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Gotthelf, Jeremias 1797-1854

Overview
Works: 3,132 works in 9,640 publications in 12 languages and 36,625 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Paranormal fiction  History  Juvenile works  Novellas  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Honoree, Contributor, Other, Dedicatee, Editor, Lyricist, Former owner, Librettist
Classifications: PT1819.B6, 833.7
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Most widely held works by Jeremias Gotthelf
The black spider by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

503 editions published between 1861 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An NYRB Classics Original. It is a sunny summer Sunday in a remote Swiss village, and a christening is being celebrated at a lovely old farmhouse. One of the guests notes an anomaly in the fabric of the venerable edifice: a blackened post that has been carefully built into a trim new window frame. Thereby hangs a tale, one that, as the wise old grandfather who has lived all his life in the house proceeds to tell it, takes one chilling turn after another, while his audience listens in appalled silence. Featuring a cruelly overbearing lord of the manor and the oppressed villagers who must render him service, an irreverent young woman who will stop at nothing, a mysterious stranger with a red beard and a green hat, and, last but not least, the black spider, the tale is as riveting and appalling today as when Jeremias Gotthelf set it down more than a hundred years ago. The Black Spider can be seen as a parable of evil in the heart or of evil at large in society (Thomas Mann saw it as foretelling the advent of Nazism), or as a vision, anticipating H.P. Lovecraft, of cosmic horror. There's no question, in any case, that it is unforgettably creepy"--
Ulric, the farm servant by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

269 editions published between 1841 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jérémias Gotthelf est né à Morat dans le canton de Fribourg en 1797 sous le nom d'Albert Bitzius. Gotthelf est un pseudonyme d'écrivain tiré de son premier roman, Le Miroir du paysan ou la vie de Jérémias Gotthelf. Après des études de théologie à Berne et à Göttingen et quelques éclats de verbe et d'écriture qui freineront sa carrière, il obtient en 1832 une petite paroisse dans une vallée retirée de l'Emmental, à Lützelflüh, qu'il ne quittera plus jusqu'à sa mort en 1854.Mais très vite sa réputation d'écrivain épique franchira les frontières de sa vallée, de son canton et même de Suisse. Défenseur des valeurs essentielles, dont il fait de ses paysans les dépositaires, il veillera jalousement à ce que les idées nouvelles ne viennent pas pervertir un mode de vie tout empreint de mesure, de travail, d'esprit de partage ou d'équité. Jérémias Gotthelf ne cessera de fustiger l'esprit de lucre, la tyrannie des possédants, l'avarice ou l'amour-propre.Tout cela serait aujourd'hui oublié si Gotthelf ne s'était pas révélé un très grand écrivain. Polémiste à l'occasion, il apparaît aujourd'hui comme le chantre le plus inspiré d'un certain monde disparu : la campagne bernoise, la Suisse la plus profonde, agreste et romantique, réaliste aussi mais avec le souci premier de défendre une tradition d'autonomie absolue, de liberté et d'authenticité. Ses romans, pédagogiques, souvent moralistes, sont autant de descriptions précises, concrètes de cet univers campagnard oublié, mais pour lequel, à la lecture, on ne peut s'empêcher d'éprouver une nostalgie poignante.Gotthelf est considéré aujourd'hui comme un des écrivains majeurs de la littérature européenne du XIXe siècle. " Le plus grand écrivain réaliste de la Suisse, un original et grand génie épique ", dira de lui Gottfried Keller. Lützelflüh, la modeste bourgade de l'Emmental, est devenue par le pouvoir de ses livres un lieu mythique, le miroir des paysans, le village d'Uli le valet de ferme qui deviendra maître de sa ferme, d'Elsi la servante et de Kathy la grand-mère. (Payot)
Uli, der Pächter by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

148 editions published between 1846 and 2014 in German and English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leiden und Freuden eines Schulmeisters by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

169 editions published between 1838 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geld und Geist; oder, Die Versöhnung by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

127 editions published between 1843 and 2004 in German and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra Schweiz om en storbondes liv
Wie Anne Bäbi Jowäger haushaltet und wie es ihm mit dem Doktern geht by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

109 editions published between 1843 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit einer Einleitung des Herausgebers
Käthi die Grossmutter ; Die Käserei in der Vehfreude by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

103 editions published between 1847 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeitgeist und Berner Geist by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

59 editions published between 1852 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealth and welfare by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

44 editions published between 1852 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Erdbeeri Mareili by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

92 editions published between 1856 and 2016 in German and English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Käserei in der Vehfreude by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

51 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sämtliche Werke by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

32 editions published between 1911 and 1954 in German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wie Uli der Knecht glücklich wird = eine Gabe für Dienstboten und Meisterleute : bearb. von Rudolf Hunziker by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

56 editions published between 1841 and 2006 in German and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit einer Einleitung des Herausgebers
Jakobs, des Handwerksgesellen Wanderungen durch die Schweiz by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

47 editions published between 1846 and 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Käthi, die Grossmutter by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

41 editions published between 1847 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleinere Erzählungen by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

32 editions published between 1920 and 1982 in German and Germanic and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Käserei in der Vehfreude by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

36 editions published between 1850 and 1991 in German and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sämtliche Werke : Ergänzungsband by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

20 editions published between 1922 and 1977 in German and English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of courtship by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: How Joggeli finds a wife; Elsi the unusual farm maid; How Christen wins a bride; The notary gets caught; Michel's courtship adventures; The broommaker of Rychiswyl
Erzahlungen by Jeremias Gotthelf( Book )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1976 in German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.76 (from 0.53 for Erzahlunge ... to 0.88 for Die Käser ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The black spider
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Wie Uli der Knecht glücklich wird = eine Gabe für Dienstboten und Meisterleute : bearb. von Rudolf Hunziker
Alternative Names
Bitzius, Albert.

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Bitzius Albert 1797-1854

Bitzius, Albert Bernhard

Bitzius, Albert Bernhard 1797-1854

Bitzius, Albrecht 1797-1854

Bizius, Albert

Bizius, Albert 1797-1854

Deewpaligs, Kahrlis 1797-1854

Dievpalīgs, Kārlis 1797-1854

Gotchelʹf, Ieremija 1797-1854

Gotchelf, Jeremias

Gotchelf, Jeremias 1797-1854

Gothelfas, Jeremijas

Gothelfas, Jeremijas 1797-1854

Gothelfs, Jeremijs 1797-1854

Gotthelf.

Gotthelf, J.

Gotthelf, J. 1797-1854

Gotthelf, J. (Jeremias), 1797-1854

Gotthelf, Jeremiah.

Gotthelf, Jeremiah 1797-1854

Gotthelf Jeremias

Gotthelf, Jérémias 1797-1854

Gotthelf, Jermias

Gotthelf, Jermias 1797-1854

Gotthilf, J.

Gotthilf, J. 1797-1854

Gotthilf, Jeremias

Gotthilf, Jeremias 1797-1854

Gottoherufu

Gottoherufu, .. 1797-1854

Gottoherufu, pseud.

Jeremias Gotthelf

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Jeremija Gothelfs

Иеремия Готхельф

ביציוס, אלברט

גוטהלף, ירמיה

גוטהלף, ירמיה, 1797-1854

يرمياس جوتهلف

يرمياس جوتهلف روائي سويسري

ಗಾಟ್ಹೆಲ್ಫ್, ಯೆರೆಮೀಯಾಸ್

イェレミアス・ゴットヘルフ

ゴットヘルフ

ゴットヘルフ, J.

ゴットヘルフ, イェレミーアス

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