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The blue flower, Penelope Fitzgerald

Label
The blue flower
Title
The blue flower
Statement of responsibility
Penelope Fitzgerald
Creator
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
Summary
Novalis, living in 18th-century Germany in a rambunctious family, decides to marry Sophie, a child of 12, because she seems to him like a blue flower, the one thing he wants to see in his life
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1997.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
027341
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fitzgerald, Penelope
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novalis
  • Kèuhn, Sophie von
  • Poets, German
  • Germany
  • Kèuhn, Sophie von
  • Novalis
  • Poets, German
  • Relations with women
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
The blue flower, Penelope Fitzgerald
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Mariner original."
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780395859971
Lccn
96052911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)36104132
Label
The blue flower, Penelope Fitzgerald
Link
Publication
Note
"A Mariner original."
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780395859971
Lccn
96052911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)36104132

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