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A Farewell To Arms (Englisch) Taschenbuch – 18. August 1994

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As a youth of 18, Ernest Hemingway was eager to fight in the Great War. Poor vision kept him out of the army, so he joined the ambulance corps instead and was sent to France. Then he transferred to Italy where he became the first American wounded in that country during World War I. Hemingway came out of the European battlefields with a medal for valor and a wealth of experience that he would, 10 years later, spin into literary gold with A Farewell to Arms. This is the story of Lieutenant Henry, an American, and Catherine Barkley, a British nurse. The two meet in Italy, and almost immediately Hemingway sets up the central tension of the novel: the tenuous nature of love in a time of war. During their first encounter, Catherine tells Henry about her fiancé of eight years who had been killed the year before in the Somme. Explaining why she hadn't married him, she says she was afraid marriage would be bad for him, then admits:

I wanted to do something for him. You see, I didn't care about the other thing and he could have had it all. He could have had anything he wanted if I would have known. I would have married him or anything. I know all about it now. But then he wanted to go to war and I didn't know.
The two begin an affair, with Henry quite convinced that he "did not love Catherine Barkley nor had any idea of loving her. This was a game, like bridge, in which you said things instead of playing cards." Soon enough, however, the game turns serious for both of them and ultimately Henry ends up deserting to be with Catherine.

Hemingway was not known for either unbridled optimism or happy endings, and A Farewell to Arms, like his other novels (For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Sun Also Rises, and To Have and Have Not), offers neither. What it does provide is an unblinking portrayal of men and women behaving with grace under pressure, both physical and psychological, and somehow finding the courage to go on in the face of certain loss. --Alix Wilber -- Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine vergriffene oder nicht verfügbare Ausgabe dieses Titels.

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"A novel of great power." (TLS)

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I read this in high school about twenty years ago, and recently decided to revisit this work. I think this is an important thing to do. As our lives change, quite often the meaning of great books change to us also, and we can gain an even richer experience. I am sorry to report that this is not the case with this novel. At the risk of sounding sacrilegious, I would suggest that this book is a long way from resembling the great canon of work that is Hemingway's.
Now don't start screaming yet. Please bear with me. To begin with, don't we seem to have a rather idealized version of our hero's girlfriend? She is blonde, slender and beautiful; falls in love with him immediately; and without any complications. Every time she is with him, everything is just "grand." Isn't this just a little too perfect? We know she is Scottish, but what else? She has no brothers, sisters, or mother and father that we know of. What indeed, is she doing in Italy, other than simply being available? She's not much of an idealist. After all, it didn't take much convincing for her to leave the war, just as our hero did. Who is she?
For that matter, what about Mr. Henry? He is an American fighting in the Italian army as an ambulance driver during World War I. Yes, I know this is true of Hemingway's life, but as fiction, we need more clarity. Isn't this a little unusual? Why is he there? He never explains. He's there, he gets wounded, he fights again, he gets sick of it, he leaves. Even more annoying, his family always seems to send him money when he gets in a jam. The perfect out. Who are they, and why do they do this?
Even worse is the contrived ending. I won't give away the details, but wow, he sure comes away clean.
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Nüchterne Romantik, sofern das geht. Hemingway erzählt aus nächster Nähe von der Kriegserfahrung an der Alpenfront. Ein Merkmal ist dabei die Romantik, die der Geschichte der beiden Protagonisten innewohnt. Dadurch unterscheidet sich der Roman wesentlich von anderen Kriegsromanen. Sehr anschaulich wird die unmittelbare Umgebung der Isonzo-Front und der militärische Verlauf mit der Persönlichkeitsgeschichte Hemingways verwoben. Es entstehen stimmungsvolle Bilder doch lässt leidet die Dramatik und Spannung der Geschichte unter der knappen Erzählform, so dass die Geschichte zuweilen nüchtern, kaum ergreifend wirkt. Interessant sind die literaturwissenschaftlichen Zugaben dieser Ausgabe, man muss diese aber für den Aufpreis nicht unbedingt haben. Bei den alternativen Schlüssen handelt es sich z.B. meist nur um Sätze und das abgebildete Manuskriptmaterial ist zu selektiv, als das es ein Quellenstudium ersetzen könnte, daher ist der Anhang der 'Special Edition' eher als eine bibliophile Zutat zu bewerten.
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Handlung des Buches ist das Leben eines amerikanischen Sanitäters bei dem Königreich Italien in Zeiten des ersten Weltkrieges. (biografisch)

Wenig über den Krieg, mehr über Romanzen und Leben mit Verletzungen. Gibt sehr guten Eindruck über damalige moralische Gegebenheiten und Kameradschaft an sich im Anblick historischer Umwälzungen.
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This book clearly deserves more than five stars.

A Farewell to Arms is the semi-autobiographical tale of an American lieutenant in the Italian army near the end of World War I. Though the book's action, you will see the gradual distintegration of the hero's commitment to the conflict and his faltering attempts to create a new personna. While this is clearly one of the greatest anti-war books of all time, it transcends that genre to look more directly at the nature of life's challenges and how we meet them. As such, A Farewell to Arms ranks as one of the greatest of all American philosphical novels as well. For Hemingway aficionados, you will be fascinated to see his ornate writing style before he developed his eventual, much-admired spare form. This is stream of consciousness Hemingway at its best.

Lieutenant Henry is a man caught in the drift of events, without knowing what he stands for. He does his duty, but often out of habit rather than principle. When the full force of man and nature turn on him, he reverts to his instincts for self-survival. He wants little to do with the world, except in taking those delights that most please him. In the course of realizing and trying to overcome his emotional weaknesses, he simply isolates himself in new ways. Even love can only touch him when it is defined solely in his own terms.

Hemingway sees personal progress as only being possible through extreme pain. "The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places." That's the good news. The bad news is that "those that will not break it kills." The world kills "the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially.
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I am not going to say anything about the novel: no one needs to read an Amazon customer's review to find out that A Farewell to Arms is one of the really great 20th-century novels.
My grouse is this: I paid the extra for the hardback Everyman edition, because all the books in this series that I had bought over the last one or two years (including e.g. Hemingway's Collected Stories) not only had a sturdy and attractive cloth-covered hard binding, but they also had a properly sewn block, so that the book opens flat without cracking and does not fall apart after a fair amount of use. However, inside that nice hard cover, this one has a merely glued spine, which cracks more easily than most paperbacks. Everyman have got rid of one of their main distinguishing features that gave them an edge over most other publishers. (The same is true of the Arden Shakespeare: now I go for second-hand copies at least a few years old in the hope of getting a sewn one rather than a glued one.) I shall probably avoid Everyman in future, whereas I had become quite a fan.
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