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Der Himmel ist aus Rauch gemacht (Sizilianische Erzählungen) - (The Sky is made of Smoke (Sicilian narratives))

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Please note: The text of this book is in German.

Auf seinen Wegen durch Palermo und die Orte Westsiziliens ist der Soziologe und Schriftsteller Danilo Dolci den Helden dieses Buches begegnet: dem jungen Hirten aus der Bergen, der nur mit Tieren umgehen kann und isch vor Menschen fürchtet; Rosaria, die ihren Onkel heiraten muβte; der Heilkundigen, die Kräuter und Zaubersprüche kennt. In Palermo hat er den Lumpensammler Ignazio getroffen, einen Straβenkehrer und Onkel Andrea mit dem seltsamen Beruf eines Behördengehers. Er hat mit Gino, einemehemaligen Taschendieb, gesprochen, mit der alten AdligenausdemberühmtenGeschlecht der Salaparuta, mit dem Gewerschafter Gaetano und seiner Frau Angela.

Seit mehr als zwanzig Jahren unter seinen Helden arbeitend, kennt Danilo Dolci ihr Leben; er hat an ihren Schicksalen teilgehabt, hat mit ihnen gegessen und gefastet. Die Geschichten, die er aufzeihnet, sind mehr als bloβe Protokolle. Sie sind Dokument und Literatur, man hört die Stimme dieser Menschen, man tritt ein in ihre Welt. “Wir brauhen unmittelbare Wahrheiten, die Menschen, die Dinge, die ungelösten Probleme müssen so direct wie möglich zu unssprechen”, schreibt Danilo Dolci. “Diese Menschen haben noch einen ursprünglichen Ton, jeder spricht noch seine Sprache, jeder anders: mit diesen tragischen Stimmen.” Aus der Gesamtheit der Erzählungen entsteht ein bewegtes und bewegendes Bildeiner Welt, in der die Gegenwart noch immer Vergangenheit ist, einer Welt, die nach Veränderung schreit.

On his way through Palermo and the places of western Sicily, the sociologist and writer Danilo Dolci has met the hero of this book: the young shepherd from the mountains, who can only deal with animals and is afraid of men; Rosaria, who had to marry her uncle; the healer who knows herbs and spells. In Palermo he met the rag-collector Ignazio, a street sweeper and Uncle Andrea with the strange job of a publican. He talked to Gino, a former pickpocket, to Salaparuta, the old nobleman of the noble family, to the contractor Gaetano and his wife Angela.

Working for more than twenty years among his heroes, Danilo Dolci knows her life; He participated in their destinies, ate and fasted with them. The stories he sets up are more than mere protocols. They are documents and literature, you hear the voice of these people, you enter into their world. "We need immediate truths, the people, the things, the unresolved problems must get as inescapable as possible," writes Danilo Dolci. "These people still have an original tone, everyone still speaks his language, everyone else: with these tragic voices." From the totality of the narratives emerges a moving and moving image of a world in which the present is still the past, a world that cries for change.

The has its dust jacket which is intact and protected by a plastic covering. There are slight signs of shelf wear and bumping to the edges and corners of the covers. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is firm.


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Author(s):
Dolci, Danilo
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 5.75"
Edition:
1976
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
590
Publisher:
Aufbau-Verlag
Title:
Der Himmel ist aus Rauch gemacht (Sizilianische Erzählungen) - (The Sky is made of Smoke (Sicilian narratives))

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Please note: The text of this book is in German.

Auf seinen Wegen durch Palermo und die Orte Westsiziliens ist der Soziologe und Schriftsteller Danilo Dolci den Helden dieses Buches begegnet: dem jungen Hirten aus der Bergen, der nur mit Tieren umgehen kann und isch vor Menschen fürchtet; Rosaria, die ihren Onkel heiraten muβte; der Heilkundigen, die Kräuter und Zaubersprüche kennt. In Palermo hat er den Lumpensammler Ignazio getroffen, einen Straβenkehrer und Onkel Andrea mit dem seltsamen Beruf eines Behördengehers. Er hat mit Gino, einemehemaligen Taschendieb, gesprochen, mit der alten AdligenausdemberühmtenGeschlecht der Salaparuta, mit dem Gewerschafter Gaetano und seiner Frau Angela.

Seit mehr als zwanzig Jahren unter seinen Helden arbeitend, kennt Danilo Dolci ihr Leben; er hat an ihren Schicksalen teilgehabt, hat mit ihnen gegessen und gefastet. Die Geschichten, die er aufzeihnet, sind mehr als bloβe Protokolle. Sie sind Dokument und Literatur, man hört die Stimme dieser Menschen, man tritt ein in ihre Welt. “Wir brauhen unmittelbare Wahrheiten, die Menschen, die Dinge, die ungelösten Probleme müssen so direct wie möglich zu unssprechen”, schreibt Danilo Dolci. “Diese Menschen haben noch einen ursprünglichen Ton, jeder spricht noch seine Sprache, jeder anders: mit diesen tragischen Stimmen.” Aus der Gesamtheit der Erzählungen entsteht ein bewegtes und bewegendes Bildeiner Welt, in der die Gegenwart noch immer Vergangenheit ist, einer Welt, die nach Veränderung schreit.

On his way through Palermo and the places of western Sicily, the sociologist and writer Danilo Dolci has met the hero of this book: the young shepherd from the mountains, who can only deal with animals and is afraid of men; Rosaria, who had to marry her uncle; the healer who knows herbs and spells. In Palermo he met the rag-collector Ignazio, a street sweeper and Uncle Andrea with the strange job of a publican. He talked to Gino, a former pickpocket, to Salaparuta, the old nobleman of the noble family, to the contractor Gaetano and his wife Angela.

Working for more than twenty years among his heroes, Danilo Dolci knows her life; He participated in their destinies, ate and fasted with them. The stories he sets up are more than mere protocols. They are documents and literature, you hear the voice of these people, you enter into their world. "We need immediate truths, the people, the things, the unresolved problems must get as inescapable as possible," writes Danilo Dolci. "These people still have an original tone, everyone still speaks his language, everyone else: with these tragic voices." From the totality of the narratives emerges a moving and moving image of a world in which the present is still the past, a world that cries for change.

The has its dust jacket which is intact and protected by a plastic covering. There are slight signs of shelf wear and bumping to the edges and corners of the covers. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is firm.


Author(s):
Dolci, Danilo
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.75" by 5.75"
Edition:
1976
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
590
Publisher:
Aufbau-Verlag
Title:
Der Himmel ist aus Rauch gemacht (Sizilianische Erzählungen) - (The Sky is made of Smoke (Sicilian narratives))

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