Arno Schmidt, in full Arno Otto Schmidt, (born January 18, , Hamburg-Hamm , Germany—died June 3, , Celle), novelist, translator, and critic, whose. Arno Schmidt (18 January – 3 June ) was a German author and translator. He is little . Fiction. Leviathan – stories, ; Brand’s Haide – novel, ; Schwarze Spiegel – novel, ; Aus dem Leben eines Fauns – novel, Arno Schmidt: Leviathan [Leviathan] ( words) On accepting the Frankfurt Goethe Prize of , Arno Schmidt lamented that German.
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A man with expertise and taste has done trusty spade-work for you: They’ll have to learn to fly too, so that it will be easier to toss firebrands into cities a pretty sight: Arnl could also easily pour burning oil out of steel pitchers. Well, they’ll manage it all right if I can come up with that much! For they pervert all things to evil.
Leviathan | work by Schmidt |
What do they deftly make of metals? Swords and arrow tips. Cities are already smoldering. And in the agora throng the pickpockets and swashbucklers, cutpurses, bawds, quacks and whores. And at best, the rest are simpletons, dandies, and brainless yowlers. And every one of them self-complacent, pretending respectability, bows politely, puffs out coarse cheeks, waves his hands, ogles, jabbers, crows.
They have many words: Those are the small fry; and the: And no one else!
And the least of them, if an honest man, is a thousand times greater than the great Xerxes. And of animals, too they’re too wicked for me as well. Plants are better except for the insectavores – The wind has picked up.
Arno Schmidt, “Leviathan” (1949)
Nichts Niemand Nirgends Nie! But I shall dedicate my next book to him! And if your second book is so received as well, then cast away your pen: All Quotes Add A Quote.
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