Ferdinand von Saar - The Stone Breakers

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Ferdinand von Saar (1833-1906) is a transitional literary figure between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, between poetic idealism and modernism. The five novellas chosen for inclusion here -- all appearing in English for the first time -- represent five variations on the theme of love and sensuality as it occurs in a variety of settings involving different social classes, from railroad workers to the clergy to the aristocracy. Covering almost three decades, they provide a good overview of the concerns addressed in Saar's writings as well as of the changes in his style as he matured.
  • Author: Ferdinand von Saar
  • Title: The Stone Breakers
  • Binding: Trade Paperback
  • Translation by: Kurt and Alice Bergel in collaboration with Dorothy Augustine
  • Afterword by: Kurt Bergel
  • Publishing House: Ariadne Press
  • Pages: 232
  • Date Published: 1998
  • ISBN: 1572410558
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