Master Kierkegaard: Summer 1847

Master Kierkegaard: Summer 1847

by Ellen Brown
     
 

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Master Kierkegaard is a diary kept by a fictional servant in the house of Soren Kierkegaard. The strong-willed but faithful Magda, a well-educated and "fallen" woman from Berlin, considers herself fortunate to have found domestic work in Copenhagen and yet is plagued by her own demons. Two journals set in the summer of 1847, while Kierkegaard wrote his

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Master Kierkegaard is a diary kept by a fictional servant in the house of Soren Kierkegaard. The strong-willed but faithful Magda, a well-educated and "fallen" woman from Berlin, considers herself fortunate to have found domestic work in Copenhagen and yet is plagued by her own demons. Two journals set in the summer of 1847, while Kierkegaard wrote his Works of Love, record Magda's reflections on Scripture, literature, and life, focusing on her sporadic yet intimate interactions with her master, Denmark's premier writer, theologian, and philosopher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608999255
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/2011
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Ellen Brown is a writer living in Connecticut. Her previous publications include essays on Percy Shelley's Prometheus Unbound and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. She is currently at work on two additional volumes of Master Kierkegaard.

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