Niels Lyhne, by Jens Peter Jacobsen, GERMAN LANGUAGE, Rare, c1890s


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Niels Lyhne
Von J. P. Jacobsen

Autorisierte Übersetzung Aus Dem Dänischen Von M. Von Borch.
(Authorized translation from Danish by M. von Borch)

Mit Einer Biographischen Einleitung Von Theodor Wolff.
(With a biographical introduction by Theodor Wolff.)

Printed and published by Philipp Neclam Jr., Leipzig.



Publisher: Philipp Neclam, Leipzig

Copyright: No date printed, c1890s



This book is in very good condition. Hardcover. This is an antiquarian book that has had a long and illustrious journey through time. Please take a look at the pictures to ascertain the condition and state of this item. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask. Brown cloth boards are worn along edges and corners with some shelf wear. Hinges tight. Binding sturdy. The text block is crisp and clean. GERMAN LANGUAGE. Translated from the Danish. Rare and hard to find work. Floral endpapers. Some ink notes on endpapers. -



"Niels Lyhne" is a novel written by Danish author Jens Peter Jacobsen. The book was first published in 1880 and is considered a masterpiece of Scandinavian literature. Jacobsen was a significant figure in the Danish literary scene, and "Niels Lyhne" is often regarded as his most notable work. The novel follows the life of Niels Lyhne, a sensitive and introspective young man, as he navigates the complexities of love, philosophy, and the search for meaning in a world marked by beauty and tragedy. Niels Lyhne is depicted as an idealistic character who grapples with the clash between his romantic ideals and the harsh realities of life. Jens Peter Jacobsen was heavily influenced by the naturalist literary movement, which sought to portray life in a realistic and often deterministic manner. "Niels Lyhne" reflects these influences, exploring the intersection of science, philosophy, and human experience. The novel is known for its poetic prose and philosophical depth. It delves into themes such as the nature of love, the quest for artistic expression, and the inevitability of suffering and mortality. Jacobsen's writing style is characterized by its introspective and contemplative nature, making "Niels Lyhne" a novel that invites readers to reflect on the human condition. Despite its relatively short length, "Niels Lyhne" has had a lasting impact and is considered a classic of Danish literature. It has been praised for its exploration of existential themes and its lyrical prose. The novel's influence extends beyond Denmark, and it has been translated into several languages, allowing readers worldwide to appreciate Jacobsen's poignant exploration of life's complexities through the character of Niels Lyhne.

Item Dimensions: 5.5 inches x 4.0 inches


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