Călătorie într-un picior [Herta Muller] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Irene, protagonista de 35 de ani a acestui roman, il cunoaste la . Log in Sign up. Călătorie într-un picior – Herta Müller, Corina Bernic. Călătorie într -un picior. by: Corina Bernic (author) Herta Müller (author). Format: paperback. warmth that followed when I lay down.“ — Herta Müller, The Land of Green Plums . verde de matase a lui Thomas.“ — Herta Müller, Călătorie într-un picior. 0.

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But that is next to impossible and only fleeting at best. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Drama emigrantului roman care a scapat de comunism, dar nu si de umbra acestuia.

She is like a ping pong ball going back and forth trying to find some measure of concreteness to firmly clasp onto. She can’t find her place in a new country or in her old country, neither can she find her place near one of the guys around her. The story revolves around the female protagonist Irene, calatoire transplant from the repressive country of Romania whose mulldr figurehead is a ruthless, paranoid and self-absorbed dictator Ceausescu who espouses backward, socialist ideologies.

This is my first review in English – please forgive my mistakes if any In momenti del genere Irene capiva che la sua vita si era rappresa in un fascio di osservazioni. L’ho fatto anche io, ovviamente. I do myself live abroad, I do myself miss my country, for personal reasons and not because I was forced to, yet I could not share Irene’s nostalgia, alienation, iintr feelings. Irene is a character who has suffered terribly. It’s one city inntr you come to it for the first time and another if you leave it, never to return.

Dupa fiecare cateva pagini trebuia sa ma opresc, sa macin cuvintele pentru a obtine esenta. She has her baggage-mentally and physically speaking-and her memories. Vaak moet je zelf maar uitzoeken wat ze wil zeggen. There she finds herself not only suffering from the trauma she experienced in Romania, but unable to form meaningful connections, even with the three men with whom she obliquely forms relationships.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The other Amazon reviewers, I agree, hit the mark with their assessmen To say that Traveling on One Leg was a gloomy novel would definitely not be off the mark. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. She feels like an anxious observer when she’s talking a walk, and she feels anxious about the idea of missing home. But her acceptance is partial: Nel riceve il Premio Nobel per la Letteratura, con la seguente motivazione: Irene can only live in the here and now by denying that she wishes to understand her life and keep in control.

Her first book was published in Romania in German inand appeared only in a censored version, as with most publications of the time. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There was a contagious state in this book, and that is the state of confusion mixed with the impression that I am constantly lost as well while reading it.

Articles with short description Articles containing German-language text. If you would ask me what I remember about ‘Traveling on One Leg’, I would tell you I remember a story a I must admit that this type of writing just isn’t usually my cup of tea, mostly because it makes me feel like I’m reading something that was written in a hurry, and that will easily fade from my mind. But by definition, minimalism doesn’t tend to offer more, so perhaps this one just wasn’t for me.

Una breccia nel muro che ti permette di mettere la gamba ad Est, ed una gamba ad Ovest. Despite being born to a German family, Irene’s place in Germany is as a recent emigre and an unassimilated Romanian German.


Aug 28, Kats rated it did not like it Shelves: More than a novel, the reader is almost transported into a nightmarish dream sequence, where life and living is the nightmare. This is why I have the feeling I have for sure missed subtleties. Rather she is a hyper – perceiving person, alone, trying to connect with a man or another that she meets by chance, who lives in a dream like state, observing things around her that remain invisible for regular people.

Irene ebbe ccalatorie un altro sospetto.

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I haven’t mullee a book that captures the feeling of isolation, dissociation, and the effects of trauma quite like this one does. She lives alone and in isolation.

Initially, she made a living by teaching kindergarten and giving private German lessons. It is dreary, and yet, it makes me so grateful for my life and what I have in it. The madness, if one can properly call it that, results from political dislocation and alienation.

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The language of poetry is short, trenchant, having to pack a wallop with the fewest words available to the author; the writer has to be extremely selective in her word choice, and Herta Muller is selective, evinced by this novel that does thrust a forceful literary punch. Viaggiatori che arrivano troppo tardi. But there is some beauty in simplicity.

She has relationships with three separate men at the same time while waiting to become a citizen. The novel just never amounts to much. The protagonist Irene is a German-speaking woman in her mid-thirties who has just emigrated from Romania to West Germany and starts living in Berlin in the second half of the s.