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The knight, death, and the devil

by Ella Leffland

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Göring, Hermann, 1893-1946 -- Fiction,
    • Statesmen -- Germany -- Fiction,
    • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElla Leffland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.E375 K55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination718 p., [1] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages718
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2211136M
      ISBN 100688058361
      LC Control Number89033836

      The Knight is a fantasy novel written by American author Gene Wolfe depicting the journey of an American boy transported to a magical realm and aged to adulthood who soon thereafter becomes a knight. The first of a two-part tale known collectively as The Wizard Knight is told in an epistolary style, and contains elements from Norse, Arthurian, and Christian : Gene Wolfe. “The Knight, Death, and the Devil” by Randall Jarrell is a carefully organized forty-line free-verse poem inspired by an engraving from the sixteenth century German artist Albrecht Dürer. The.

      Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Opening and closing appropriately in the medieval city of Nuremberg, center of the mass Nazi rallies and the war crimes trials, the novel explores every facet of the character and life of Hermann Goering, a man of many paradoxes. The knight, the devil and death! Reformation points out that it may also be inspired by the book The Knight, Death, and the Devil, a fictionalized account of the life of Hermann Goering. Incidentally, the mayor of Nuremberg presented Hitler with a print of Dürer's engraving at a .

        THE KNIGHT, DEATH AND THE DEVIL. By Ella Leffland. pp. New York: William Morrow & Company. $ Ella Leffland wrote this engrossing novel under Albert Speer's cold, cagey imprimatur. Get this from a library! The knight, death and the devil. [Ella Leffland] -- Göring's life is recreated in detail from the manor house his youth to his first meeting with Hitler. It is a chilling look back at one of history's most charismatic and horrible figures.


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The Knight, Death and the Devil Hardcover – January 1, by Ella Leffland (Author)5/5(10). Ella Leffland is a remarkable writer and she depicts Goring, at the outset of this book, as a 20th century German knight.

He was as dashing, heroic and handsome a fighter pilot during World War I, surely, as the Red Baron/5(10). In the case Ella Leffland's "The Knight, Death and the Devil", I found this to be wonderful historical/"fictionalised " bio of historical accuracy.

I've read much "history" about the Nazi's chieftains and I don't recall any major inaccuracies appearing in this book than in non fictionalised accounts.5/5(12). The Knight, Death, and the Devil Paperback – April 1, by Ella Leffland (Author)5/5(10).

Knight, Death and the Devil Knight, Death and the Devil, published inis a copper engraving produced by Albrecht Dürer at his Nüremburg workshop during the reign of Emperor Maximilian I.

The print called Knight, Death and the Devil by art historians was named by Dürer himself as “Der Reuter”-the Rider and created and dated in It has been considered one of the three of Dürer’s great “meistersttiches” (masterpieces) along with the engravings St.

Jerome in the Study and Melencholia I. Knight, Death and the Devil and its accompanying works, St. Jerome in his Study and Melancolia are some of the highest quality Old Master prints ever produced. With them Albrecht Dürer gained his place in history as the master of Old Master print engraving.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be : Albrecht Dürer. The Knight and Death (Italian: Il cavaliere la morte) is a crime novel by Leonardo Sciascia, published in Plot. The protagonist of the novel is a cultured and tenacious detective affected by a deadly disease (which is clearly a cancer, although it is never openly stated).

The detective, whose name we never learn (he is simply called "il Vice", as "the Vice Chief of Police Author: Leonardo Sciascia. Knight, Death and the Devil is one of the three “master prints” of Albrecht D ü rer, a gifted and versatile German artist of the Renaissance period. Executed inand titled simply the Reuter (Rider) by D ü rer, the print depicts an armored Christian knight riding through a gorge with a pig-snouted devil behind and the figure of death holding an hourglass to the side.

Uriah Funk Leila Armstrong Art 7 February, Formal Analysis of Durer’s Knight, Death and the Devil My first impression upon looking at Durer’s “Knight, Death and the Devil” is one of impending doom met with courage and a feeling of resigning to one’s figure of the Knight is surrounded by the figures of Death on his sickly horse and the beast faced Devil, along with.

Likewise, our knight is accompanied by the Devil in grotesque bestial form. The rebelling angel boasts a boar’s snout and a bull’s horn while clutching a halberd. Following hotly on our heels, Satan desires to consume our souls in his hateful fire. With Death and Devil pursuing us, we must safeguard our souls against these dangers.

Article Knight, Death and the Devil (), is one of Dürer’s most famous and most complex artworks that has been subject to much debate among art historians. At the heart of the controversy is the figure of the knight, and his symbolic function and : Albrecht Dürer.

The Knight, Death, and the Devil Ella Leffland, Author William Morrow & Company $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE. The New York Times art critic Holland Cotter noted that the composition followed soon after Dürer's beloved mother died a painful death.

Austrian 19th-century art historian Moritz Thausing suggested that Dürer had created Knight, Death and the Devil as part of a four-work cycle, each designed to illustrate one of the four temperaments.

The Knight, Death and the Devil Hardcover – 1 Jan by Ella Leffland (Author)/5(6). The knight, death, and the devil Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Internet Archive Books. Scanned in Pages: Inafter the end of the war, he started his writing career. He wrote a polemical work entitled "The Knight, death and the devil: the heroic idea", a reworking of the tradition of German Pagan-Nationalist Romanticism into a form of "biological nationalism".

Heinrich Himmler was very impressed by this : Hans Friedrich Karl Günther, 16 February. The Knight, Death and the Devil. By Ella Leffland. pages. William Morrow.

$ In an author's note, Ella Leffland calls her book about Hermann Goring and his times ''a. We see a skull in the bottom left corner; the night in full armour (shining armor?) carries a lance; behing him is a pig-snouted horned devil and he is passing Death on his pale horse, who is carrying an hourglass.

Under the knight’s horse runs a long-haired retriever, a hunting dog. Dürer called this picture Reuter, which is, Rider. Although this novel is fiction, the bulk of the material is taken from exhaustively researched facts. (Leffland actually went to Germany to visit places in the book firsthand and met with Goering's relatives.) The Knight, Death and the Devil is a wonderfully tragic tale 5/5(10).

InAlbrecht Dürer produced “The Knight, Death and the Devil,” in the wake of his mother’s death. To this day, this copper engraving is recognized as a masterpiece of its genre, but is perhaps more cherished for its spiritual content that prefigured the Reformation teaching of faith alone by several years.

The Knight, Death and the Devil 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. Julia_au_chateau: More than 1 year ago: Ella Leffland is a remarkable writer and she depicts Goring, at the outset of this book, as a 20th century German knight.

He was as dashing, heroic and handsome a fighter pilot during World War I, surely, as the Red Baron. 5/5(1). Other diverse opinions for the identity of the Knight over the centuries are: an allegory of human strength and courage, a servant of Dürer’s patron, St.

George, Luther, Pope Julius II, Savonarola, and strangely, a robber baron in league with death and the devil .