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Elfriede Jelinek

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Elfriede Jelinek was born on October 20, 1946 in Mürzzuschlag, Styria, Austria. She is an Austrian playwright and novelist. Jelinek was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2004. Jelinek started writing poetry at a young age. She made her literary debut with the collection Lisas Schatten näytä lisää (Lisa's Shadow) in 1967 and received her first literary prize in 1969. Female sexuality, its abuse, and the battle of the sexes in general are prominent topics in her work. Her works include: Wir sind Lockvögel, Baby! (We are Decoys, Baby!), Die Liebhaberinnen (Women as Lovers) and Die Klavierspielerin (The Piano Teacher). That last novel was the basis for the 2001 Austrian film of the same name, The Piano Teacher, directed by Michael Haneke and starring French actress Isabelle Huppert. When awarded the Nobel prize in 2004, Jelinek was criticized for not accepting the prize in person; instead, a video message was presented at the ceremony. Jelinek revealed that she suffers from agoraphobia and social phobia, so she was more comfortable accepting via video. Jelinek was also awarded many other prizes for her literature. These include: Georg Büchner Prize, 1998; Franz Kafka Prize, 2004; and the German Mülheimer Dramatikerpreis award three times, 2004, 2009 and 2011. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

Pianonsoittaja (1988) 2,008 kappaletta
Halu (1992) 622 kappaletta
Women as Lovers (1975) 464 kappaletta
Wonderful wonderful times (1990) 419 kappaletta
Greed (2000) 232 kappaletta
The Children of the Dead (1995) 115 kappaletta
The Piano Teacher [2001 film] (2001) — Tekijä — 61 kappaletta
Sports Play (1998) 43 kappaletta
wir sind lockvögel baby! (1970) 41 kappaletta
Rein Gold (2013) 31 kappaletta
Theaterstücke (1984) 29 kappaletta
Der Tod und das Mädchen I-V (2003) 27 kappaletta
Winterreise: Ein Theaterstück (2011) 25 kappaletta
Bambiland (2004) 24 kappaletta
Totenauberg : ein Stück (1991) 17 kappaletta
Face à Pynchon (2008) — Esipuhe — 16 kappaletta
Wolken.Thuis (1990) 15 kappaletta
Oh Wildnis, oh Schutz vor ihr (1985) 14 kappaletta
In Den Alpen: Drei Dramen (2002) 11 kappaletta
Die Schutzbefohlenen (2014) 9 kappaletta
Angabe der Person (2022) 9 kappaletta
Mamma Andersson: Dog Days (2012) 8 kappaletta
Ombre (Eurydice parle) (2018) 5 kappaletta
Einar (2006) 5 kappaletta
Bukolit (German Edition) (1994) 4 kappaletta
Krankheit oder Moderne Frauen (1987) 4 kappaletta
POEMAS (1900) 3 kappaletta
Elfriede Jelinek (1995) — Associated Name — 3 kappaletta
La palabra disfrazada de carne (2007) 2 kappaletta
Under morgonens bila : dikter (2010) 2 kappaletta
Neid Privatroman 2 kappaletta
Jackie (2006) 2 kappaletta
Eine Partie Dame (2018) 2 kappaletta
Fury (The German List) (2022) 1 kappale
Ein Sturz 1 kappale
K (2005) 1 kappale
Sonne / Luft 1 kappale
Mit Haut und Haar: Frisieren, Rasieren, Verschönern (2018) — Avustaja — 1 kappale
Zeppel-Bilder, Szusisch-Rahmen (2006) — Tekijä — 1 kappale
TE PERJASHTUARIT 1 kappale
Fin 1 kappale
Babel 1 kappale
Sur la voie royale (2019) 1 kappale
Milenky (2004) 1 kappale
Clara S. 1 kappale
Services 1 kappale
Lačnost: zábavný román (2011) 1 kappale
LOS EXCLUIDOS (1992) 1 kappale
Schlsselgewalt 1 kappale
Lacomie 1 kappale

