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knight, death and the devil

Ella Leffland

knight, death and the devil

by Ella Leffland

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Published by Penguin in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Göring, Hermann, -- 1893-1946 -- Fiction.,
  • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElla Leffland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination718 p. :
    Number of Pages718
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15445290M
    ISBN 100140145370

      The Knight, Death and the Devil. By Ella Leffland. pages. William Morrow. $ In an author's note, Ella Leffland calls her book about Hermann Goring and his times ''a historical. Uriah Funk Leila Armstrong Art 7 February, Formal Analysis of Durer’s Knight, Death and the Devil My first impression upon looking at Durer’s “Knight, Death and the Devil” is one of impending doom met with courage and a feeling of resigning to one’s fate.

    Knight, Death, and Devil is one of Dürer’s three ‘master engravings’ (Meisterstiche), along with Melencolia I and Saint Jerome in His Study Although these works are not a series as such, scholars have attempted to link the trio together, seeing them as representing moral, theological and intellectual pursuits respectively. The knight, death and the devil. [Ella Leffland] -- Göring's life is recreated in detail from the manor house his youth to his first meeting with Hitler. It is a chilling look back at .

    Albrecht Dürer, The Knight, Death and the Devil (Der Reuter) Engraving, x cm, Baillieu Library Collection, The University of Melbourne, Accession No.: Albrecht Dürer ( - ) was born on 21 May in Nuremberg, the “unrecognised capital” of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation and labelled “Augusta praetoria imperii”. Neither Death, nor the Devil will not frighten, will not stop him. A stern, middle-aged warrior moving toward an unknown goal against the background of a wild rocky landscape, despite the threats of Death and the Devil following him, is inspired by the treatise of Erasmus of Rotterdam “The Guide of a Christian Warrior” and embodies the 3/5(2).


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The Knight, Death and the Devil Hardcover – January 1, by Ella Leffland (Author)5/5(10). The Knight, Death, and the Devil Paperback – April 1, by Ella Leffland (Author)5/5(10).

In the case Ella Leffland's "The Knight, Death and the Devil", I found this to be wonderful historical/"fictionalised " bio of historical accuracy. I've read much "history" about the Nazi's chieftains and I don't recall any major inaccuracies appearing in this knight than in non fictionalised accounts.5/5(12).

The Knight, Death, and the Devil book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. How leading Nazi Hermann Goering could be also a d /5(10).

This book provides a fictionalized account of the different facets of the life of Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering. Ella Leffland is the author of Rumours of Peace and Last Courtesies. Knight, Death and the Devil: Ella Leffland: : Books5/5(9).

The Knight, Death, and the Devil Ella Leffland, Author William Morrow & Knight $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Breath and Shadows; Buy this book Best known for. The print called Knight, Death and the Devil by art historians was named by Dürer himself as “Der Reuter”-the Rider and created and dated in It has been considered one of the three of Dürer’s great “meistersttiches” (masterpieces) along with.

Knight, Death and the Devil Artist Albrecht Dürer Year Medium Copper engraving Location Multiple museum collections Dimensions in × in cm × cm Famous Paintings by Albrecht Dürer Young Hare Rhinoceros Adam and Eve Praying Hands Knight, Death and the Devil Apocalypse Self-Portrait of Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I Adoration ofArtist: Albrecht Dürer.

Uriah Funk Leila Armstrong Art 7 February, Formal Analysis of Durer’s Knight, Death and the Devil My first impression upon looking at Durer’s “Knight, Death and the Devil” is one of impending doom met with courage and a feeling of resigning to one’s figure of the Knight is surrounded by the figures of Death on his sickly horse and the beast faced Devil, along with a.

The Knight, Death and the Devil Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Ella Leffland (Author)/5(6). The Knight, Death and the Devil 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. Julia_au_chateau: More than 1 year ago: Ella Leffland is a remarkable writer and she depicts Goring, at the outset of this book, as a 20th century German knight.

He was as dashing, heroic and handsome a fighter pilot during World War I, surely, as the Red Baron. 5/5(1). The knight, death, and the devil Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : Inafter the end of the war, he started his writing career. He wrote a polemical work entitled "The Knight, death and the devil: the heroic idea", a reworking of the tradition of German Pagan-Nationalist Romanticism into a form of "biological nationalism".

Heinrich Himmler was very impressed by this : Hans Friedrich Karl Günther, 16 February. The Knight and Death (Italian: Il cavaliere la morte) is a crime novel by Leonardo Sciascia, published in Plot.

The protagonist of the novel is a cultured and tenacious detective affected by a deadly disease (which is clearly a cancer, although it is never openly stated). The detective, whose name we never learn (he is simply called "il Vice", as "the Vice Chief of Police Author: Leonardo Sciascia.

The knight, the devil and death. Reformation points out that it may also be inspired by the book The Knight, Death, and the Devil, a fictionalized account of the life of Hermann Goering.

Incidentally, the mayor of Nuremberg presented Hitler with a print of Dürer's engraving at a Nazi rally. The Knight, Death, and the Devil, though a considerable departure from these books, confirms Leffland’s skill as a storyteller attentive to the nuances of time, place, and character.

We see a skull in the bottom left corner; the night in full armour (shining armor?) carries a lance; behing him is a pig-snouted horned devil and he is passing Death on his pale horse, who is carrying an hourglass. Under the knight’s horse runs a long-haired retriever, a hunting dog.

Dürer called this picture Reuter, which is, Rider. Knight, Death and the Devil was among the first of these master works ((meisterstiche), and together with St.

Jerome in His Study and Melencolia I, it was based on Durer's love and appreciation of humanist writer Cornelius Agrippa who defined mood disorder into three categories: morality, theologically and intellectually. Durer's engraving reflect that respectively.

Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Opening and closing appropriately in the medieval city of Nuremberg, center of the mass Nazi rallies and the war crimes trials, the novel explores every facet of the character and life of Hermann Goering, a man of many paradoxes.

The knight, death, and the devil. [Ella Leffland] -- The author pursues her fascination with war, evil, and moral choices, in this fictional account of Germany's Goring. Your Web browser is. Meisterstiche: Albrecht Dürer’s Master Engravings Albrecht Dürer’s Melencolia I, St. Jerome in His Study and Knight, Death and the Devil, all from and related in size, style and technical complexity, have been considered his master engravings (or .Albrecht Durer: Knight, Death & Devil Painting - 8"x10" Canvas Fine Art Print.

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Lot 2 Vintage Print Squirrels & Hare By Albrecht Durer Framed EUC. $  texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The Knight, Death and the Devil, Engraving, Image: 9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.

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