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What made this book very hard to read though was the writing style. Brigitte who got her It was a good novel, Jelinek describes the suffering of women in traditional villages in Austria, I was astonished how they have similar problems and position as in the 3rd world villages.

The other woman must get married because she expects a child. Sentences are, for the most part, short. Prominent as they are in the papers and on the tube, the percentage of countries that have had to lock their Nazi past elfrifde is quite small.

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Paperbackpages. I disliked and pitied every character — as I assume you’re supposed to — but I never found myself engaged enough in the jelinsk to really care either way.

They dream of eternal love, nice children and a prosperous life including hard work for the family and elfriece comfortable house with an idyllic garden. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Published October 2nd first published The st I was briefly put off by the writing style.

To begin with, while the story does follow them as they “dream and talk about finding happiness, a comfortable home and a good man”, this doesn’t begin to summarize the novel. And then I signed up for a class, and she was part of the repertoire, and I reluctantly ordered the copy, knowing I was in for some pain and brutality.

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Upon my return, I can say hers is a style of documentary, but not just any documentary. Her documentary is devoted to the scene of some particularly brutal subspecies whom the commentator can afford to describe in tones both candid and kitsch.

Not only does she explore the way that class and patriarchy affect social relations and individual’s psyches in her narratives, but she embraces a radical prose style that seems to be calibrated to incisively cut through platitudes and social mores to expose the raw domination that underlies social identity.

And the novel Women as Lovers presents a social truth: By appropriating the doctrine of misogyny in its crudest form, Jelinek effectively calls attention to how ignorant it is.

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No me ha gustado. This novel is so depressing. Les amantes je,inek Elfriede Jelinek. As stated in a similar fashion by an Elfriefe post on Tumblr: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Paula dreams of happiness in the form of independence.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Kindle Editionpages. The Brechtian aspects of the novel are noteworthy – specifically the passages in which the author directly addresses the reader, reminding us that we are reading a novel, a story of the author’s invention.

She avoids capitalisation entirely including proper nouns. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Each sentence is given a paragraph break, regardless of length. To ask other readers questions about Die Liebhaberinnenplease sign up. For one unclear elfriedee or another, I have been for the past few months returning to the familiar de of authors already read.

Contrary to Brigitte, who’s happiness is dependent upon a man, Paula’s happiness is threatened by a man. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Class and gender are effectively explored and critiqued through the narrative. Read more Read less. Can a book get more sie negative than this? View all 6 comments. Want to Read saving…. Her MO all but rules out sustained instances of expressive or descriptive language; her style reads as very episodic.

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Her views are often marked as feminist. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Women as Lovers is a harsh and bleak portrayal of the lives of two Austrian women. Either way, don’t go ruining it all by pasting ‘universal’ on it, if you please. elrfiede

In the case of Jelinek, there’s the singular jelink of ‘s dismal joke of a Nobel Prize ekfriede Lit recipient, coupled to the US’s president-elect results in such a way as to suggest the first was a horrible premonition of the second. Whereas the previous two were like dense slabs of wasp-studded fruitcake, this was more like a sprightly chiffon cake laced with strychnine. The factory is the only point which connects these two women. Coming from different lower-class backgrounds, both share a dream, the same that already their mothers and grandmothers had: The other woman, Paula has no sense for securing her material well being, and falls in love with a man with few prospects and little regard for her.