Associated Works

Painovoiman sateenkaari (1973) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset10,787 kappaletta
V. (1963) — Jälkisanat, eräät painokset5,212 kappaletta
Vienna (2005) — Avustaja — 186 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of International Erotica (1996) — Avustaja — 116 kappaletta
Erotiske fortællinger fortalt af kvinder (1996) — Tekijä, eräät painokset2 kappaletta
Glaube Hoffnung Liebe Tod (1996) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Adolf Frohner (2009) — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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Lit Snobs Group Read: The Piano Teacher, Literary Snobs (tammikuu 2014)

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It's difficult to give an accurate picture of this extraordinary text in a review. Here goes: it’s a long dialogue between Brünnhilde and Wotan, which puts some of the themes of Das Ring des Nibelungen through a modern and essentially Marxist lens. The writing is dense, at times poetic and even though it is divided into sentences (although not paragraphs - when you first pick the book up its unbroken text page after page has a formidable quality) each ‘speech’ reads as a single unbroken utterance. It’s endlessly thought provoking and the characterisation is brilliantly achieved: Brünnhilde is smart, cynical, witty and direct. Wotan is patrician in a compellingly awful way.
You could of course read this without knowing Wagner’s ‘poems’ for the operas but without trying to be exclusionist I think so much of the book would then be lost. Although the initial spark for the conversation appears to come after the construction of Valhalla in Das Rheingold, both characters are aware of the entire action of Das Ring (indeed Jelinek introduces Wotan as ‘Wotan/the Wanderer’) and it permeates the entire text, its ideas and purpose.
The images I had in my mind when reading this were all from Patrice Chereau’s 1976 Bayreuth production which given his famously Marxist reading, with the gods as the epitome of exploitative industrialists feels apt.
The blurb tells us that the text was originally written as a libretto. I’d be intrigued to understand the differences and how this might work as a dramatic performance but I can’t help feeling that the way the book lays its images and concepts out is best suited to a solitary reader.
Gitta Honegger’s translation hits what appears to be an accurate tone from the start which I want to assume is Jelinek’s own.
This is a remarkable and profoundly original book.
PS I keep reading that Fitzcarraldo covers are blue for Fiction, white for Non Fiction but this can’t be right - this is most certainly not Non Fiction and I am also reading some Annie Ernaux (reviews to follow) and similarly confused.
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djh_1962 | Jan 7, 2024 |
My feature piece on Walser and Jelinek published in The Quarterly Conversation: http://quarterlyconversation.com/walking-with-walser
 
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proustitute | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 2, 2023 |
La pianista es Erika Kohut, una mujer madura que siempre ha vivido bajo la sombra de una madre posesiva y absorbente. En realidad, Erika es una pianista frustrada que ejerce de profesora de piano. Vencida por un fracaso que no es sino trasunto de una derrota mayor, la de escapar de un dominio indeseado, y presa en la telaraña de sus inhibiciones y de una perpetua y no siempre amable vigilancia, Erika ha aprendido a ser austera y severa. Esta situación toma un curso muy diferente cuando conoce a un alumno que se enamora de ella.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Natt90 | 39 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 9, 2023 |
Esta novela, que provocó un notable escándalo en su país en el momento de su publicación, supone un prodigioso ejercicio narrativo tanto desde el punto de vista del estilo como del estructural. El lenguaje crudo y preciso y el elevado tono erótico de Deseo, rompe con todas las convenciones de lo que se ha venido llamando la literatura femenina. El director de una fábrica de papel, atemorizado por los peligros del sida, se fija de nuevo en su esposa para hacer uso de ella como de las prostitutas que había frecuentado hasta entonces. En la confortable residencia del matrimonio se suceden unas escenas de extraña obscenidad y de violencia inusitada, bajo la mirada de su propio hijo, como una crónica de los diferentes mecanismos posibles de dominación en el seno de la pareja. La mujer, desesperada, encontrará otro amante más joven que, a la postre, convertirá en su nuevo verdugo.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Natt90 | 14 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 20, 2023 |

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