read her work and see if my opinion might alter. Women as Lovers is a harsh and bleak portrayal of the lives of two Austrian women. She’s a factory worker who has made a man the centre of her world in order to escape the hardship of factory work.

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No ratings or reviews yet. Sentences are, for the most part, short. Her writing style is sharp, acid, brutal, and honest in a hateful way. By appropriating the doctrine of misogyny in its crudest form, Jelinek effectively calls attention to how ignorant it is.