The Resource The blue flower, Penelope Fitzgerald ; introduction by Candia McWilliam

The blue flower, Penelope Fitzgerald ; introduction by Candia McWilliam

Label
The blue flower
Title
The blue flower
Statement of responsibility
Penelope Fitzgerald ; introduction by Candia McWilliam
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fictionalized biography of the 18th Century German poet, Friedrich Leopold von Hardenberg, who wrote under the nom de plume, Novalis. The novel centers on his philosophy ("My conviction gains infinitely the moment another soul will believe in it.") and on his romance with Sophie von Kuhn, 12, who became his muse, but who died of tuberculosis before they could marry. By the author of The Gates of Angels
Awards note
National Book Critics Circle award winner.
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fitzgerald, Penelope
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.I86
LC item number
B58 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McWilliam, Candia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novalis
  • Novalis
  • Kühn, Sophie von
  • Poets, German
  • Eighteenth century
  • Germany
Label
The blue flower, Penelope Fitzgerald ; introduction by Candia McWilliam
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Washday -- 2. The Study -- 3. The Bernhard -- 4. Bernhard's Red Cap -- 5. The History of Freiherr Heinrich von Hardenberg -- 6. Uncle Wilhelm -- 7. The Freiherr and the French Revolution -- 8. In Jena -- 9. An Incident in Student Life -- 10. A Question of Money -- 11. A Disagreement -- 12. The Sense of Immortality -- 13. The Just Family -- 14. Fritz at Tennstedt -- 15. Justen -- 16. The Jena Circle -- 17. What is the Meaning? -- 18. The Rockenthiens -- 19. A Quarter of an Hour -- 20. The Nature of Desire -- 21. Snow -- 22. Now Let Me Get to Know Her -- 23. I Can't Comprehend Her -- 24. The Brothers -- 25. Christmas at Weissenfels -- 26. The Mandelsloh -- 27. Erasmus Calls on Karoline Just -- 28. From Sophie's Diary, 1795 -- 29. A Second Reading -- 30. Sophie's Likeness -- 31. I Could Not Paint Her -- 32. The Way Leads Inwards -- 33. At Jena -- 34. The Garden-House -- 35. Sophie is Cold Through and Through -- 36. Dr Hofrat Ebhard -- 37. What is Pain? -- 38. Karoline at Gruningen -- 39. The Quarrel -- 40. How to Run a Salt Mine -- 41. Sophie at Fourteen -- 42. The Freifrau in the Garden -- 43. The Engagement Party -- 44. The Intended -- 45. She Must Go to Jena -- 46. Visitors -- 47. How Professor Stark Managed -- 48. To Schloben -- 49. At the Rose -- 50. A Dream -- 51. Autumn 1796 -- 52. Erasmus is of Service -- 53. A Visit to Magister Kegel -- 54. Algebra, Like Laudanum, Deadens Pain -- 55. Magister Kegel's Lesson
Control code
ocn867078398
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Second Mariner books edition.
Extent
xviii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780544359451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)867078398
Label
The blue flower, Penelope Fitzgerald ; introduction by Candia McWilliam
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Washday -- 2. The Study -- 3. The Bernhard -- 4. Bernhard's Red Cap -- 5. The History of Freiherr Heinrich von Hardenberg -- 6. Uncle Wilhelm -- 7. The Freiherr and the French Revolution -- 8. In Jena -- 9. An Incident in Student Life -- 10. A Question of Money -- 11. A Disagreement -- 12. The Sense of Immortality -- 13. The Just Family -- 14. Fritz at Tennstedt -- 15. Justen -- 16. The Jena Circle -- 17. What is the Meaning? -- 18. The Rockenthiens -- 19. A Quarter of an Hour -- 20. The Nature of Desire -- 21. Snow -- 22. Now Let Me Get to Know Her -- 23. I Can't Comprehend Her -- 24. The Brothers -- 25. Christmas at Weissenfels -- 26. The Mandelsloh -- 27. Erasmus Calls on Karoline Just -- 28. From Sophie's Diary, 1795 -- 29. A Second Reading -- 30. Sophie's Likeness -- 31. I Could Not Paint Her -- 32. The Way Leads Inwards -- 33. At Jena -- 34. The Garden-House -- 35. Sophie is Cold Through and Through -- 36. Dr Hofrat Ebhard -- 37. What is Pain? -- 38. Karoline at Gruningen -- 39. The Quarrel -- 40. How to Run a Salt Mine -- 41. Sophie at Fourteen -- 42. The Freifrau in the Garden -- 43. The Engagement Party -- 44. The Intended -- 45. She Must Go to Jena -- 46. Visitors -- 47. How Professor Stark Managed -- 48. To Schloben -- 49. At the Rose -- 50. A Dream -- 51. Autumn 1796 -- 52. Erasmus is of Service -- 53. A Visit to Magister Kegel -- 54. Algebra, Like Laudanum, Deadens Pain -- 55. Magister Kegel's Lesson
Control code
ocn867078398
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Second Mariner books edition.
Extent
xviii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780544359451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)867078398

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