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By Susette Borkenstein Gontard

During this solely new angle to the lifetime of Friedrich Holderlin, The Recalcitrant paintings combines the suggestions of fiction and nonfiction because it examines the affection among the poet and Susette Gontard ( Diotima ).
On the left-hand or verso pages of the booklet look Susette Gontard s letters, offered the following in English translation for the 1st time, with an advent and afterword via Douglas F. Kenney. at the right-hand or recto pages look Sabine Menner-Bettscheid s scholarly responses to Kenney and fictional responses to Susette. Menner-Bettscheid supplies existence to a complete sequence of voices: Holderlin s pious mom, Susette s calculating husband, Jacob, the Gontard s oldest baby, Henry, the preferred novelist Sophie LaRoche, and the Greek gardener and rabbit-keeper on the Gontard s summer season domestic in Frankfurt all become heard. Douglas F. Kenney, in contrast, sticks to ancient documentation and literary analysis."

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