Group portrait with lady.

by Heinrich Böll

Publisher: McGraw-Hill in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Translation of Gruppenbild mit Dame.

StatementTranslated from the German by Leila Vennewitz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.B6713 Gr, PT2603.O394 Gr
The Physical Object
Pagination405 p.
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5289117M
ISBN 100070064237
LC Control Number72008835

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Gruppenbild mit Dame = Group Portrait With Lady, Heinrich Böll Group Portrait with Lady (German: Gruppenbild mit Dame) is a novel by Nobel Prize winning author Heinrich Böll, published in The novel centers around a woman named Leni, and her friends, foes, lovers, employers and others and in the end tells the stories of all these people in a small city in western Germany in the Cited by: 4.

Cited by the Nobel Prize committee as the “crown” of Heinrich Böll’s work, the gripping story of Group Portrait With Lady unspools like a suspenseful documentary. Via a series of tense interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story—past and present—of one of Böll’s most intriguing characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a struggling war by: 4.

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Written in the mode of documentary, Group Portrait with Lady is elaborately devised as an investigative study undertaken by an ostensibly objective narrator, referred to in the novel as the author or "The Au." The subject for examination is Leni Pfeiffer, nee Gruyten, the celebrated "Lady" of the novel's title.

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Via a series of tense interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story--past and present--of one of Böll's most intriguing characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a struggling war widow/5(2).

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A few passages are risible in that heavy German way, a few scenes of political duplicity memorable. But surely the flashback device works to more profitable advantage in such films as Citizen Kane or Darling, both of which, one suspects, influenced a good deal of Group Portrait With Lady.

Group Portrait with Lady Summary Boll's most subtle satire, Group Portrait with Lady is generally recognized as the single work which best represents the artistic summation of his literary career. Similar in context to most of his mature fiction, the novel reiterates Boll's major thematic concerns and reaffirms his moral chastisement of modern.

About Group Portrait with Lady. Cited by the Nobel Prize committee as the “crown” of Heinrich Böll’s work, the gripping story of Group Portrait With Lady unspools like a suspenseful documentary.

Via a series of tense interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story—past and present—of one of Böll’s most intriguing characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a struggling war widow.

Get this from a library. Group portrait with lady. [Heinrich Böll; Leila Vennewitz] -- The narrator looks at the life of a struggling war widow named Leni Pfeiffer, exploring her effort to prevent the demolition of her Cologne apartment building and her role in a countercultural group.

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Cited by the Nobel Prize committee as the “crown” of Heinrich Böll’s work, the gripping story of Group Portrait With Lady unspools like a suspenseful documentary. Via a series of tense interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story—past and present—of one of Böll’s most intriguing characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a struggling war widow.

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Widely accepted as Henry James' great masterpiece, The Portrait of a Lady is a poignant and intense exploration of freedom and identity. This Macmillan Collector's Library edition features an introduction by award-winning novelist Colm Tóibín.

The Portrait of a Lady Introduction. The Portrait of a Lady is recognized as one of the greatest of the many great works of Henry. Well, there are the obvious answers: the novel, which was released in installments in the Atlantic Monthly magazine inwas an instant hit; critics then and now praise its attention to psychological detail and realistic situations.

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