Christian Kracht is a Swiss writer and was born in Saanen. His father, Christian Kracht Sr., was chief representative for the Axel Spr. bound journey from Sylt, Christian Kracht’s novel Faserland details its manifested in Faserland in the form of its protagonist grappling with the collision of. Since its publication in the early summer of Faserland (Frayed-Land) has divided critical opinion. Increasingly hailed as a masterpiece in.

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Williams 43 62 Jan 07, Abstract FaserlandChristian Kracht’s debut novel in the Popliteratur scene, portrays a young and nameless writer who travels throughout Germany without any fixed destinations. I then interpret these themes in the text in order to draw my conclusions about these topics.

Christian Kracht’s Faserland (Frayed-Land)

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Landfalls, by Naomi J. He illustrates ‘s Germany for the reader by way of a first-person narrative that utilizes popular culture references and brand names to highlight the themes of consumerism in the text.

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Discussion will begin on September 1st. Therefore I have translated the entire novel from German to English. Ich werde hier sein im Sonnenschein und im Schatten 3.

Christian Kracht: Faserland : Arbeitsheft

These excesses fasetland not enjoyed by the participants, but are more an expression of their hopelessness. Plot [ edit ] The picaresque novel tells the story of a journey. The Mookse and th Check for availability before voting.


Quotes by Christian Kracht. He is more an involuntary observer than participant in the events that unfold. You can change your vote at any time prior to the closing of the poll.

Languages Deutsch Svenska Edit links. This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Title [ edit ] The title allows many different interpretations. September Open Pick Nominations 40 Aug 13, It also is similar to the English word “Fatherland” spoken with a German accent.

Reading Bingo for Search the Site Enter search terms: It is considered to have triggered the new wave of German pop literature. Along with the translation, I provide the reader with a critical introduction to Christian Kracht and pop literature, followed by an analytical discussion of Faserland ‘s protagonist in relation to consumerism, identity issues, and his unreliability as a narrator.

Discover new books on Goodreads. Finally, I describe my experience with literary translation, the problems therein, and the translation theories that correspond to my techniques. Topics Mentioning This Author. Ignore this at your peril, you may be on the naughty step for the whole month.

He also reflects on unhappy memories of youth. Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan. Want to Read saving… Error rating book. What kracut be our September Open Pick?

April Monthly – Giraffe. It is the swan song of the generation of the 80s, whose characteristics are so carefully described in the book that it has been called the “cult novel of a generation”.


Remember, if you vote for a book and it wins, you are implicitly promising to read the book and faserlanv in the discussion. Christian Kracht Average rating: Articles containing German-language text Pages to import images to Wikidata. Imperium by Christian Kracht. Other meanings that could be read into the title are the verbs zerfasern “to fray”referring to the fraying of society, and faseln “to prattle on” or “to blather”.

Neither has been confirmed by Kracht. Der gelbe Bleistift 3. The title allows many different interpretations. Fasreland ending is left open.

Skip to main content. The protagonist sees the downfall of his generation — a close friend commits suicide — and experiences his own downfall. German Literary Prizes 38 65 Jun 13, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jracht Bingo for 15 65 Jan 06, faserlajd Directly translated, it means “land of fibers” [2] a possible reference to the narrator’s recurring fixation on clothing, in particular his Barbour jacket.

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