Franz Hessel: In Berlin Day and Night in 1929

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A disappointing translation Pretty lame and uninterestingKind if I say today I went to the movies and burguer kind and give you details of Art everything I see on the way Started uite well But then it covered mostly nightlife in Berlin in 1929 Must have been novel then but not so much now Two well written snippets from author contemporary to the 1920s Too slight and thin I ve read meatier and longer limericks Anecdotal observations about Berlin in the 1920s translated by amandademarco0 uick read humorous and irreverent Great if you know the city or are at least curious about its buzz in the Weimar years I read Franz Hessel s name in Cees Nooteboom s All Souls Day and realized I hadn t read anything by him When I saw this slim pamphlet by Readux in the Berlin Mitte Dussmann s I knew it was a perfect souvenir and reading for rentry There s so much description packed into a short descript. Translated from German by Amanda DeMarcoThese two high spirited God Is in the Crowd essays present a pedestrian'sye view of 1920s Berlin a city that is simultaneously down on its luck and booming Francophile writer and translator Franz Hessel brought the role of the flâneur to the

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Ession of Paris on Montpernasse which he The Matriarchs (The Family even mentions funnynough but with a twist Hessel seems to have the impression that Germans wanted to Notes for the Everlost enjoy themselves but weren t very good at it Somenjoyable uotes they generally keep the tempo of their Berlin which leaves the likes of us somewhat breathless Roundabout the tables whispers fly like in the best of Europe That is in the new Berlin one doesn t speak as loudly as in the old one It s like you re at a reception She bursts out laughing as across from her the fat colossus from the North Sea coast who pours German poetry during the day and foreign drinks at night bellows his well known war cry with which he s accustomed to ring in the second merrier half of his When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) evening But the neighbors give a gentle shh Before it seems to meverything must have been sinful Apparently matters of desire back then we re calibrated to their level of danger. To adjust to the new times Gently ironic yet with much affection for his subjects Hessel's sterling prose is at once classic and fresh Praised by Walter Benjamin In Berlin is a dazzlingly complex tapestry of life in the vibrant turbulent capital of the Weimar Republ.

Ion Page 27 the ballroom is as the new Germany s most popular verb xpresses completely focused on its guests I have to look up what that word was in the originalthe convenience of full text online allows me to do so now and see that the word he used was ingestellt Hmm Google translates that as adjusted 29 Hessel Crush It! ends by saying the night scene isn t what it was now that people from the suburbs are comingxpecting to see half the world but only a declining timid uarter turned up As if the animals at the zoo were visiting Attracting Birds to Your Backyard each other I m not one of the declining timid uarter who turns up for the Berlin nightlife I am content to read about it This was an interesting reading short I wanted to read thisspecially because my grandmother was born in Berlin 1929 I Deep Listening enjoyed Hessel s observations and opinions of such and interesting time for culture in Europe While reading I constantly got the impr. Treets of Berlin capturing the rhythm of city life in his perceptive writings and recordingvidence of the seismic shifts shaking German culture Hessel presents glimpses into the Bird-by-Bird Gardening exploits of his bohemian friends as well asncounters with working people struggling.

Franz Hessel Berlin born son of a Jewish banking family was a writer and translator translating works by Casanova Stendhal and Balzac as well as collaborating with Walter Benjamin on a translation of Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu into German Hessel died in early 1941 shortly after his release from an internment camp