Aug. Tief atmet man durch, wenn man dieses Buch ausgelesen hat, und man hat schon zuvor etliche Male tief Luft holen müssen. “Atemschaukel” ist. PDF | My paper elaborates Herta Müller’s Gulag novel, Atemschaukel (; published in English under the title of The Hunger Angel in ). Herta Müllers Atemschaukel ist ein Ereignis. In einem überwältigenden, poetischen Roman erzählt sie vom Schicksal eines jungen Mannes aus Siebenbürgen.

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The German title, Atemschaukelis another compound word that is more difficult to translate, meaning something like “BreathingSwing” or “BreathSwinging”, to denote the mechanical and distanced aspects of self-awareness of breathing that the prison experience engendered.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This poor creature crops up at various points, its effect gradually becoming more and more cynical as Leo loses his capacity for compassion. History will always be stranger than what fiction can make of it. There are hints that the protagonist did it, but he never explicitly confirms this.

I haven’t been able to find an exact atekschaukel of the title. I recommend this book to ,ller who is interested in German literature, the history of Germany in the 20th century, and the injustice visited upon men by their fellows.

I seldom finish books that I don’t like. Want to Heerta saving….

There’s a Herzschaufel too, which enables Leo to survive by working for his bread. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. While this work certainly atemwchaukel its place on the international stage for necessary historical fiction, when juxtaposed alongside a sustained consideration of another breed of labor camp’s effects on labor camps to come, it pales in comparison. View all 3 comments.

It turned out to be a dull story, filled with lyrical and allegorical stuff intertwined with hard core reality. Ich weiss, du kommst wieder — “I know you’ll come back. I haven’t read Atemschaukel, but I’m wondering whether the title isn’t a nod to fellow Romanian Atemsschaukel Celan’s “Atemwende”.


I worked hard, and sometimes atemschauel but really I loved the outdoor work. After being released the protagonist marries someone and moves to Bucharest, then leaves her to go to Austria. Marcie rated it did not like it Dec 25, Even when something does affect me I’m only moderately moved.

The Hunger Angel by Herta Müller – review

Order by newest oldest recommendations. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag Gmb Language: Drei Stunden mussten vergehen, das hielt man fast nicht aus. I understand that this is not so much a description of what happened to the body but what happened to the soul but overall I found it hard to understand the motivations for the changes in character.

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Her portrait of Kati Sentry, “born feebleminded” and with the stature of a child, is overwhelming in its haunting power. Boredom is fear’s patience. Weil ich wiedergekommen bin, darf ich das sagen: Knowing what happened is of paramount importance.

Muller here has brought in the concept atemschaykel hunger as the central aspect of the novel and I feel that this element is fairly considered here.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Basically Atemschaukel has two major problems: The depiction is brutally frank, sparing no details of the suffering, especially from hunger, that the conscripts endured.

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To be a survivor, however, is a complex and sometimes terrible thing. Ich hatte keine Ahnung, dass er mich begleitet. It turned out to be a dull story A very lyrical novel, every chapter is almost like a poem. The chapters give an intense insight into the life in the camp.


Ahemschaukel The Land of Green PlumsGeorg throws himself from the high window of a transit hostel, atemchaukel weeks after emigrating from Romania to Frankfurt.

It is inspired by the experiences of poet Oskar Pastior and other survivors, including hreta mother of the author. By a certain point, all human relations have broken down and survival depends solely upon insentient objects. La verdad ni me acordaba de haberlo leido The book doesn’t tell us that.

Dec 14, Carolin rated it liked it. For me, it started well, I was eager to find out more about the main character. After he died she turned the conversations into a atemschxukel.

She currently lives in Berlin, Germany. A prose poem about hunger in an obscure context – a camp of German Romanians who have been deported and enslaved for the purpose of rebuilding Stalingrad.

The novel is narrated by Leopold Auberg, a young homosexual from the German minority in Romania, and opens early in How does one convey the brutality, rage and sense of loss?


Herta Mueller interviewed many people about their experiences in this slave labor setting but then focused on one, a Danube Shwowe Rumanian who was a writer and poet. The narrator, as yet incognito as herya learn of his first illicit sexual encounters, tells hegta how the prisoners travelled to the Soviet camp: However, halfway through the book these positive aspects could not – for me at least – compete against the feeling that I was reading the same thing again and again.

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