➷ Ascent Author Ludwig Hohl – 1sm.info

Ascent Two Young Men With Very Different Personalities Set Out To Climb A Mountain Ull, Decisive And Competent, Has His Eye On The Goal The Summit Johann, Irresolute, Is Just Along For The Climb After Several Setbacks, He Gives Up And Turns Back Ull Continues On Despite Near Impossibility Of Summiting Alone, And Ignoring All Warnings Signs Determined To Reach The Summit In Defiance Of His Friend.


10 thoughts on “Ascent

  1. says:

    A Romantic but unromantic Alpine parable, as clean and dangerous as the windswept heights of its setting Ascent is I think the only translated work of Swiss literary recluse Ludwig Hohl, who lived and died in relative obscurity but has become somewhat unburied, to use the fashionable Goodreads idiom, by subsequent writers in Switzerland and elsewhere, ma


  2. says:

    Good thing I didn t read this before going climbing in the Alps, or I wouldn t have done it I wonder if Hohl did much climbing himself, and if so, why He certainly doesn t make it sound appealing at all The narrative could usechamois goats.


  3. says:

    Ludwig Hohl 1904 1980 is another of thesui generisauthors I find myself drawn to The Swiss German Hohl was thrown out of school for being a bad influence and never acquired a profession, subsequently living in poverty for most of his life For quite some time he lived in a cave, where he wrote some of his best work Somehow or other he managed to wed five times He had a low o


  4. says:

    This short chronicle of a death foretold narrates a hazardous climb on a high unnamed Alpine peak in a time when detailed route descriptions, low weight apparel and mobile phone were not there to help mountaineers to keep the risks in check But no technology can protect against hubris, stupidity and naivet And the ineluctable consequences of this unholy trio is the key theme of this


  5. says:

    The Opposite of Modernist FragmentationSome years ago George Steiner named Ludwig Hohl as one of the greatest 20th century authors Die Notizien is his central work it is 900 pages long and still untranslated I read this to get a sense of him, but it seems to be a singular piece, by which he can t be judged Steiner s judgment, which is widely repeated on the internet, is that Hohl is one of the


  6. says:

    Een dusdanig wonderlijk rijke taal van meanderende frasen, plechtstatige beschrijvingen van de meest precieze handelingen en gedachten, en meeslepend beeldende woordenschat zou je in een bergbeklimmersrelaas niet verwachten.Bergtocht is dan ook meer dan slechts een korte anekdote over twee klimmers die enkele dagen doorbrengen op de Zwitserse kammen Het is een bijzonder gelaagde psychologische parabel o


  7. says:

    Hohls Bergtocht leidt naar een berg die nog niemand gezien heeft en die toch als hij ter sprake komt door iedereen wordt herkendAdolf Muschg, geciteerd door Anna St ssi in het afsluitend essay Beschrifte bergen Zonder St ssi s essay zou ik de bergtocht van Ull...


  8. says:

    Twee mannen, klimmend, twee heel verschillende mannen, heel verschillend in dat klimmen.Een fascinerend verhaal en ongelofelijke beschrijvingen van de berg, de bergen, gletsjers, seracs, natuurschoon, bijna over de kunst van het klimmen.Een aanrader v...


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