Without Dogma

Without Dogma

by Henryk Sienkiewicz
     
 

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"[...] Last night, at Count Malatesta's reception, I heard by chance these two words: "l'improductivité Slave." I experienced the same relief as does a nervous patient when the physician tells him that his symptoms are common enough, and that many others suffer from the same disease. I have many fellow-sufferers, not only among other Slavs, a race which I

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"[...] Last night, at Count Malatesta's reception, I heard by chance these two words: "l'improductivité Slave." I experienced the same relief as does a nervous patient when the physician tells him that his symptoms are common enough, and that many others suffer from the same disease. I have many fellow-sufferers, not only among other Slavs, a race which I know but imperfectly, but in my own country. I thought about that "improductivité Slave" all night. He had his wits about him who summed the thing up in two words. There is something in us,-an incapacity to give forth all that is in us. One might say, God has given us bow and arrow, but refused us the power to string the bow and send the arrow straight[...]".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406574968
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.02(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Henryk Sienkiewicz wurde am 05.05.1846 in Wola Okrzejska, Polen geboren; er starb am 15.11.1916 in Vevey, Schweiz.

Sienkiewicz wurde im russischen Teil Polens geboren. Sein Vater war aktiv im Widerstand gegen die Fremdherrschaft. Sienkiewicz studierte in Warschau. Ab 1872 veröffentlichte er kurze satirische Texte und schrieb Feuilletons für die Zeitung Gazeta Polska. 1876 unternahm er eine längere Reise in die USA. Er unternahm weitere Reisen innerhalb Europas, 1891 bereiste er Afrika. Nach Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkrieges reiste er in die Schweiz aus.

Sienkiewicz erhielt 1905 den Nobelpreis für Literatur.

Quelle: Wikipedia

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