The Robbers, drama in five acts by Friedrich Schiller, published in and produced in as Die Räuber. Set in 16th-century Germany, The Robbers. The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Robbers, by Friedrich Schiller This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions. A similar event provokes the action of Schiller’s Die Räuber, The Robbers (), although in this case, Karl von Moor is slandered by his own jealous brother.

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Daniel pleads in vain with Franz. Published by Reclam first published A Theatrical Translation Review. And before he knows what he is doing, he joins with his companions and starts a band of robbers and becomes a fugitive who is hunted by the law.

This is pretty nihilistic stuff, but it does make for page-turning reading because you definitely don’t see it coming and I was surprised by how much Schiller defied expectations.

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Herrmann appears and tells Amalia that Karl and Old Moor are still alive. May 03, Kathrin rated it liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. While Lamport directs his translation toward an audience expecting classics as authentic as possible modeled on the original, McDonald opts for a performance translation cutting the text and interpreting many of the emotional moments that are left less clear in a more literal translation.

Spiegelberg tries to persuade Ratzmann to help him assassinate Karl, but Schweitzer stabs him to death. It is a drama, brother, enough to bring tears into your eyes, while it shakes your side with laughter. For the Spanish film, see The Robbers aruber. Y sin duda se la recomiendo a todo el mundo. For more information, visit our inspection copies page. What are the live options for someone long-denied justice? I wish I had first read this years ago when I was writing my raauber dissertation on Zchiller Brothers Karamazov.


Karl is a notable creation, but, for my money, Moritz Spiegelberg is the most interesting character in this play. scchiller

He’s an endearing character, though the play is perhaps too hard on him, maybe as a result of antisemitism. Ich hoffe Audible wird noch mehr Klassiker auf diese Art neu aufnehmen, dann bin ich sofort wieder mit dabei! Lists with This Book.

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Those who are dead at one stage, show up very much alive like we are dealing with Avengers, Terminator or other movies in the same vein. Besser kann man das Drama nicht zusammenfassen.

When we first meet Karl Moor in Act One, Scene 2, he is full of bravado about his capacity for greatness: The city was rebuilt and became a centre of the revolutionary movement in — Warum finde ich es trotzdem nicht kitschig? Amalia sings the farewell of Hector and Andromache, and then reads the story of Jacob and Joseph to Old Moor, who collapses. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article.

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The language itself was not always interesting, did not often move me. Karl diie so moved by the story that he decides he must see his Amalia again. Anyway, The Robbers mostly couches within the world of kitsch and melodrama, though its strongest elements Roller’s brush with raube, Karl’s confrontation with the Priest, the Spiegelberg subplot rise above and make up a sort of good-natured and wide-eyed adventure-drama.

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While he is away from home, he gets into debt and runs away from the law. But it always feels a little incomplete, obscured by the shadow of its influences. I should like to know why he begot me; certainly not out of love for me — for I must first have existed. One word on the translation. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The second one was also unexpected but it was not-so-nice and I felt that it was not required. And my fears were partially realized scholler partially unfounded. The next passage is probably spoiler-ish, and so if you are planning to read the play, please be sufficiently forewarned.

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The perceived rejection by his father leads Karl to rebel against all authority, and become the leader of a dis of robbers and bandits.

When Schweitzer sees that Franz is dead he shoots himself. Karl is not a traditional, hero, but a complex character. In another letter, he blames the parental curse for his death: