Der alte Mann und das Meer

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644043213

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Ausgezeichnet mit dem Pulitzer-Preis 1953, ein Jahr später ausdrücklich von der Nobelpreis-Jury erwähnt: Hemingways faszinierende Novelle über den kubanischen Fischer Santiago. Allein fährt er in einem kleinen Ruderboot aufs Meer. Vierundachtzig Tage hat er nichts gefangen. Sein junger Helfer wurde auf ein anderes Boot geschickt – der alte Mann sei vom Unglück verfolgt, sagen die Eltern. Doch nachdem Santiago wieder einen ganzen Tag lang umsonst gewartet hat, beißt ein sehr großer Fisch an und zieht ihn und das Boot hinaus aufs offene Meer. Ein ungleicher Kampf beginnt. «Der Klassiker erstrahlt in schlichter Schönheit.» (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) «Ernest Hemingway, der Magier mit den schlichten Hauptsätzen und dem Gespür für alles Sinnliche. Im Grunde zelebriert sein Blick eine Liebe zur Schöpfung.» (Die Zeit) Für Hemingway-Liebhaber: Die berühmte Novelle in neuer Übersetzung und ansprechender Ausstattung.

The old man and the sea

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Publisher: Hueber Verlag

ISBN: 9783190001507

Category:

Page: 59

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Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea

Author: P.G. Rama Rao

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788126907090

Category:

Page: 160

View: 849

The Present Book Is An In-Depth Critical Study Of The Modern American Classic, Ernest Hemingway S The Old Man And The Sea, Which Won The Pulitzer Prize In 1952 And The Nobel Prize In 1954.This Study, While Keeping The Novel Under The Critical Lens, Examines It Against The Backdrop Of Hemingway S Aesthetic Convictions And Overall Literary Achievement. It Throws Light On The Various Dimensions Of Not Only The Novel But Hemingway S Craftsmanship Like His Use Of Suggestion And Symbolism, His Inimitable Style, His Manipulation Of Narrative Perspective, And The Way He Projects His Philosophical Theme Of The Ephemeral Versus The Everlasting, Which Is Dramatized In The Old Man And The Sea.The Present Book Will Definitely Prove Useful To Students, Researchers As Well As Teachers Of English Literature Interested In The Study Of Hemingway And His Works.

Man and Sea Warfare

(the Training of Soviet Navy Personnel)

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Naval education

Page: 225

View: 9009

Man and Sea

Planet Ocean

Author: Yann Arthus-Bertrand,Brian Skerry

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9781419708237

Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 3544

Spanning from the arctic to the tropics, from large-scale views of Australia’s barrier reef to close-up images of sea turtles, Man and Sea is a compelling, entirely unique journey through a fascinating world. Spectacular aerial images by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and striking underwater photographs by Brian Skerry offer a top-to-bottom tour of the world’s oceans, while the enlightening text covers the sea’s critical mechanisms, from currents to food chains. Inspiring interviews of some of the world’s most respected researchers and activists also offer cutting-edge insight into the many challenges, such as overfishing and pollution, facing the oceans today. Exploring the critical and ever-evolving relationship between mankind and the ocean, Man and Sea is an unforgettable portrait of the global issue of sustainable development. Praise for Man and Sea: “Mr. Skerry’s Technicolor image of hard corals on the Kingman Reef far out in the Pacific and Mr. Bertrand’s shot of the pale sand of Whitsunday Island near the Great Barrier Reef are cool and timeless portraits of treasures we might easily think limitless.” —The Editors, Wall Street Journal

Der Mensch und das Meer

Warum der größte Lebensraum der Erde in Gefahr ist

Author: Callum Roberts

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 3641100062

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

View: 8541

Der Wandel eines faszinierenden, bedrohten Lebensraums Die Ozeane sind nicht nur der größte Lebensraum der Erde, sondern auch der am wenigsten erforschte. Die unermessliche Vielfalt dieses Ökosystems beginnen wir erst jetzt bis in die letzten Winkel zu begreifen – auch wie wichtig das Meer für unser Leben ist. Im letzten Jahrhundert hat jedoch die Herrschaft des Menschen über die Natur auch die Ozeane erreicht: Wir fischen die Meere leer und füllen sie stattdessen mit Umweltgiften. Tiefseebergbau droht den Lebensraum unzähliger Pflanzen und Tiere bis zur Unkenntlichkeit zu verändern. Die Klimaerwärmung ließ bereits ein Viertel aller Korallen zugrunde gehen. In seinem aufrüttelnden Buch beschreibt der Meeresbiologe und –schützer Callum Roberts den großen Reichtum der Ozeane und ihren Wandel, und er ruft dazu auf, der Zerstörung der Meere endlich Einhalt zu gebieten, denn noch ist es nicht zu spät.

Old Man And The Sea

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Publisher: Scribner

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 96

View: 9102

The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using the simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss and transforms them into a magnificent twentieth-century classic.

This Old Man and the Sea

How My Retirement Turned into a Ten-Year Sail Around the World

Author: Robert S. Ashton

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595832814

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 178

View: 653

The sun was setting and the only place to anchor was at the entrance to a small stream. With anchor down, we jumped into a dinghy to explore the dense jungle the stream penetrated. After a hundred yards or so, we stopped the outboard. Now the fauna slowly recovered from our racket and jungle noises began: bugs, birds, and mystery sounds. We saw colorful parrots and then-by the hundreds-the brilliant scarlet ibis. Then monkeys! Totally quiet, they watched us intently, warily, irritated by our encroachment into their world.

The Old Man and the Sea : Om Illustrated Classics

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Publisher: Om Books International

ISBN: 9384225487

Category:

Page: 240

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For old man Santiago, catching the biggest marlin in the deep sea has become an obsession. But even after 84 days at sea, the deprived old man is unable to break the bad luck that seems to be following him around. While the whole village of fishermen has given up on him, it’s only his young apprentice, Manolin, who supports his passion, but he too is forbidden by his parents to accompany the old man into the sea. The 85th day changes everything. Alone, for the next three days, Santiago fights with the forces of nature and with the shortcomings brought on by his old age in search of the great catch. One of Ernest Hemingway’s best works, The Old Man and the Sea, explores the themes of mortality, honour-in-defeat and man’s place nature.

Im Herzen der See

Die letzte Fahrt des Walfängers Essex

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641146631

Category: History

Page: 352

View: 1276

Die wahre Geschichte hinter dem Klassiker Moby Dick – verfilmt mit Starbesetzung Was jetzt als »Major Motion Picture« in die Kinos kommt – produziert von Oscar-Preisträger Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind – Genie und Wahnsinn) –, hat schon als Buch seine Leser gefesselt. Nathaniel Philbrick erzählt die wahre Geschichte jener Ereignisse, die Herman Melville zu seinem Roman Moby Dick inspiriert haben: Im November 1820 wird der Walfänger Essex mitten auf dem Pazifik von einem Pottwal gerammt. Das Schiff kentert, doch die 20 Mann starke Besatzung kann sich auf drei kleine Beiboote retten. Knapp 4000 Kilometer westlich der südamerikanischen Küste beginnt für die Männer eine beispiellose Odyssee: Drei Monate lang segeln sie in offenen, notdürftig aufgetakelten Booten und ohne ausreichend Proviant über eine feindliche See – und stoßen dabei an die Grenzen ihrer Menschlichkeit.

Understanding The Old Man and the Sea

A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents

Author: Patricia Dunlavy Valenti

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313316319

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 198

View: 4429

A companion to the Hemingway classic discusses such topics as the story's formal characteristics, historical background to life in Cuba, and sports featured in the story.

Stories from the Mountains, Stories from the Sea

The Digressions and Similes of Oppian's Halieutica and the Cynegetica

Author: Adam Nicholas Bartley

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 9783525252499

Category: History

Page: 342

View: 4674

Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Sydney, 2001.

Eine Geschichte von Land und Meer

Author: Katy Simpson Smith

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3458739181

Category: Fiction

Page: 317

View: 8594

North Carolina um 1800: Helen wächst als Tochter eines Plantagenbesitzers behütet auf, doch ihre Mutter starb bei ihrer Geburt, der Vater ist zerfressen von Schuldgefühlen. Helen ist stark und unabhängig, bringt den Sklaven auf der Plantage das Alphabet bei und kümmert sich mehr und mehr um die väterlichen Geschäfte. Von Heirat hält sie nichts, sämtliche Verkupplungsversuche ihres Vaters schlagen fehl. Aber dann taucht John auf, ein einfacher Soldat ohne Herkunft, und noch ehe Helen weiß, wie ihr geschieht, entbrennt sie in Liebe zu ihm. Der Vater verweist ihn des Hauses, und so bleibt den beiden nur das Meer als Ort für ihre Liebe, sie heuern auf einem Schiff an und befahren ein ganzes Jahr den Ozean – doch als Helen ein Kind erwartet, müssen sie zurück an Land und sich der Realität stellen ... Katy Simpson Smith hat einen gewaltigen Roman geschrieben über Hingabe und Verlust, Leben und Tod, über die bedingungslose Liebe einer Frau zu einem Mann und eines Vaters zu seiner Tochter.

The Old Man and the Tee

How I Took Ten Strokes Off My Game and Learned to Love Golf All Over Again

Author: Turk Pipkin

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466862920

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 957

As a kid caddying for his father on the sunburned links of West Texas, Turk Pipkin had dreamed of great achievements in golf. Unfortunately, life got in the way. A lack of talent didn't help much either. It was not until his father passed away that Turk realized he'd forgotten his childhood dream and had lost the simple joy he'd once found in the game. Deciding that the time for all his pitiful golf excuses was past, Turk embarked upon the golf quest of a lifetime. For twelve months, he'd ignore work and other distractions, and dedicate himself to the game. He'd seek instruction from golf's greatest teachers, put the best equipment in his bag, and play the world's finest courses. His seemingly impossible goal was to take ten strokes off his 16-handicap. With lessons from David Leadbetter, Dave Pelz, and Ben Crenshaw, and with spiritual guidance from great old men like Willie Nelson, George Plimpton, and Byron Nelson, Turk's epic journey carries him from Pebble Beach to Scotland and back again, where he risks everything on one final round for his father. In The Old Man and the Tee, follow Turk on the journey of a lifetime, and learn to love golf-and life- all over again.

Water, Birth and Sexuality

Our primeval connection to water and its use in labour and therapy

Author: Michel Odent

Publisher: CLAIRVIEW BOOKS

ISBN: 1905570732

Category: Medical

Page: 156

View: 7842

‘After the historic student revolt in France a period of audacious creativity resulted. The watchword was: “It is forbidden to forbid”. We took advantage of this transient cultural folly to do what would have been impossible ten years before or ten years after, introducing in the maternity unit of a state hospital an inflatable outdoor pool as a way to replace drugs during birth.’ – from the Introduction In this groundbreaking book, Dr Odent takes as his starting point the world-famous work on childbirth at Pithiviers, where he first noticed the strong attraction to water that many women have during labour. As well as discovering the practical advantages of water during the birthing process, he began to consider the meaning and importance of water as a symbol. Water, Birth and Sexuality examines the living power of water and its erotic connotations. Odent evaluates what water meant in different cultures throughout history, through myths and legends, and what it means for us today: from an advertiser’s tool to a metaphor for aspects of the psyche. He also studies humanity’s special relationship to dolphins, and the related ‘aquatic ape’ theory. A practical section on the use of water during birth and in various therapies, particularly sex therapy, is included. This edition of this classic work features a new Introduction.